Life’s a Beach: Bacara Resort & Spa, Santa Barbara

For a romantic hideaway to an elegant, understated, serene resort, journey to the bucolic town of Santa Barbara, about 100 miles north of Hollywood & LA. Here, the Bacara Resort & Spa will take your breath away. Sitting on the beach and featuring a 42,000-sq.ft. spa with a 3,500-sq.ft. open air cardiovascular and strength-training center, it even boasts an all-organic Spa Café.

Covering 76 acres of beachfront property, it’s nestled between the Pacific and the Santa Ynez mountains. There are one-, two- and four-story villas with luxuriously appointed amenities like Spanish tile, private patios, balconies with ocean views, Frette linens, fluffly robes, comfy slippers, and more.

If you have to ask the price, you can’t afford to stay here. Hint: One king or two double beds go for $650-700/night. $750 – $950/night includes a varieties of pampering spa plans.

More info: Bacara Resort & Spa.

Posted by Gil Zeimer on July 30, 2005 in Travel

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