Sample the distinct palates of six towns in Santa Ynez Valley. Explore European-style escapes in Solvang to old Western scenes in Los Alamos and Santa Ynez. Peruse warehouse-chic wineries in Buellton and then quaint local breweries in Los Olivos and Ballard. From cocktails to fine arts, the Santa Ynez Valley might be your most delicious destination yet.
Now through January 31, 2018, your escape to the Santa Ynez Valley just got a little sweeter. From horseback riding among the vines to wining and dining that special someone, vacationing in Santa Ynez Valley is an experience you’ll never forget.
Take the stress out of planning and enjoy this package designed to wine and dine you through the Santa Ynez Valley. Enjoy a one night’s stay in one of our beautifully decorated classic king rooms, complimentary wine tasting at four wineries, picnic for two, wine & cheese hour, house baked cookies in your room at night, $100 towards dinner at Chef Budi Kazali’s award winning Gathering Table, and a delectable breakfast in the morning. Learn More
All packages are offered upon advance reservation Sundays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, excluding holidays and some blackout days, and are subject to availability. Specials cannot be combined. Rates quoted do not include state and local taxes or 10% service charge. Offer valid November 1st, 2018 through January 31st, 2019. Terms and conditions may apply. Participating wineries include Beckmen, Lincourt, Bien Nacido and Zaca Mesa, subject to change.
These are no nose-to-tail rides. KAP Land and Cattle offers personalized 90-minute horseback rides through the historic 714-acre Parker Family ranch. Fully customizable and for all levels, guests will enjoy breathtaking views on their ride followed by a gourmet picnic lunch catered by The Bear and Star and an exclusive tasting at Fess Parker Winery. Learn More
Offer valid November 1st,2018 through January 31st, 2019. Terms and conditions may apply. 10-day cancellation – 1st night deposit will be charged upon booking and is refundable until 10 days prior to arrival. Credit card provided at time of booking will be charged the first night’s Room and Tax, the remainder of the room charges along with taxes will be due prior to your departure.
Stay at the King Frederik Inn and stroll through the beautiful surrounding areas of Los Olivos on Pedego electric bikes. This package includes a private shuttle to Los Olivos, a two-hour cycling tour and wine tasting for two. Historic Los Olivos is considered a prime touring destination for its scenic roads and relaxing countryside setting. This package offers an unforgettable trip with many options to visit local food and art vendors, wineries and experience the open road on a Pedego Electric Bike. Easily tackle hills and let the wind keep you cool while seeing wine country up close. Learn More
Reservations required for this package, valued at $291, available Sunday-Thursday. Included is your two-night stay for two, shuttle to and from Los Olivos, 2-hour Pedego rental for two and paid wine tasting. Holidays excluded and no additional discounts on this package.
Experience Santa Ynez Wine Country like never before. You’ll enjoy The Mirabelle Inn with a Deluxe King Room and wonderful amenities that includes a complimentary bottle of Coquelicot wine and a gourmet breakfast. Then you’ll embark on a guided tour by Coquelicot’s Assistant Winemaker, where you’ll get to visit organic wineries and tasting rooms around the valley while being treated to a chef-prepared lunch by the award-winning First & Oak restaurant. Learn More
Two-night minimum stay; subject to availability. Offer valid November 1st, 2018 through January 31st, 2019. Terms and conditions may apply. For online reservations, book your desired room and select the Winemaker Tour add-on. The Wine Tour starts at $125 per person, excludes taxes and service charge. Price for hotel room not included in tour price. Tour is subject to availability. Participating wineries include Coquelicot Estate, Spear Vineyard, Solminer, Alma Rosa, Demetria, and Sunstone.
