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FOUR SEASONS RESORT - THE BILTMORE
Breathtaking location, impeccable reputation and a first-class facility and amenities make the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort & Spa one of the world’s premier destinations. Its artful combination of Old World charm and sophistication and modern amenities would make it a standout anywhere, but its location overlooking beautiful Butterfly Beach in the prestigious community of Montecito secures its status. Its suites and private bungalows are gorgeous, the spa and fitness facility are state-of-the-art, there are two gourmet restaurants, and guests are given privileges at the legendary Coral Casino Beach Club. 805.569.2742
An idyllic coastal retreat designed with style, grace and glamour, the resort sits on the site of the former Miramar By The Sea Hotel, a once-cherished destination for fashionable beach getaways. Miramar Beach is at your doorstep, where you can enjoy early-morning yoga on the sand and sunset walks along the water; or step out from your bungalow to lounge by one of the two pools, and unwind at the inspired Sense spa.
Well-known as the honeymoon retreat of John and Jackie Kennedy and the wedding location of Vivien Leigh and Sir Laurence Olivier, the San Ysidro Ranch has been a romantic hideaway of the well-known and well-heeled for over 100 years. Recently, “The Ranch” was restored to its original casually sophisticated ambiance and offers 41 individually decorated cottages and suites nestled beside a creek and tree-lined walking paths. Each one features designer chosen antique furnishings and fine linens, while many host, stone fireplaces, hot tubs and rain showers on private patios. Privileged guests also enjoy a pool, fitness center, in-room personalized spa services and two world-class restaurants. 805.565.1700
Featuring Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, the Hotel Californian is the new center of the Santa Barbara waterfront with 121 rooms, a rooftop pool and event deck with panoramic views of the coastline all just steps away from the beach and adjacent to the Funk Zone. 805.882.0100
The only full-service luxury accommodation in downtown Santa Barbara, The Canary Hotel provides its guests with a rooftop pool, Jacuzzi and lounge; a restaurant & bar; in-room spas and an adjacent fitness facility. Santa Barbara’s popular if not renowned shopping, galleries, restaurants and cafes are just a block away on State Street. 805.884.0300
Overlooking the picturesque red tile roofs of Santa Barbara and the sparkling Pacific Ocean beyond, and with a backdrop of the dramatic Santa Ynez Mountains, this iconic hotel rightfully received a review in a 1918 newspaper article that read in part “It is claimed for El Encanto that it is the most beautifully situated hotel in California . . .” Located on Santa Barbara’s prestigious “Riviera,” the recently renovated facility is at least in contention for that accolade. Privileged guests occupying the facility’s 92 suites and rooms, and several private bungalows enjoy a boutique spa, gorgeous pool and world-class gourmet restaurant, all set on seven acres of verdant gardens just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara and its beautiful beaches. 805.687.5000
A sprawling 24-acre beachfront resort hotel just steps from Santa Barbara’s popular East Beach and five minutes from State Street and Montecito’s shop and gallery-lined Coast Village Road, Fess Parker’s namesake hotel offers accommodations and amenities appropriate for an intimate getaway, family vacation, corporate retreat or convention. 800.879.2929
A frequent retreat for celebrities and the world’s rich and famous, Bacara Resort & Spa rests on approximately 80 beachfront acres 20 minutes north of Santa Barbara. It is a Mediterranean village-style hotel featuring more than 300 rooms, 50 or so suites, several pools and restaurants, a world-class spa, tennis courts and the popular Sandpiper golf course. And that is merely a partial list of the amenities this world-class facility has to offer. 877.422.4245
Nestled within a rare coastal valley on 220-oak studded acres, the iconic Ojai Valley Inn & Spa offers an abundance of active and peaceful pleasures with a legendary golf course, 31,000 square foot Spa Village, Artist Cottage & Apothecary, multiple pools and seven unique dining outlets with settings that range from fast-casual, poolside, to fine dining. 855.679.8780.
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