Belmond El Encanto

Featuring a seven-acre garden, 92 suites, and stunning ocean views; the Belmond El Encanto Santa Barbara is a wonderful choice for your wedding or event. The list of amenities and accolades is enormous! Everything you can think of is provided, from transportation to amazing locally-sourced foods. The Belmond El Encanto has six different venue choices, with guests lists ranging from 14 to 200. If you are looking for an intimate event, the wine room is a great choice for you. If your event is larger they have indoor and outdoor spaces, a list which includes a ballroom and an arbor by the lily pond.


The style of the hotel mixes classic California with Spanish-colonial, amplified by the can’t be beat views. Their hotel has a spa, perfect for some pampering and wedding-day prep. The Belmond El Encanto also has a fitness room and a pool, making your guest’s stay just lovely.

The food is one of the most talked about parts of the Belmond El Encanto. With a restaurant, bar, and lounge you have many options for dining. I can picture having an afternoon tea with your bridesmaids, or a rehearsal dinner on one of the outdoor patios. With catering and alcohol provided, your venue is set! The on-site sommelier boasts a list of 600 available wines, that can be paired with all the delicious locally-sourced foods.

At just nine miles from the Santa Barbara airport your out of town guests can arrive with ease. Nearby all the fun activities of Santa Barbara, there will be plenty of things to do for entertainment! The Belmond El Encanto also provides bikes to tour around the city in. Your guests can go to the zoo, museums, or the wharf to sightsee before and after the big day!


The Belmond El Encanto is a luxe, full-service hotel with some fantastic features. Choosing it as the location for your guests to stay, or for your wedding venue, is bound to be an excellent decision.