Santa Barbara is an incredible destination. With unique dining and wine tasting opportunities, beautiful beaches, and many other fun local activities, it’s perfect to visit year-round. But you don’t have to take our word for it: Santa Barbara recently won awards from The New York Times and Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best places to visit this year.
Every once in a while, we plan a holiday getaway. It’s a welcomed retreat from the typical chaos and offers us a chance to simply relax. So, gather with the ones you love and indulge in a Thanksgiving feast from Santa Barbara’s finest establishments!
The joy of Halloween is practically tangible. From jack-o-lanterns to haunted houses, the evening promises a series of thrills and chills. Wondering where can you join in on the spooktacular festivities? In Santa Barbara, the excitement takes place downtown.
If you like to take your workouts outdoors, The Golden State provides a welcomed retreat from Fall’s cooler temperatures. Fortunately, some of the most beneficial exercises can be done amidst the sun and the sand. Here are our recommendations!
Nestled beside our patio, not far from the inviting front porch swing, is a guest favorite. It’s an amenity that exhilarates newcomers and enthuses our regulars. It can power a vivacious spirit or soothe a weary mind. It navigates with ease and parks without stress. It allows you to explore by cement or by sand. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]