East Beach

Type: Beaches

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Beaches, Outdoor Activities: A Santa Barbara leisure-time favorite, this busy beach offers recreational opportunities in spades. A children's playground, rollerblading trails, food vendors, picnic facilities, a bathhouse, showers and open lawns hint at the amenities. Volleyball courts are prominent, given that the beach is home to various tournaments and is a favorite with aficionados. Swimming and sunbathing are popular as well, and special events are hosted regularly. Near Chase Palm Park, the Santa Barbara Zoo and area hotels. Street parking and paid parking lots are available. Located along the coastal bike trail, there is also a decent amount of parking for two-wheeled vehicles.

Things to Do with Kids: A Santa Barbara leisure-time favorite, this busy beach offers recreational opportunities in spades. A children's playground, rollerblading trails, food vendors, picnic facilities, a bathhouse, showers and open lawns invite you and your family to stay awhile. Volleyball courts are prominent, given that the beach is home to various tournaments and is a favorite with aficionados. Swimming and sunbathing are popular as well, and special events are hosted regularly. Near Chase Palm Park, the Santa Barbara Zoo and area hotels. Street parking and paid parking lots are available. Located along the coastal bike trail, there is also a decent amount of parking for two-wheeled vehicles.


Address

1400 Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Map / Directions
805-564-5418


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Expert Tips by Geneva Ives

Santa Barbara Local Expert

Beaches, Outdoor Activities: "Bring your volleyball! A number of nets will make your dreams of a Tuesday (or any day) spent playing beach volleyball a reality."

Things to Do with Kids: "Bring your volleyball! A number of nets will make your beach volleyball dreams come true."

Best for Beaches Because: East Beach is great for families. There is a restaurant and restrooms onsite, and it's just two blocks away from the zoo.

Best for Outdoor Activities Because: This beach is close to everything and has great amenities for families, including a place where you can get tasty root beer floats!

Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: East Beach has a great restaurant and restroom facilities. There is also a playground, and it's close to the zoo!

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