Tag Archives: Santa Barbara County

The Best Bike Rides 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 […]

The 8 Most Beautiful Places Near Santa Barbara

Santa 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:

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. 

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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Palace Grill

Every week here at Marina Beach Motel, we share a featured spot with our guests. The spots vary from tourist attractions to local treasures to delicious restaurants. This week, we’re featuring a very popular restaurant in the Santa Barbara area. Of all the things to do in Santa Barbara, dining in Santa Barbara is our […]

5 Fun Events in Santa Barbara This Summer

There are always things to do in Santa Barbara, but summer is one of the best times to visit because of all the events and festivals. It seems like there’s always a lot to celebrate during this time of year and we’d love for visitors to join in. So here are 5 fun events in […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Lotusland

Welcome to our Wednesday tradition here at Marina Beach Motel, where we present to you our featured spot of the week. We feature everything from dining options to tourist attractions, giving you a working guide of things to do and see while you stay with us. This week, we’re featuring a unique Santa Barbara landmark: […]

Why Go to Live Oak Music Festival

Have you ever been to Live Oak Music Festival? If not, you’re about to discover what you’ve been missing out on! But don’t worry, there’s still time to get tickets for this year’s festival. And we promise you the lineup is well worth the price of tickets. Here’s why you should go to Live Oak […]