Live Out Your Own Love Story on The American Riviera®

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Kate Middleton) will certainly be treated to extravagant experiences when they visit Santa Barbara in July, but visitors don’t have to be royalty to enjoy Santa Barbara’s best. Delve into the region’s history, lounge in luxury and sample star treatment in this seaside sanctuary. The following hotel, spa and experience packages serve up Santa Barbara's best on a silver platter.

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Packages are valid July 1 - Aug. 31, 2011, unless otherwise stated.



Adventure Company of Santa Barbara: Royal Summer Painted Cave Kayaking Special
Book 2 or more guests & save $50 on this Grand Adventure! Enjoy the royal treatment on an incredible excursion to California’s Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island. This amazing trip departs from Santa Barbara Harbor. Breakfast is served with a view of the Pacific aboard a charter boat while crossing the channel. Get ready for an amazing day of sea cave kayaking and snorkeling, including a tour of Painted Cave - the largest Sea Cave in North America. After exploring, come onboard to enjoy hot showers and a delicious lunch. Bring your sense of adventure and favorite bottle of wine to toast the day with old friends and new! Click here for details.

A Santa Barbara Trolley Company: A Royal Summer City Tour
Receive $5 off your Trolley Tour ticket! Discover the enchanting, seaside Spanish paradise known as Santa Barbara through our unique, fully narrated city tour. Hop aboard one of our open-air, nostalgic trolley cars as we visit local hot spots as well as tourist phenomena. This 90-minute tour visits the beautiful waterfront, SB Zoo, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore, SB Harbor, historical sites in the downtown area, SB Mission and the SB Courthouse, just to name a few. Passes are valid all day, and visitors can re-ride the next consecutive day absolutely FREE. Click here for details.

A Wheel Fun Rentals: A Royal Summer Cruise
Receive 20% off your bike rental! Enjoy a romantic bike ride through the city of Santa Barbara, or have some fun with the entire family. Our unique fleet will accommodate all your needs. Tour the city on a comfortable beach cruiser or hybrid mountain bike, or enjoy a leisure ride along the waterfront with our four-wheeled Surreys. Click here for details.

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn: 20% Off Your “Royal Summer”
The Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn is conveniently located ten miles south of Santa Barbara with easy access to area attractions and only 2.6 miles to the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Guest can enjoy a casual elegance of this Carpinteria hotel by relaxing by the pool or in the lush tropical courtyard. Hotel guests will appreciate the on-site restaurant and the variety of nearby dining and shopping. Mention Royal Summer and receive a 20% discount of the best available rate Sunday-Thursday. Click here for details.

Canary Hotel: A Royal Summer Retreat
Get the royal treatment in the Canary Presidential Suite at $2,200 per night with champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival. Indulge in a three-course en-suite dinner each night, and wake up to a delightful breakfast for two each morning. Click here for details.

Carpinteria’s Royal Summer Celebration - Friday, June 24 - Monday, July 4
The town of Carpinteria will celebrate July 4th a little early to welcome the Royal Couple to the south coast.  Friday, July 1 all participating shops, restaurants and galleries will be open until 8 p.m., offering royal deals to visitors and locals alike. Click here for a complete list of special offers! In addition, live music will fill the air at Seal Fountain.  See the classic movie "American Graffiti" at the Plaza Playhouse Theatre, 7 p.m., Friday, and Avatar is playing at ‘Movies in the Park’ at Linden Field beginning at dusk. Saturday, July 2, a classic car show, Rods & Roses, is slated for 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with King of Cars, Andy Granatelli as Grand Marshall, an Independence Parade on Linden Ave. will begin at 5 p.m., and other offerings will be available throughout the town. Click here for details.

Casa del Herrero: Enhance Your ‘Royal Summer’ Getaway with a Tour of Montecito’s Historic House, Gardens & Workshop
Casa del Herrero welcomes you and your guest to discover our wonderful Historic House, Garden & Workshop.  Please join us for a 90-minute, docent-led tour of this Andalusian-style ‘farmhouse,’ gardens and orchards, and see for yourself why the Casa has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Now thru Aug. 31, get $5 off the 2nd admission when you purchase one at full price ($20 for ages 10 & over). Tours are available Wednesdays & Saturdays at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.  Please mention ‘Royal Summer Offer’ when making your reservation. Click here for details.

