Welcome to the enchanting month of May at the Marina Beach Motel in Santa Barbara! As the sun shines brighter and the days grow warmer, there’s no better time to experience the beauty and charm of California’s coastal paradise. With an unbeatable location just steps away from the picturesque sands of Santa Barbara, Marina Beach […]
The Old Mission Santa Barbara is iconic. Unless you’re a local, and maybe even then too, it might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of our city. It’s a beautiful part of our region’s history. Here’s what you might not know.
anta Barbara and its surrounding cities have a lot to offer when it comes to activities, but what about beauty? Here are the 8 most beautiful places near Santa Barbara: 1. The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is essentially a living museum, featuring 78 acres of a variety of more than […]
One of Santa Barbara’s most iconic landmarks, Mission Santa Barbara, is full of historical importance and cultural richness. We highly recommend you check out the site and tour around the grounds. Before you head over there, we’ve compiled some information about the mission for you to read. Here are a few facts about Mission Santa […]
As much fun as it is to go on vacation, it can be expensive, especially in a place like California. That’s why Marina Beach Motel offers such affordable rates to our valued guests and why we put together this list of free things to do and places to go during your stay in Santa Barbara. […]
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Santa Barbara, Stearns Wharf serves as a habitat for both humans and animals alike. Harbor seals glide underneath the protective cover of the water’s surface while humans trot along above, weaving their way through the small shops and locally sourced restaurants. Built in 1872, this Santa Barbara staple is […]
It’s no secret that people vacation in Santa Barbara for the weather, waves, and wineries. Most people don’t even think to take advantage of the area’s rich heritage. At the root of Santa Barbara history is the Santa Barbara Mission, located only three miles from Marina Beach Motel. Santa Barbara was established with the founding of this […]