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Romance on The American Riviera®

Whether you're exploring on two feet or two wheels, the cities of Carpinteria, Goleta, Montecito, Santa Barbara and Summerland have plenty to offer. By the end of your stay, you'll be saying "There's no place I'd rather be, Santa Barbara, California." Read More

Belmond El Encanto

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Suite Sensations at Belmond El Encanto

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A CANVAS OF

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A Canvas of Unforgettable Experiences

By name, this place is known as Santa Barbara. But for families who've been here, it's remembered simply as a canvas of unforgettable experiences. Read More

WELCOME TO

THE AMERICAN RIVIERA®

Belmond El Encanto

20% off our spectacular suites!

THINGS TO DO

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Stay 2 Get 1 Free

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BOOK YOUR STAY

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A CANVAS OF

unforgettable experiences

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Santa Barbara South Coast

A tight-knit collection of coastal California cities. Overlooking unique beaches that face south into the Pacific. Culture, farm-to-table cuisine, outdoor adventure, unforgettable romance, shopping & sightseeing. The story is yours. This is where it begins.

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Goleta

Nicknamed “The Good Land” for a reason, Goleta is home to lush lemon groves, healthy farmlands, championship golf courses and several significant public parks. One such park, the Ellwood Mesa Open Space, is home to the Goleta Butterfly Grove, famous for the stunning showcase performed by the region’s Monarch Butterflies.

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2nd Annual Food & Wine Weekend

April 16, 2015 – April 19, 2015

Santa Barbara

The centerpiece of The American Riviera®. With red tiles for miles and miles. Historic Landmarks. Captivating parks. And a downtown anchored by State Street’s European ambience. Dotted with courtyards, fountains, locavore dining, premier shopping and the much loved Urban Wine Trail. Lodging ranges from convenient and affordable to 5-star elegance.

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I MADONNARI STREET PAINTING FESTIVAL 2015

May 23, 2015 – May 25, 2015

SANTA BARBARA EARTH DAY FESTIVAL 2015

April 18, 2015 – April 19, 2015

Montecito

An enchanting land of supreme California beauty. Whether it’s Butterfly Beach or the mesmerizing gardens of Lotusland, everything about Montecito is gorgeous. This is the place to go and enjoy the outdoors with the locals – either on a paddle board, a sailboat or simply strolling along Coast Village Road and the Upper Village.

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Historic House & Garden Tour

May 15, 2014 – May 15, 2015

Summerland

The name says it all. Summerland is the place to escape for a day of pure California outdoor grandeur. Mountain bikers spend the day riding through 10 miles of trees, rocks and ridges of Romero Canyon Loop. And romance seekers take their time peering over the Pacific from Lookout Park, only to finish the day in a quaint, tucked-away B&B.

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Along The Santa Barbara South Coast

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FIND A ROOM IN SB

From resort hideaways to quaint inns, we have it all! Details

There’s always something to do & see in SB!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Rated in the Top 100 Public Golf Course for Gold Digest

SANDPIPER GOLF

Rated in the Top 100 Public Golf Course for Gold Digest Details

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SB ITINERARY IDEAS

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How to Crack Sea Urchin

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Bacara F&W

Food & Wine Weekend at Bacara Resort honors Julia Child Details

SB Dining

400+ restaurants, you'll definitely have a full plate! Details

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FIND WHAT INSPIRES YOU IN SANTA BARBARA

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ONLY IN SB

Gallery hop 'til you drop with our featured itinerary. Learn More

Must Do & See

Red tiles and more, explore the cultural side of SB. Learn More

RADIATE YOUR SENSES

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GO OUT & PLAY WITH 300+ DAYS OF SUNSHINE

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SURF'S UP!

Can you surf all the breaks near Santa Barbara? Learn More

ROUND OF GOLF

Playing a round of golf is more than just 18 holes. Learn More

THINK WE'RE ALL ABOUT THE BEACH?

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A Few of our Favorite Beaches

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Events in SB

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Happy Hour

5 of the happiest of happy hours in SB. Read Blog

Stand Up for Climate!” at SB Earth Day!

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ACTIVITIES THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY

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Family Fun

Family-friendly activities & events for any age! Details

KIDS REJOICE!

Have fun under the sun on your next family vacation. Details

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