Craving Adventures Royal Summer Experience
Follow in the footsteps of royalty with a Craving Adventures Royal Summer Experience. Craving Adventure creates customized, full-day experiences in food and adventure in Santa Barbara. Craving Adventures will take care of it all: meals, transfers and activities, making you feel like royalty and fully able to enjoy the romance of The American Riviera®.
  • Revel in the romantic sites with your loved one on a guided city tour
  • Ride horses along a beautiful Santa Barbara beach
  • Get pampered at a luxurious spa
  • Sail the ocean blue on a private catamaran or sailboat
  • Indulge in delicious meals throughout with fresh ingredients from local farmers’ markets

Satisfy your cravings with Craving Adventures. Click here for details.

Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort: Royal Summer Tea and Biscuits, Santa Barbara Style
This package includes deluxe accommodations, a tin of Doubletree Cookies, daily coupons for complimentary tea or coffee at our Java Del Mar where we proudly brew Starbucks coffee, and complimentary self parking.
Click here for details.

Float Luxury Spa: We All Need “Royal Summer” Brows!
Receive a Free Brow Wax when you have any 50 or 80 minute Facial! Please mention the Royal Summer Offer. Click here for details.

Four Seasons Resort The Bilmore Santa Barbara: The Royal Treatment
This unique Spa package is the ultimate rejuvenation designed to pamper the most decadent spa-goers. Begin your reign of luxury with a private limousine escort to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Upon arrival receive a Jasmine Rose Bath Soak and champagne in one of our luxurious suites. Next, a tantalizing Green Jade Rice Scrub will gently exfoliate impurities and prepare your skin for a Detoxifying Seaweed Wrap. To follow a 50 minute full body massage of your choice. Take a break and succumb to a perfectly proportioned Spa lunch. And as a finale your Royal Transformation is complete with an 80 minute Custom Facial that includes a silky smooth Hand and Foot Paraffin treatment. Finally, with a Four Seasons spa robe as a memento, your limousine chariot whisks you back to your castle. Available for royalty within a 25 mile radius of the Resort.  7 hours, $1,375 per person. Click here for details.

Global Gardens: Royal Summer Gift Set - Save Royally!
Just in time for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s visit to Santa Barbara, Southern California’s most award-winning olive oil company celebrates the Royal Summer with our favorite items for the newlyweds! If you know anyone getting married or need the most royal gift for a friend or family member, this is it!
  • 1 Bottle Global Gardens Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 500ml
    Double silver-medal winner at the Los Angeles County Fair, the world’s most prestigious olive oil competition!
  • 1 Bottle Global Gardens Pomegranate Golden Balsamic, 200ml
    It’s been said that pomegranates make a great aphrodisiac!
  • 1 Bottle Global Gardens Organic Lavender Massage Oil, 100ml
    Lush aromatherapy massage oil, contains organic local everything! Includes arnica for sore muscles and the most royal feeling of relaxation.
  • 1 Bar Global Gardens Olive Oil Soap, 100% Pure, hand-made, exquisite

Cost is $79. (Value is $91 with a Royal Savings of $12.)  Available through August 31 only. Click here for details.

Inn of the Spanish Garden: “Royal Summer” Romance Package
Surprise and delight your sweetheart with this luxurious romance package – and leave the details to us!  It all begins with one night in an Executive King room, featuring a cozy fireplace, deep soaking tub, luxury linens and designer Molton Brown amenities topped off with a chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquot sparkling wine waiting for you to indulge.  Also included in this decadent package is a couple’s massage, in the privacy of your suite, and a half dozen chocolate covered strawberries delivered at turndown, along with our signature Molton Brown bubble bath.  In the morning, enjoy our deluxe continental breakfast in bed or in our sunny breakfast room. 
*Add a silk pillowcase with a sparkling tiara pin for your Princess to take home so she can feel like a princess every day (additional cost)! Click here for details.

