The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

California Dreamin'

Santa Barbara, California

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

California Dreamin'

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Tucked onto 78 acres overlooking the Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara combines the appeal of this coastal city with the beauty of its natural surroundings. Here, you can escape to the tranquility of two beaches, three infinity-edge pools and a 42,000-sq-ft spa. You can relax in spacious suites, or you can indulge in the region’s abundance with locally sourced cuisine. At this Santa Barbara resort, every moment is one to savor.

Restaurants & Bars

ANGEL OAK - A modern take on the traditional steakhouse serving an assortment of aged and prime cuts paired with the deepest wine cellar in the region over panoramic views of the Pacific.

THE 'O' BAR AND KITCHEN - Located adjacent to the lobby, this bar and restaurant combines rustic California cuisine and premium beverages for a casual yet refined dining experience overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean.

THE BISTRO - Capturing the casual essence of the resort, The Bistro offers a menu highlighting local produce and sustainable seafood. The dining room is complemented by an oceanfront terrace with a fireplace.

FIRST DROP - Inspired by French and Italian traditions, this café offers coffee and espresso beverages, traditional breakfast and lunch dishes, fresh pastries and soft-serve ice cream.

POOL BAR - Guests can spend the entire day in the sun, uninterrupted, with poolside food and beverage service including cocktails, frozen drinks, sandwiches and salads.

FOLEY TASTING ROOM - This exclusive culinary experience features flight tastings from premier wineries in a luxurious setting. Reserve tastings can also be arranged.

8301 Hollister Avenue.
Santa Barbara, 93117
CA, United States