Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Project Features


Rancho Valencia Resort Partners LLC


R. Douglas Mansfield Architect Inc


Rancho Sante Fe, CA

Building Area

100,000 sf

The newly renovated Spa and brand new Salon welcome guests to relax and unwind in this Forbes 5-Star Southern California resort. The new addition and remodel to the existing spa building includes the addition of a salon, retail space, 3 new treatment rooms, back of house staff areas, additional gym space, and the remodel of the men’s and women’s locker rooms. Exquisite interior finishes include French limestone, live sawn white oak, Polanco Mexican tile, Douglas fir doors, terra cotta tile and numerous luxury amenities.The project team was careful to not disturb the guests staying at the resort. Work continues on the new Rein Bar adjacent to the existing pool
to provide culinary and beverage delights.

Earlier Phases

The project is a total renovation of the 20,000 square foot clubhouse, 2,500 square foot kitchen addition to the clubhouse, 2,500 square foot Hacienda, 800 square foot Yoga & Spa building, 52 stand-alone casitas, and a 5,000 square foot Corporate Center. The renovation consists of complete interior demolition and new construction with unique high-end finishes (including French limestone slab and floor tile, encaustic tile at the walls, wood flooring throughout and cedar plank millwork) inside all of the 52 casitas.  New spas, a fireplace, and landscaping at the exterior patios were also added at some guest suites. The Hacienda guesthouse was updated with new finishes throughout as well as new bathroom and kitchen fixtures. The clubhouse work includes all new exterior finishes, state-of-the-art kitchen equipment, added terraces, new wine room, new restaurant and updated landscaping throughout 18 acres of the site. The Corporate Center was renovated and completed first to support the on-site resort staff.