This winter at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort guests will enjoy a wide variety of activities for couples and families. Relax and unwind at a fireside with s'mores under the stars or sail off on a sunset cruise with one of our sailing partners. Visiting soon? Check out our list of onsite amenities and offsite adventures below.
Our beautiful 24-acre resort offers lots to explore. Guests can enjoy checkers, chess, giant Jenga, ping pong, corn hole, croquet and more while staying with us. For equipment, please see the front desk.
Beach days made easy! Rent 2 Beach Chairs and 2 Towels for only $25 per day. Reserve through our iPoolside app (click below). Available for pick up at the Front Desk. Charges will be applied to your guestrom folio. Guests must return chairs and towels the same day. A $50 charge will be applied to guest folios for damaged or unreturned chairs & towels.
** If you are interested in renting Beach Chairs and Towels outside of concierge hours, please visit the front desk in the main lobby. **Take a Seat
Our Director of Pet Services ensures all of our canine guests receive special treatment, including: refreshing pet water stations at our main entrance, tennis balls & treats at check-in, our chef’s delicious dog-friendly gourmet menu at the Set restaurant and much more. Pets can even schedule a photo shoot with Santa Barbara’s premier pet photographer, WinkFace Photography, capturing them in all their glory in and around Santa Barbara. Book your photography session today WinkFace Photography | Dog & Pet Photographer Santa Barbara (winkfacephotos.com).Visit WinkFace Photography Online Doggie Delights Menu
Skip the wait and reserve your pool lounge chairs ahead of time. Each guest may attempt to make one reservation for each day, for a maximum of 4 guests. When reserving the lounge chairs, each guest noted in the reservation will be reserved a lounge chair, the specific location of which is not guaranteed. If guests do not arrive within 15-minutes of their scheduled arrival time, guests' reservation will be canceled and potentially provided to a guest on the Waitlist.
If reservations are unavailable, we invite you to join our waitlist should we have a cancellation or no show.
Cruise around Santa Barbara with bicycle rentals. Located onsite by the pool, multiple bicyles are available from 9am - 5pm daily. Daily resort fee includes a 2 hour bicycle rental.
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is excited to bring you a great line up of special events and activities throughout the fall. Check back for calendar updates.
Enjoy dining oceanfront and fireside at the Set. Fire pit seatings areas accommodate groups up to 6. Available in 60 minute increments. $75.00 food and beverage minimum spend is required at each fire pit. Reserve your fire pit today through our iPoolside app.
In for a treat? Be sure to look out for the Treat Trolley as it will make its way around the resort with various, seasonal treats!
Santa Barbara Sailing Center offers kayaking and standup paddle boarding. Located at the Santa Barbara Harbor. Reserve online through their website today Santa Barbara Rental Kayaks,, Stand-Up Paddle Boards & More (sbsail.com)
Within walking distance of the hotel, The Funk Zone is a relatively new addition to the city’s landscape, featuring notable local eateries, art galleries, wine boutiques and microbreweries. Visit our concierge desk for great recommendations on places to dine, wine or unwind in this hip, artsy locale.Get Funky
Santa Barbara is for beer lovers whose palates long to explore the Central Coast's finest crafts. Explore the local brew scene on your next visit.
'HOP' on over to one of our local brewery websites today to learn more:Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Brass Bear Brewing Third Window Brewing Co.
The Central Coast is known for it's wine and Santa Barbara is the ideal destination to taste. With over 20 tasting rooms in the downtown district, there is a glass to please every palate. Check out Visit Santa Barbara's Urban Wine Trail to plan your journey toward your next glass of vino.Urban Wine Trail Starts Here
Learn about the lions, feed the giraffes or peak at the penguins at The Santa Barbara Zoo. Home to 146 species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats, the zoo is within walking distance of the resort. The zoo requires advance reservations to visit, so be sure to get your tickets ahead of time.Get Wild
Whether you are whale watching or enjoying a sunset cruise, Santa Barbara never looks better than when you are aboard Santa Barbara Sailing Center's Double Dolphin Catamaran. Reserve your spot on one of their public cruises today.
Santa Barbara Sailing Center also offers private charters and small boat rentals.Sail Away on the Double Dolphin Private Charters and Rentals
Fun for all ages, ignite your learning through interactive experiences in science and creativity. With three floors of exhibits, you can explore and discover new things about the world around you.Discover Now
In between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara offers some of the most beautiful hikes. Whether you want to challenge yourself to towering heights, be rewarded with a waterfall, or stroll along flat paths, Santa Barbara has a wide variety of unique trails.Hike Now
Founded in 1786 by the Spanish Franciscans, travel back in time to learn more about Santa Barbara's earlier days. Take a self-guided tour and see historical artwork, artifacts and multiple lush gardens.Visit Now
While sipping wine and listening to good music, replicate a class painting one step at a time guided by an instructional artist. Classes are offered in-person or through Zoom. Classes are about 2 to 2.5 hours long. Register online or through the phone to reserve a spot. Must be 21 years of age.Reserve your spot
Salon Del Mar is Santa Barbara’s only oceanfront hair studio located within the Santa Barbara Hilton Beachfront Resort.
Using only the highest quality products and professional services, we cater to a range of clientele. We are a collaborative team of talented artists. With our shared creative vision, an interdisciplinary approach and professional customer service we are able to ensure every service is completed with absolute rigor and inventiveness.
Call today to inquire about our services 805-884-8561 or click on the button below to visit our website.Time to Shine
Spa del Mar is located inside the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The spa's talented team of therapists and estheticians offer a variety of services, including: customized massage, facials and signature body treatments. Let the team at Spa del Mar pamper you from head to toe on your next visit.Relax Now Spa Menu
Safely enjoy Santa Barbara by preparing for your next vacation. Click the links below to find out more about testing sites and COVID Health & Safety in Santa Barbara and California.CA Public Health SB Public Health Dashboard South Coast Analytics: COVID Testing Aptitude Clinic: COVID Testing Sansum Clinic: COVID Testing