ABOUT THE HOTEL
Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort is an enchanting hideaway for those who cherish privacy and serenity.
Belmond El Encanto sits high in the hills amid lush gardens, offering a dazzling view over Santa Barbara and the sparkling ocean beyond. An icon since the 1920s, its original architectural features have been lovingly brought back to life, while modern additions include an expansive outdoor swimming pool and beautiful boutique spa.
True to its Californian roots, this luxury hotel combines glamour with laidback style.
Gaze out across the Pacific while soaking up the sun in our lavish infinity-edge swimming pool. The perfect setting to unwind and acclimatize to Belmond El Encanto’s easygoing lifestyle.
Seven acres of gloriously landscaped gardens offer sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. Drift through the rare flora and enjoy the balmy West Coast evenings.
Whether you’re into core fitness, pilates or yoga, the Fitness Studio features a variety of classes to ensure you stay in shape.
You’ll also find cutting-edge cardio equipment, Techno Gym training systems and Kinesis fitness products.
From travel arrangements to local recommendations, nothing is too much trouble for the Belmond El Encanto team. Whatever your heart desires our personal guest service managers deliver with a quick snap of their fingers.