Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Travel Tips

Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara has pleasant weather year-round and provides access to the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Channel Islands. Santa Barbara, and the neighboring towns of Montecito and Carpentaria, form a classic Southern California destination with a special variety of vacation rentals, beach homes, and Mediterranean-style architecture. While staying in a Santa Barbara vacation rental, you can tour the Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf, and the Mission Santa Barbara, a stunning 18th-century church built by Spanish Franciscans. California plant lovers can witness both native California plants and exotic plants from around the world at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Lotusland. Visiting Santa Barbara with us gives you the keys to this special part of the California Coast.

When the waves are good, Santa Barbra is a surfing paradise, Arroyo Burro, Leadbetter, and Hendry’s beaches are popular surf spots near town, while Rincon located to the south, near the town of Carpentaria, is known as one of the best waves in the world.

Taste fine wine in California’s famous wine country, surf long point breaks, and enjoy upscale shopping, dining, and fashion. Our selection of Santa Barbara vacation rentals, Spanish style homes with pools, and beach condos provide the perfect place to relax and enjoy the ocean views.

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