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Located within a mile (2 km) of Sandpiper Golf Club, Bacara Resort & Spa is within 2 miles (3 km) of Goleta Butterfly Grove. This 358-room, 5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with 3 outdoor pools, a winery, and a full-service spa. It's on the beach and also near Glen Annie Golf Club and Coal Oil Point Reserve.


There are ample dining options with 3 onsite restaurants, including Spa Cafe, which specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch, and Angel Oak with pleasing ocean views. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start your day off with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee.


Bacara Resort & Spa's 358 individually furnished rooms provide balconies or patios, iPod docks, and refrigerators. Guests can expect 48-inch LED TVs with cable channels and pay movies, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Frette Italian sheets and down comforters ensure a restful night. Minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers are also standard.

Property features

Bacara Resort & Spa features a winery, a full-service spa, and 3 outdoor pools. Valet parking is available for USD 34 per night. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a health club, 2 spa tubs, and a sauna.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Winery
  • Spa

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 20 November 2016 to 03 December 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
  • One of the swimming pools
The property will be renovating from 05 December 2016 to 15 December 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • One of the swimming pools
  • Swimming pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A winery is attached to this Goleta hotel. Bacara Resort & Spa features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and 2 spa tubs along with a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 70000 square feet (6503 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and a children's club. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Bacara Resort & Spa has designated areas for smoking.

  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 358 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 15 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6503 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 70000 
  • Winery attached 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 22 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Bacara Resort & Spa offers 358 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 48-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Goleta hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Minibar 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Spa Cafe - Overlooking the pool and garden, this café specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open select days.

Angel Oak - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Bistro - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has 36 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 36 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 50 lb
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Tourism fee: USD 4.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 30.30 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 for adults, USD 10 and USD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 34 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bacara
  • Bacara Goleta
  • Bacara Resort
  • Bacara Resort Goleta
  • Bacara Hotel Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara Bacara Resort
  • Bacara Spa Resort Santa Barbara
  • Bacara Resort Santa Barbara Ca

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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