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Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.
Most Santa Barbara hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.
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A Santa Barbara vacation is the perfect time to kick back and relax. Whether you like the idea of lazing by the water or wandering along the shoreline looking for seashells, a trip to Santa Barbara will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. If you'd rather be near the city center, stay in the vicinity of Carpinteria State Beach. This stretch of coast is just 11 miles (17 km) away. We also have Santa Barbara packages within easy reach of Goleta Beach and El Capitan State Beach, two other gorgeous nearby options.
It's so easy to save with our Santa Barbara vacation packages. Combine your flights, hotel and extras (like tours and car rental) and save as much as $583. Expedia has 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties around the world to pick from, so you're certainly not short on choice! On top of that, you'll be glad to know there's no cancellation fee on most reservations if you need to change your plans.
Santa Barbara, CA Airport (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal) has 872 flights per month. It's likely you'll be flying into or out of here on your trip to Santa Barbara.
With such a range of popular hotels and private vacation homes to choose from, travelers to Santa Barbara aren't short on choice. They're certainly two of the top options. If none of those jump out at you, perhaps you'll discover something that's more your style in our motels and bed & breakfasts.
With our Santa Barbara vacation deals, you can score discounts on just about anything. There are the things you'd expect, such as flights and hotels, but why not book a nice set of wheels to cruise around in while you're at it? And, if you like the idea of having your activities and experiences settled before you set off, we have those too. Lock in a combination or any of these as a stand-alone. Chart your own course!
A dream vacation is a combination of enjoying your favorite pastimes and saying yes to new adventures. On your trip to Santa Barbara, there'll be plenty of opportunities for both. See what tickles your fancy by taking a look at this list:
For more options, check out our Santa Barbara things to do page.
*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.
What are the advantages of a road trip to Santa Barbara?
There’s nothing quite like a Santa Barbara road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Santa Barbara or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Santa Barbara packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.
How to plan a road trip to Santa Barbara?
Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.
What to do on a road trip to Santa Barbara?
When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Santa Barbara. You can book all the road trip activities on your Santa Barbara wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.
How to rent a car for a road trip to Santa Barbara?
For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Santa Barbara. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.
My stay at Chumash Casino Resort overall was very nice! I love the security measures they had for the hotel section. Using your room key for access of the area made me feel secure and the IDing. The room was nice as well but the TV didn’t work and one of the bed frames where loose with screws visible. ...
I’m sure this hotel is full of amenities and fun when we’re not in a global pandemic, but it was difficult to get a good meal at the hotel. Other than that, I really enjoyed our stay. Great location. Super nice and accommodating staff. I definitely want to stay again when the hotel is fully ...
I enjoyed the property. Room was nice and clean. Staff was helpful and courteous. Only negative was I mistakenly booked a king and I needed two beds and they weren’t flexible in switching the room. They did however offer a rollaway at no charge.
Beautiful property with wonderful pool amenities even during the social distancing guide lines.
Property was clean and new. My only gripes were the extremely small parking under the hotel I've been in tight places in Hawaii parking but this here I had to do the Austin Powers 20 point turn also the windows in the rooms cannot open so no fresh air.... But other than that fantastic!
Good location-close to beach. Very nice courtyard. Really enjoyed the pool and jacuzzi. The front desk staff were very helpful and friendly. Bikes are available for all day use at no cost. That was a nice perk.