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Explore Santa Barbara from this Hotel by The Beach

From mornings spent touring the region’s vineyards, to afternoons passed within the buzzing arts community, Santa Barbara promises both outdoor adventure and cultural fulfillment. Discover boutique shopping, annual festivals, golf, horseback riding and more during your stay at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Located by the beach, the hotel is near some of the city’s best-loved attractions, including the neighboring Sandpiper Golf Club, the avant-garde Funk Zone and the Santa Barbara Bowl, which hosts some of the city's biggest concerts. Strike out on your own, or allow the Ladies and Gentlemen of the resort to craft a customized itinerary for your stay on what is deservedly known as the American Riviera.

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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, 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-mile natural beach, three zero-edged saline, heated pools with private cabana rentals and watersports including surfing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Learn more about our Pool Cabana rentals.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

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