Existing Reservations

Outdoor Activities

Carmel Valley Ranch is a refuge from the everyday where you can indulge and try new things. Playing here makes you feel human again.

World-Class Golf

Our 18-hole championship golf course designed by Pete Dye offers breathtaking views of the Valley, and is fun for golfers of all skill levels. The 18-hole, par-70 course has earned a reputation for its stunning views, friendly wildlife, tactical challenges and playability. Rated among the “Best US Golf Resorts” by Travel and Leisure’s “World’s Best” readers’ survey.

Honey Bees

Don our beesuits and get up close and personal with our bee colony for a day of feeding and harvesting, complete with Lavender & Honey Lemonade, lavender beeswax balm and Carmel Valley Ranch honey straight–from the hive!

Your ticket ($60 per adult, $40 per child) includes a donation to Help the Honeybees charity.

River Ranch Complex

Play all day in a salt-water, Junior Olympic pool (complete with a “Splash Zone” and hot tub), and on our basketball, bocce and tennis courts. Send the kids out for some fun at Ranch Hands Kids Camp while you get a workout in our a 5,200 square-foot fitness center, or enjoy an indoor cycling or core strength class, and chow down afterwards at our River Ranch Cafe.

Organic Garden Tour

Join Farmer Mark in our beautiful Organic Garden and learn how he transformed our barren hillside into a fertile and sustainable paradise. All ages welcome.

Hilltop Hikes

Start your morning with an easy trek to our hilltop yoga platform for sun salutations unlike any others. Fun company, interesting tidbits and beautiful views of Carmel Valley.


Every evening we gather around the fire pit to share these summer camp—and now Carmel Valley Ranch—classics with friends new and old.

Horseback Riding at The Ranch

Come meet the newest residents of The Ranch—a herd of 18 horses ready to take you for a ride!

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