• Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa
  • Bacara Resort & Spa

About Bacara Resort & Spa

The understated elegance of Mediterranean architecture and California ambience make Bacara Resort & Spa a captivating destination between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. Spread over 78 ocean-side acres of white-sand beaches and breathtaking bluffs along the Gaviota Coast, the Santa Barbara resort offers guests the opportunity to experience optimal relaxation and rejuvenation. The 42,000-square-foot spa is dedicated to refreshing and reviving guests with a comprehensive treatment menu of first-rate European-style and locally inspired indulgences and facilities, including a rooftop terrace and mud bar. Guests who want a more active experience can play golf or tennis, take nature hikes, choose from an amazing array of water activities such as kayaking, surfing, and stand-up paddle boarding, or reserve an all-inclusive Sky Ranch Fitness vacation. Thanks to the region’s lushly beautiful setting, popular activities also include guided bicycle and horseback tours. Come evening, guests can sip hand-crafted cocktails beside fire pits and a wood-burning fireplace at the inviting Bacara Bar.

Bacara is part of the Meritage Collection.

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8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93117 United States
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855-424-3028
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Hours of Operation
Monday: 8am  -  8pm Tuesday: 8am  -  8pm Wednesday: 8am  -  8pm Thursday: 8am  -  8pm Friday: 8am  -  8pm Saturday: 8am  -  8pm Sunday: 8am  -  8pm
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Deals & Specials

  • A Timeless Escape
    Midweek rates start at $420 a night.
    Valid May 7 - Aug 31
  • 2 for 1 Sky Ranch Fitness Vacation Package!
    Bring a friend and receive 50% savings on Santa Barbara’s first luxury fitness retreat!
    Valid May 2 - Dec 19

Menus of Services / Classes

The 42,000-square-foot Spa at Bacara fuses Spanish-Colonial style with unassuming California charm, inviting guests to unwind in an oasis of grand architecture—stately white walls, sophisticated tilework, and wood and leather accents—and luxury amenities.  Adding to the ambience are 36 treatment rooms, personalized wellness programs, and a full-service beauty salon. An adults-only, zero-edge saline pool is exclusive to spa guests who are welcome to take a dip or sunbathe poolside as they wish; a visit to the organic café for seasonal Asian-inspired dishes also entices guests to linger.

Several skin-care treatments, including the signature Babor SeaCreation Facial and Organic Bliss Facial, can be found on the spa menu, along with massage modalities like reflexology, Thai, arnica, lymphatic, and prenatal. Other rituals encompass the Mud Bar services, Citrus Avocado Polish, and ExFoleyation, a grape-seed body treatment inspired by Santa Barbara’s famed wine region. Open-air treatments can be taken on the spa’s rooftop terrace.

BODY SCRUBS
Fruit Scrub
Herbal Scrub
Other Scrubs
Sugar Scrub
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BODY WRAPS
Algae/Seaweed
Herbal Wrap
Mineral Wrap
Mud
Bacara Rooftop Mud Bar
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COMPLIMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE
Other CAM Wellness Treatments
“Que Syrah” Art & Wine Class
Mandala Readings
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ENERGY WORK
Other Energy Work
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FACIALS
Acne/Deep Cleansing
Alpha Hydroxy Facials
Anti Oxidant Facials
Anti-aging
Custom
Men's
Other Facials
Sensitive/Calming
Teen
Organic Bliss Facial
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FACILITIES & AMENITIES
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Food/Beverage Available
Laundry
Locker Room
Relaxation Lounge
Restaurant
Retail Store
Robes Provided
Sauna
Showers
Slippers Provided
Steam Room
Swimming Pool
Toiletries Available
Whirlpool, Jacuzzi
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FITNESS & ACTIVITIES
Aerobics
Biking
Dancing
Golf
Hiking
Meditation
Personal Training
Pilates
Scuba/Snorkeling
Spinning
Tennis
Yoga Classes
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HAIR/NAIL SERVICES
Hair and Scalp Treatments
Hair Coloring
Hair Styling and Care
Makeup Instruction/Application
Manicures
Pedicures
Sunless Tanning
Waxing
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MASSAGES
Acupressure
Aromatherapy
Ayurvedic
Couples
Deep Tissue
Hand/Foot
Hot Stone
Other Massages
Prenatal/Postnatal
Reflexology
Scalp
Shiatsu
Sports
Swedish
Thai
 

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PREVENTIVE
Nutrition Consultation or Therapy
Pre- and Postnatal
Weight Loss Services
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WATER TREATMENTS
Hydrotherapy
Other Water Treatments
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FITNESS
Aerobics
Dancing
Personal Training
Tennis
TRX Circuit Training
Salsa Dancing
Zumba Fitness
Bacara Boot Camp
Bacara Barre
Sky Ranch Fitness Retreat
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PILATES
Pilates with Mat
Pilates with Reformer
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WELLNESS
Golf
Hiking
Scuba/Snorkeling
Spinning
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YOGA
Yoga Classes
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Customer Reviews for Bacara Resort & Spa (3)

