Popular Santa Barbara Beaches
Santa Barbara is located between beautiful white sand beaches and the stunning Santa Ynez Mountains, making it an ideal location for escaping from day-to-day life. Coast Village Inn offers affordable accommodations near some of the area’s most famous beaches.
Arroyo Burro Beach - 6.3 Miles
Also known as Hendry’s Beach, this is a secluded beach surrounded by high cliffs. A pet lovers beach, Hendry's is the only local beach where dogs can run free off-leash.
Butterfly Beach - 0.4 Miles
This is one of the area’s few western-facing beaches, making it a perfect place to catch the sunset. Offering a scenic view less than a mile from our location, this is a true local’s beach. There are no facilities but you just might see a famous face or two.
Carpinteria State and City Beaches - 9.3 Miles
By far one of the most scenic area beaches, this long stretch of sand also features full facilities.
Goleta Beach - 12.6 Miles
This busy local beach has plenty of facilities, including a fishing pier, picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and volleyball courts. Parking can be a bit of an issue.
Leadbetter Beach - 4.3 Miles
One of the area’s most popular beaches, Leadbetter Beach offers access to dining, showers, a picnic area, and more.