Set amid fragrant gardens and graceful palm trees, Hotel Milo Santa Barbara is across from West Beach, between Stearns Wharf and the harbor, and near State Street.
Located in East Beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cabrillo Bike Path and Santa Barbara Zoo. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are also within 3 mi (5 km).
This boutique hotel is in the Danish village of Solvang within the Santa Ynez Valley wine country featuring over 30 wineries. The beach is 15 miles away and downtown Santa Barbara is 34 miles away.
On a boutique-lined street in one of Santa Barbara's most upscale suburbs, Montecito Inn is a Mediterranean-style hotel surrounded by million-dollar estates and the San Ysidro foothills.
Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and Elverhoj Museum of History and Art are also within 10 minutes.
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is just across the road from East Beach, and a 5-minute walk from Santa Barbara Zoo. The MTD Waterfront Shuttle can whisk guests to the bars, restaurants, and galleries of State Street. Stearns Wharf pier is a 25-minute beachside stroll from the hotel.
Located in West Beach, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Presidio Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara County Courthouse. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Museum of Art are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated in Santa Ynez, this resort is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Gainey Vineyard. Old Mission Santa Ines and Hans Christian Andersen Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).
After settling in at your Santa Barbara hotel, start your trip with some cultural lessons. Definitely visit Mission Santa Barbara, California's "Queen of Missions," and make some time to see other attractions such as soul-satisfying Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Once you've checked these off your list, it's time to play.
There are many Santa Barbara beach hotels, and that's because much of life here revolves around the sea. Shop at Stearns Wharf, play volleyball on East Beach, go surfing, and kayak in Channel Islands National Park. After that, relax by going to a winery to sample unforgettable wines and with weather that's almost always agreeable year-round you're bound to find a good seat outside. You can then end your eventful day with a sunset walk on the beach - a must when in Santa Barbara.
From fresh seafood to noteworthy Mexican and French cuisine, you can delight in the culinary scene of Santa Barbara. Once night falls, you'll have many choices for having a good night out. Plenty of hotels in Santa Barbara have great drinking establishments, and you may even be able to find one with a rooftop view.
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