Top 5 Ranches In San Antonio, Texas - Updated 2023


The city of San Antonio in southcentral Texas is a popular tourist destination and attracts thousands of visitors each year. The city is steeped in history and you can see it in its large concentration of Spanish colonial architecture. Alamo is the place to visit in San Antonio if you want to know more about Texas history. Whether you are visiting alone or with family, don’t forget to discover the magic that San Antonio River Walk has to offer. San Antonio also has a vibrant and lively nightlife worth experiencing. Visit one of the many classic cocktail bars, neighborhood pubs, or entertainment venues during your visit here. San Antonio has many accommodation options to choose from but staying on a ranch could be a unique experience. Check out our list of the top five ranches in San Antonio, Texas.

1. Ranch house surrounded by exotic animals (from USD 411)

This exotic ranch house is spacious enough to accommodate up to 12 people comfortably. Staying here means you are a short drive away from Tejas Rodeo, Western Sky, and Settlement 1850 Wedding venues. New Braunfels and Downtown San Antonio are also nearby. You may come across animals such as zebras, fallow deer, chital, and more during your stay here. Head for one of the hammocks available in the outdoor area and laze under the sky. You will also find fire pits and barbecue facilities at this vacation home.

Exotic Game Lodge and Petting Zoo
San Antonio, Texas, United States
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in ranch 7 Beds 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

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my family and i played pool hand fed miniature donkeys emus and a 70 pound tortoise
his house is gorgeous comfortable arrangements for our group of 8 and had everything we needed
great place to stay and very clean
sincerely everything was clean pretty and you have the feeling you can just stay there forever a++++
very clean and he responded quickly if i needed anything or any concerns
he is a great host
amazing house and host was awesome and helpful
heath lives at the home full time and was very friendly and hospitable
heath was a great host and very easy to communicate with
heath was a great host helped us much with everything around the house and outside activities
very nice guy great country location
many places to relax
great place to relax and spend time with family
such a great fun and unique place to stay
it’s a nice place to stay
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2. Family-friendly farmhouse with superb amenities (from USD 50)

This beautiful farmhouse is located on 15 acres (6 hectares) of land and just a short drive away from the city center. This cozy property is ideal for family, friends, and couples who want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. The availability of a mounted TV with a built-in DVD player makes this property a great choice for those who want to spend time indoors. You have access to a private deck with four chairs, comfortable throw pillows, and overhead fans. A short drive will take you to some of the popular attractions in San Antonio such as SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and The Alamo.

15 Acre Tiny Farmhouse: Chicken Style
San Antonio, Texas, United States
646 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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great amenities and a super comfortable stay
if you’re looking for a great nights sleep look no further adorable space comfortable bed great view very peaceful
clean from the inside out
it's very clean and comfortable
very cozy and clean tiny apartment
very cozy and clean
this place was awesome if your looking for a clean countryside experience you found the right place
the hosts were very helpful
spencer is truly a great host
the hosts are very welcoming and will response to any needs you require
amazing hosts amazing spot
with the hospitality and friendly animals
location is perfect
definitely check out this location super cute perfect stay
the location was quiet and peaceful
great location relaxing great place to get away
it is a wonderfully relaxing spot close to the city
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3. farmstead for two

This historical farmstead from the early 1900s is a great option, in case you’re planning a vacation in San Antonio. This studio for two people is located near San Antonio International Airport and is surrounded by fields ensuring a quiet holiday even in the city. The rental has a queen bed and a clean bathroom. Private entrance to the studio means that you have full privacy during your stay. Iron, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning are also available here. Popular places in San Antonio such as Alamo Plaza, Lackland AFB, Fort Sam Houston, and McNay Art Museum are just a short drive away.

Farm Living in the City -The Chicken House
San Antonio, Texas, United States
153 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the wifi works great; there is not a tv
(coffee & eggs — i’m a fan ) i especially loved the themed decorations around the room
great space comfortable bed charming vibes
well maintained good facilities and amenities
these are some super sweet folks and the chicken house is as cozy as can be
clean comfortable and affordable
the place was clean and cozy
cozy clean and comfortable house
super place to stay clean and charming
the place was clean and welcoming
they were very kind and provided us with the most amazing hospitality
nina and gerron were lovely hosts and made us feel at home at once
the owners are very friendly
lovely place with kind and generous catetakers
the hosts are friendly accommodating and responsive
this place is cute and quiet despite being close to the airport
close to the airport and just minutes away from all local attractions
this place is super cute
location is perfect close enough to freeway and food
near airport huge park tons of restaurants nice safe neighborhood
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4. Five-bedroom ranch house near restaurants

This spacious ranch house is a great choice for a big group of people seeking a holiday in a rural setup. This five-bedroom property can sleep up to fourteen people comfortably. The availability of a cot, plug socket covers, children’s books and toys, and a game console makes this place ideal for those traveling with kids. The kitchen is fully equipped so that you can prepare food with ease. A long-term stay of over 28 days is also allowed at this vacation home. This property also allows you to bring along your furry pets. A grocery store, a supermarket, a few restaurants, and cafes are within a short drive away.

Country Getaway! Celebrations Welcomed
San Antonio, Texas, United States
42 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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honestly the kitchen could be cleaner since it’s the place you would use the most
we had a scorpion in the kitchen sink and ants on the counter tops
very nice comfortable place to stay and relax
the house was very clean and very pleasant
great house everything was super clean
i am a clean person so if your like me this place is not very neat
i recommend this house for big groups it was clean nice and spacious
very cozy clean and it’s a perfect staycation destination
our host connie was super nice and courteous
the host responded very fast and is very kind
clean and great space for any type of events very understanding polite host and quick responses loved it
close enough to town to enjoy everything but secluded away to be very peaceful and quiet
great place to stay on the outskirts of san antonio
simple big place perfect for parties
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5. Guest suite perfect for solo travelers

This one-bedroom rental in San Antonio can sleep up to two people, making it ideal for a couple or solo travelers. This ranch guest unit has everything you need for a comfortable stay in the city. The living room in this property has a comfortable couch and a dining table. The kitchen is equipped with amenities to help you in preparing meals if you don’t want to eat out. Bottled water, coffee, and tea are provided to guests during their stay. Traveling by car? This vacation home also has free on-site parking. A hairdryer, iron, and ironing board are also available here.

Farm Living in the City - Bunkhouse -Cottage
San Antonio, Texas, United States
187 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed functional kitchen a real oasis of calm in the city
the shower was great and the beds and bedding were super comfy
thoughtful touches through including coffee creamer and jam ready to go for breakfast
the bed was comfortable and we had everything in the kitchen we needed
we loved the bunkhouse and greatly enjoyed our stay it was quite nice and had lots of room
super clean nice touches and super unique
it was super clean and private
wonderful comfortable sparkling clean and charming
it was extremely clean
the space itself is so clean and homey
the host was very friendly
gerron was a fantastic host with fast responses to any questions or updates we had
gerron and his wife were friendly and attentive without being intrusive
hosts were very friendly and we wish time had permitted us to learn more about this charming place
everything was as described very easy to find and the hosts are communicative and friendly people
it was centrally located yet quiet and peaceful
great place very close to the airport
this is a wonderful spot close to the airport and other attractions
such a cute place it’s close enough to pretty much everything but feels like its own little oasis
we had a great time got away from the city hubbub all while being in a great location
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Spend some relaxing time in San Antonio

San Antonio has a lot to offer to all kinds of tourists. The vibrant culture, lively nightlife, and delightful food are just some of the reasons that attract tourists. Stay on a ranch and experience rural life while visiting the city.

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