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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools


Nestled on the beach, this Goleta hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Sandpiper Golf Club and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Goleta Butterfly Grove. Glen Annie Golf Club and Coal Oil Point Reserve are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Bacara Resort & Spa's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 358 individually furnished rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bacara Resort & Spa features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and 2 spa tubs along with a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 27000 square feet (2508 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Bacara Resort & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 27000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2508 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 22 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 358 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2000 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
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Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

The Spa Cafe - This café serves breakfast and lunch.

The Bistro - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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Spa Services

The onsite spa has 36 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Tourism fee: USD 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 34 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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