Meling Ranch (Rancho San Jose)
In Ensenada County, B.C.
A rustic ranch for the entire family!

We invite you to Meling Ranch, famous for its hospitality since 1913. Under the new management of Duane Barre Meling (daughter of the late Aida Meling), we continue to offer the excellent service and personal attention for which the Meling Family is renowned.

Surrounded by the mountains of Sierra San Pedro Martir, the Meling Ranch assures you an unforgettable stay. Our rain or shine airstrip is in good condition.

We presently offer 12 rooms to suit various accommodations needs. We have rooms with:
  • Double beds 
  • 2 twin beds 
  • 2 sets of bunk beds 
  • Cozy pot-bellied stove or fireplace heating  
  • Bathrooms with hot showers  
  • Electricity (generator) 7am-10pm  

We sell only beer (Corona), but you are welcome to bring your wine, liquors and mixers. We currently do not sell ice for coolers, so please bring enough for your stay. (Your "extra" ice can be stored in our freezer.) We also recommend that you bring sunscreen, swim suit, insect repellent, hiking shoes, a brimmed hat & jeans (for horseback riding). For children, bring extra shoes & socks.
  • Mountain stream pool 
  • Game room with pool table
  • Reading room   
  • Bird-watching 
  • Gold panning
  • Hiking
  • Relaxing
  • Horseback riding
    1 hr/day included
      extra time ($10dlls./hr)
$75.00 p/person
$145.00 2 persons
children  students
free if under 6
 age 6-12 $44 
age 13-17 $75

At the Meling Ranch our rates include three homestyle meals with freshly baked bread and seasonal fresh vegetables from our garden. Since we are also an operating cattle ranch, we often provide our own beef specialties. (Vegetarians are welcome, but please advise in advance.)
  • Breakfast at 8am 
  • Lunch noon-1pm 
  • Dinner 7-8pm 

  • (if you plan to arrive later, 
    we will gladly serve you, 
    but we need to know in advance)
Duane Barre Meling & other members of the current Meling Family look forward to serving you again in the wonderful Meling Family tradition. Join us for a memorable experience!

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