Situated on a beautiful span of coastline on California’s Pacific Coast, Santa Barbara is a world away from everyday life.

Our Santa Barbara holidays offer an opportunity to discover quaint towns, stunning sights and five-star luxury. A beautiful Mediterranean-influenced city, Santa Barbara glows with over 300 days of sunshine a year.

Explore the cobblestone streets lined with boutique stores at Santa Barbara’s downtown. Unique architecture from the Old Mission and the County Courthouse punctuates the enchanting skyline. There is even world-class golf, the Santa Ynez Mountains, and the Santa Barbara Zoo waiting to be explored. Throw famous shopping and vineyards into the mix and it's no surprise Santa Barbara is often called America's Riviera.

Known for its stunning coastline, Santa Barbara will ‘wow’ you at every turn. The beaches are incredible, with Leadbetter Beach, Miramar Beach, East Beach and Arroyo Burro Beach County Park being home to soft white sands and exciting watersports. If you’re looking for refreshment after a day at the beach, Stearns Wharf juts into the deep blue waters and is one of the best places to catch one of California’s famous sunsets.

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Essential Information for Santa Barbara

There’s no bad time to visit Santa Barbara and it’s a fabulous year round destination. But, if you want to make the most of the stunning beaches, we recommend travelling June to September as the temperatures are highest. However, off-season the weather is still attractive and there are fewer crowds.

Currently, many British citizens traveling to the USA (United States of America) on a valid, individual machine readable or e-passport, with a return or onward ticket, and who are staying for less than 90 days, qualify for the Visa Waiver Program. This means they can travel visa-free with only an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

To visit Santa Barbara, the flight from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) takes around 17 hours, including a layover.

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