SANTA YNEZ OFFERS AN ENTICING MIX OF SCENIC BEAUTY, HISTORY, AND CULINARY DELIGHTS FOR VISITORS, MAKING IT THE PERFECT DESTINATION FOR A WEEKEND GETAWAY.
WHERE TO STAY
The Fess Parker in Los Olivos is a highly-rated luxury inn. They offer rooms and suites that reflect wine country elegance and feature a variety of desired amenities. A stay at Fess Parker includes daily breakfast, wine tasting for two, guest parking, WiFi, high-definition television, a heated pool, and a gym. The hotel is also home to a spa and refined cuisine at their Bear and Star restaurant. Staying at Fess Parker is also extremely convenient—most destinations in Santa Ynez are only a five to ten minute Uber or Lyft drive away.
Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals provide their guests with all of the luxuries of a hotel, in the comfort of a beautifully appointed private home. They offer the largest selection of privately owned estates, ranches, homes, cottages, and guest houses in the Santa Ynez Valley.
WHAT TO DO
There are plenty of places to go horseback riding in Santa Ynez, but with Vino Vaqueros, you can pair a private horseback ride with a glass of wine afterward. Horseback riding is an adventurous way to experience the beauty and serenity of Santa Ynez from a different perspective.
The Chumash Casino Resort is the perfect entertainment destination in Santa Ynez Valley. Spend a night out Vegas-style with live performances and plenty of slot machines and table games such as Blackjack and Texas Hold’em.
The Santa Ynez Valley has perfect ballooning climate year-round. This balloon flight allows you to relax and take in the views of the picturesque vineyards against the majestic San Rafael mountain range.
WINE & DINE
Roblar Winery reflects the spirit of Santa Ynez Valley—rustic, authentic, and bold. Roblar’s philosophy is to create a unique experience by bringing together great wine, great food, and great friends. Guests are encouraged to explore the estate from inside to out.
Rusack is a boutique winery and vineyard nestled in the rolling hills of Ballard Canyon making for a gorgeous setting. Rusack is committed to creating world-class, handcrafted wines that reflect the excellence of the region.
Brave & Maiden is a new winery in the area. Here you can enjoy a number of tasting options either inside their magnificent tasting room or outside overlooking their sustainably farmed vineyard.
The Maverick Saloon is an old-school country bar with music and dancing that offers an array of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, and BBQ.
Dos Carlitos offers bold Mexican and Latin flavors along with a Tequila bar. This restaurant is perfect for friends and family to enjoy a relaxed outdoor patio or a casual indoor setting.
S.Y. Kitchen offers fresh, modern Italian dishes and craft cocktails. Guests can sit in the front room, on the porch with cushioned banquet seating, or in the cozy dining room. Large groups can opt for a family style meal.
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