Editor’s note: This is the proposed residential and tourist development, just north of Ensenada, in the Valle de Guadalupe wine valley. Most of the winemakers in the area are against the development due to the lack of water, other infrastructure and potential damage to the wine valley’s production, culture and environment. https://www.facebook.com/porunvalledeverdad is the protest organization against the development.
Location: Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, BC, Mexico Size: 900 Ha
The exciting story of Rancho Olivares is full of romance, work and visionaries. It is a unique and exceptional, surrounded by a hundred thousand olive trees that highlight the history, community and land inheritance.
Ensenada and the Valle de Guadalupe is located in one of the most dynamic regions of the Americas. It is located within walking distance from the border with the United States of America as well as metropolitan areas of Tijuana-Tecate-Mexicali, Rosarito, Ensenada and San Diego-Los Angeles, two of the big cities leading the economic development of border region. It is for this reason that the Guadalupe Valley benefits from a strategic position close to the main areas of growth.
The morphological and landscape of this unique enclave, and uses traditionally presented in the Guadalupe Valley, have shaped the development of this project.
The best and most demanding physical structuring principles of social and merging applied to agricultural uses with residential, commercial catering establishments and have been the benchmark of this design, which will provide excellent services to residents, and numerous, diverse and attractive opportunities business and employment in the region.
The Wine Estates, are the result of the integration of landscape values, especially the vineyards, with quality architecture of the wineries and residential property.
Designed as a wine communities, have a Community vineyard area (2-5 ha) and a wine-shared social club, where they can experience making their own wines under the supervision of Rancho enology department Olivares.
For its innovation, the Wine Estates aspire to become a leader in the production and wine tourism Guadalupe Valley.
The Olive Estates, constitute the merger between the agricultural landscape inherited from the former olive farm, with the value of a fully integrated residential architecture in the environment that surrounds it. Communities farms consist of 0.5 to 1 ha, arranged around an inner ring of communication. The owners may, if they wish, obtain production of olive oil on your property existing at the mill in Rancho Olivares, through careful and traditional process.
Also, the Olive Estates have carefully distributed sports equipment within the project, a short distance from each of the communities.
Like Olive Wine Estates or Estates, estates offer the owner the opportunity to experiment with farming the place, mostly olive groves and vineyards.
The plots, ranging in size from one to two acres, can be configured to suit the client with olive and / or vineyards, providing a complete farming experience.
Las Haciendas have different equipment in a nearby environment, so that they can be satisfied all the needs that may arise during your stay at Rancho Olivares.
Among the various options for things related to the world of wine, highlights the Thalassotherapy with vine-based products. Wine therapy, which has a demonstrated effectiveness, manages to involve the user to fully experience the culture of wine.
Along with thalassotherapy area and equipment of a hotel, it will have its own winery restaurant, sports fields and swimming pools, to ensure maximum guest comfort. All surrounded by vineyards boutique hotel property and olives arranged around the restaurant, the guest will enjoy the essence Guadalupe Valley landscape.
Following the trail marked by the chateaux of the region of Bordeaux (France), we propose the creation of a hotel complex bound to the world of wine, with a golf course 9 hole executive located among the vineyards of the property.
Besides golf with driving range, vineyards and olive groves, the complex will have shopping, club house restaurant and a hotel veranda from which you can enjoy the magnificent views that provides the property.
The winery, built in the hotel-restaurant, allow visitors to continue the experience Guadalupe Valley wine country living firsthand the winemaking process.
As part of the territories of the new economy emerging new tourism products related to the rural world. This is the case of ecotourism, which adds to its hotels the opportunity to experience nature and rural activities in person.
The Parador eco-tourism constitutes the interlock architectural landmark in one of the most significant hills olive ranch. This unique location will allow the hostel offers unparalleled scenic views.
Timeshares are strategically located between the Barrio of the mill and the Hotel-Spa Rancho Olivares, thereby having a wide range of additional services available to the resident. Are divided into three major complexes, depending on the level of the properties located in each of them. Each of these three areas in turn consists of a sequence of squares and gardens of vineyards and olive groves that will enjoy a wide variety of spaces.