Rooms & Suites: 207
In privileged Montecito, this exclusive Spanish colonial-style resort is more than a beachfront Four Seasons it's been a glamorous Santa Barbara institution since opening as The Biltmore in 1927.
A place where Greta Garbo, Errol Flynn, Lana Turner, Bing Crosby, and other Golden Age movie stars once played croquet on the front lawn. Newly renovated rooms feature Mission-style antiques, local art, more Spanish tile, decorative ironwork, rain showers and deep soaking tubs, 42-inch plasma screen TVs with surround sound, DVD players, wireless Internet. Preferred tee time privileges at nearby Sandpiper Golf Course on the ocean. Serene Spa and Fitness Center, with 10 treatment rooms for signature pampering inspired by West Coast botanicals and the sea; whirlpool, sauna, steam, lap pool. Full-service salon, with acclaimed styling professionals.
Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Shopping & Fashion, Spa & Wellness, Wedding
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA)
May through October
Alternate airport: Los Angeles (LAX) - 90 minutes away.