Belmond El Encanto
Privacy and Serenity
OPPORTUNITY: Perfect Quick Escape from LA: One Night Stay with a 50 Minute Spa Treatment

Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort is an enchanting hideaway for those who cherish privacy and serenity.

One of the most iconic hotels in Santa Barbara, Belmond El Encanto sits high in the hills amid lush gardens with views across the town and ocean. A landmark since the 1920s, its original architectural features have been lovingly brought back to life, while modern additions include an expansive outdoor swimming pool and beautiful boutique spa.

True to its Californian roots, this luxury hotel combines glamour with laidback style.


Swimming pool
Gaze out across the Pacific while soaking up the sun in our lavish infinity-edge swimming pool. The perfect setting to unwind and acclimatize to Belmond El Encanto’s easygoing lifestyle.

Seven acres of gloriously landscaped gardens offer sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Drift through the rare flora and enjoy the balmy West Coast evenings.

Fitness Studio
Treat your workout routine to a fresh new scene at Belmond El Encanto’s state-of-the-art Fitness Studio.

Guest services
From travel arrangements to local recommendations, nothing is too much trouble for the Belmond El Encanto team. Whatever your heart desires our personal guest service managers deliver with a quick snap of their fingers.

With Great Appreciation to the Belmond for their generous donation and support
of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and our wonderful guests.