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Waterfront Activities in Santa Barbara

As one of the waterfront motels in Santa Barbara CA, you could say that we know what’s up. As Santa Barbara is a large city, there’s no want for things to do! But sometimes you just want to spend your entire getaway at the beach (or as close as possible). So we’re here to help you […]

Your Santa Barbara Itinerary: Weekend in Town with the Kids

Hey, feeling like a fun weekend road trip? Whether it’s 100 miles or fewer than 10, your whole gang will have a great time in Santa Barbara. We’ve even planned your itinerary — from start to finish.

Where to Eat This Week in Santa Barbara: Comfort Food Edition

Vacation doesn’t have to mean expensive dinners out, and it doesn’t have to mean you have to make a McDonald’s run. Especially as it’s getting colder at night. This is why Santa Barbara comfort food exists. And it’s awesome. Here’s where to go.

Family-Friendly Santa Barbara – Fun for All Ages

We’re a family friendly motel! We just want to see you and your crew have a great time. We’ve got some family friendly ideas for your next visit to Santa Barbara.

Romantic Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Santa Barbara is the perfect place to celebrate! If you haven’t made your Valentine’s Day plans, now is the time to lock it in. Book a stay at Marina Beach Motel and then consider some of these options for activities during your romantic […]

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 […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara

There are lots of things to do in Santa Barbara this Independence Day and people are flocking to this beautiful city to partake in the festivities! From fireworks to dining, there’s a lot to look forward to. Here’s how you can celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara this weekend.

Featured Spot of the Week: Stearns Wharf

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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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Shellfish Company

On Wednesdays at Marina Beach Motel, we pick a local business or attraction as our featured spot of the week. We do this to support our neighbors and to provide our guests with a guide for where to go during their stay in Santa Barbara. This week we’re featuring a local favorite and a must-try […]

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.