Tucked in the gorgeous rolling hills of San Juan Capistrano is a rustic, serene retreat called Rancho del Rio. With over 200 acres of hillsides, lakes, vineyards and barns, this venue is the perfect location for your guests to escape the normal and experience an event unlike anything before. 



about us

1989 - George H.W. Bush landed in a helicopter at Rancho del Rio for a national press conference

‚Äč1991 - Girl Scouts of Orange County purchased the ranch as a retreat for camps

2014 - Local group purchased Rancho del Rio as a family retreat and wedding & event venue

2016 - After 2 years of improvements, Rancho del Rio opened to the public as an event venue

RANCH HOUSE with wrap-around stone patio, perfect for cocktail reception

SCENIC FIELDS set the tone for your private event, cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, and more.

LANDSCAPED COURTYARD and bell tower with backdrop of rolling hills for your corporate event or retreat

STABLES & BARNS for the ultimate rustic photoshoot

SERENE POND HOUSE with living area & wrap-around porch

SHOOTING RANGES, hiking trails, chicken barn...oh my!