The sun setting over a soft pink sky, a warm breeze rustling through gorgeous gardens, views unfolding to the ocean—El Encanto is brimming with romance. Whether you choose an alfresco reception or an indoor ceremony for your Santa Barbara wedding, our expert team will ensure a magical day.
Flower-filled gardens and sweeping ocean views set the scene for a picture-perfect wedding. Wander hand-in-hand through the Wisteria-lined Arbor; pose for photographs by the picturesque Lily Pond; or host an elegant reception in the ballroom. From rehearsal dinners to ceremonies and post-wedding brunches, we have a unique venue for every occasion.
Micro-Weddings & Elopements
Escape to our enchanting hillside retreat for an idyllic micro-wedding or elopement. Exchange your vows beneath an arbor of wisteria or beside a fairy-tale wishing well. Say ‘I do’ in front of the Santa Barbara skyline, the perfect backdrop for your intimate celebration. Beautiful private cottages, cozy fireplaces and inviting indoor venues offer charm and elegance for nuptial bliss during cooler months.
With over 500 wines on our list, we’ll always find the perfect pairing.
We’ll help you tailor a menu that celebrates the best organic, seasonal and local produce—with exceptional champagnes and Californian wines to match.
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Sink into serenity with an indulgent pre-wedding treatment. A botanical massage or body scrub helps you to unwind before your big day. Or walk down the aisle with a little extra polish after a facial, manicure or hair restyle from our talented team.T