Santa Barbara is situated in the southern part of California. This city lies comfortably between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It is a popular tourist and resort destination because of its countless miles of beautiful beaches. Many of these lovely beaches are home to some of the best surf breaks and stand-up paddle board zones along the West Coast. Enjoying the outdoor sceneries in Santa Barbara is best done through its many public parks, such as the El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Cachuma Lake Recreation Area Park and the most unique and breathtaking of all, Channel Islands National Park.
Beach activities like frisbee, hiking, scuba diving, surfing and kayaking are available to tourist. Come enjoy the fresh air along with a bottle of wine, fresh-baked bread and good friends. Santa Barbara also offers world-class golf courses with panoramic views to golf enthusiasts. People who are fond of hiking can enjoy trekking into the hot springs of Gaviota Peak. For those who love rock climbing, Santa Barbara has “The Y” at San Ysidro Canyon.
A beautiful place would not be complete without a luxurious hotel. Santa Barbara gives rise to the El Encanto Hotel and Villa. The Luxury Suites of this hotel are wonderfully unique and perfect for a romantic retreat. Each room is furnished with a sprawling king-size bed, widescreen LCD HDTV with premium channels, an iPod dock, a glorious fireplace, a separate sitting area and a private terrace with sweeping views of Santa Barbara’s coastline, and the hotel’s verdant garden. In addition, the luxury suite has a marble bathroom with deep soak or free-standing bath and rainforest shower with heated stone floors.
The chef of El Encanto treats every guest with different luscious cuisines, which are created using herbs from the hotel’s garden, homemade unpasteurized beer and El Encanto cheese made from the milk of the hotel’s cow, Ellie. You can choose to dine inside the elegant dining room or on terrace, where you will be delighted with the romantic atmosphere.
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