The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a premier hotel located in Goleta, California. Beautifully situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains on the framed American Riviera, the hotel captivates the hearts of those who enter its doors. Offering a range of indoor and outdoor facilities, the hotel is the idyllic setting for special celebrations and creating memories that will be cherished for many years to come.
Facilities and Capacity
Overlooking the overlapping waves of the Pacific Ocean, the hotel sprawls across 78 acres of land with a two-mile natural beach, blossoming gardens, and a collection of helpful amenities. For couples seeking to celebrate in the salty sea air with gorgeous panoramic views, the hotel’s several lawns are perched high above the ocean and features lush gardens and articulated landscaping. The open-plan lawn spaces can be configured in a variety of ways and be transformed to best suit each couple’s style, design, and specific theme. For indoor ceremonies and fabulous wedding receptions, the majestic Bacara Ballroom features a stunning foyer entrance that leads into a room with 23-foot ceilings and ample space for seated guests as well as live entertainment. The Ballroom can accommodate up to 550 seated guests. Additional amenities and activities for couples and their guests to enjoy at the hotel include a spa and wellness center, three zero-edge pools with sea views, five on-site restaurants, wine tasting rooms, four tennis courts, horseback riding, hiking, surfing, and sailing.
All the rooms and suites at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara strive to capture the vibrancy and elegance of the Mediterranean. All guest rooms come with modern amenities that are essential for a relaxing stay and can also include ocean and garden views. For more information regarding accommodations, couples can contact the hotel’s friendly staff directly through their official website.
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara offers an array of event services and rental items to make each couple’s planning process run as stress-free and as smoothly as possible. In collaboration with the hotel’s professional event planners, couples can arrange and create the wedding they’ve always envisioned. The hotel’s starting event package includes setup, cleanup, tables, chairs, linens, glassware, flatware, and fine china. Additional event services and rental items available include:
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15 Reviews for The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
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Annalise · Married on 09/05/2020
Our whole experience with the staff here at the Ritz-Carlton, Bacara has been nothing but amazing! They helped us plan our wedding in less than two weeks for 13 of our closest family members. They helped us get rooms for everyone, a ceremony location, meals before and after the wedding, an amazing reception dinner, and pool time for everyone. It was difficult as this was our 4th attempt at planning a wedding during COVID, but they made it effortless, beautiful, and memorable! Thank you so much Angela, Dylan, and Steven! You made our wedding weekend perfect and we will definitely be back!Sent on 09/08/2020
User6642961 · 2+ years ago
Fabulous venue for our engagement dinner and wedding day. Five star accommodation in Santa Barbara cannot be beat, this place is luxurious and offers everything that it boasts about. Great restaurants on site and their spa is excellent.Sent on 04/27/2016
mindi · Married on 08/18/2015
We stayed at the Bacara Resort for our wedding! Three nights of the most beautiful grounds and the friendliest staff. They took extra good care of us and I would highly recommend this resort!Sent on 08/27/2015