5 Reasons to Spend Summer in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is beautiful year-round, but there’s something about summer in Santa Barbara that we absolutely love. It’s the perfect time to visit us at Marina Beach Motel. The weather is gorgeous and there are endless things to do. Whether you’re a foodie, a hippy, or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone in Santa Barbara!

1. The Beaches

Obviously one of the main reasons to go to Santa Barbara is for the gorgeous (and numerous) beaches. There are dog-friendly beaches, family beaches, celebrity spotting beaches, volleyball beaches, and more. So slather on some sunscreen and hit the beach in Santa Barbara. The perfect beach is waiting for you here!

2. The Food

If you follow our featured spot of the week posts, you’re probably familiar with the many incredible food options in Santa Barbara. From sweets to sushi, we’ve got it all here. Better still, the food here is more than just varied. It’s also next level in terms of quality and taste. Check out our featured spot of the week posts to learn more and figure out where to eat during your summer stay with us.

3. The Wine

Santa Barbara is known for its delicious wine, thanks to its perfect grape-growing soil and climate. Summer is the time for sweet rosé and fresh white wines, both of which can be found at a number of Santa Barbara wineries. Schedule a tasting this summer to see what all the fuss is about!

4. The Events

There are seemingly endless events going on in Santa Barbara each summer, from music festivals to wine festivals. We recommend checking some of the events out and booking your stay around one or several of them, in order to make the most out of your stay at Marina Beach Motel.

5. The Activities

Lastly, there are tons of fun summer activities to do here. There’s hiking, biking, swimming, parasailing, and skydiving, just to name a few. No matter where your interests lie, there’s always plenty to do here, especially in the summertime!

These are just some of our reasons why summer in Santa Barbara is the best, but we’re sure you’ll come up with your own favorite aspects after you stay with us. So book your vacation today at Marina Beach Motel!