Family Beach Getaway
Sand, sea, and science for the kids.
Art, wine country, and endless shopping for the parents.
Santa Barbara is the perfect family beach getaway. No compromises, ever.
At the Best Western Plus Encina Inn and Suites you will be delighted to find suites and apartments big enough for the whole family. Whether you simply want more beds and space, a dedicated living room, or fully equipped kitchen, you are certain to find the room that will best fit your family and friends. The on-site restaurant Live Oak Café, featuring local beers and wines, and healthy American fare is a local favorite and a nice addition to your trip.
For the kids– May we suggest a visit to the brand new MOXI Museum of Exploration + Innovation or a classic like the Santa Barbara Zoo – where the whole family will discover over 500 animals. The cherry on top of your trip will be a visit to McConnell's Ice Cream just a few blocks away from the Encina.
For the parents – Explore Santa Barbara's Urban Wine Trail. With more than 25 tasting rooms, you'll be able to get a good sense of Santa Barbara wine culture without leaving the convenience of downtown. Plan a visit to the Granada, Arlington, or Lobero– all historic theaters in the heart of downtown, perfect for a romantic evening on the town.
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