Belmond El Encanto

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Book a room at the El Encanto Hotel & Garden Villas to experience one of Santa Barbara's most legendary properties. Perfectly situated in a secluded, quiet part of town, the El Encanto is famous...  Read More


  • Recommended as Best Hotels Because: Pure luxury. This is a legendary hotel that locals like to visit and travelers are lucky to find.
  • Best for Romantic Hotels Because: Book a weekend at the El Encanto for breathtaking views as far as the eye can see in a private, upscale setting.
  • Best for Luxury Hotels Because: Get away from it all at this historic hotel tucked into the foothills of Santa Barbara. The El Encanto has unparalleled views.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Hotels Because: There is no prettier place for your family to get away from it all.


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