Santa Barbara Best Beaches Archive

  • Located across from the Biltmore, Butterfly Beach is one of the best places to watch the sun set in Santa Barbara. And bonus point: located close to Montecito, the playground of the rich and famous, you just might spot a celebrity or two.

    Butterfly_Beach

    Located across from the Biltmore, Butterfly Beach is one of the best places to watch the sun set in Santa Barbara. And bonus point: located close to Montecito, the playground of the rich and famous, you just might spot a celebrity or two.

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  • This nice little beach further up the street from West Beach is worth checking out. It's quieter and cleaner than the beaches on either side of Fisherman's Wharf and it's only a quick (uphill) stroll away.

    Leadbetter Beach

    This nice little beach further up the street from West Beach is worth checking out. It's quieter and cleaner than the beaches on either side of Fisherman's Wharf and it's only a quick (uphill) stroll away.

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  • As a part of the long stretch that runs perpendicular to Santa Barbara's State street, West Beach is not particularly the sexy part. But it's a popular beach nonetheless due its convenient location

    West Beach

    As a part of the long stretch that runs perpendicular to Santa Barbara's State street, West Beach is not particularly the sexy part. But it's a popular beach nonetheless due its convenient location

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  • Located a stone's throw away from the University of Santa Barbara campus, this beach is popular hang out place for university students and Isla Vista residents.

    Campus Point

    Located a stone's throw away from the University of Santa Barbara campus, this beach is popular hang out place for university students and Isla Vista residents.

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  • Goleta Beach has a nice grassy park, complete with several grills and group sized picnic areas. Perfect for a weekend of BBQ's and beach fun.

    Goleta Beach

    Goleta Beach has a nice grassy park, complete with several grills and group sized picnic areas. Perfect for a weekend of BBQ's and beach fun.

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  • East Beach

    East Beach

    East Beach

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  • The locals call it 'Hendry's Beach'. It's without a doubt our favorite beach in Santa Barbara. With a long and narrow spit of sand with a cliff on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, it's a beautiful beach to have a long walk in the sand while waiting for the sun to set.

    Arroyo Burro Beach

    The locals call it 'Hendry's Beach'. It's without a doubt our favorite beach in Santa Barbara. With a long and narrow spit of sand with a cliff on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, it's a beautiful beach to have a long walk in the sand while waiting for the sun to set.

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