The Grounds - Rancho La Puerta

Resplendence in Nature

Rancho La Puerta’s 4,000 acres include 32 acres of gardens, hiking trails, an organic farm, several pools, extensive spa and fitness facilities, a salon, individual casitas for guests, a large dining hall, gift shop and an intimate library – as well as numerous inviting lounges and conference rooms.

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Nature, in all the splendor and power of a luxuriant vegetation, of flowers carpeting the green grass with their many colours, of trees laden with fruits, speaks to us of life and health. The countryside is joyous with the song of birds, joyous with the delicious breeze bringing the wanderer in the fields the sweet scent of all these manifestations of goodliness and beauty.

– Edmond Szekely, “Cosmos, Man and Society,” 1936

Ecological diversity and beauty beneath a sacred mountain

Home to coyotes, cottontail rabbits and foxes, Kuchumaa also enjoys a diversity of North American bird species. Ravens, golden eagles and red-tailed hawks sweep the sky, and towhees, wren and quail scatter before morning trail guides.

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For the hours and minutes and moments I am away from Mt. Kuchumaa, the labyrinth, morning walks, the birds, Deborah’s inspirational musings in Oaktree Pavilion, and the food, still I carry with me the spirit of the great mountain, the scent of the land, the soul of The Ranch.

– Cathie Borrie

A sprawling expanse of luxury facilities and amenities

Most of our facilities and lodgings are sprinkled amindst world-class gardens. Probably the world’s first “eco” resort, the Ranch practices sustainable organic gardening and resource conservation, and leads the way in environmental protection and education efforts in the region.

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Art and Landscape

The Szekely family collection of sculpture, paintings, mosaic, ceramics and more adorn the Ranch, indoors and out, for guests’ edification and enjoyment. Colorful folk art from the major craft regions of Mexico can be seen in public areas as well as guest residences.

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Amazing destination spa. First time visitor…went with friends. Life changing memories! Will be back for sure.

– D. O.