Couple Sitting on Lounge Chairs Talking at the Beach

Things to Do

in Santa Barbara

With a full schedule of on-site activities and the beach right outside our doors, every day brings exciting possibilities at our Santa Barbara resort. Explore the California coastline, take a wine-country road trip, spend the day relaxing by our palm-lined pool – there’s so much to see and do in the American Riviera.

Outdoor Pool

Resort Pool

Splash in the sparkling blue water and lounge poolside with a cocktail from Terraza del Mar. Located at the heart of the resort, our outdoor pool is open all year.

Group of friends playing shuffle board

Resort Games

Show off your skills with some friendly competition on the lawn. Find croquet, giant checkers and chess, cornhole, ping pong, shuffleboard, bocce, and more throughout the resort. Visit the front desk to pick up and return equipment.


Man and Woman Riding Bikes Along Beach

Bike Rentals

Explore Santa Barbara on two wheels. Your daily resort fee includes a two-hour bicycle rental, available 9 am – 5 pm by the pool.

Yogo Class outdoors on Grass

Beachfront Yoga

Get your body and breath moving in a 60-minute, beginner-friendly yoga class. Join in the Rotunda Thursdays at 6 pm or on the lawn Saturdays and Sundays at 9 am. A $20 drop-in fee applies.

Couple on Boat

Fun on the Water

Ride the California waves on a kayak or paddle board. Single and double kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available for rent from the Santa Barbara Sailing Center.

view of hotel exterior from beach

East Beach

Rent a bike, order your picnic, and prepare for the perfect beach day. Next to the resort, East Beach has everything you need: volleyball courts, a shaded cycling path, picnic tables, a skate park, and more.

More nearby beaches

Discover more of our favorite area beaches:

West Beach
2 miles

Leadbetter Beach
3 miles

Butterfly Beach
3 miles

dog sitting by christmas tree

Seasonal Activities

Visit the Funk Zone

Discover a foodie paradise in Santa Barbara’s hip Funk Zone district. Wine tasting rooms, breweries, cafés, boutiques and galleries await less than a mile from the resort.

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