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Hollywood glamour in a modern classic

Perched high in the Santa Barbara hills, this iconic hideaway offers the best views of the American Riviera

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An Enchanting Embrace Awaits

This festive season, snuggle up by the fireplace with a hot toddy and disappear in the magic of the holidays. The sounds of live music fill the air as delightful cocktails and flavorsome classics tempt your taste buds. Then welcome the New Year with the tinkling sounds of Champagne flutes and live jazz at our intimate celebration.

From wreath-making workshops to movie screenings, festive brunches and delightful soirées, make the season sparkle on the American Riviera this winter.

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The Spa

Sensory journeys inspired by nature

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The Spa at El Encanto

Santa Barbara’s most serene secret

Set across seven spacious treatment rooms in the hotel’s verdant gardens, The Spa promises to transport body and mind. Open to hotel guests and non-residents alike, visit the wet room to indulge in a little hydrotherapy. Or indulge in a bespoke treatment packed with healing botanicals from Californian soils.

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