800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA
(800) 393-5315

Located in the American Riviera, Belmond El Encanto is Santa Barbara’s only Forbes Five-Star resort. This iconic early 20th-century property is situated atop a commanding hillside, offering ninety-two quintessential, California-styled bungalows and terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.

Original architectural features were lovingly restored, including the historic, trellised-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor swimming pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the Belmond El Encanto journey for today’s luxury-seeking guest. Sumptuous contemporary cuisine will also delight with organic and locally sourced ingredients.

In essence, Belmond El Encanto’s charming setting offers the ultimate secluded retreat, creating an eclectic and authentic ambiance for romance and rediscovery.

Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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Amenities

Amenities

Accommodations - General
1-Bedroom Units:
Yes
2-Bedroom Units:
Yes
AAA Discount:
Yes
Non-smoking Rooms:
Yes
Parking Charge:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Resort:
Yes
Suites Available:
Yes
Accommodations - In-Room
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Alarm Clock:
Yes
Cable:
Yes
Coffee and/or Tea Maker:
Yes
Complimentary Newspapers:
Yes
Fireplaces In Some Rooms:
Yes
Hair Dryer:
Yes
High Speed Wireless Internet:
Yes
In-Room Safe:
Yes
Iron & Ironing Board:
Yes
Mini Bar:
Yes
Movies:
Yes
Roll-in Showers:
Yes
Room Service:
Yes
Television:
Yes
Accommodations - On-Site
A/V on site:
Yes
Babysitting Available:
Yes
Bicycles Available:
Yes
Business Services:
Yes
Concierge:
Yes
Exercise/Fitness Facilities:
Yes
Internet - Wireless:
Yes
Laundry Service/Drycleaning:
Yes
Meeting Facilities on site:
Yes
Outdoor Dining:
Yes
Outdoor Event Venues:
Yes
Pool:
Yes
Restaurant:
Yes
Spa:
Yes
Full Bar/Lounge:
Yes
Dining and Nightlife
Full Bar:
Yes
Breakfast:
Yes
Brunch:
Yes
Dinner:
Yes
Family Friendly:
Yes
Group Dining:
Yes
Live Music:
Yes
Lunch:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
Private Room Available:
Yes
Reservations Accepted:
Yes

General

Accessibility
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Wheelchair:
Yes
General
Cancellation Policy:
Yes
Check-In Time:
3:00pm
Check-Out Time:
12:00pm
Directions:
Belmond El Encanto is easily accessed: 9 miles (15 minutes) from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport 97 miles (1 hour and 50 minutes) from Los Angeles International Airport
Reservation Required:
Yes
Total Units:
92
Green:
Yes
Ratings
Five Diamond Rating:
Forbes Five Star

Group Dining

General
Total Max Capacity:
14
Private Dining Room:
Yes
Private Dining Room Capacity:
14
Disabled Access:
Yes
Full Bar:
Yes
Wine & Beer:
Yes
Private Dining Room(s) + Capacity(ies):
The Wine Room is set amongst The Dining Room. This private enclave is for celebrations and gatherings up to 14 guests.

Tour and Travel

Amenities
Handicap Accessible:
Yes
Restaurant Facilities on Premises:
Yes

Special Offers


Advance Purchase

Plan your stay in advance and enjoy great savings on a Santa Barbara retreat.

Includes:

  • Up to 15% discount on our Best Available Rate
  • Access to ‘The Spa’ and gym facilities 
  • Luxury accommodation

Please note:

  • Booking must be made more than 7 days ahead of travel
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Bed & Breakfast Package

Rest in total comfort, and wake up to a stunning breakfast each morning.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Valet parking
  • Access to ‘The Spa’ and gym facilities
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Celebrate with Savings

CELEBRATE WITH SAVINGS

Discover all that Santa Barbara has to offer. From hillside wineries and locally-owned boutiques to arts, gardens and architecture, stay a little longer and Celebrate with Savings.

Includes:

  • A 50% discount on every third or fourth consecutive night booked at our Best Available Rate
  • Wireless internet 
  • Luxury accommodation

Please note:

  • Tax and service charge are not included 
  • Minimum length of stay required 
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Celebration Package

Whether it’s a birthday, an anniversary or just because, celebrate in style at Belmond El Encanto.