Old Yacht Club Inn: Royal Summer Inn Destination
Head off to the Old Yacht Club Inn Bed & Breakfast, a Royal Summer Inn Destination by the beach!Stay 3 nights and receive a $100 Gift Certificate for your return visit or to give as a holiday gift! Click here for details. 

Paseo Nuevo: Royal Summer Shopportunities
Enjoy Rewards like the Royals! Every visit to Santa Barbara must include indulging in shopping and dining. While visiting Paseo Nuevo, stop in Guest Services to receive a complimentary Shopping & Dining Visitor Rewards Book filled with special savings and offers at participating stores and restaurants. Be sure to check Visitor Info on the website to help plan your visit. Click here for details.

Reagan Ranch Center: Royal Summer, A Tradition of Royalty
Celebrate the Royal Summer at the Reagan Ranch Center Exhibit Galleries! President Reagan hosted members of royalty and several dignitaries at Rancho del Cielo.  Learn more about the visits of Queen Elizabeth II, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher among others at the Reagan Ranch Center Exhibit Galleries.  All visitors will receive a FREE commemorative gift!  Bring this coupon during normal gallery hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to receive your gift.  217 State Street, Santa Barbara (across from the Amtrak station). Click here for details.

Santa Barbara Hotel Group: Retreat Royally with a “Royal Romance Escape”
Best Western PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites
Best Western PLUS Pepper Tree Inn
Brisas del Mar, Inn by the Beach
Inn by the Harbor
Lavender Inn by the Sea
Package includes:
  • Accommodations for two with a room upgrade
  • Bottle of champagne
  • High tea for two at Andersen’s of Santa Barbara*
  • List of the top 25 places to Kiss in Santa Barbara
*Advance reservations required for High Tea held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; summer rates start at $226.

The Santa Barbara Hotel Group's collection of small luxury hotels and romantic inns capture the essence of this enchanting California coastal paradise with lush gardens, sparkling pools, well-appointed accommodations, and first-class service. The collection includes: BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn, BEST WESTERN PLUS Encina Lodge & Suites, Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach, Inn by the Harbor and Lavender Inn by the Sea. SBHotels.com, 888.726.3972

Santa Barbara Ramada Limited’s Royal Summer
Experience the most incredible “Royal Summer” ever by choosing to stay at the Award-Winning Santa Barbara Ramada.  Receive a 15% discount plus a free bottle of wine when you stay July 1 - August 31, 2011 and book directly with the Ramada.  Every room comes with a refrigerator, microwave, personal safe, comfortable Sealy Posturepedic bed, and premium cable/HBO.  Enjoy the year-round heated pool and whirlpool, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free Airport/Amtrak shuttle. The Ramada is known as the “Best Value Hotel” because we offer 15%-20% off of some of Santa Barbara’s favorite local restaurants, 2-for-1 wine tasting, 10% off whale watching, and 2-for-1 admission to the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.  The Ramada also offers great Golf and Wine Packages.  Click here for details.

The Upham Hotel: Royal Summer Celebration
Give yourself the royal treatment. Ask for the Royal Summer Celebration, and we'll offer you 20% off on a two-night, midweek stay. We'll also have a cold bottle of champagne waiting for you and two engraved glasses to take home with you. Click here for details.

Truth Aquatics: Royal Summer Island Adventure
10% off Island Adventures! Join Truth Aquatics on a 1-Day Adventure to beautiful Santa Cruz Island! Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, SUPing, or scuba diving at the Channel Islands National Park!  Bring your own equipment or rent from the Sea Landing Dive Center. Trip includes continental breakfast, bbq lunch and snacks. Click here for details.

UCSB Alumni Association: The Royal Family Summer Vacation
Calling all Sandcastle Kings, Queens of Crafts, Pinewood-Derby Princes and Duchesses of the Pool. You are invited to enjoy a Royal Family Summer Vacation at the UC Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center. This royal family vacation package has been described by vacationers as "the best vacation since becoming parents!" That's because we provide your meals and lodging and offer a variety of programs and activities that aim to entertain each and every member of your family. Enthusiastic, college-age students entertain your children, allowing you to be as active or relaxed as you choose. Mention that you want "the royal treatment" when booking and receive a special 10% rebate.* *Offer valid only for new bookings, not valid with any other offers. Click here for details.