Belmond El Encanto's spectacular setting creates an authentic ambience of romance and discovery.

Nestled between lush green mountains and the dazzling blue sea, Belmond El Encanto sits high on a Santa Barbara hillside. Just minutes away you’ll find exquisite restaurants, fine galleries, boutique wineries and the beautiful California coast.

Santa Barbara’s reputation as the jewel of the American Riviera is well earned thanks to its mix of temperate weather, sophisticated style and distinctive architecture.

Getting Here

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

Alternative Transport

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 »

Contact Information

Belmond El Encanto
800 Alvarado Place
Santa Barbara

The Hotel: +1 805 845 5800
US Toll Free: +1 800 393 5315
Fax: +1 805 456 0836