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El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California, United States of America


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Luxury Holidays At El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara enjoys panoramic Santa Barbara and Pacific Ocean views from its seven acre garden setting. It’s a romantic hotel and many of the Specialty Suites, Bungalow Suites and Bungalows feature a fireplace and private balcony or garden, while all feature an LCD HD television, iPod dock and heated marble bathroom floors. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a full service spa, a fitness studio offering daily classes including Pilates and complimentary electric bikes to help you explore Downtown Santa Barbara. Locally-sourced seasonal produce, including herbs from the chefs garden and cheese made with milk from Ellie, the Belmond El Encanto Holstein cow, go into gastronomic dishes including California-coastal delights served at the elegant dining room and terrace, afternoon tea in the lounge and American-style bar food.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: An historic hideaway for Hollywood's elite
  • Feature: Perfect for a romantic interlude
  • Rooms: 70 rooms & 22 suites
  • Nearest airport: Los Angeles
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Location and transfer

Approximately 90 minutes drive to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles Airport.

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Nestled within extensive gardens, El Encanto is a truly intimate and romantic retreat. Charter a charming sailboat to explore Santa Barbara's world-famous Channel Islands National Park, or wander hand-in-hand through the area's enchanting vineyards, stopping for a taste of the glorious wine. Feel like the only two in the world as you hike through the valleys of the breathtaking Santa Ynez Mountains, rewarding yourselves afterwards with the luxurious Couple's Indulgence spa package - including an indulgent, side-by-side massage. After marvelling at the spectacular Californian sunset, enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars on The Dining Room's secluded terrace.

Spa & Wellness

The Spa draws from the surrounding landscape to create signature soothing treatments to aid in relaxation of the mind and rejuvenation of the body. In addition to soothing water therapies available in the special wet treatment room, there's a relaxation lounge, showers and steam rooms. Each treatment concludes with a detoxifying tea whilst you enjoy breathtaking views from the patio.

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There are various ADA compliant rooms available at El Encanto. Each room features a roll-in shower with folding seat and adjustable height hand-held shower wand, horizontal grab bars at shower and toilet, roll-in water closet, horn/strobe smoke alarm, strobe fire alarm and TTY/TDD telephone for the hearing impaired. All of the common areas are also accessible.


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