Bacara is a lovely, but very expensive, resort 10 miles from Santa Barbara. The online pictures are stunning, however the resort did not live up to its hype. We paid for a room with a partial ocean view and fireplace, but were given a room with a view of an elevator and a non working fireplace. How disappointing.
The resort is 10 miles outside of Santa Barbara. It is only possible to get to it by car but they charge and added fee for parking ( really?).
To be fair the employees are wonderful and the food was excellent. Just be aware what you are paying for before you arrive.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Along the bluffs and beaches of the Gaviota coast lies a resort of stunning natural beauty and relaxed luxury. With 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two miles of natural beach, Bacara offers an expansive sun-drenched setting with endless vistas of sea and sky. The resort's innovative and artful design is in keeping with the intimacy and aesthetics of a Mediterranean village. Unwind at an award-winning 42,000-square-foot spa and fitness center or relax beside one of three zero-edge swimming pools and 26 private cabanas. The resort's 358 newly-renovated guestrooms and signature suites artfully infuse luxurious interiors with modern technologies for a true sense of comfort. Additional resort amenities include a new oceanfront restaurant, Angel Oak, four Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a Foley wine tasting room, and the adjacent Sandpiper Golf Club. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
- Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
- Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca
- Bacara Santa Barbara
- Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara