El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel 5 stars * * * * *

800 Alvarado Pl, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, United States
  • Airport Distance
    13 km
  • Transfer Time
    30 mins
  • Resort Centre
    2 km

Further Hotel Information

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel is an amazing 5 star hotel located in Santa Barbara. It is perched high in the Santa Barbara Hills with the best views of the American Riviera. This hotel opened in 1918 and has been part of the Santa Barbara social scene ever since. It is glamorous, exciting as well as relaxing and quiet. It has something to appeal to everyone.

Santa Barbara Airport is approximately 13km from the hotel, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is 2km away and the nearest beach is around 2.5km from the hotel.

Imagine leaving the comfort of your bungalow, breathing in the ocean air and heading to the spa. The Spa at El Encanto takes inspiration from the coastal elements and guarantees a relaxed experience. The spa offers expert treatments featuring luxurious skincare lines. After you have enjoyed a treatment head to the Dining Room terrace and relax with a detoxifying tea or juice, the perfect way to end a relaxing time.

There are different experiences to enjoy here at the Spa at El Encanto. Sound Bath Meditation is where you can unwind through sound bath meditation and let the stresses wash over you. You can choose from the serene hilltop gardens or the surf-lapped cliffs of the Pacific Coast for a tranquil location. The Spa Retreat can help relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. For those looking to be a little more energetic, the Fitness Studio is where you can work on your workout routine. Use the Technogym treadmills, exercise bikes and ellipticals. Build up strength using the free weights and weight machines or have a personal training session with one of the on-site trainers.

Dining experience at El Encanto Hotel is second to none! It is home to some of the best restaurants in southern California using artisanal ingredients to match the region's culinary abundance. The Dining Room & Terrace is a place to dine in an ambient atmosphere or under the stars on the ocean-facing terrace. Fresh seafood is caught daily from the shores right below the hotel, served straight to your plate. All ingredients are locally sourced and are something to savour.

The Lounge is the perfect retreat for light bites or an afternoon tea with friends and family. Here you can dine inside or outside with Pacific views. El Encanto also has a take out option for those wanting to dine in the comfort of their suite or bungalow. Whether it is a treat for a special occasion or something to simply savour. Call ahead and the chef will prepare your order with fresh local ingredients and deliver them to you at the curbside. The Bar is the place to socialise and unwind after a day of visiting local sights or having spent the day on the beach. Savour the fine wines and gourmet bar snacks in the laid back atmosphere.

About El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel

El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel is an amazing 5 star hotel located in Santa Barbara. It is perched high in the Santa Barbara Hills with the best views of the American Riviera. This hotel opened in 1918 and has been part of the Santa Barbara social scene ever since. It is glamorous, exciting as well as relaxing and quiet. It has something to appeal to everyone.

Santa Barbara Airport is approximately 13km from the hotel, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is 2km away and the nearest beach is around 2.5km from the hotel.

Imagine leaving the comfort of your bungalow, breathing in the ocean air and heading to the spa. The Spa at El Encanto takes inspiration from the coastal elements and guarantees a relaxed experience. The spa offers expert treatments featuring luxurious skincare lines. After you have enjoyed a treatment head to the Dining Room terrace and relax with a detoxifying tea or juice, the perfect way to end a relaxing time.

There are different experiences to enjoy here at the Spa at El Encanto. Sound Bath Meditation is where you can unwind through sound bath meditation and let the stresses wash over you. You can choose from the serene hilltop gardens or the surf-lapped cliffs of the Pacific Coast for a tranquil location. The Spa Retreat can help relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. For those looking to be a little more energetic, the Fitness Studio is where you can work on your workout routine. Use the Technogym treadmills, exercise bikes and ellipticals. Build up strength using the free weights and weight machines or have a personal training session with one of the on-site trainers.

Dining experience at El Encanto Hotel is second to none! It is home to some of the best restaurants in southern California using artisanal ingredients to match the region's culinary abundance. The Dining Room & Terrace is a place to dine in an ambient atmosphere or under the stars on the ocean-facing terrace. Fresh seafood is caught daily from the shores right below the hotel, served straight to your plate. All ingredients are locally sourced and are something to savour.

The Lounge is the perfect retreat for light bites or an afternoon tea with friends and family. Here you can dine inside or outside with Pacific views. El Encanto also has a take out option for those wanting to dine in the comfort of their suite or bungalow. Whether it is a treat for a special occasion or something to simply savour. Call ahead and the chef will prepare your order with fresh local ingredients and deliver them to you at the curbside. The Bar is the place to socialise and unwind after a day of visiting local sights or having spent the day on the beach. Savour the fine wines and gourmet bar snacks in the laid back atmosphere.

Accommodation

The rooms are a blend of light, airy textures and locally carved furnishings combined with the tranquil environment outside make for an ideal retreat to stay. They have underfloor heating and wood burning stoves that will keep you warm in the cooler season. The bathrooms have a marble bath with heated stone floors. Throw open the patio doors and let the ocean breeze run through the suite or bungalow. They have king or queen size beds and a separate living area.

Entertainment & Activities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa/Beauty
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Loungers
  • Parasols

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Safe
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Living area
  • Twin beds
  • Double Beds
  • Hairdryer

Hotel Facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurants
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Concierge Desk