Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Zoo

It’s that time again! Every Wednesday, we at Marina Beach Motel present you with a featured spot of the week. We do this to show appreciation for neighboring businesses and attractions, as well as to give our guests a list of highlights for things to see and do in the Santa Barbara. This week, we’re […]

Blues Cruise BBQ: A Fun Event for the Whole Family

Every May, Downtown Santa Barbara hosts the Blues Cruise BBQ, a fun family event that happens in tandem with the State Street Nationals Car Show that same weekend. It’s going to be an exciting weekend in Santa Barbara, taking place May 16-17th this year. Here’s what you have to look forward to!

Featured Spot of the Week: Barbareno

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time to share our featured spot of the week! We do this every Wednesday to give our guests a kind of guide for what to do and see while they’re here. It also gives us a chance to show some love to our neighbors here in Santa Barbara. This […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Zaytoon

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.