Santaluz Neighborhood Guide

Located in the north of Fairbanks Highlands, south of the Del Sur neighborhood, west of 4S Ranch and the Black Mountain Open Space Park, and east of Rancho Santa Fe and Fairbanks Ranch is Santaluz, an affluent community showcasing a posh, resort-like lifestyle. This neighborhood is just minutes away from beaches, arts and culture, country clubs, and Black Mountain Open Space Park making it an ideal home base for professionals, families, and retirees seeking an active, upscale lifestyle.


Homes in this exclusive, guard-gate community range from 2,100 square feet to 5,500 square feet and mostly have their own golf course and mountain or valley views. Santaluz is also often considered as one of the most sought-after golf communities in the country, which list prices range from $1,200,000 to $4,375,000. Home models include Casitas, Sentinels, Spanish Bungalows, Garden Homes, Hacienda Sur, Belsera, Davidson, and Posadas.

Restaurants, Shopping, and Entertainment

Formal dining can be enjoyed at The Santaluz Club particularly in the Club Room or in The Library, an intimate, private dining room which members exclusively rent for small dinner parties or special occasions. There are a few casual dining options and restaurants within the community. A few minutes up Camino Del Sur is the 4S Ranch Commons Town Center, the central shopping hub in the area and offers more shopping and dining options.

Parks AND Recreation

Located in the heart of the community is The Santaluz Club, the famous 35,000-square-foot clubhouse which resembles a Southern California ranch-style home overlooking the 300-acre, Rees Jones-designed golf course. Members can enjoy spa services, an array of world class amenities, fitness facilities, yoga classes, and more. The Club also has Hacienda Santaluz, a 15,000-square-foot recreation facility with fitness center, a resort-style swimming pool, six tennis courts, and an indoor basketball court overlooking the Village Green and is exclusive to Santaluz residents only.

Living in Santaluz will be enjoyed by those who have an active lifestyle especially those with an interest in golf, tennis, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding or spending time at the beach.

Golf courses and country clubs:

  • The Farms Golf Club
  • Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
  • Lomas Santa Fe Country Club
  • Lomas Santa Fe Executive Golf Course
  • Morgan Run Club & Resort
  • Del Mar Country Club

Equestrian centers:

  • Ridgemar Equestrian Center
  • Rancho El Camino Equestrian Center
  • Concord Equestrian Center – part of the 65-acre Del Mar Horse Park

Recreational areas:

  • Black Mountain Ranch Community Park
  • Lake Hodges
  • Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve
  • San Elijo Lagoon
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve
  • Del Mar Racetrack
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds
Social Activities

The Club holds summers camps, outdoor movie nights, holiday celebrations, summer concerts, wine festivals and social events throughout the year.


Served by the Poway Unified School District, public school students mostly attend Black Mountain Middle School, Willow Grove Elementary School, and Del Norte High School. There are also private institutions within driving distance, which includes Cathedral Catholic High School, Santa Fe Christian School, San Diego Jewish Academy, Diegueno Country School, Horizon Prep, Cal Coast Academy, and Fusion Academy.

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