Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara


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.

Events and Experiences at Bacara

From Ritz-Kids programming to holiday events and curated experiences, Bacara has crafted an array of activations for you to enjoy during your stay. To review our Events Calendar and Experiences, please click on the button below.
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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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art of swimmer in blue water.

Curated at Bacara

Join us in the Lobby for a revolving art exhibition curated by artist-in-residence Benjamin Anderson. Known for his works of swimmers and objects submerged in water, Anderson has also been recognized for his portraiture by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. He has shown work nationally and internationally including solo and group exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Venice and Los Angeles.

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.

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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.

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.

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
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.

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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
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