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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a destination for those seeking relaxation, romance or adventure

The resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sprawls across 78 acres with two natural beaches, lush gardens and a collection of amenities including:

  • Impressive wellness offerings including a renowned day spa and fitness center
  • Five restaurants including the signature Angel Oak, housing the resort’s 12,000-bottle wine collection
  • More than 70,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space
  • Robust activities program for guest of all ages
  • Wine flights offered in the Foley Tasting Room
  • 358 guest rooms and suites, each with a balcony overlooking the ocean or resort gardens

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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Dog-friendly
  • Patio or balcony with ocean or garden views
  • Mediterranean-style décor
  • Deep soaking tub and separate marble shower
  • Fireplace (select rooms)
  • In-room dining
  • Frette linens
  • Luxurious Penthouses and Residences
  • ADA rooms

Property Features & Amenities

  • 42,000-sq.-ft. spa and wellness center
  • Three zero-edge, saline pools (two with ocean views)
  • Two natural beaches
  • Five restaurants
  • More than 70,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space
  • Wine-tasting room offer flights and culinary experiences
  • Activities including painting classes, horseback riding, hiking, surfing and sailing
  • Four tennis courts

Honors and Awards

  • Four-Star Rated, Forbes Travel Guide
  • Readers’ Choice Awards, Top 20 Resorts in Southern California, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Best Hotels, U.S. News & World Report
  • Certificate of Excellence Winner, TripAdvisor
  • Best Resort for a Wedding and Best Indoor Venue, California Wedding Day Magazine
  • Best of Meetings Today, Meetings Today
  • Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America, The Bistro, OpenTable
  • Best Spa Resort, California Meetings + Events
  • Form + Function Innovation Award, Angel Oak, Restaurant Development + Design Magazine
  • Best Private Dining Space, Angel Oak, California Meetings + Events