JennyH
June 20, 2014
Absolutely Amazing
My boyfriend surprised me with spa finder gift cards for my birthday along with spa services at this beautiful spa. The massage was superb and the facilities are amazing! I can happily say that I will not wait another year to utilize such a property -- I will definitely be back soon!
JenniferS
June 18, 2014
Heaven
Loved the Collection Facial with Lauren!
Jilen A
May 5, 2014
Bacara Resort and Spa
I was glad that Bacara Resort accepted Spa Finder Gift cards, otherwise the rate of the spa is just too high if you don't get it with promotions. Overall relaxing experience in the spa as they have variety of options/messages & is a beautiful atmosphere and Resort overall with nice swimming pool areas that you just want to hang out all day. While the fitness center & yoga, & message itself was very good, Unfortunately I found the service a bit off and slow. Staff couldn't generate a credit card receipt (had to ask 2-3 times till check-out day!) Cafe next to Spa was closed during our stay and pool area cafe so backed up that they never got things done on time, even though pointed to them that I had to go to my message session they didn't bring the food on time. I asked my husband to eat mine, and while I came back from spa 2-3 hours later (with eating an apple just in the spa to survive) they again took more than one hour to prepare a sandwich/salad to bring it to me!!! And this was not in high season. The towels were just too thick for usage in fitness (could be good at around pool area or inside spa, but they should use other lighter type of towels for work out when you want to hang it from your neck or from fitness equipments)
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Facilities & Amenities

Facilities & Amenities

With 78 acres of beautiful oceanfront grounds, Bacara has created a wellness sanctuary that caters to all travelers. Guests are steps from the white-sand beach, or they can utilize one of four on-site Har-Tru clay tennis courts, three hiking trails of varying levels, or multiple pathways that wind through the resort’s Mediterranean village. The 3,500-square-foot fitness center has a full range of Precor P80 cardiovascular machines—each with a 15-inch touchscreen console with iPhone compatibility, complemented by a lineup of group classes. Aside from the spa, Bacara’s leisure amenities center around two zero-edge saltwater pools bordered by private cabanas with butler service. As well, Bacara has partnered with Sky Ranch Fitness to introduce a luxury, all-inclusive, weeklong wellness retreat.

Bacara guests can enjoy complimentary wine tastings at a dozen-plus select Santa Ynez Valley wineries (the resort’s wine tasting room also caters to wine connoisseurs), and history buffs are within close proximity of the 18th-century Santa Barbara Mission. Downtown Santa Barbara also draws a crowd.

Facilities

Physiotherapy/Sports Massage

Badminton

Toiletries Available

Mobile Trainers

Hair and Beauty

Wedding/Event Space

Changing/Locker Rooms

Jacuzzi

Weight Loss/Slimming Programs

Sports pitches/courts

Pool-Outdoor

Sauna

Steam Room

Showers

Tennis

Fitness Testing

Resistance Equipment

Cardiovascular Equipment

Nutritional/Dietical Expert

Spa

Amenities

Slippers Provided

Meeting Facilities

Food and Drink

Restaurant/Bar/Cafe

Retail Shop

Dry Cleaning

Concierge

Professional Makeup

Robes Provided

Rooms & Dining

Rooms & Dining

Decor of the 354 guest rooms fosters an inviting, relaxed feel in line with Bacara’s coastal surroundings. Bathrooms are outfitted with deep soaking tubs and marble showers stocked with Fresh products, and every accommodation has a balcony or patio providing sublime views; some have gas or wood-burning fireplaces. Among the most opulent of lodging are Sea Haven and Penthouse, featuring wraparound terraces and kitchenettes, and the two-story Residence, which boasts an outdoor fireplace.

 At Miró, guests will dine on new American dishes alfresco on the oceanfront terrace or indoors in a whimsical setting, where the design is influenced by the restaurant’s namesake, Spanish artist Joan Miró. Restaurant highlights include Miró Wine Cellar, which showcases a 12,000-bottle collection and champagne brunch on Sundays (Bacara also features a Foley Food & Wine Society Tasting Room). Spa Café serves farm-to-table fare, while Bacara Bar offers American specialties and a seasonal sushi bar. The Bistro lures diners with its coastal-casual vibe and fresh California dishes imbued in Italian flavors.

Food Options

Other Needs Accommodated

Portion Control

Vegetarian

Organic

Vegan

Kosher

Serves Alcohol

Events

Sep 18 - Sep 18, 2014  

An Evening in Verona with Santa Barbara Opera and Fumanelli Cellars

Inspired by Verona, the “City of Love” as made famous by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this elegant evening offers the perfect coupling of fine wine and theater arts. Verona’s top winemaker, Armando Fumanelli, proprietor of Fumanelli Cellars, will present four Fumanelli wines, paired with a lovely reception and four-course tasting menu by Executive Chef David Reardon. Each course will be preceded by performances from members of Santa Barbara Opera.

Dinner will be served in Bacara’s magnificent circular Rotunda, situated above the resort’s lobby and courtyard. With soothing natural light filling the space, French windows and a private terrace, the Rotunda offers 360 degree views of Bacara’s magical seaside property. Architectural elements such as the beamed ceiling and massive wrought iron chandelier will be complemented by stunning floral displays by Bacara’s creative director, Lorrene Balzani.

An Evening in Verona includes:

•Wine reception on our beautiful Rotunda terrace

•Four-course dinner by Executive Chef David Reardon with Italian wine pairings in our circular rotunda

•Performances by two members of Santa Barbara Opera

$115 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

OR, reserve an overnight package that includes a stay at Bacara on September 18, two tickets to the dinner and valet parking. The overnight package starts at $549 ($682 if purchased separately.)

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Bacara Resort & Spa
http://www.bacararesort.com/best-santa-barbara-dining/wine-dinner-event/