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Belmond El Encanto

This hotel has been hand-picked by the StayBoutique team and verified as an authentic boutique hotel

Vibe

A hidden gem on California's golden coast

Location

800 Alvarado Place Santa Barbara CA 93103

Style

Luxury Boutique

800 Alvarado Pl

Hollywood glamour in a modern classic. Perched high in the Santa Barbara hills, this iconic hideaway offers the best views of the American Riviera. Spread across seven acres of secluded gardens, Belmond El Encanto opened in 1918 and has been part of Santa Barbara’s social scene ever since. The resort is gleaming and glamorous, yet relaxed and low key. The kind of place that invites you to recline poolside, breathe in the ocean air, and sip a glass of crisp local wine.

Features & Amenities

  • Zero-edge swimming pool
  • 7 acres of lush gardens
  • Personal bungalows and suites
  • Indoor and outdoor event spaces
  • Spa
  • Fitness facility
  • An array of outdoor wellness activities
  • Spacious outdoor dining terrace
  • Indoor Restaurant, bar and lounge
  • Pet friendly

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