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Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sea Ranch is fascinatingly different, with a fifty-year history showing resourcefulness, environmental sensitivity and economic vision. The resultant homes are distinctive, well-adapted and situated in a magnificent coastal location. The one we stayed in, on Breaker Reach, was a beautifully-designed and spacious house with the most stunning ocean views imaginable, a few yards from the delightful coastal trail. We could...

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Davis, California
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Sea Ranch is so quiet and relaxing and we really enjoy all the beaches. It's quite affordable to rent here, but I am told the prices are going up. I like how we can choose different homes to stay in and see different views each time.

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Thank Michelle H
Fairfax County, Virginia
Reviewed 14 October 2016

First off.. Sea Ranch- the place- is NOT in Gualala. It has it's own zip code: 95497 and has the distinction of being the happiest zip code nationally. Sea Ranch as a place is simply extraordinary. The drive up the coast requires frequent photo stops that double for breather moments from the hairpin 3 hour coastal mountain drive from the...

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2Thank Donna M
Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you love mind blowing natural beauty, the chance to stay in iconic architectural masterpieces where the surf crashes yards away from your front door...then the Sea Ranch is for you. Created in the mid 1960's as an architectural experiment it brought together a group of architects intent on building an entirely new kind of community on a ten mile...

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1Thank kiwismom
Nuevo, California
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed in a rental home, on Sea Ranch. The area is beautiful. It is also very quiet. We went into the local town of Gualala to get groceries. The town is small but had everything we needed to make wonderful meals each night. The towns folk are all hippies or real estate agents. The residents and visitors, at Sea...

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1Thank Ztraveler1
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2016

A bit of a drive from SFO, but worth the trip if you're looking to retreat from the world. This is a comfortable collection of properties ranging from simple to quite nice. Gualala has a couple of general stores, a few restaurants and not much more. But the whole place is overwhelmingly peaceful and relaxing. The seaside hiking trail is...

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santa rosa
Reviewed 8 July 2015

On a beautiful day, hard to believe you would not give the sea ranch area 5/5. We live about 2 hours away and have stayed st the lodge and have rented several homes. We love walking on the beach, eating at the lodge, visiting gualala. Be sure to stop at the non denominationsl chapel...architectural gem inside and out!

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Thank phantom12345
New Jersey
Reviewed 28 June 2015

The room was great, with spectacular views out over the water. With a location like this it should be so much better. Arrived before the 4.00pm check in (about 3.00pm) and asked if the room was ready. Met with blank stares from the 2 receptionists. One said she would check and made a phone call, she then said she would...

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6Thank JohnL10
Heywood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Lovely large well equipped lodge overlooking the Pacific ,a short walk to the beach ,a short drive to the town of Gualala. Our lodge was very spacious 3bedrooms 2bathrooms and a very comfortable lounge/ dining room and kitchen it also had a hot tub .. A good location for walking excellent scenery, and would highly recommend sea ranch .

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Why people speak positively about Sea Ranch I will never know. Despite Mapquest saying it was a 2 hr.19 minute drive from the Oakland Airport, it took us 3 1/2 hours without delays. The coastline is no prettier than any random segment of Hwy.1. Once you finally get there, the resort is 10 miles from beginning to end. We all...

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Address: Gualala, CA
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Gualala
Price Range: $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 342
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“Rooms #10 and #12 have the best views, although all rooms have some view of the ocean.”
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