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Pick Of The Bunch
Pick Of The Bunch
Boasting a state-of-the-art gym, deluxe swimming pool and a host of invigorating spa treatments, Canary Hotel, A Kimpton Hotel is the only full-service boutique accommodation in downtown Santa Barbara.
A holiday in Santa Barbara is a full-bodied immersion into exquisite food and wine, big city culture and cosmopolitan style. With her Spanish colonial revival-style architecture set against a backdrop of dramatic mountains, rolling valleys and miles of sandy beaches this place is certainly good for you. The ‘Barb’ provides for the young and old, sport and art lovers alike and can be reached from all over the globe via Los Angeles airport just two hours away. We welcome you to the ‘American Riviera’!
On your Santa Barbara holiday you’ll be transformed into the protagonist of your own story where the laid back glamour of exclusive hotel life is yours to enjoy. Dine in style and sample the finest Californian wines whilst dazzling your taste buds with scrumptious local cuisine.
There is so much to do here that everyone will be entertained. Stearns Wharf is the most visited location due to its wealth of restaurants and provides an array of child friendly activities such as the sea life centre and the pier.
This region is a haven for classical music lovers and contains numerous performing art venues including the Santa Barbara Bowl, a 4,562 seat amphitheatre used for outdoor concerts which nestles at the base of the Riviera in a picturesque canyon northwest of ‘the Barb’.
However, Santa Barbara provides just as much fun for the adventurous type offering horse riding tours, scuba diving and even paragliding. Since California is so famous for wine it would be madness not to sample some, and why not take part in one of the Urban Wine Trails which offer an exclusive insight into the production?
The weather in Santa Barbara can be described as Mediterranean with mild winters making it a popular winter holiday destination. Its ocean front location helps to alleviate the humidity often associated with neighbouring desert areas, meaning the city’s typical 300 days-per-year of sun can be fully enjoyed. With a consistently temperate climate, this Californian coast town enjoys daily averages of 20 degrees celsius.
Santa Barbara makes a great starting point or stop-along-the-way on a Multi Centre excursion in the US. You're perfectly situated to visit other top towns on the West Coast. Indeed, Santa Barbara is equidistant to LA and San Francisco, with San Diego further to the south and Las Vegas just a short flight inland. Other famous cities across the nation like Chicago, Boston, Washington DC and New York also make fantastic locations to add to your multi-centre itinerary.