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 […]
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 […]
There’s no denying that Santa Barbara is beautiful in springtime. It’s arguably the best time of year to visit, with all of the spring flowers popping up and the many activities to do. Speaking of activities, there’s never a boring moment in Santa Barbara this time of year. But it can be hard to decide […]
Every Wednesday we share our featured spot of the week. This is to promote local businesses and provide our guests with a travel guide in Santa Barbara. It’s just our little way of saying “thank you” to both our neighbors and our patrons. This week we’re featuring a French patisserie and bistro called Renaud’s.
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.
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.
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 […]
As you plan your vacation, you’re probably worrying about what things to bring to Santa Barbara with you. Though we’re sure you’ve got the basics like socks and underwear covered, we’d like to help you by listing some things you may not have thought to bring. So here’s our list of 7 things to bring […]
It’s time to reveal this week’s featured spot and we couldn’t be more excited about it! We love Santa Barbara’s local businesses and always encourage our guests to check them out. Our latest recommendation is one of our all-time favorite restaurants: Eladio’s.
Seaweed is so much more than its unfortunate name suggests. It’s used in a number of daily products, from food to beauty products to medicine. So before you pick out the seaweed on your plate or scoff at people who use it in their beauty regimens, read about these 7 cool uses for seaweed. You may […]