El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

Rated 9.2 in 113 reviews. 89 rooms.


Offering sweeping Pacific Ocean views, this boutique hotel is 5 minutes’ drive away from Central Santa Barbara. It boasts an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness centre and an on-site bar and restaurant. All spacious rooms include free Wi-Fi.

A flat-screen cable satellite TV is featured in all guest rooms at El Encanto. Rooms include a minibar, a fireplace and a seating area. All rooms offer garden views.

A 24-hour reception is provided to guests of El Encanto. A business centre with fax and photocopying services is available. Guests can unwind at El Encanto's on-site fitness centre as well.

With 2 miles of this hotel guests will find attractions such as Santa Barbara Mission and Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course is 10 minutes’ drive away.

Spa Facilities

  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Back massage
  • Neck massage
  • Foot massage
  • Couples massage
  • Head massage
  • Hand massage
  • Full body massage
  • Fitness
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Heated pool
  • Salt-water pool
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Make up services
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrub
  • Body wrap

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara

  1. The Dining Room at El Encanto

    28 m from hotel
    800 Alvarado Place

  2. The Spa at El Encanto

    36 m from hotel
    800 Alvarado Pl

  3. Santa Barbara Running Co

    181 m from hotel
    110 Anacapa St

  4. Riviera Theatre

    Smaller cozy theater with a small concession, plenty of parking, comfortable seats without cup holders, decent sound, and no stadium seating. Those are the facts. I'm sure there are more...

    224 m from hotel
    2044 Alameda Padre Serra

  5. Riveria Theater - Cinema Society

    Parking is limited & on a steep hill. Please get there early before the event & enjoy the beautiful views of scenic Santa Barbara with that special someone & cherish panoramic ocean view.

    231 m from hotel

  6. Patricia Lopez Art Restoration

    250 m from hotel
    804 Moreno Rd

  7. Santa Barbara Magazine

    305 m from hotel
    2064 Alameda Padre Serra

  8. The Movie for Dogs

    361 m from hotel
    1708 Paterna Rd

  9. Mission Historical Park & Rose Garden

    Absolutely beautiful! Visit on a sunny Saturday and bring a camera!

    0.7 km from hotel
    Laguna St

  10. Franchesci Park

    Excellent place for a picnic. Great views.

    0.8 km from hotel

  11. Old Mission Santa Barbara

    Climb the steps at 5:59, 11:59 or 17:59 and wait for the bells to erupt in glorious peals...now count them...

    0.8 km from hotel
    2201 Laguna St

  12. La Super-Rica Taqueria

    Adam devoured the La Super-Rica Especial. As seen on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.

    2.0 km from hotel
    622 N Milpas St