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Why Everyone Loves Visiting a Santa Barbara Beach

Everyone loves spending time in Santa Barbara, regardless of what they do there. This city is always buzzing with activity! But arguably one of the biggest draws it has for tourists is its gorgeous beaches. Everyone loves visiting a Santa Barbara beach. 

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Featured Santa Barbara Restaurant: Jane

When deciding where to send guests for a great Santa Barbara restaurant experience, it’s hard for us to choose. With some many great places to eat, we never want to exclude a restaurant or steer someone in the wrong direction. We always try to ask our guests what type of food they’re looking for in […]

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How to Spend a Day in Santa Barbara

While we love when guests of Marina Beach Motel stay for as long as possible, we understand when vacation time can be cut short. If you find yourself in this position with only a day or two to explore Santa Barbara, you’re going to need to check out the best spots. That’s why we created […]

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Featured Santa Barbara Restaurant: The Nook

You wouldn’t even notice this Santa Barbara restaurant was hiding such good food inside if you happened to pass by. Located inside a blue shipping container, The Nook is the perfect spot to indulge in a perfectly cooked burger to locally caught crab cakes. With so much to do and see in Santa Barbara, it […]

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How to Spend The Holidays In Santa Barbara

Despite it never snowing, and well, the weather never really getting cold, the holidays in Santa Barbara are still celebrated. Just because it doesn’t feel like winter doesn’t mean it shouldn’t look like winter. At Marina Beach Motel, we celebrate the holidays as if we were in the North Pole. There are plenty of activities and things […]

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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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