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Late Night Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Whether it’s a burger, burrito, or heck, even sushi, we want you to have a good idea of where to grub when the late night munchies kick in. At Marina Beach Motel, we understand that feeling, so that’s why we compiled a list of the best late night restaurants in Santa Barbara.

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Santa Barbara Winery of the Week: Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards

Located less than an hour away in from Marina Beach Motel, this Santa Barbara winery offers an incredible way to spend a day. We’re talking about Alma Rose Winery and Vineyard, of course. This winery is taking the Santa Barbara wine scene by a storm. Founded by wine entrepreneurs Richard and Thekla Sanford, this Santa Barbara […]

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What Makes Us the Best Beach Motel

Throughout the years we’ve had plenty of people visit and a good amount of them return. At Marina Beach Motel, we feel like the returners know exactly why we’re the best beach motel. However, we figured for those people who haven’t had a chance to experience our motel, we’d give them some motivation. Here are […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Sandpiper Golf Club

Situated right next the to beautiful Southern California Coastline, Sandpiper Golf Club offers golfers a Pebble Beach-like experience at an incredibly lower cost. With views of the Santa Ynez mountains in the backdrop of each golf shot and a sea breeze filtering through each hole, there’s no place quite like this course. Not only does this […]

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Best Reasons to Visit Santa Barbara in Fall

The reasons to visit Santa Barbara in fall are endless, but we’ll give you a few of our favorites. At Marina Beach Motel, we feel like there is never a bad time to visit Santa Barbara. With the beach just steps away and non-stop activities, Santa Barbara is a slice of paradise.

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Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Founded in 1926, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has been a must-see attraction since its inception. The founders’ goal of the garden was to “unite the aesthetic, educational, and scientific.” This blend has created a truly unique landmark that offers cultural richness to a city that is filled with incredible history.

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara with Your Dog

There’s always a lot of things to do in Santa Barbara, but what do you do when you’ve got your dog with you? More and more people are opting to travel with their dogs instead of paying expensive boarding fees or hiring a sitter. If this is you, have no fear. There’s plenty to keep […]

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Facts About Mission Santa Barbara

One of Santa Barbara’s most iconic landmarks, Mission Santa Barbara, is full of historical importance and cultural richness. We highly recommend you check out the site and tour around the grounds. Before you head over there, we’ve compiled some information about the mission for you to read.

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Best Travel Tips

In order to get the most out of your vacation, here are some of the best travel tips to keep in mind! Pack Light If you’re going on a weekend getaway, try to only bring a carry on. This makes you flying experience less stressful and save you valuable time at the airport. Check the […]

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Best Santa Barbara Beachfront Restaurants

If you’re making the journey to Santa Barbara, you might as well soak in the beachfront restaurants. With plenty of spots to choose from, here are a few that truly deliver on mesmerizing views and delectable food.

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