Santa Barbara is no Hollywood.
There’s a reason why a-list Celebrities like oprah, ellen, ashton kutcher, and gwyneth paltrow choose Montecito when they can live anywhere in the world. Celebrities and high-net worth individuals love Santa Barbara for its ambiance, amenities, and privacy.
Away from the hustle and bustle.
Nestled between the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is the perfect escape for high-profile individuals. Whether you are looking for a casual day on the beach or an opportunity to splurge on luxury goods, Santa Barbara provides a little bit of everything.
Perhaps one of the most alluring aspects that allow Santa Barbara its incredible privacy are the Santa Ynez Mountains. There are multiple State Preserves, such as San Marcos Foothills Preserve, which protect the natural beauty of the mountains. There are also various preserves that protect Santa Barbara’s oceanside, such as the Douglas Family Preserve and More Mesa Prevention Coalition. By having State Preserves on both sides of our city, Santa Barbara remains private, exclusive, and ever-beautiful.
Santa Barbara is a strong, tight-knit, lively community.
From celebrating at Old Spanish Days Fiesta to lending a helping hand in times of need, Santa Barbara is a place where members of the community care for, support, and celebrate one another.
Partially due to Santa Barbara’s unique geographical location, our city stays small, and people know each other by name. As a member of the community , there is an added sense of responsibility, importance, and belonging.
Montecito Country Club is a luxury course with tennis, swimming, and fitness facilities. Here you can enjoy lush green fairways and views of the Pacific Ocean. This exclusive club hosts a variety of fundraisers, athletic events, and social events. Montecito Club is reopening after a grand renovation earlier this year.
Coral Casino sits atop Butterfly Beach at the Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara. This private membership club is known for its unique social character, combining exquisite dining, fitness, and beachfront relaxation enhanced by world-renowned Four Seasons service. With stunning oceanfront property, a larger-than-Olympic size pool, and delicious cocktails, Coral Casino is the quintessential Santa Barbara hangout.
Join the celebs at Rosewood Miramar! This recently opened resort sits on one of the most beautiful and exclusive beaches in Southern California. The world-class resort conveys an elegant yet casual atmosphere, offering iconic sophistication and refined modernity. Born from an era of gracious hosts welcoming guests for the season, the resort’s unparalleled level of service is attentive and professional, yet never pretentious.
Ranked among the top 25 Hotels for Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best for 2015, the recently reopened San Ysidro Ranch is nestled in the Montecito foothills of Southern California’s wine country, providing a tranquil vacation destination.
The Monarch is a sophisticated yet minimalistic dining experience conceptualized by Chef Phillip Frankland Lee and located in the Montecito Inn. The fresh, exquisite dishes are meant to be shared family-style so everyone at the table can sample the variety of meats, vegetables, and sides the locale has to offer. Join them for brunch, dinner, appetizers, or cocktails.
Lucky’s is a classic American steakhouse perfect for brunch, a mid-week burger, or a special occasion dinner. With unsurpassed ingredients, well-crafted cocktails, and premium wines, this restaurant is at the top of our list.
Bibi Ji is the fourth in a collection of acclaimed sister restaurants with locations in Australia and New York City. Bibi Ji brings the vibrant spirit and flavors of India to the American Riviera, as well as a standout wine and beer selection.