Guest Lounges and Community Spaces - Rancho La Puerta
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Getting to know like-minded souls is one of the great joys of Rancho La Puerta

Art Studio
The Ranch’s rich and diverse art classes will inspire everyone from beginners to professional artists. Express yourself through many creative media, including sculpting, jewelry making classes, and painting. The Art Studio is always open, so guests can practice their newfound skills at any time, day or night.

Ember Gallery
Showcasing the work of our resident artists, Jennifer Brandt and Jose Ignacio Castañeda, Ember Gallery is the Ranch’s newest art space. Guests can view current works, including sculpture, paintings, jewelry and other wearable art; our artists are in residence and happy to talk about their work, demonstrate techniques and illuminate the creative process.

Bazar Del Sol
This is a Wi-fi hot spot is a hidden gem in the Villas Sol area. The Bazar Del Sol serves local wine from the Guadalupe Valley, has an espresso bar, and a boutique full of handmade artisanal creations from Mexico. Relax on an indoor sofa by the fireplace or on the outdoor patio to soak in the gorgeous mountain views.

This cozy center is open 24 hours and offers community computers, complimentary wireless Internet, and basic printing services.

Flores Lounge
This cozy lounge and Wi-Fi hotspot is nestled in the heart of the Flores area. Relax on the sofas by the fireplace while enjoying coffee and tea, connect with new friends, and simply unwind!

Socialize or simply relax under the shade of the palapa, a huge umbrella roof of woven palm fronds in the centrally located Gazebo. We invite you to indulge all your senses here, by enjoying the afternoon refreshments, noticing the aroma of the garden flowers, feeling the fresh breezes, and taking in the golden sunlit days and starry nights.

Juice Bar – Tierra Alegre
The Ranch’s poolside juice bar, Tierra Alegre, which means “Joyful Earth.” The environment is warm and welcoming, designed with maple wood, bricks and ceramic tile, and decorated with fresh flowers and fruits and vegetables. Tierra Alegre is a farm-to-juice bar, all of the ingredients used in the beverages come straight from Tres Estrellas, the organic farm on six acres that surround La Cocina Que Canta. The menu changes according to what is available in the garden.

La Cocina Que Canta
“The Kitchen That Sings” is the culinary center of Rancho La Puerta. Situated beneath sacred Mount Kuchumaa, and nestled in the heart of Tres Estrellas 6-acre organic garden, guests experience unforgettable farm-to-table cooking classes with top chefs in this fully equipped teaching kitchen.

Rancho La Puerta library houses several thousand fiction and non-fiction titles that will inspire and nourish your mind and spirit. This reading room also acts as a classroom and cinema for evening movies.

Los Olivos Conference Room
Hold a special gathering or corporate event at this private conference room, located above the Dining Hall. With advanced notice you may reserve the space for up to 30 people. Full table service is available at all dining events.

Maya Lounge
Unwind at this Wi-Fi Hotspot where you can view cable television or simply read a book.

Main Central Lounge
The Main Lounge is essentially the family room of The Ranch, where connections are made and guests relax. Gather here and enjoy a wood-burning fire, socialize with new friends, read newspapers, enjoy coffee and tea, connect to the Internet, and play board games. Be sure to check the bulletin board for updates and sign-up for classes in this lounge. This is also meeting place for early morning guided hikes.

Men’s Lounge
A Wi-Fi Hotspot. Relax in this comfortable lounge while enjoying coffee and fresh fruit. Daily newspapers, magazines, and cable television are also available.

This Ranch boutique will fulfill all of your travel needs. Choose from a wide selection of souvenirs ranging from Talavera pottery to books written by Ranch Presenters to Mexican vanilla. The shop also features athletic apparel, resort wear, and handmade jewelry.

Travel back in time at the Rancho La Puerta founders home, where Edmond and Deborah Szekely resided from 1940-1950. Today, guests can learn about the history of The Ranch through museum displays placed decoratively inside and around this adobe structure.

24-hour free wi-fi is available in our Main Lounge, Maya Lounge, Flores Lounge, and the Bazar Del Sol