Pea Soup Andersen’s Inn is teaming up with Angela Soleno, Winemaker from Turiya Wines, and introducing this exclusive package. Book a two-night stay at Pea Soup Andersen’s Inn and a private shuttle will take you on a winemaker lead tasting through the beautiful Santa Rita Hills. You will receive insightful first-hand knowledge of exquisite wines in this region. After tasting at a local winery; we will head to Turiya Wines for a barrel tasting and the start of you becoming your very own winemaker. Angela will guide your palate for a truly memorable experience of blending, bottling and enjoying your very own wine. Learn More
This package will be available Sunday-Thursday. Package is $307 for two people, includes your hotel stay for two nights, transportation to and from the wineries. Also, a two-hour seminar on blending your own wine. Reservations required, holidays are excluded and no additional discounts available on this package. Terms and conditions may apply. Offer valid November 1st, 2018 through January 31st, 2019. Two-night minimum stay required.
Could this dish be Santa Barbara County’s Most Instagrammed Breakfast? Enjoy the celebrity status “Egg-in-a-Jar” at Bob’s Well Bread after waking up in your themed suite at the Victorian Mansion in Los Alamos. Recognized as a “must see” in California, the Victorian Mansion features six luxurious, masterfully themed suites in the heart of wine country, each with hand-painted murals and hidden bathrooms. Will you stay in the 50’s Suite? The Egyptian Suite? Once you’ve enjoyed your hearty breakfast, explore downtown Los Alamos and make memories that will last a lifetime. Learn More
Two-night minimum stay; subject to availability. Offer valid November 1st, 2018 through January 31st, 2019. Terms and conditions may apply. Voucher will be provided for two (2) “Egg-in-a-Jar” and two (2) coffees at Bob’s Well Bread.
Interested in learning more about the Santa Ynez Valley?
Visit VisitSYV.com for insider tips on things to do and places to stay.
With so much to see and do in Santa Barbara, your instinct may be to hop in your car each morning without even thinking about it. But luckily for you, the city boasts a number of care-free ways to get around and explore; each of which offers their own unique brand of fun, and none of which involve parking meters. Check 'em out! Photo Credit: J. Sinclair
It’s known as a sport for the soul, and when you paddle out in Santa Barbara, you’ll quickly see why. The surfing in Santa Barbara allows for some of the best in California, with something for every skill level. Photo Credit: Gabriela Herman
Savor the coastal views, The Urban Wine trail, or the morning’s farm-to-table brunch. Explore shops tucked below unmistakable red tile roofs, then revitalize with energizing, local music or a handcrafted cocktail. Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Lift spirits. Savor moments. Miss nothing.
Conquer the day on foot, bicycle or boat, then revitalize beneath distinctive red tile roofs with a handcrafted cocktail. The American Riviera® unfolds where the distinctive Santa Ynez mountain range reaches east-to-west, cascading into a south-facing Pacific coastline with Channel Islands National Park just beyond. Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Lift spirits. Savor moments. Miss nothing.
The American Riviera® invites you to settle in and stay a while. Savor distinctive wines while enjoying a personal tour of the vineyards. Embrace an escape where a storied Spanish colonial heritage mixes with modern art and dances under unmistakable
red tile roofs. Soak up coastal views at the nearby polo fields, shaking hands with the local players. Take it all in. Relax longer. Miss nothing.
Discover a majestic California landscape, where the distinctive Santa Ynez mountain range reaches east-to-west, cascading into a
south-facing Pacific coastline. Mingle with elegant wine and rich culture beneath distinctive red tile roofs. The American Riviera®
welcomes you with the unexpected and leaves you feeling revived. Explore more. Miss nothing. Plan your escape.
Part global import showcase, part spiritual oasis, Sacred Space is the kind of place you could spend hours admiring the “treasures from heaven available on Earth,” as their motto says. Photo Credit: Instagram fan @mahgey
Meet new friends at the Santa Barbara Zoo and explore hands-on exhibits at the MOXI museum. Plan an afternoon escape along
a majestic California coastline where mountains meet the sea, with Channel Islands National Park just beyond. After a leisurely
bike tour, elevate your evening beneath distinctive red tile roofs, where acclaimed restaurants prepare family-style feasts paired
with bold wines. The American Riviera® welcomes you with the unexpected and leaves you feeling revived. Create memories.
