Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara

5* out of 5 stars

Absolutely upholding the prestigious hotel chain’s reputation for luxury holiday experiences, Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara is a destination in itself. Warm décor and Spanish Colonial architecture mingle with California sunshine and lush tropical gardens to give lucky guests a true feeling of escape. Conveniently situated just steps away from a striking beachfront, yet just 5 minutes from the city centre, Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore offers the optimum balance between deluxe seaside getaway and base from which to explore Santa Barbara. Expect only the best from your stay in one of 213 extremely well-appointed rooms, from Bvlgari bath products and custom linens to 24-hour concierge.

Facilities at the Four Seasons Santa Barbara

For a dose of invigorating exercise, head to the hotel’s very own fitness centre, which has been decked out with state-of-the-art equipment. Four Seasons also has a heated swimming pool, a number of tennis courts, and tennis lessons and hire equipment. If you’d like something a little more unique, guests of the hotel can even arrange to learn to play volleyball with an Olympian, or surf with a World Champion. Many of the rooms also include complimentary access to the exclusive Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club, which boasts its own gym, Olympic-sized swimming pool, and restaurant. Wind down with an unbelievable view of the waves rolling in at the Biltmore’s Coral Reef Bar, where the bar itself is a freestanding aquarium filled with colourful fish.

Explore Santa Barbara from the Biltmore

You’ll even find a host of glittering attractions within walking distance of Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara. West-facing Butterfly Beach, for example, is minutes away and an incredible place to catch a sunset. We also suggest you walk to Montecito for charming boutiques, independent eateries, and art galleries. To catch an incredible musical performance at an internationally-acclaimed venue, the Santa Barbara Bowl is a must. Meanwhile, taking a Sunday stroll down Cabrillo Boulevard is highly recommended for arts and crafts stalls. Golf enthusiasts are encouraged to tee off at the nearby Sandpiper Golf Course, whereas wine lovers can arrange a trip to the striking Santa Ynez Valley for a day of tasting.