Santa Barbara

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

‘Experience Unparalleled Luxury’

Inspired by the glamour of Hollywood's Golden Age, it is all about the good life at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. The resort is an idyllic destination perched on a 78-acre bluff near Santa Barbara, California. Here, views of the Pacific coastline and Santa Ynez Mountains dazzle the eye and penetrate the soul. Luxurious villa-styled accommodations, exquisite dining, a world-class spa and championship golf are among the resort's amenities.

In Our Opinion

‘Stunning luxury resort and an amazing location make this a wonderful spot for enjoying the Southern Californian coast’

Miró Restaurant
Miró offers a stunning waterfront restaurant along the Pacific Ocean, as well as extraordinary New American cuisine. Enjoy spectacular Santa Barbara dining - either indoors or on the spacious outdoor terrace.
The Bistro
Situated oceanside, The Bistro restaurant offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to dine and enjoy sweeping views of the coastline. Inspired by the elegant, old-fashioned charm of the Italian Riviera, The Bistro blends the finest locally-sourced ingredients with flavours of Italy, rich in seafood, fragrant olive oil, fresh herbs and farmers’ market vegetables.
Spa Café
At the Spa Café, you can enjoy healthy dining indoors or outdoors on low-fat, delectable cuisine designed to refresh and detoxify. Using the finest ingredients supplied by local farms and fishermen, the seasonal menu infuses fresh fare with Asian-inspired flavours and textures.
Blend offers freshly-brewed coffee, espresso, teas, fresh pastries, Panini’s, gelatos (ice cream) and more to enjoy inside, al fresco or order a picnic to go.
Bacara Bar
Located off the resort’s light-filled lobby, Bacara Bar is the ideal place to relax and enjoy refreshing handcrafted cocktails, snacks or more substantial fare and features the Ocean Terrace for enjoying a drink outside while admiring the views across the resort and Pacific coastline.


• Fitness centre
• Spa
• Tennis courts
• Adults only lap pool
• Three outdoor pools
• Whirlpools
• Poolside cabanas
• Golf


• Salon services
• 24 hour room service
• Shops
• Valet parking
• Extensive wine cellar


Adjacent to the resort community of Santa Barbara, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is located along California’s most spectacular stretch of sea front, between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, including two miles of natural beach.

• Los Angeles LAX International Airport – 112 miles