Includes:

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • US$150 dinner credit and a bottle of El Encanto Cuvée per room per stay
  • Access to ‘The Spa’ and gym facilities
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Centennial Celebration Meeting Package

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GUESTROOM RATES STARTING AT $295 PER NIGHT

APPLIES TO GROUPS ACTUALIZING PRIOR TO MARCH 31, 2019.

YOUR CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION MEETING PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Complimentary meeting space
Complimentary wireless Internet in meeting rooms
Complimentary wireless Internet in guestrooms
Complimentary access to The Fitness Studio
Resort fee waived, $35 daily value per guestroom

CELEBRATE YOUR WAY BY CHOOSING THREE ITEMS FROM BELOW:

10% off banquet menu pricing
15% off audio visual equipment
20% allowable attrition 21-days out
20% off spa and wellness services
30% off private group fitness classes
30% off overnight valet parking
One complimentary spa treatment for planner or VIP
One upgrade and VIP welcome amenity per 15 guestrooms confirmed

To secure your group booking, please email [email protected]

Centennial Celebration Meeting Package is available to groups confirming a minimum of eight rooms per night. Offer applies to new bookings only, is subject to availability, package and inclusions must be confirmed at time of contract and cannot be combined with any other offers, packages or promotions. Other restrictions may apply.

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Gourmet Package

From seasonal Californian cuisine to an extensive list of regional wines, settle in and savor Belmond El Encanto’s many culinary treats.

Includes:

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$150 dinner credit per room per stay 
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Access to ‘The Spa’ and gym facilities
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Retreat to Romance

Retreat to Romance at Belmond El Encanto. Upon arrival to your private bungalow you will be welcomed with a bottle of our signature champagne. While visiting, stroll the 7-garden acres. Make your way to The Spa at El Encanto and experience our signature couples massage, which is designed to enhance your magnetism and leave you in a state of charismatic bliss. Then celebrate the evening with candlelight and rose petal turn down.

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Santa Barbara Babymoon

SANTA BARBARA BABYMOON

Includes:

  • Luxury accommodation
  • A $60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Welcome mocktail
  • Maternity massage
  • Maternity pillow
  • Sweet and savory turndown amenity
  • Wireless internet
  • Daily water and local newspaper
  • Courtesy Vehicle for Local Transportation
  • Access to ‘The Spa’ and gym facilities
  • Complimentary shoe shining
  • In-room tea and coffee facilities
  • Please Note: Tax and service charges are not included
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Spa Experience Package

Relax, revitalize and rejuvenate with the perfect spa break at Belmond El Encanto.

Includes:

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$180 spa treatment credit per room per stay 
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Spa amenity
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Spectacular Dates & Rates

FROM INTIMATE GATHERING TO GRAND EVENT, WE’VE GOT THE IDEAL VENUE FOR YOUR MEETING OR CELEBRATION IN 2018.

More than a just a celebratory space, Belmond El Encanto is also ideal for productive business events and strategy sessions. Four separate function rooms complement our gardens, giving you the freedom to plan all kinds of workshops, presentations and meetings. Host a networking event on our terrace with views of the Pacific. Or reserve the entire hotel to customize an agenda that leaves every guest informed and inspired.

HOST YOUR MEETING OR EVENT WITH GROUP RATES STARTING AT $250 OFFERED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
June 2018: 5-8, 10-15, 17-22
July 2018: 8-13, 22-27
August 2018: 12-17, 21-24, 26-31
September 2018: 9-14, 16-21, 23-28
October 2018: 1-5, 21-26, 28-31
November 2018: 11-16, 25-30
December 2018: 2-7, 9-14, 16-20

Available to groups confirming a minimum of eight rooms per night. Offer applies to new bookings only, is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offers, packages or promotions. Other restrictions may apply. Offer valid through December 20, 2018.

FOR ANY HELP ARRANGING YOUR MEETING OR EVENT, PLEASE CONTACT US AT THE DETAILS BELOW.

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
+1 805 845 5800 [email protected]

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Suite Escape

Whether cuddling up by the fire or relaxing on your private terrace, our Luxury Suites are perfect for a well-deserved break.

Includes:

  • Luxury suite accommodation
  • Up to 20% off our Best Available Rate 
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Special Events


West Coast Jazz Series

Time: Location: Belmond El Encanto

Join us at the beautiful Belmond, El Encanto for a night of Jazz accompanied by a wonderful three course dinner and a glass of Champagne.…