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5 Things to Look Forward to at the Santa Barbara Film Festival

As the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) approaches, everyone’s anticipation is growing. From the incredible opportunities they offer students to worldwide premieres, there’s a lot to get excited about for the 31st annual film festival. If we had to pick though, we’d list these 5 events as the most exciting.

Kid Friendly Activities in Santa Barbara

Sometimes it can be hard to find fun things to do for the whole family, but not in Santa Barbara! There’s plenty to do out here, no matter what your age is. So make your family vacation a memorable one with these fun, kid-friendly Santa Barbara activities. Santa Barbara Zoo Kids’ tickets to the Santa […]

Things to Do in Santa Barbara

There’s a lot to do in Santa Barbara if you know where to find it–and we do! From sightseeing to hiking, we’ve got you covered. Here’s Marina Beach Motel’s list of things to do in Santa Barbara.

The Best Beaches in Santa Barbara

People come to Santa Barbara for a number of reasons, from the tourist attractions to the beautiful weather. But one thing every Santa Barbara visitor has in common is a desire to go to the beach. And with miles of beautiful white sandy beaches looking out on the sparkling azure ocean, it can be hard […]

Free Things To Do in Santa Barbara

As much fun as it is to go on vacation, it can be expensive, especially in a place like California. That’s why Marina Beach Motel offers such affordable rates to our valued guests and why we put together this list of free things to do and places to go during your stay in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara’s Holiday Celebration

Santa Barbara was bursting with activity this holiday season and we couldn’t have been happier to have you stay with us this time around! We hope our untraditional holiday setting helped create a new tradition for you and your family.

6 Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Santa Barbara may not be the typical Christmas setting you envision when thinking about the holidays, but it’s full of holiday cheer. We know how to celebrate and get into the holiday spirit better than anyone since we don’t have the traditional snowy backdrop associated with the holidays. Here are 6 ways to get in […]

8 Reasons to Stay at Marina Beach Motel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Marina Beach Motel is a favorite place to stay in Santa Barbara for a number of reasons. From our friendly staff to our affordability, we are a Santa Barbara treasure. As if you needed any more, here are our top 8 reasons for why you should stay with us at Marina Beach Motel during your […]

Why You Should Travel with Your Dog

Vacations are supposed to be fun and relaxing, but they’re less so when you have to leave your dog at home. And doesn’t Fido deserve a little break, too? If you’re on the fence, here are some reasons why you should take your dog on vacation with you to Santa Barbara. It’s cheaper Paying to keep […]

The Most Romantic Places in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is bathed in beauty. The cool, ocean breeze tempers the warm, sunswept vineyards, effortlessly crafting the romance of the American Riviera. With over 100 miles of pristine water sparkling in a stream of endless sunlight, Santa Barbara provides the ideal backdrop for a romantic escape. Whether you’re planning a proposal or enamored with […]