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Where to stay in Santa Barbara Beach

What's Santa Barbara Beach Like?

Visitors speak favorably about all that Santa Barbara Beach has to offer, including its waterfront and beach access. Take time to discover this walkable neighborhood's zoo. Top attractions include Santa Barbara Zoo. Other popular sights worth a visit include Stearns Wharf.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Santa Barbara Beach?

We have 66 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' favorite places to stay in Santa Barbara Beach:

Hotel Californian

5-star beach hotel with spa, outdoor pool
  • • Free WiFi • 3 restaurants • Fitness center • Rooftop terrace • Central location

Pacific Crest Hotel Santa Barbara

3-star hotel with outdoor pool
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Pool loungers • Central location

Harbor House Inn

3-star hotel
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Walkable location

Beach House Inn

2.5-star hotel
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Garden • Central location

Blue Sands Inn

4-star beach motel with beach shuttle, outdoor pool
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • Pool loungers • Central location

How to Get to Santa Barbara Beach

Santa Barbara Beach is located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the heart of Santa Barbara.

Flying to:

  • • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Santa Barbara Beach
  • • Oxnard, CA (OXR), 30.8 mi (49.6 km) from Santa Barbara Beach
  • • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), 26.2 mi (42.1 km) from Santa Barbara Beach

Things to See and Do in and around Santa Barbara Beach

What to See in Santa Barbara Beach

  • • Stearns Wharf
  • • Santa Barbara City College
  • • Santa Barbara Harbor
  • • Chase Palm Park
  • • Reagan Ranch Center

Things to Do in Santa Barbara Beach

  • • Santa Barbara Zoo
  • • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center
  • • Santa Barbara Art Foundry
  • • MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Other Popular Santa Barbara Beach Attractions

  • • Leadbetter Beach
  • • East Beach
  • • Carriage and Western Art Museum
  • • Cabrillo Pavillion
  • • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

When Is the Best Time to Visit Santa Barbara?

  • • Hottest months: September, August, July, October (average 74°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, November, February (average 41°F)
  • • Rainiest months: February, January, March, December (average 3.40 inches of rainfall)

Santa Barbara travel guides

Santa Barbara Travel Guides