Make the most of the sunny skies and coastal way of life with a variety of outdoor activities. Explore the local area, relax and enjoy fun-filled days at the resort.

Beaches & Pools

Just steps from the resort are pristine beaches or splash around in our resort pool. Beach chairs and towels available to rent, $25 per day.

  • East Beach: located directly across from the resort, perfect for family fun
  • West Beach: the gentle current makes for fantastic boat-watching, fishing and kayaking
  • Leadbetter Beach: beautiful cliff-top views, with options for surfing, fishing, bbq, hiking and more
  • Butterfly Beach: A scenic stretch ideal for swimming, sunbathing, tide pool exploring and kayaking

Less than 4 miles from the resort:

  • Summerland Beach: quaint coastal strip with parking, bbq, picnic areas and more. 

Resort Activities

Create lasting memories with the entire family! Resort guests of all ages love to discover a variety of games located around the resort. Guests can pick up and return equipment at the Front Desk.

  • Croquet
  • Giant Checkers
  • Giant Chess
  • Ping Pong
  • Cornhole Toss
  • Shuffle Board
  • Bocce Ball


Family Activities

Explore the unbelievable array of family activities in and around Santa Barbara:

Spa, Fitness & Leisure

Pamper yourself at Spa del Mar or rent a beach cruiser to explore Santa Barbara The resort offers a variety of amenities including fitness center, tennis courts and salon.

  • Beachfront yoga class with Santa Barbara Beach Yoga every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 am. For more information, check out our Special Events page 
  • Spa del Mar offers massages and treatments,
  • Salon del Mar provides women's & men's haircuts, styling and nail salon,
  • Practice your game on our three tennis courts, book private or group lessons or visit the Dimitar Tennis Academy
  • Workout on state-of-the-art cardio, strength and stretch training equipment at the resort's fitness center with Peloton® bikes
  • Cruise around Santa Barbara - Wheel Fun Rentals offers beach cruisers, mountain bikes, tandems and more
  • Hiking trails & horseback riding

Please contact the Concierge on tel: 805.564.4333 for more information.

Dimitar Tennis Academy

DIMITAR Tennis Academy
Our mission is to provide superior tennis instruction and coaching in a boutique environment where players can learn how to compete and win while enjoying the wonderful game of tennis! DTR offers Private Lessons, Adult Clinics and Family Programs (up to 4 participants) at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort.

Meet The Pro
Dimitar Yazadzhiev, MPE is the owner and founder of DIMITAR Tennis Academy and Santa Barbara School of Tennis in Santa Barbara, California. He is a USPTR Professional and has worked with three of the Top 50 ranked ATP and WTA players, as well as with national and international top junior players for over 25 years.

Pro Shop
Our on-site Pro Shop offers full assortment of racquets, shoes, shirts, skirts, socks, grips, strings, hats, tennis balls, wristbands, headbands, vibration dampeners, head and lead tape. Everything you need to play is available at DIMITAR Tennis Academy.

Want more information? Please call 805-884-8521 or 805-746-3644  or email