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Tips for planning your Santa Barbara holiday

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Santa Barbara Accommodation

Holidays approved? Check. Flights booked? Check. Accommodation booked? Umm... No need to worry, Wotif's got your back. You'll discover a whopping 54 accommodations in Santa Barbara to pick from.

Premium service, beautiful sheets and those fancy little bath gels — sounds fantastic, doesn't it? Spend a few nights at the San Ysidro Ranch (900 San Ysidro Lane) or the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara (1260 Channel Dr) and that's the type of thing you can expect. Not really your kinda thing? Don't worry. We've got some terrific accommodations that aren't only cosy and affordable, they'll keep your bank balance happy too. Take a look at the Ala Mar by the Sea (102 West Cabrillo Blvd) and the Agave Inn (3222 State Street).

Heading to Mission Santa Barbara? Awesome! Now, imagine it being just a short walk away from your cosy bed. Travellers, say hello to the Simpson House Inn and the Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites.

Car Hire in Santa Barbara

After you finally hit the runway at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, you'll be pleased to learn that Dollar Rent A Car and Enterprise are just a short walk from the luggage carousel. You won't have to lose even a second of your precious holiday time before you hit the highway.

You won't have any difficulties finding a hire car in the centre of town, even if you're fussy. See if something tickles your fancy at Enterprise (601 Chapala St). If not, you can drop by Budget (34 E Montecito St) and look up their range.

Holidays to Santa Barbara

Don't be that person roaming around Santa Barbara with a baffled expression on your face. Learn a few things about this spectacular destination before you take off.

Want to visualise where you'll be staying? Santa Barbara is located 140 kilometres west of the notable city of Los Angeles.

With so many awesome activities and adventures on offer in the area, it's not difficult to see why some 88 000 people call this part of Central Coast California home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

All packed and ready to grab your holiday by the horns and ride it off into a thrilling adventure? Travelling is all about experiencing awesome new things (no matter how late you stayed up last night).

Don't lock in your Santa Barbara itinerary just yet. Check out our top recommendations and add in a few more things:

There's also lots of things for you to try out around Santa Barbara that won't cost you a cent:

  • It's just the beginning of your getaway and you've already run out of cash? No need to pack up and go home just yet. The Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, the Reagan Ranch Centre and the Santa Barbara Carriage Museum all offer a pocket-friendly day out for the whole clan.

  • Who says you need to be a fancy art connoisseur to appreciate culture and creativity? Head to the Easton Gallery and soak up everything that it has to offer.

  • We're a huge fan of sniffing out fun adventures, and Elings Park is one that'll keep you on your toes for the whole day.

  • Anyone keen for a free history lesson? Forget about dreary lectures and outdated textbooks. At Santa Barbara County Courthouse, the Santa Barbara City College, the Hill-Carrillo Adobe and Casa de la Guerra, you'll be able to step back in time and witness the past in front of your eyes.

  • Close your eyes and soak up the calm surroundings of Fern Falls, Seven Falls and El Capitan Lake.

  • Spend the day walking around Stearns Wharf, the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, the Santa Barbara Deep Sea and Santa Barbara Public Market.

*Savings based on all Flight + Hotel package bookings on Wotif.com from Jan 2017 to Jun 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

Family Hotels in Santa Barbara

Sandpiper Lodge

Sandpiper Lodge

3525 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
    2.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    Located in North State, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Barbara Golf Club and Upper State Street. Santa Barbara Natural History Museum and Los Padres ...

    from AU$148

    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

    Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites

    2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA
      3.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

      Located in Oak Park, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra, Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum. ...

      from AU$225

      Hotel Corque

      Hotel Corque

      400 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         

        Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and ...

        from AU$164

        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

        Brisas del Mar, Inn at the Beach

        223 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
          3.0 out of 5.0
           
           
          5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

          Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Santa Barbara Harbor. Santa Barbara Station is 8 minutes by foot.

          from AU$255

          Romantic Hotels in Santa Barbara

          Hadsten House

          Hadsten House

          1450 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA
            3.5 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

            Situated in Solvang, this hotel is steps away from Hans Christian Andersen Park and Wildling Museum. Solvang Brewing Company and Solvang Festival Theater are ...

            from AU$146

            Hotel Corque

            Hotel Corque

            400 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA
              4.0 out of 5.0
               
               

              Situated in Solvang, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Solvang Festival Theater. Hans Christian Andersen Museum and ...

              from AU$164

              Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

              Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

              409 First Street, Solvang, CA
                4.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 

                Situated in Solvang, this romantic bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Solvang Festival Theater, Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum and Hans Christian ...

                from AU$306

                Kimpton Canary Hotel

                Kimpton Canary Hotel

                31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara, CA
                  4.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   

                  Situated near the beach, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Lobero Theater and Paseo Nuevo Mall. El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park ...

                  from AU$521

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