Tag Archives: santa barbara travel

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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Old Mission Santa Barbara

Every Wednesday here at Marina Beach Motel, we share a featured spot of the week with our guests. From restaurants to just cool places to see, we’ve got you covered. It’s our little way of sharing our appreciation of Santa Barbara with our valued guests. This week we’re featuring a spot that is a significant […]

Celebrate the Planet at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

Saving the planet is no easy task, so every year we celebrate how far we’ve come and simultaneously try to find new solutions at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival. It’s a two day weekend event, taking place in every April, to bring together sustainable practices and share innovative ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Featured Spot of the Week: Bouchon

Every week we feature a local spot in Santa Barbara that we love. We do this to share our appreciation with our guests and give them some ideas for places to go during their stay with us. This week we’re featuring a trendy, upscale restaurant called Bouchon.

Tips for Tasting Santa Barbara Wine

Tips for tasting Santa Barbara wine can be a handy tool to have in your back pocket during your stay at Marina Beach Motel. Wine tasting is a daunting task for beginners, mostly because you don’t know what to look for or how to voice your preferences. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Below are […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Stearns Wharf

stearns wharf

Every Wednesday we share our featured spot of the week with you in order to highlight all that Santa Barbara has to offer and to give you a guide for where to go while you’re here. This week, we’re featuring a place that is an obvious must-see for everyone who visits Santa Barbara: Stearns Wharf. It’s […]

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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: The Lark

Every Wednesday, we unveil our featured spot of the week to highlight local businesses and attractions here in Santa Barbara. This is to offer our support to our neighbors as well as provide tourism recommendations for our guests. This week we’re featuring a unique, well-loved Santa Barbara restaurant called The Lark.

How to Plan Your Trip to Santa Barbara

Planning a vacation can be daunting, especially if you’re visiting a place as exciting and fun as Santa Barbara. But never fear! We’ll help you come up with a checklist and get you ready for a life-changing vacation with us. Here’s our list of things to prioritize when planning your trip to Santa Barbara.

Featured Spot of the Week: Los Agaves

Every Wednesday, Marina Beach Motel unveils its featured spot of the week. We do this to highlight the many wonderful local businesses in Santa Barbara and to help our guests decide on where to go and what to see during their stay with us. This week we’re featuring an excellent restaurant and local favorite: Lose […]