Where luxury meets leisure, Montecito is one of Santa Barbara’s most cherished communities. Sitting at its heart is the bustling Coast Village Road, which stretches for approximately one mile through the city’s downtown area. Lined with opulent boutiques, upscale eateries and top-rated accommodations, this vibrant street is a can’t-miss during your getaway to The American Riviera®.
Shopping at Coast Village Road
From clothing and accessories to home goods and art, you’ll find a whole lot of everything on Coast Village Road. Begin at Montecito Country Mart with upscale children’s wear at Poppy Marché. Shop for timeless, bohemian pieces at Johnny Was and designer brands at Whiskey & Leather. Browse Silverhorn Jewelers’ collection of one-of-a-kind rings and the wide array of international eyewear at Occhiali. Or find carefully curated home décor at Kathryne Designs, Inc., the showroom of the acclaimed interior designer Kathryne Dahlman.
Restaurants & Bars
Cozy bakeries and European-esque brunch spots. Award-winning eateries. Pizza. Ice cream. Made-in-Santa Barbara wines. A day spent eating your way down Coast Village Road is one that will tantalize all of your senses. Some local favorites include Jeannine’s Bakery, Coast & Olive, Bettina and Folded Hills Winery.
Other Things to Do
Along with extravagant shopping and contemporary cuisine, Coast Village Road is home to two holistic wellness offerings—Simpatico Pilates and Skin Prophecy. Simpatico features personalized Pilates classes that incorporate disciplines from gymnastics, ballet, swimming and yoga to build muscle, improve balance and increase range of motion. At Skin Prophecy, visitors can choose from a wide range of handmade, clinical-grade skincare. It also offers in-house services such as HydraFacials, waxing and spray tanning.
Take a detour to the family-owned Mad Dogs & Englishmen, a bike emporium renowned for its premium electric bikes and vintage-style cycles. Here, you can rent bikes to explore Montecito on two wheels.
Places to Stay Near Coast Village Road
If you want to stay among the hustle and bustle of this sophisticated marketplace, book a room at Montecito Inn or Coast Village Inn. Both are located on Coast Village Road and within walking distance to all of the area’s shopping, dining and entertainment offerings.