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A DESTINATION FOR BOTH ADVENTURE AND RELAXATION

With the Pacific Ocean laid out at its feet and the Santa Ynez Mountains watching from above, Santa Barbara offers an appealing balance of outdoor adventure and waterside relaxation. 

ACTIVITIES THAT APPEAL TO EVERY GUEST

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara guests can swim in three pools, surf or sail at the beach, receive one-on-one attention from the resident tennis pro, participate in a painting class, play a round at the adjacent championship golf course or walk the on-property nature trail. Santa Barbara is also home to a thriving arts community, festival circuit and winery region, inviting guests to explore beyond the resort to discover more of what the area has to offer.

GOLF

Santa Barbara’s three 18-hole championship golf courses include Sandpiper Golf Club, located next door to the resort. Tee times at all courses can be arranged through the resort.

TENNIS

The resort’s four Har-Tru clay composition courts host adult and junior clinics, matches and private and semi-private lessons. Equipment is also available for rental.

BEACHES AND POOLS

Set on 78 acres, the resort offers two natural beaches, three zero-edged, heated, saline swimming pools with private cabana rentals and watersports including surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Santa Barbara offers horseback riding, biking, hiking and other activities. Rentals and tours are available through the onsite Bacara Adventures.