It’s hard not to be taken by the sea; being in Santa Barbara, we’re constantly admiring the shore and the ocean’s vast waters. We encourage our visitors to explore the coast as well, even providing complimentary bikes to help you navigate with ease. But when you have a small sea lover, a child captivated by […]
September is a very happening month for Santa Barbara! We’re closing out peak produce season, the weather is beautiful, and tourists are slowing their roll — our calendars are full of exciting, unusual events.
Planning a trip can be so stressful. Let’s take it easy, okay? Let’s see some art, or at least think about it. Ponder it a little. You know you could also always just get dinner and drinks, if you don’t have it in you to hit up the galleries tonight.
Everyone and their mother knows that California does wine incredibly well. But you can only go wine-tasting, order that pinot with dinner, and visit vineyards so many times. Nothing can replace the classic bar. Whether it’s a cocktail or a pint that you’re looking for, let’s get into some of the bars Santa Barbara has for you.
Let’s go out to eat tonight. We’ve missed talking about food on the blog! It’s really been a while. Summer’s simply such an active season, full of events and sports and tourism. Here are two restaurants that we locals love…but which we haven’t yet shown any love for here: Mesa Verde and the Big Eye […]
Santa Barbara is beautiful year-round, but there’s something about summer in Santa Barbara that we absolutely love. It’s the perfect time to visit us at Marina Beach Motel. The weather is gorgeous and there are endless things to do. Whether you’re a foodie, a hippy, or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone in Santa Barbara!
Biking is a great way to tour Santa Barbara, allowing you to view all the local attractions while getting some exercise. It’s also one more way you can be an eco-tourist, meaning you’re conscientious about the environment you’re visiting. Better still, we at Marina Beach Motel offers free Beach Cruiser bike rentals to all of […]