Santa Barbara

From a whimsical Christmas tree art installation to fun-filled resort activities, Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara celebrates the magic of the holidays.
From the sun-soaked beaches of Southern California to the sky-high peaks of British Columbia, these four sports programs offered by various Four Seasons resorts call in pro athletes and experts to...
El Encanto opened in 1918 with a collection of Craftsman-style cottages set on a hilltop overlooking the city and coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Soon fashionable with Hollywood stars and other...
El Encanto is a newly restored hotel in Santa Barbara, Calif., situated on 7 acres of landscaped gardens with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Conjuring up images of old Hollywood glamour,...
Now through the end of November, Bacara Resort & Spa , located on Santa Barbara’s picturesque coastline, is giving guests the chance to participate in a hands-on winemaking experience alongside...
In the early years of the last century, polo was an obscure sport in the Southern California resort town of Santa Barbara. In fact, the first exhibition match had taken place only a few years before...
After the Biltmore’s $225 million makeover, you won’t find wall-to-wall carpeting or dark, mismatched furnishings, but rather cream stucco buildings with hardwood floors filled with 1920s-era...
John Hunt’s day begins at dawn. There are hundreds of avocado trees to plant and 10 tons of fresh-picked citrus to pack. As a farmer, he always has a fence to mend, a leaking hydration pipe to fix,...