How to Have a Romantic Weekend in Santa Barbara

How to Have a Romantic Weekend in Santa Barbara

Situated between a breathtaking mountain range and beautiful ocean, the coastal city of Santa Barbara is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend. Need help filling your itinerary? Keep reading for a few date ideas and a couples package available at Inn at East Beach.

Plan Your Stay During Santa Barbara Restaurant Week

This year, Santa Barbara Restaurant Week will be Friday, Feb 21 through Friday, Mar 6. The concept of Restaurant Week is pretty simple- local restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus for less than the usual price per plate. Dinner menus will be priced at $25, $35 and $45, making it incredibly affordable to dine at some of the nicest restaurants in Santa Barbara. The best part? A wide variety of cuisines participate in Santa Barbara Restaurant Week, so you won’t be hard-pressed to find something you and your sweetheart both like!

Explore Nature Together   

In Santa Barbara, you have the option to hike through mountains, travel across the ocean and so much more. Visit the oceanside Stearns Wharf (Santa Barbara’s #1 attraction) to shop local goods, enjoy a nice meal or simply watch the sun set. Or, head to Channel Islands National Park for an afternoon of hiking, kayaking and snorkeling. Here’s more details about kayaking in Santa Barbara.

Take a Bike Ride Around Town    

Inn at East Beach is conveniently located just one block from Santa Barbara Beach and within biking distance of several popular attractions, like Stearns Wharf. Before you head out to explore, take advantage of the bike rentals available right at the hotel. Our bikes are available on a first come, first serve basis for $10/hour, $25 for four hours and $40 for eight hours.    

Choose the Wine & Dine Package at Inn at East Beach 

As you spend your romantic weekend in Santa Barbara, make sure to choose a nearby hotel that fits you and significant other perfectly. At Inn at East Beach, couples can take advantage of our specially curated Wine & Dine Package. With the Wine & Dine Package, our guests enjoy:

  • Two-night accommodations for two
  • $50 credit per night to Wine Therapy, a downtown Santa Barbara wine bar
  • $50 credit per night to the Cruisery brewpub restaurant
  • Complimentary continental breakfast each day
  • Complimentary WiFi

With plenty to do and see, it’s easy to plan a romantic weekend in Santa Barbara! Before you visit, make sure to reserve the Wine & Dine Package at Inn at East Beach.   


Inn at East Beach    

Whatever makes your ideal California weekend getaway, the Inn at East Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara is here to help you stay well- and well within your budget! 1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. 805.965.0546