Sea view
Garden
Pets allowed
Swimming Pool
Balcony
Bath
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Adjacent to the Sandpiper golf course, this Santa Barbara resort boasts beautiful ocean views, an outdoor pool and on-site dining. All guest rooms include a private patio with a view.

At the The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, all en suite rooms include a TV. Comfortably furnished, all rooms feature a seating area. Bathrobes and slippers are provided.

A variety of dining options are available at the The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. Bistro offers Californian dishes in a casual environment. Signature cocktails are available at the O Bar + Kitchen. Angel Oak is a modern steak and seafood restaurant.

Guests can also unwind at the on-site fitness centre. There are also tennis courts and hiking trails on-site. The property hosts one of the largest spas on the west coast with added features like an adults-only pool and a rooftop terrace.

There is also a meeting area for guests on business.

Santa Barbara city centre is 13 miles away from the resort. The Santa Barbara Mission is 18 minutes’ drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 10 Nov 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast info

American

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beach
  • Ellwood Beach

    7.3 Good beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Send a question to the property to find out more.
Hotel surroundings *
5 restaurants on site

    Bistro (outside only)

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

    Angel Oak (outside only)

    Cuisine: Steakhouse, Sushi

    Open for: Dinner

    Pool Bar

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    'O' Bar + Kitchen (outside only)

    Cuisine: American

    Open for: Dinner

    First Drop (outside only)

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Snorkelling Additional charge
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Table tennis
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and charges are applicable.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 58.0 per day.
  • Secured parking
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
3 swimming pools
    Pool 1 - outdoor
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool 2 - outdoor
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool 3 - outdoor
  • Opening times
  • Adult only
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hair styling
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair cut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi (Temporarily closed)
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre (Temporarily closed)
  • Sauna (Temporarily closed)
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 16:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
US$50 per child, per night
Cot upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$50 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking for more than 14 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover American Express The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that all on-site dining is currently available outdoors only.

The resort fee includes:

- High-speed WiFi
- Daily access to tennis court with rackets, tennis ball machine and a 30-minute tennis clinic with a pro (for 2 people)
- Guided echo tour for 2 people
- Daily bicycle hire for 2 hours per day for 2 people
- Shuttle to/from Santa Barbara Airport (24-hour advance notice required)
- 2 beach chairs and 2 drinks daily (beer, soft drinks and wine) at the Beach House
- Daily 1-hour yoga class for 2 people (equipment provided)

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

Sauna is closed from Tue 30 Mar 2021 until Sat 31 Jul 2021

Fitness centre is closed from Thu 19 Nov 2020 until Mon 01 Feb 2021

Fitness centre is closed from Tue 30 Mar 2021 until Sat 31 Jul 2021

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Tue 30 Mar 2021 until Sat 31 Jul 2021

FAQs about The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

  • The nearest beach is just 500 yards from The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara by:

    • Taxi 10min

  • Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • À la carte

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis court
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Beauty Services
    • Personal trainer
    • Horse riding
    • Beach
    • Tennis equipment
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Happy hour
    • Waxing services
    • Swimming Pool
    • Make up services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hair cut
    • Hair colouring
    • Hair styling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The prices at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is 11.8 miles from the centre of Santa Barbara.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara on this page.

  • Check-in at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has 5 restaurants:

    • 'O' Bar + Kitchen (outside only)
    • Bistro (outside only)
    • Pool Bar
    • First Drop (outside only)
    • Angel Oak (outside only)