Belmond El Encanto, a Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike.Nestled between lush green mountains and a crystal blue sea, Belmond El Encanto sits atop a Santa Barbara hill just minutes away from exquisite restaurants, fine galleries, boutique wineries and the beautiful California coast. Santa Barbara’s reputation as the American Riviera is well-earned by the temperate weather and sophisticated ambiance of this Mission Canyon city.
Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort is an enchanting hideaway for those who cherish privacy and serenity.
92 quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows (70 bungalows and 11 suites) dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.
• Bungalows feature King-size bed, large writing desk and marble bathroom with heated stone floors
• Suites include details such as King-size bed, marble bathroom appointed with a separate deep soak or free-standing bath and rainforest shower with heated stone floors, fireplace and private terrace
• Bungalows and Suites include amenities such as widescreen LCD HDTV with premium channels, iPod dock and honor bar
• The Dining Room & Terrace Serves coastal cuisine with 180 degree ocean view, terrace offers comfortable dining with ocean views
• The Lounge is perfect for afternoon tea or cocktails.
• The Wine Room is set amongst The Dining Room and is a private enclave is for celebrations and gatherings of 6-14 guests
Recreation & Relaxation
The Spa at El Encanto offers a full range of treatments and services including a romantic couples treatment room, manicure/pedicure, dedicated facial suites, massage and wet rooms, private outdoor terrace and relaxation lounge.
• Guest transportation within 5 miles of the resort
• Welcome bottle of local Santa Barbara wine
• Zero-edge outdoor swimming pool with panoramic ocean views
• Full service spa: 4,500 square-feet with seven treatment rooms
• Fully equipped Fitness Studio and exercise classes
• Complimentary electric Bikes
• 24-hour room service
• Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access
• Complimentary daily local newspaper
• Complimentary in-room Belmond El Encanto roasted coffee and tea