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Sandpiper Lodge

Sandpiper Lodge

3525 State St, Santa Barbara
2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (600 reviews)
Nice hotelWe use this hotel when we visit Santa Barbara. It’s clean, in a nice area, walking distance to shopping areas & restaurants. The staff is excellent; continental breakfast offers delicious omelets aside from the usual continental menu. Has pool & jacuzzi. AND it’s reasonably priced.
  14 Oct 2017

£108

£108
Best Western Beachside Inn

Best Western Beachside Inn

336 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (169 reviews)
Excellent hotel!This beach hotel is very nice, comfortable with and clean rooms. They breakfast is good.
  17 Oct 2017

£113

£113
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

3850 State St, Santa Barbara
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (489 reviews)
It was perfectand we enjoed the convenience and the pool.
  16 Oct 2017

£111

£111
Wine Valley Inn

Wine Valley Inn

1564 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (622 reviews)
One nighthad a great time in solvang first time there, alot of things to do there
  16 Oct 2017

£80

£80
Montecito Inn

Montecito Inn

1295 Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (415 reviews)
Nice hotel great locationNo complaints great stay. I walked to a bar to get dinner late at night and loved the food as well @ “Honor Bar”. Thumbs up!
  16 Oct 2017

£117

£117
Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara
2.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (539 reviews)
Quaint hotel close to the beach and shoppingQuick check-in, friendly staff, super clean and rooms with lots of character.
  15 Oct 2017

£90

£90
Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

Ojai Valley Inn And Spa

905 Country Club Rd, Ojai
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (265 reviews)
Great spaOjai was one of the nicest experiences I’ve had at a spa and the adjoining town was great. Room was beautiful overlooking the golf course, room was spacious, facilities were great
  13 Oct 2017

£258

£258
Kimpton Canary Hotel

Kimpton Canary Hotel

31 W Carrillo St, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (217 reviews)
Beautiful hotel in excellent location, worth the high cost. Rooftop deck is very relaxing.
  14 Oct 2017

£244

£244
Kimpton Goodland

Kimpton Goodland

5650 Calle Real, Goleta
4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (131 reviews)
Concept hotel falls slightly shortThis is a fun hipster hotel that had a great vibe and pleasant feel. The rooms were fine, but we never received service nor clean towels. The restaurant and bar scene was fun, lots of good looking people and an interesting menu. But the wait staff was slow and inefficient. The scene around the hotel ...
  17 Oct 2017

£125

£125
The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree by Hilton Resort

633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (640 reviews)
Great stay at a very nice hotel in an excellent location!
  3 Sep 2017

£149

£149
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With over 300 days of sunshine each year and a warm, Mediterranean climate, Santa Barbara is very much an outdoors city. Between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, it offers miles of white sand beaches, rugged hiking trails and road-cycling routes, and is ideal for an adventure-filled trip.

Adventure Sport Hotels in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is renowned for the quality of its accommodation. Use Expedia to choose from popular chain hotels, inns and roadside motels, or upmarket ranch-style properties and exclusive luxury resorts. Many of Santa Barbara's hotels offer sports lessons and activities, including surf lessons, bike hire and sea-kayaking adventures.

Stay near Santa Barbara's Best Surf Beaches

Book a sport-focused hotel near one of Santa Barbara's popular surf beaches, and you have access to some of the best wave conditions in California. Head to the sleepy surf town of Carpinteria, 11 miles south east of Santa Barbara, and catch some world-class waves at Rincon Beach, a legendary surf spot among Californian surfers.

In the city, book lessons at one of the surf schools which line East Beach, or check out the exclusive suburb of Montecito. Hammond's Point, also known for its excellent surf conditions.

Santa Barbara's Sports Attractions

Santa Barbara's perfect location between the mountains and the ocean makes it a great destination for outdoor sports. Try your hand at SUP, stand-up paddle boarding, on East Beach, take a sea kayaking safari from Stearns Wharf, or head to the hills in the Santa Ynez Mountains for rock climbing adventures and hiking trails.

Dining and Nightlife in Santa Barbara

After a day of adventure sports, head back to your Santa Barbara hotel for a rest or a drink in the bar, before dressing for dinner at one of downtown's popular SoCal restaurants. Or visit Stearns Wharf on the waterfront, a historic wooden pier between East and West beaches with seafood restaurants, casual cafes and lively bars.

From modern beachfront inns to upscale resorts, use Expedia to find the best deals on Santa Barbara's adventure sport hotels.