The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Immerse in an unique, luxurious and memorable spa experience like no other.


Every aspect of the stunning Ritz-Carlton Bacara says luxury, from the beautifully appointed rooms and suites, to the renowned day spa, to the creative menus at the resort restaurants. Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, this Forbes Four-star Rated Resort overlooks the Pacific Ocean and features,a natural beach, lush gardens, three zero-edge, saline pools, four tennis courts, and all the ingredients for relaxation, romance and adventure.
The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is a soothing wellness retreat where you will indulge in a complete spa experience, including a tempting menu of spa treatments, the adults-only pool, redwood sauna, eucalyptus steam room, fireside lounges, and a rooftop terrace. And when it’s time for outdoor activities, you can surf or sail at the beach, play a game of tennis, enjoy a round of golf at one of Santa Barbara’s three championship golf courses, or explore the area’s cultural and arts scene and boutique wineries. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara also offers the popular Ritz Kids program and is an impressive – and memorable – venue for weddings, special events, and meetings.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Sunday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Treatments at the Spa at Ritz-Carlton Bacara include an innovative menu of massage, body and skincare therapies, performed by the Spa’s expert therapists and aestheticians. Choose from a wide selection of treatments, such as a Bespoke Facial, Signature Body Melt, or the unforgettable Pacific Breeze Rooftop Massage. The full-service salon offers hair, nail, makeup and waxing services for men and women, along with special services for bridal parties.

The Spa’s 24-hour fitness center has a full complement of cardiovascular and strength training equipment and programs. You can also enjoy a range of group and private classes, including yoga, Pilates, boot camp, meditation, nature walks and more. 




The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Rooms & Dining

Facilities & Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara’s 42,000-square foot spa and wellness center. Three saline pools. Five exceptional restaurants and a wine-tasting room. Indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Four tennis courts. Painting classes, horseback riding, hiking, surfing and sailing and access to three championship golf courses. These features and amenities add up to the ultimate getaway in one of the world’s most beautiful areas –with exceptional experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. 

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Facilities & Amenities

Rooms & Dining

Courtyards, gardens and paths connect the 358 luxurious rooms and suites at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara. Private balconies overlook the ocean and gardens, and each room and suite has a deep soaking tub and separate marble shower. (Plus, you will sleep the night away on sumptuous Frette linens!) Select rooms have fireplaces, and penthouses and residences offer large living spaces, full kitchens, fireplaces and other residential touches.

The five restaurants at Ritz Carlton Bacara all have ocean views and all serve fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The signature Angel Oak features Chef Alexander Bollinger’s creative take on the traditional steakhouse and boasts a wine cellar with 12,000 bottles. Guests can also enjoy The Foley Tasting Room, poolside food and beverages, and casual dining at The Bistro.

Food Options

  • Casual to fine dining
  • Vegan & vegetarian available
  • Serves alcohol