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The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe has long served as a getaway for couples looking to enjoy Southern California’s horse country, and with the property’s newest offering, lovebirds can make their stay even more romantic.

Located in the hills overlooking San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe is now offering a new Home on the Ranch enhancement package. Couples’ visits will start off with a Whiskey Romance Welcome Amenity that includes a s’mores kit for two and a bottled, barrel-aged cocktail by Dutch House at The Huntsman Whiskey Bar, The Inn’s whiskey-centric bar. The package also includes a complimentary upgrade to a guestroom with a patio and fireplace, plus a 60-minute equestrian experience at The Riding Club Academy. Guests can choose between an in-arena English riding lesson or a guided trail ride around the Del Mar Mesa Nature Preserve. On property, 32” mini horses, Ziggy Starbutt and Jumpin Jack Flash from the nonprofit Rock‘N Horse Minis, will greet guests checking in for the weekend on Friday evenings through June 28, and serve as the main attraction during Morada Mimosas & Minis Sunday Brunch, available now through June 30. The Home on The Ranch launch will culminate with the opening day of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and the Hats, Heels & Hooves after party taking place on July 17.

“Horseback riding is part of Rancho Santa Fe’s cultural fabric and we wanted to bottle ‘The Ranch’ experience to give guests a taste of what we live every day,” said Jerome Strack, The Inn’s general manager and an Arabian horse breeder, in press materials. “We partnered with The Riding Club Academy because they’re a true English riding and dressage school, providing our guests an authentic and representative experience. Rock‘N Horse Minis does great therapy work and community outreach, so we brought them on as our partner for launch, plus we knew guests would love meeting the 32” minis.”

Rates for a stay at the 80-guestroom Rancho Santa Fe start at $239 per night. Guests can add on the Home on the Ranch package for an additional $250 for two people.

For more information, visit, and also be sure to check out Recommend’s romance page for more inspiration for your client’s next getaway.