Elevate your afternoon with family-style feasts prepared by renowned chefs beneath distinctive red-tile roofs. Meet new friends
at the Santa Barbara Zoo and explore hands-on exhibits at the MOXI museum. Plan an afternoon bike tour along a majestic California coastline where mountains meet the sea, with Channel Islands National Park just beyond. The American Riviera®
welcomes you with the unexpected and leaves you feeling revived. Create memories. Spark smiles.
With 6 different markets to choose from each week, take your pick on which day and location to visit. No matter where you choose, you’re always guaranteed the freshest produce around. Photo Credit: Instagram @yummymummykitchen
Spend some time in Solvang, the Danish village nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley that looks and smells like Christmas year-round, with twinkling lights at night and baked goods served fresh every morning. Photo Credit: Instagram @nelly1809
With its Spanish tiles, sunken garden, and observation tower, the Santa Barbara County Courthouse is considered by many to be the country's most beautiful government building. Photo Credit: Gabriela Herman
Explore a day’s worth of shopping tucked below unmistakable red tile roofs, then enjoy every pour along The Urban Wine trail. Savor coastal views after the morning’s farm-to-table brunch. Revitalize with energizing, local music or a handcrafted cocktail. Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Lift spirits. Savor moments. Miss nothing.
Loquita’s cocktail list showcases Spanish vermouths, farmers’ market Sangria, handcrafted cocktails and a rotating selection of Spain’s king of cocktails, the Gin-and-Tonic. Photo Credit: Instagram @loquitasb
The American Riviera® invites you to settle in and stay a while. Soak up coastal views at the nearby polo fields, shaking hands with the local players. Embrace an escape where a storied Spanish colonial heritage mixes with modern art and dances under unmistakable red tile roofs. Savor distinctive wines while enjoying a personal tour of the vineyards. Take it all in. Relax longer. Miss nothing.
Taste a delicious spin on the quintessential breakfast burrito with an order of Milpas flatbread, a Mexican-style pizza covered in salsa verde, potatoes, chorizo and fried egg. Photo Credit: Cecilia Rosell
Solvang, a quick 45-minute drive from Santa Barbara, is a truly unique village rife with activities, seasonal festivals, wine-tasting rooms and delectable dining. Photo Credit: Instagram @vivoxplorando
Located just beyond the Old Mission, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History offers visitors of all ages a chance to discover and reconnect with nature. Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @amazingdaysevents
Surrounding yourself with sunshine, beach breezes and palm tree views at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is always a great way to spend a day on the coast. Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @fssantabarbara
Treat yourself to a gorgeous table right on the patio overlooking the ocean and eat our way through the menu at Bella Vista at Four Seasons The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Photo Credit: Instagram @_thomasdawson
Enjoy a taste of Italy at Olio Pizzeria Enoteca & Bar. More in the mood for pasta? Don't fear! The formal Italian dining is just around the corner at Olio Limone. Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @oliosantabarbara
Kayak through the kelp forests of the Channel Islands National Park. This unique location is home to both warm water currents from the South and cold water currents from the North. Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @SBAdventure
A vacation that’s actually fun for the whole family is a rare thing indeed. Santa Barbara has loads of attractions and outdoor opportunities that will satisfy kids big and small. Photo Credit: Gabriela Herman
This mouth watering dish comes with a melange of wild mushrooms, toasted almonds, red peppers, carrots, zucchini, red and green cabbage, surrounded by fresh capri tomatoes, avocados and crispy wontons. Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @opal_sb
The fantastic Spanish-Moorish style mural room in the Santa Barbara Courthouse delights the eye with exuberant displays of brilliant colored tiles and cinematic murals in some of its historic rooms. Photo Credit: Mark Weber