Such a great beach for sunsets. Very stunning. Get here early on weekends. We prefer early mornings especially during low tides.
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Beautiful beach, not crowded, easily accessible by stairs. Great place for a morning run. This beach is nice for children, dogs, artists and walker/runners.
Our family of four visited this beach during our stay in Santa Barbara and really enjoyed the several hours that we spent there. It's a lovely beach with plenty of walking space, and our kids especially loved the area closer to the Biltmore (which is...More
The sand is warm, the ocean bracing and we did spot a sea lion in the pounding waves. We gawked at the cabana club, an Art Deco beauty where the elite lounge around the Olympic- sized pool and probably dream of balls and BBQ' on...More
Really easy to get to Santa Barbara or Montecito. Free parking (it will get really busy on a weekend late morning on) and steps away from the beach. Best at low tide for a long walk, but almost always wonderful to access the ocean. Steps...More
Beautiful, quiet, majestic beach....across from the Biltmore Hotel (which I like to think of as my ladies room near the beach).......go for the lovely walks and the beautiful sunsets. I live in Santa Barbara and I always feel like I am on vacation at Butterfly...More
If you have a few hours bike from the volleyball courts in East Beach, past the zoo and bird refuge lake, around the historic cemetery, to the beautiful Butterfly Beach. This is one of my favorite beaches in Santa Barnara. If the tide is low,...More