Belmond El Encanto, a Forbes Five-Star luxury hotel, has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike.
Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean.
Original architectural features have been lovingly restored, including the historic, trellised-lined Arbor and Lily Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor swimming pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for today’s luxury-seeking guest. Sumptuous contemporary cuisine delights with organic and locally sourced ingredients.
In essence, the hotel’s charming setting atop a commanding hilltop perch offers the ultimate secluded retreat, creating an eclectic and authentic ambiance for romance and rediscovery.