Ranked among the the top 25 Hotels for Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best for 2015! Nestled in the Montecito foothills of Southern California’s wine country, San Ysidro Ranch has provided a tranquil vacation destination for discriminating travelers for over a century. Guests are drawn to the Santa Barbara hideaway for its blend of natural beauty, romantic heritage and classic luxury.
Myth and history mingle in the lush garden where Vivien Leigh and Sir Laurence Olivier exchanged vows; in the setting of John and Jackie Kennedy’s honeymoon retreat.
San Ysidro Ranch is located just south of Santa Barbara in the exclusive enclave of Montecito on over 500 rolling acres of unspoiled coastal landscape. From its site in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Ranch overlooks the Channel Islands and offers dazzling panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean as well as a terrific basepoint for exploring the coastal Californian region. With its idyllic climate and deep embrace of the outdoors, San Ysidro Ranch is the perfect place to indulge the senses and invigorate the soul.
Only an hour and a half north of Los Angeles, on the coast between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara, often referred to as the "American Riviera" has long been a destination for serenity and relaxation. Whether strolling through downtown's Farmer's Market or admiring the history of the Santa Barbara mission, Santa Barbara offers a variety of events and locations to enjoy year round.