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.

Featured Spot of the Week: Sandbar

It’s our favorite day of the week here at Marina Beach Motel–Wednesday! We love it because it’s the day we showcase our featured spot of the week. We share a local business or attraction to give you an idea of what to do during your next stay with us and we do it to support […]

Concerts in the Park Offer Summer Fun

There’s a lot of things to do in Santa Barbara in the summer, which is one of the reasons so many people stay with us at Marina Beach Motel time of year. One of our favorite summer activities though is the Concerts in the Park series offered to Santa Barbara locals and tourists alike. Listening to […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Cabrillo Bike Path

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for Marina Beach Motel’s featured spot of the week. We share a new attraction or business every week to give our guests some ideas of how they want to explore Santa Barbara and make the most of their stay with us. This week we’re featuring a great place […]

Top 5 Things to Do On a Santa Barbara Beach

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you can’t stay at Marina Beach Motel without visiting a Santa Barbara beach. It’s one of the top things to do in Santa Barbara since there are so many beautiful beaches here. And even though there’s a wealth of things to do here, we love going to the beach […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Lucky Penny

It’s time for our featured spot of the week again here at Marina Beach Motel! We do this every week to share some of our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants and attractions with our guests. It helps them figure out things to do in Santa Barbara, plus it gives us a chance to support our neighboring […]

Sip on Wine at the CA Wine Festival

There are always fun things to do in Santa Barbara, but one of our absolute favorites is wine tasting at Santa Barbara wineries. That’s why we’re so excited about the upcoming 13th annual California Wine Festival, happening July 14-16, right here in Santa Barbara! It will showcase wine from Santa Barbara wineries, among others, and […]

Featured Spot of the Week: State Street

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel. Every Wednesday, we share a business or attraction in Santa Barbara to help our guests decide what to do and where to go during their stay with us. This week, we’re  featuring an integral part of downtown […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara

There are lots of things to do in Santa Barbara this Independence Day and people are flocking to this beautiful city to partake in the festivities! From fireworks to dining, there’s a lot to look forward to. Here’s how you can celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara this weekend.