Set on the bluffs of the California central coast, Bacara opened its doors in September 2000. The luxury resort resembles a coastal Spanish village and offers a two-mile sand beach; a 42,000-square-foot spa; a dedicated, high-technology conference center; and access to a 1,000-acre ranch.

Fast Facts

  • Where We Are 10 minutes or 6 miles from Santa Barbara Airport • taxis, limousines available

  • Where to Stay 311 guest rooms, plus 49 suites • amenities — 2-line speaker phones, voice mail, Internet access, robes, slippers, fully-stocked minibars, daily papers, balconies or patios• more than half the rooms with gas log fireplaces

  • Where to Play, on-site — 4 tennis courts, 2-mile beach with nonmotorized water sports, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, spa with 41 treatment rooms and full wellness program • off-site — two 18-hole championship golf courses, sailing, fishing, historical tours, shopping, winery tours

  • Where to Eat 3 restaurants • organic, French California cuisine; Mediterranean Continental al fresco dining; organic menu at Spa Cafe

  • Where to Meet 17 meeting rooms • largest room will hold 950 people banquet-style • 11,300 square feet of exhibit space • 25,500 square feet of function and conference space • dedicated high-tech conference center with tiered lecture hall, business center, screening room, extensive outdoor venues • 6 outdoor terraces • dedicated conference concierge

  • What's Available for Groups customized theme parties • teambuilding events, on-site activities center, spa group concierge

  • Tech Info high-speed Internet, 24-hour high-tech business center, 24-hour Technical Concierge

Bacara Resort & Spa


8301 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: 805.968.0100, 877.422.4245
Fax: 805.968.1800
Resort Manager: Jacques Villeneuve
VP of Group & Incentive sales: Ralph Behrsin