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
Posh Pooch 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 in the resort’s restaurants, Bacara Bar, the Fitness Center and Spa, the Pool Areas or The Ritz Carlton Club Lounge. This exclusion does not apply to guide or service animals.
Leashed dogs are allowed to dine on The Bistro outdoor patio, Bacara Bar outdoor Terrace and Blend terrace only.
A signed pet agreement is required upon check-in.
*$50 for each additional dog.
Honors and Awards
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
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