Santa Barbara, California
Belmond El Encanto's offers an authentic ambience of romance and discovery that echoes that of Santa Barbara. 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
Skip the traffic and take the Pacific Surfliner train to Belmond El Encanto.
Admire the stunning seascape as you enjoy a leisurely ride along the coastline. The Pacific Surfliner route offers 11 daily round-trip services between San Diego and Los Angeles, and five between Santa Barbara and San Diego.
With the train station only moments from the resort, we offer complimentary transportation for your arrival and departure. Contact us to arrange your transfer.
Discover the local area with complimentary transport in our Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Travel anywhere you want within a five-mile radius. Visit the Farmer’s Market on State Street, head to a restaurant in Montecito, explore Santa Barbara’s waterfront… The choice is yours.