The Gavilán® 55+ Lifestyle

With exclusive 55+ amenities and events, plus access to any all-age activity or event in the community, Gavilán residents can stay connected to every generation, while enjoying exclusive access to the best The Ranch has to offer.

Bocce Ball League

With exclusive 55+ amenities and events, free shuttle to key community events, plus access to any all-age activity or event in the community, Gavilán residents get the best of everything The Ranch has to offer!

Food Truck Offerings

  • Twice monthly - once at the Palomino Bar, inside the exclusive Hacienda gated clubhouse, and once at The Canyon House.
  • Grab your favorite beverage, like a cold cerveza or a salted margarita
  • Bring your appetite for some tasty treats and eats
  • Gavilán® Thirsty Thursdays at the Palomino Bar
  • Join good friends and close neighbors for this fun-filled celebration

Exclusive Gavilán® Clubs

50 ways to have a good time with fellow fun-enthusiasts.

  • Afternoon Bridge Club
  • Alondra Bunco Broads
  • Alondra Bunco Broads #2
  • Alternative Medicine Club
  • Art Box Crafters
  • Bahariville Flamingos (Bocce Ball)
  • BBB or Bungalow Bocce Ball
  • Bunco Babes
  • Bunco Buddies
  • Chess Club
  • Dancing Divas & Dudes
  • Gavilán® Art Club
  • Gavilán® Bocce Club
  • Gavilán® Chavurah Club
  • Gavilán® Fitness Club
  • Gavilán® Going to the Movies Club
  • Gavilán® Golf Club
  • Gavilán® Lending Library
  • Gavilán® Mexican Train
  • Gavilán® Outing Club (formerly Travel Club)
  • Gavilán® Poker Club
  • Gavilán® Singles Club
  • Gavilán® Stitches
  • Gavilán® Studios
  • Gavilán® Volunteers
  • Getaway Games Club
  • Investment Club
  • LCR Club (Left, Center, Right)
  • Listo St Bocce Club (Esencia)
  • Mah Jongg Club
  • Mah Jongg Madness Club
  • RMV Bridge Club
  • Rmoney Investment Club
  • Rancho Readers
  • Rancho Rollers Dell Web Bocce Ball
  • Scrabble Club
  • Watercolor Club

Gavilán® 55+ Lifestyle Frequently Asked Questions

Gavilán residents have access to ALL amenities, so they can accompany their grandkids under age 18 to any of the all-age pools and other amenities!

Rancho Mission Viejo is only approximately six miles from the beach.

The weather is temperate and sunny, the typical Southern Orange County weather that people love.

There are lots of charming restaurants in nearby San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point and San Clemente. Plus, the on-site Sendero Marketplace offers favorite eateries and places to shop. Ladera Ranch is just a short drive up Antonio Parkway.

Although the 6,500 acres of The Ranch that are currently preserved as permanent open space are not publicly accessible, there are numerous trails and multi-use pathways available for use. Discover the various community park and trail offerings here. There are also plenty of public, docent-led hikes, lectures and volunteer opportunities on The Nature Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo.

The nearest fire department is the Rancho Mission Viejo Fire Station (station #56) located at Antonio Parkway/Sendero Way, approximately two miles from Rienda.

The closest hospital is Mission Hospital, located in the city of Mission Viejo. There are two wellness/preventative health care centers in and near the Sendero Marketplace (Memorial Care and Mission Hospital), and there is a site for a future Mission Health Center in Esencia.

RanchRide is a free shuttle program available to residents for transportation to RanchLife events, in addition to seasonal destinations and local attractions, including the cities of San Juan Capistrano and Dana Point Harbor. The RanchRide services change in response to community needs and are generally free of charge but may include a user fee in the future; please visit for current shuttle schedules and pick up/drop off locations. Public bus transportation is available through OCTA, and the Amtrak and Metrolink train station is conveniently located in downtown San Juan Capistrano.

Grow With Us

Sign-up to receive Village of Rienda news Coming Spring 2022, request sales information from our Neighborhood Builders and watch Flourish full episodes.

You're all set!
Keep an eye out for your first interest list email.
Charlie Ware

Ann Brozey, Manager - Customer Journey
(949) 768-1882