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Featured Spot of the Week: Zaytoon

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for us to share our featured spot of the week with all of you! It’s our way of giving you ideas on where to go and what to see while you stay with us, while also supporting our neighbors here in Santa Barbara. This week we’re featuring a Lebanese restaurant […]

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Strange Sea Creatures of Santa Barbara

The Pacific Ocean is home to a whole different universe of creatures. Even if you just look at Santa Barbara’s little slice of this vast ocean, you’ll find a number of interesting creatures dwelling there. We actually looked into it and were shocked by what we found. We’ve listed our favorite strange sea creatures of […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Courthouse

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for us to present a new featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel! We do this to give you some ideas for places to visit while you’re here and to generate traffic at cool local spots. This week we’re featuring a historic landmark that is […]

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Why You Need a Beach Vacation

If you’re reading this, we bet you already know you need a beach vacation. But just in case you’re in any doubt, we’ve got you covered! Beach vacations are not only fun, they’re actively good for you. And if you’re staying at Marina Beach Motel in Santa Barbara, we can guarantee it’ll be a stay […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Opal Restaurant and Bar

Santa Barbara has a wealth of places to go and things to do. So many, in fact, that it can be hard to decide where to start! That’s why every Wednesday here at Marina Beach Motel, we choose a featured spot of the week to share with our guests. This will help give you a […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Old Mission Santa Barbara

Every Wednesday here at Marina Beach Motel, we share a featured spot of the week with our guests. From restaurants to just cool places to see, we’ve got you covered. It’s our little way of sharing our appreciation of Santa Barbara with our valued guests. This week we’re featuring a spot that is a significant […]

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Celebrate the Planet at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

Saving the planet is no easy task, so every year we celebrate how far we’ve come and simultaneously try to find new solutions at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival. It’s a two day weekend event, taking place in every April, to bring together sustainable practices and share innovative ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Featured Spot of the Week: Bouchon

Every week we feature a local spot in Santa Barbara that we love. We do this to share our appreciation with our guests and give them some ideas for places to go during their stay with us. This week we’re featuring a trendy, upscale restaurant called Bouchon.

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Tips for Tasting Santa Barbara Wine

Tips for tasting Santa Barbara wine can be a handy tool to have in your back pocket during your stay at Marina Beach Motel. Wine tasting is a daunting task for beginners, mostly because you don’t know what to look for or how to voice your preferences. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Below are […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Stearns Wharf

Every Wednesday we share our featured spot of the week with you in order to highlight all that Santa Barbara has to offer and to give you a guide for where to go while you’re here. This week, we’re featuring a place that is an obvious must-see for everyone who visits Santa Barbara: Stearns Wharf. It’s […]

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