Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara


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Tucked onto 78 acres overlooking the Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara combines the appeal of this coastal city with the beauty of its natural surroundings. Here, you can escape to the tranquility of two beaches, three infinity-edge pools and a 42,000-sq-ft spa. You can relax in spacious suites, or you can indulge in the region’s abundance with locally sourced cuisine. At this Santa Barbara resort, every moment is one to savor.

Coastal California Comfort

Rooms and Suites

The resort’s guest rooms and suites invite you to engage with the Santa Barbara landscape. Drink in coastal views from your balcony or relax inside with Mediterranean-inspired designs. The Ritz-Carlton Suite and Channel Island Suite, meanwhile, feature kitchenettes and up to two bedrooms.

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Discover Offers at Bacara

Experience Bacara with exclusive offers and packages designed to elevate your stay.
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Five cruiser bikes outside Ritz-Carlton, Bacara

Experiences at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa

Elevate your stay at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara with unforgettable experiences, from Eco-hikes, fitness activities, painting events, and coastal wine country adventures.

The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge

The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge is a communal space designed to make your stay unforgettable in surprising and delightful ways. Whether it’s a quiet moment to work alone or a place to connect with fellow travelers and share stories, the heightened level of bespoke services and amenities in our Club Lounge will cater to your every need.

Club Lounge
Suite with floor to ceiling windows and ocean view
Residence Master Bedroom Balcony
The Ritz-Carlton Suite

When it comes to accommodation, it doesn’t get much more luxurious than The Ritz-Carlton Suite with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean right from your balcony. A sprawling two-bedroom suite spanning 2,000 sq ft, with two master bedrooms, a separate living space, fireplace, and kitchenette.

Fresh Cuisine

Each of the hotel’s six restaurants offers its own twist on a successful pairing of ocean views and local flavors. From a modern take on a traditional steakhouse paired with vintage wines by the glass at Angel Oak, to authentic Latin dishes and bold cocktails at ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen, our dining showcases the best of Santa Barbara.

Bed & Breakfast

Relax and recharge with our Bed & Breakfast package to enjoy complimentary breakfast and special savings when you stay three nights.

Spacious accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara
Angel Oak Patio

California-Inspired Dining

Savor fresh culinary offerings throughout our seaside village. From Angel Oak, a modern take on a traditional steakhouse, to ‘O’ Bar + Kitchen, with Latin inspired cuisine and late libations, indulgence is available for all to enjoy.

Bring Elemental Harmony to Your Body and Mind

The Ritz-Carlton Spa creates soothing, tailored spa experiences with an extensive menu of beauty and therapeutic services, including massage therapies, body treatments and facial and salon services. Indulge in experiences designed to transform the moment and the days ahead.

View of couple walking through the Spa
Pool and lounge seating outside The Spa.
A Luxurious Spa Sanctuary at the Edge of California

Set within the resort’s 78 acres, the spa encompasses 42,000 square feet and features a full selection of amenities, including a swimming pool, redwood sauna, and eucalyptus steam room. Fireside lounges and a rooftop terrace offer additional spaces to relax, restore and enjoy the spa resort’s legendary Santa Barbara views.

Weddings With a View

Where our version of something blue is the great expanse of the sea and sky. And every venue is set amid 78 acres of natural coastal beauty.

View from The Bluff
Extraordinary Gatherings in Santa Barbara

Choose The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara as the backdrop for your next meeting or event. Take advantage of world-class amenities, including spa retreats, coastal excursions, and personalized concierge services, providing a perfect balance of business and leisure.  

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The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, California, USA, 93117

Tel: +1 805-968-0100
Distance from Property: 7.1 Miles
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Alternate Airport Transportation

Limousine Link; fee: 115 USD (one way)

Distance from Property: 110.0 Miles
Phone Number: +1 855-463-5252
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Property Details



Fitness Center

Outdoor Pool

Hot Tub

Turndown Service

Meeting Space


Dry Cleaning Service

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Free Wifi


Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Minimum Age to Check In: 18

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

2 pets 50 pounds max per room

Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: $250

Maximum Pet Weight: 50lbs

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2

Parking Valet

Daily: $70

Electric Car Charging Station
Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments


Concierge desk service

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Japanese, Spanish, French, Arabic

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 805-968-0100

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Closed Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Flashing Door Knockers

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Guests in mobility-accessible rooms may inquire about lowering the bed height

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Water Footprint: 954.29 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Electric car charging