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TRAVEL GUIDE: SANTA BARBARA



Santa Barbara is located on the Pacific coastline, 92 miles north of Los Angeles and 332 miles south of San Francisco. This slow-paced yet sophisticated, sunkissed destination offers a plethora of activities: great restaurants, art galleries and museums downtown, nearby wine tasting, sand and surf, a gorgeous mission and much more.


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HOTELS & TRAVEL

Santa Barbara wine country

One of the three saline swimming pools at Bacara Resort & Spa

A HEALTHY ESCAPE
Bacara Resort & Spa
Situated on a 78-acre property overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this renowned resort provides a relaxed and luxurious escape, and boasts a 42,000-square-foot spa spa, a fine dining restaurant, and Santa Barbara's largest ballroom.

BED, BATH AND BEYOND
Bath Street Inn
Santa Barbara's Bath Street Inn offers more than just Bed and Breakfast. You'll be welcomed by the alluring aroma of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies in this cottage-filled neighborhood, just three blocks from State Street and downtown restaurants and shops.
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A luxury suite at the Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara, California

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Canary Hotel
Experience classic Santa Barbara by staying downtown, just steps away from the action, at this luxury boutique hotel with a Spanish Mediterranean twist.

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(Updated: 03/21/11 CT)


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