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Beaches of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Hope Ranch, Goleta, Summerland, Carpinteria and Isla Vista

Santa Barbara Beaches
  • Arroyo Burro County Beach
    Secluded beach area below the cliffs between the mesa and Hope Ranch area. Shady barbecue area with free parking.
    Cliff Drive at Las Positas
  • Butterfly Beach
    Small secluded beach located in front of the Four Seasons Biltmore,
    east of Cabrillo Blvd on Channel Dr.
  • East Beach
    Santa Barbara’s famous sand beach with something for everyone volleyball courts, bath house, restaurant, and arts center.
    E. Cabrillo Blvd.
  • Goleta Beach
    Large picnic & BBQ areas, playground, fishing pier, and volleyball courts.
    Sandspit Rd (off Highway 217) Goleta
  • Leadhetter Beach
    Good surfing & wind surfing beach with secluded cove access below Shoreline
    Park Shoreline Dr. at Loma Alta
  • Los Banos del Mar
    Professional 50-meter pool offering year-round swimming through the hot and cold months. Also, a large heated wading pool for children 7 and under that’s open from May to September.
    401 Shoreline at Castillo 966-6110
  • Refugio State Beach
    A 15-minute drive north on Hwy. 101 will take you to this beautiful beach and camping area.
    Call 800-568-2461
  • West Beach
    This beach is ideally suited for sailing, fishing, swimming, and picnicking
    Cabrillo Blvd. at Harbor Way