Belmond El Encanto's spectacular setting creates an authentic ambience of romance and discovery.
One of the finest downtown Santa Barbara hotels, Belmond El Encanto is nestled between lush green mountains and the dazzling blue sea. The town’s reputation as the jewel of American Riviera is well earned thanks to its mix of temperate weather, sophisticated style and distinctive architecture.
The hotel is perfectly positioned to enjoy a wealth of Santa Barbara attractions. Just minutes away you’ll find exquisite restaurants, fine galleries, boutique wineries and the beautiful California coast.
Belmond El Encanto is easily accessed:
9 miles (15 minutes) from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
97 miles (1 hour and 50 minutes) from Los Angeles International Airport
We believe in environmentally-friendly travel and strongly support alternative transportation systems.
The concierge is more than happy to help coordinate train travel and transfers. We also provide a charging station for electric vehicles.
For more information about public transportation, please visit Santa Barbara's Mass Transit Directiory »