The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara (from $2908)
Updated: Dec 10, 2022
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Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sprawling across 78 acres with a two-mile natural beach in Santa Barbara, guests will enjoy this beautiful coastal city. Delight in beautiful beaches with surfing and sailing; mountains with hiking, biking and horseback riding trails; and championship golf courses. Between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, the city has more to offer including a thriving arts community, annual festivals, and a spectacular wine region. Discover the wineries of Santa Barbara, Solvang, Buellton and Los Olives made famous by the Hollywood movie “Sideways.” Venture out to the stunningly beautiful countryside and vineyards of the Santa Maria and Santa Ynez Valleys. Taste the incredible array of wines, from Chardonnay to Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc plus over 50 other unique varietals at more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms.
Offering 358 guestrooms and suites, each with a balcony overlooking the ocean or resort gardens, savor five restaurants including the signature Angel Oak, housing the resort’s 12,000-bottle wine collection and an impressive wellness offerings including a renowned day spa and fitness center. In addition, guests will enjoy wine flights in the Foley Tasting Room, culinary experiences and activities including painting classes, horseback riding, hiking, surfing and sailing.
Spectacular California Escape: from $2908 | Five nights | Courtyard view guestroom | special rate | mid-size car, Travel Dates: May 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023.
Hotel rooms and suites capture the vibrancy of Santa Barbara and the elegance of the Mediterranean. Outdoor spaces offer ocean, garden or courtyard views, and the Club Lounge elevates the five-star resort experience with California-inspired culinary offerings and a dedicated concierge. Enjoy deep soaking tubs and separate marble shower, fireplaces, in-room dining, Frette linens and more. The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge is a communal space designed to make your stay unforgettable in surprising and delightful ways.Guests will enjoy these special inclusions while in The Club Lounge: delightful culinary offerings throughout the day including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, hors d’ oeuvres, and desserts; a Club Lounge Concierge; complimentary garment pressing; and a fine selection of California wines, liqueurs, beers, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
Penthouse suites and one-bedroom suites offer all the amenities of guestroom in up to 1,500 square feet of living space. Delight in separate living and dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchenette and wrap around terraces.
Each dish at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is served with the same side: a breathtaking ocean view. Guests can look out over the water from the signature steakhouse, featuring a 12,000-bottle wine cellar; the casual bistro highlighting locally sourced ingredients; and the lobby bar. Angel Oak | The traditional steakhouse gets a modern twist with certified Kobe beef, locally sourced seasonal side dishes, a 12,000-bottle wine cellar and ocean views. Bacara Bar | Wines, cocktails, spirits and shareable plates, including flatbreads and sliders, are offered at this bar just off the resort lobby. An adjacent terrace with a fireplace overlooks the ocean. The Bistro | Capturing the casual essence of the resort, The Bistro offers a menu highlighting local produce and sustainable seafood. The dining room is complemented by an oceanfront terrace with a fireplace. Blend | Inspired by French and Italian traditions, this café offers coffee and espresso beverages, traditional breakfast and lunch dishes, fresh pastries and soft-serve ice cream. Pool Bar | Guests can spend the entire day in the sun, uninterrupted, with poolside food and beverage service including cocktails, frozen drinks, sandwiches and salads. Foley Tasting Room | This exclusive culinary experience features flight tastings from premier wineries in a luxurious setting.
The resort’s four Har-Tru clay composition courts host adult and junior clinics, matches and private and semi-private lessons. Enjoy a pool cabana at one of three pools, and a robust activities program for guest of all ages. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment introduces guests to the natural wonders and rich cultural history of the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Designed for adults, families, and children, participants in Ambassadors of the Environment can discover the Gaviota Coast’s natural wonders both on land and sea, including kelp forest, a diversity of birds, the intertidal zone, and traditional Chumash culture through exciting and memorable adventures and activities.
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.
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.
The hotel’s day spa provides a comprehensive, holistic retreat that begins upon arrival. Guests are invited to explore the pool, redwood sauna, eucalyptus steam room, fireside lounges and rooftop terrace. Treatments are both traditional and alternative and include massages, acupuncture, facials from Natura Bissé and nail services. A spa boutique allows guests to continue their experience at home.
The 24-hour fitness center offers the latest in cardiovascular and strength training, a complete line of free weights and four Har-Tru tennis courts. A full range of classes, both group and private, are offered for yoga, Pilates, boot camp, meditation, nature walks and more.
Discover the wineries of Santa Barbara, Solvang, Buellton and Los Olives made famous by the Hollywood movie “Sideways.” Venture out to the stunningly beautiful countryside and vineyards of the Santa Maria and Santa Ynez Valleys. Taste the incredible array of wines, from Chardonnay to Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc plus over 50 other unique varietals at more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms.
A children's program for five - 12 year olds offers themed events including CSI: Coastal Scene Investigator, Coastal Discoveries, Water Wows, Cosmic Adventure, Shark!, Whale of a Tale, Waves of Wonder, Ecohike and Creatures of the Night. While young adults Lights, Camera, Take Action, CSI: Coastal Scene Investigator, Coastal Discoveries, Ecohikes and Creatures of the Night.
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.
Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.