Rancho del Sol Est. 2003

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

Here comes the sun.
If you want to experience the true heartbeat of Old Mexico, you'll find it beating here within this community that dates back 300 years. Among mature huizache and mezquite trees lies 2 beautifully handcrafted stone homes with full riding facilities, only ten minutes from San Miguel de Allende so you can enjoy the city side of this country charmer.
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Views
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Style
Country
Cultural
Romantic
Rustic
Western
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Corporate Event
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

This naturally secluded and private Ranch with over 30 acres of picturesque scenery is located just under 15 minutes from the Historic Colonial Centro of San Miguel de Allende. The Ranch is also easily accessible via a short taxi ride from virtually any spot in the Center of San Miguel. Currently Rancho Del Sol Dorado offers three private villas that blend into the natural surroundings, gardens, stables, barn, arena and plenty of space for your dream venue. The ranch is covered with abundant mature Mezquite and Huizache trees as well as the majestic Mexican Pirule Tree (similar to a willow) these trees tell the history of the land; some of the mature Mezquite trees are over 150 years old!
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

The $6,000 - $24,000 venue rate is based on weekly rental. The entire ranch rental includes all three villas, all facilities ground space, and unlimited use of existing ranch and staff. Casa Sol and Casita del Bosque villas can be rented daily; rates starting at $330 USD/night.

Insurance

N/A

Capacity

Seated
500
Buffet
500
Standing
500
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2003
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
The Venue is Closed During
None.
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Rancho Del Sol Dorado offers three private villas.
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Inside Scoop

Rancho del Sol Dorado´s fresh and delicious margaritas and sangria are amazing! The delectable mini “sopes” made with slow cooked meat or regional vegetables are not to be missed. This corn-based savory appetizer is made by hand, along with all of the cuisine prepared onsite. Their cook, Marcela, can also offer cooking lessons on how to made fresh salsas and an array of Mexican dishes.

Venue Features
The Scene:
The picturesque Ranch Villas are as follows:
“Casa del Sol” is approximately ~3,500 sq.ft. of rustic hand carved stone construction overlooking the Guanajuato Mountain Range with views of magnificent sunsets. Upon entering this villa you are greeted with large windows and a refreshing view of the swimming pool and jacuzzi, as well as beautiful gardens. Each spacious bedroom has a full bath and plenty of sunlight and windows for taking in the natural Country views. The master bedroom has a king bed, a fireplace, along with a separate entrance to the garden and pool and comfortable sitting area for relaxing and lounging. The spacious guest bedroom has a queen size bed. The home is inviting with its open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen, which is fully stocked for meal preparations (or) our Ranch chef can prepare authentic Mexican cuisine for your enjoyment. “Casa del Sol” also has a large living room with a fold out queen size sofa bed for an additional sleeping arrangement. The villa also has a 3rd guest half-bath or powder room. The Villa has 2 patios, one is overlooking the pool and gardens. The other patio is on the second floor Terrace with a quaint fireplace, and with majestic views to the West of the Guanajuato Sierra Madres & Silver Mines: La Vallenciana (this Silver mine is credited with keeping the Spanish Empire as a dominant nation during the Colonial era of Mexico.). / COUNTRY LIVING WITH MAJESTIC VIEWS & TRUE TRANQUILITY

“Casita del Bosque” is approximatel ~1,500sq.ft. of charming construction of hand built brick & wood beams. The oversized wood beams were trucked from the neighboring state of Michoacan from up high in the Sierra’s. “Casita del Bosque” is secluded with a wrap-around Cactus Garden, such as Mexican Nopal, Mature Maguey plants, Organo’s and colorful Buganvillas. This quaint Villa has abundant windows throughout its floorplan. Casita del Bosque is accessed along a hand-paved cobblestone road, which wraps around Mesquite Trees and Huizache Trees for maximum charm and privacy. The Villa has two large bedrooms, each with its private bath. The Villa also has a 3rd half-bath. The Master Bedroom has a king bed, and fireplace, with access to the patio garden terrace. The guest bedroom has a queen bed with plenty of space for lounging. Casita del Bosque also has a deck for majestic views to the West, and the Guanajuato Sierra Madre Mountain Range and Silver Mines. The entire Villa has modern Wifi connectivity, with satellite Flat-screen TV. RUSTIC CHARM & ROMANCE OF AN OLD COUNTRY BYGONE ERA…

“Casa Destino” is approximately 6,300 sq.ft and it has 4 spacious bedrooms, and 3 fire places, gourmet kitchen, 4 full baths, and 2 half bathrooms, gardens, large deck with Panoramic vistas, and a garden patio. This is our main Ranch Villa and it comes with a traditional Mexican Breakfast, housekeeping, and a full time gardener. The villa has a fully enclosed stone walled garden & lawn area.
Design:
The Ranch is with-in walking distance to the original & historic Camino Real Trail (This was built by The Spanish Conquistadores nearly 450 years ago); so stroll through a historic trail. The original trail was used to transport Silver and other treasures! Gallop or take a gentle stroll through a Traditional charming Mexican Village. With luck you will see wild life, such as soaring Mexican Eagles, Hawks, and Campesino’s herding cattle, sheep and goat and other cultural & historic shrines & sites.
Standout Venue Features:
A lively and colorful folkloric dance show that represents the various regional states of Mexico with dancers from a local community can be arranged for an additional fee (include image). A show demonstrating the Mexican equestrian art of “Charreria” can be arranged pre or post events for an additional fee. The villa “Casa del Sol” has a private top floor “nook” with a fireplace that can be used for romantic dinners or it can be used as a game room for families. What is special about this room is that it has a huge window with vistas of the pool and ranch and it is a perfect spot to enjoy sunset. Sunset at this ranch is magical as on a clear night the sky changes from blue to multiple shades of purples and pinks before the sun sets.
Extra Perks:
Gardens throughout, walk-ways, trails, outdoor barbeque & dining area(s), fire places in most rooms, swimming pool & Jacuzzi, lawn area’s; patio’s & terraces in most villas; bird-watching, view Mexican Eagles soar through our open big sky, & mountain vistas; hammock set-up for lounging; ATV- (4-wheeler’s); most of the ranch is WiFi set-up.
Celebration Locations
Casa del Sol:
Stand alone villa
Casita del Bosque:
Stand alone villa
Casa Destino:
Main villa/ whole ranch rental
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