Tag Archives: Santa Barbara beaches

What Does Winter in Santa Barbara Look Like?

When you think of winter, it conjures images of snow, hot cocoa, and cold weather. But what if you’re somewhere warm? What does winter in Santa Barbara look like? Here’s what you can expect from Santa Barbara’s warm winter.

5 Best Ways to Spend a Day at the Beach

A beach day is a must if you’re in Santa Barbara! Visiting this beautiful city without making your way to the coast is practically a crime. Beautiful water, sunny days, and perfect weather makes nearly any day a perfect beach day. So grab your sunnies, umbrella, sunscreen, and towel and head down to the water!

5 Reasons to Spend Summer in Santa Barbara

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!

15 Fun Facts About Wine

At Marina Beach Motel, we’re big fans of Santa Barbara wine–and it’s not just because it’s locally made. There’s something about sipping a sweet rose during a sunny Santa Barbara summer that makes us proud to live here. But enough about us. We decided to share our love of this historic beverage by offering you […]

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. 

How to Spend a Day in Santa Barbara

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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 […]

Top 5 Things to Do On a Santa Barbara Beach

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you can’t stay at Marina Beach Motel without visiting a Santa Barbara beach. It’s one of the top things to do in Santa Barbara since there are so many beautiful beaches here. And even though there’s a wealth of things to do here, we love going to the beach […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Brophy Bros

Dining in Santa Barbara can be both exciting and overwhelming. Among all the things to do in Santa Barbara, choosing a place to eat is probably the most difficult. Not for lack of options, but for too many! This week we’re going to help you out with that, by presenting our featured spot of the […]

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 […]

6 Reasons to Surf in Santa Barbara

There are many reasons to visit Santa Barbara, but one of its biggest attractions its surfing scene. Surfers from all over the world flock to our corner of California to hit the waves and connect with one another. In fact, Santa Barbara is arguably one of the best destinations to surf. Don’t believe us? Here […]