Santa Barbara

Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara

The only hotel in Santa Barbara that has received five stars in the Forbes rating is a charming nook for those who seek peace and solitude. Belmond El Encanto is located high on a hill among lush gardens, with a wonderful view of Santa Barbara and the reflective ocean of the sun. Received its fame in the 1920s, the hotel has retained its original appearance, carefully reproduced during the restoration. Modern additions include an expanding open-air pool and a delightful miniature spa. True to its Californian roots, this fashionable hotel combines luxury and ease of style. Relax, sip a cocktail...

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