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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara welcomes visitors with five-star amenities, scenic ocean views and easy access to the region’s vineyards, restaurants, shops and attractions. Find inspiration within perfectly framed views of the Pacific from your guest room balcony, relax with a wellness therapy at the spa or get a different perspective on California as you embark on a sailing expedition.
Three zero-edge saline pools (two with ocean views)
A two-mile natural beach
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
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara assesses a $50 resort fee per room, per night. Amenities and services included in the resort fee are:
Wireless, high-speed internet access in guest rooms and common areas
Daily one hour access to private, professional grade clay tennis courts, including rackets, tennis ball machine use, and 30 minute tennis clinic with pro for 2 people
Daily water aerobics classes for 2 people, including water aerobics equipment
Ambassadors of the Environment Guided Eco-Hike Tour for 2 people
Daily bike rental for 2 people, 2 hours per day
Guided beach walk
Shuttle to and from Santa Barbara Airport. 24-hour advance notice required.
Press Reader, an easy-to-use app offering unlimited access to your favorite newspapers and magazines
Daily one hour yoga class for 2 people, equipment provided
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a pet friendly resort. At The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara our discerning guests include four legged friends. When you include Fido on your trip to our Santa Barbara pet friendly resort, we promise tales of devotion from your family friend for a long time to come.
There is a $250* per stay pet fee. We welcome all well-mannered, dogs under 50lbs.
No more than two pets may occupy each guestroom.
Pets must be leashed or held in arms in all common areas of the resort.
We regret that pets are not allowed inside restaurants or on restaurant patios, inside the Fitness Center, Spa, Pool areas, or The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge.
Only leashed, service dogs are allowed to dine on The Bistro outdoor patio, O Bar + Kitchen outdoor terrace, and caffè terrace.
A signed pet agreement is required upon check-in.
Pets are not permitted unaccompanied in a guest room for any length of time.
*$50 for each additional dog.
Honors and Awards
Top 10 Resorts in Southern California, 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, Condé Nast Traveler
Top Wedding Destinations of 2019, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine
Top Resorts in Southern California, Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards
Four-Star Rated, Forbes Travel Guide
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
Mobility accessible guest rooms
Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
Bathtub grab bars
Transfer showers in guest rooms
Adjustable height hand-held shower wand
Toilet seat at wheelchair height
Non-slip grab bars in bathroom
Restaurants and lounges
Fitness center entrance
Business center entrance
Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
Pathway to registration desk
Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities