The Rancho Valencia is a secluded hideaway, offering privacy, relaxation, and recreation on a very intimate scale. Tucked in a private canyon in Rancho, Santa Fe, the resort is just minutes from the seaside towns of Del Mar and La Jolla. Acres of year round flowers and lush landscaping surrounds 49 luxurious suites. Suites start at 850 square feet and are either studio or one bedroom and all offer fireplace, private garden patio, spacious bathroom with walk-in closet, and wet mini-bar. Some suites offer private whirlpool spas on the patios as well as steam shower and jetted tub. The Mediterranean-Spanish decor features colorful hand painted tile work, open beamed ceilings, plantation shuttered windows, and Terra Cotta tile floors. Sport enthusiasts will enjoy the 18 tennis courts and the Top 10 in America tennis program, heated outdoor pool, two whirlpool spas, croquet lawn, fitness center, and nearby golf courses. Spa treatments are available in the privacy of each suite. The Rancho Valencia Restaurant is located off a mission- style courtyard and using the freshest local ingredients serves Coastal Ranch cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner daily as well as brunch on Sundays. Dine in the restaurant or al fresco on one of many terraces and courtyards. 24-hour room service is available. The Rancho Valencia is an Auberge Resort as well as a member of Relais And Chateaux.