Belmond El Encanto Introduces Exclusive Places and Ultimate Takeover Offers

Belmond El Encanto Introduces Exclusive Places and Ultimate Takeover Offers

Belmond El Encanto, a picturesque hideaway located in Santa Barbara Hills, introduces new Exclusive Places and Ultimate Takeover experiences upon its re-opening on June 25th. Guests now have the option to buyout the entire 7-acre property or a spacious California Craftsman and Spanish Colonial fusion-style cottage of adjoining suites. Upon arrival, guests indulge in Belmond El Encanto’s expansive gardens, zero-edge pool with oceanfront views, wellness experiences, and exemplary dining featuring local produce and wines all in the private company of friends and family.


Ideal for extended families or couples’ getaways, groups of 2 to 10 guests can reserve an entire building of adjoining suites, creating the experience of a private home on the American Riviera. Travelers can enjoy a fully furnished terrace, dining areas, and ample shared living spaces complete with a roaring fireplace. Guests can add special moments to their stay, such as alfresco movie screenings on the cottage’s private terrace, private chef service, workouts with a personal trainer, daily guided meditation, in-room spa treatments, a designated car, evening cocktails following a mixology class, and much more. Reservations start at $1,575/night with 3-night minimum + taxes and fees *specialty add-on experiences not included in the starting rate. Groups can reserve their Exclusive Places experience here or by calling 800-393-5315.


Groups can take over the 92-room estate for weddings, parties, meetings or incentives and the Belmond El Encanto team will help customize every aspect of the stay. Guests will have exclusive use of the grand Dining Room and outdoor Dining Terrace, Riviera Bar, pool, fitness facilities, charming bungalows brimming with breezy West Coast glamour, and enchanting gardens with glittering Pacific views. The property also offers private transportation from the Santa Barbara International Airport and rides into Downtown Santa Barbara. Groups can reserve their Ultimate Takeover experience here or by calling 800-393-5315.


Travelers can keep looking forward to Belmond’s simple pleasures, cherished luxuries, and an enchanting world waiting to be explored with a new buy now, stay later offering. The expiration-free Belmond Travel Pass Gift Cards unlock the door to an unforgettable future escape. Gift Cards can be redeemed for a delightful afternoon tea, a gourmet picnic basket, or a spa-at-home gift tote to take the tranquil retreat home. Whatever guests choose, Belmond ensures an unforgettable experience at any of its hotels, restaurants, trains and river cruises. See details below:

  • Buy or gift a $500 gift card and receive an additional $100 e-gift card
  • Buy or gift a $1,000 or more gift card and receive an additional $200 e-gift card

*Choose a digital or physical gift card; the additional e-gift card arrives via email at check-out

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