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Best Relaxing Santa Barbara Activities

Santa Barbara is one of the best places to visit in 2019, according to The New York Times! And with so much to see and do, it’s easy to lose sight of that “relaxing vacation” you had hoped for. So here are some of our favorite relaxing Santa Barbara activities to help you stay focused on the relaxation […]

5 Best Beach Books this Summer

You know that feeling of happiness when you’re sitting on the beach listening to the waves, soaking up the sunshine, and reading a good book? Well, that feeling only works if it’s a good book. But don’t worry! We’ve got your top 5 best beach books for summer 2019. With one of these books in […]

How to Honor Our Veterans

In the United States freedom is fundamental. But how often do we truly take pause and acknowledge the brave men and women who help to preserve our liberty? This Sunday is Veterans Day, and its high time we stop and pay our respects. Here’s how you can honor veterans and give back to a community […]

How to Workout in the Sand

If you like to take your workouts outdoors, The Golden State provides a welcomed retreat from Fall’s cooler temperatures. Fortunately, some of the most beneficial exercises can be done amidst the sun and the sand. Here are our recommendations!

Building the Perfect Sandcastle

If you have a young family in tow then the likelihood of relaxing on the beach is slim. Luckily, this local Santa Barbara destination affords visitors with a variety of options be it in or out of the water. Our personal favorite pastime? Building sandcastles, of course!

Enjoying Outdoor Movies in Santa Barbara

Who doesn’t love going to the movies? Regardless of age, it’s a timeless activity that the entire family can enjoy. But at Marina Beach Motel we know better than anyone that you want to be outside – I mean, come on, you’re in Santa Barbara! So, we’re directing our guests toward the thrill of an […]

Why You Need to Stay near the Beach When in Santa Barbara

Don’t book a room somewhere beyond walking distance of the ocean. You’ll want to be near the beach during your visit. And not just because you’re working on your tan. Here’s why.

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.

The Best Beaches in Santa Barbara

People come to Santa Barbara for a number of reasons, from the tourist attractions to the beautiful weather. But one thing every Santa Barbara visitor has in common is a desire to go to the beach. And with miles of beautiful white sandy beaches looking out on the sparkling azure ocean, it can be hard […]