There are many reasons to visit Santa Barbara, but one of its biggest attractions its surfing scene. Surfers from all over the world flock to our corner of California to hit the waves and connect with one another. In fact, Santa Barbara is arguably one of the best destinations to surf. Don’t believe us? Here are 5 reasons to surf in Santa Barbara.
1. The weather
It’s a well-known fact that Santa Barbara weather is perfect for surfing. And if you have any doubts on the day of your outing, just check out the weather on Surfline, to make sure the waves will be perfect!
2. The beaches
Everybody knows that Santa Barbara has a bunch of gorgeous beaches. Whether you’re looking for something dog-friendly or a place to go celebrity-spotting, there’s a Santa Barbara beach for you. So pick your favorite and relax in the sunshine after a long day out on the waves.
3. The hikes
Santa Barbara has so much more to offer than just surfing, which makes it such a well-rounded destination for surfers. There are countless trails with incredible overlooks that will make your visit to Santa Barbara well worth it.
4. The biking trails
There are nearly as many biking trails as hiking trails in Santa Barbara, so why not alternate your cardio workouts between surfing and biking? Marina Beach Motel even offers free rentals of their beach cruiser bicycles to guests.
5. The events
Santa Barbara is never short on fun events. From Santa Barbara Film Festival and the International Orchid Show earlier this year, to the upcoming Earth Day festival and the Founding Day celebration, there’s never a dull moment here. That’s why surfers love it! They can alternate between checking out fun events and hitting the waves.
6. The waves
Speaking of which, we’re known for our incredible waves. Santa Barbara is a veritable surfing hub because of them. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll agree that we have the best surfing waves out in Santa Barbara.
So what are you waiting for? Book your stay at Marina Beach Motel today to see for yourself why everyone wants to surf in Santa Barbara. We’ll have a room ready for you!