Explore Santa Barbara


Set between beautiful beaches with the majestic backdrop of the Santa Ynez range, Drift is located in the heart of Santa Barbara on State Street, an energetic, car-free promenade perfect for evening strolls and outdoor dining.
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Brophy Bros

Brophy Bros

The best chowder and fish and chips in Southern California at Brophy Bros, located in the heart of Santa Barbara Harbor.
Cheeky's food

The lark

A fish market turned eatery that’s known for modern American cuisine and a picturesque indoor/outdoor setting.

Helena Avenue Bakery

Organic breads and artisinal pastries made from scratch.
Tropicale food


Insta-worthy destination with an extensive tapas selection and a gin and tonic menu.
Lilly's Taqueria

Lilly's Taqueria

Santa Barbara’s best rated taqueria. This casual spot is known for being both authentic and affordable.

Santa Barbara Craft Ramen

This downtown Santa Barbara staple satisfies every tonkotsu craving, one bowl at a time.

McConnells's Fine Ice Creams

With old dairy roots and a 70+ year legacy, McConnell’s has served up the finest ice cream made from scratch.

Norton's Pastrami and Deli

The best pastrami in town. This casual sandwich shop keeps it simple with top-notch ingredients and unforgettable seasoning.


A stylish eatery featuring sushi, Asian-fusion cuisine & cocktails, plus a roof terrace & ocean views.


Arigato serves the best sushi in town. Pair an innovative sushi or nigiri dish with expertly curated sake while taking in the local art scene at this low-key Santa Barbara favorite.
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Our on property cocktail bar, serving mezcal and craft cocktails and a Baja-inspired raw bar.
NIght Lizard Beer

Night Lizard Brewing Co.

Beer that's good for the environment. For real. Night Lizard is committed to craft beers, local ingredients, and environmental education.
Lama Dog

Lama Dog Tap room + Bottle shop

20 beers on tap that change daily, a curated selection of local wines, and in-house specialties.
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Float spa

Float Spa

The ultimate luxury spa experience. Look no further than Float Spa for max relaxation and self-care.
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Sol seek Yoga

Get your zen on at Sol Seek Yoga, offering daily yoga and fitness classes for all levels.
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SB Sailing Center

Providing unique on-the-water experiences from sailing to whale watching, kayak and SUP rentals, and so much more.
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Douglas Family Preserve

Hit the trails of this 70 acre open preserve to enjoy the native habitat while taking in stunning cliff side ocean views.
Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point (Hike)

A two hour year-round hike that’s guaranteed to inspire.
Butterfly Beach

Butterfly Beach

Leisure lovers flock to Butterfly Beach for spotless sands, gentle waves, and awe-inspiring sunsets.
Santa Barbara Bowl

Santa Barbara Bowl

This outdoor amphitheater plays host to some of our favorite artists every season and is a music lover’s dream venue.
Santa Barbara Botanical Garden

Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens

Established in 1926, the Santa Barbara Botanical garden is the first to focus exclusively on native plants.
Elings park

Elings Park

Elings Park is a go-to for Santa Barbara’s outdoor enthusiasts. The park is home to sports fields all the outdoor activities.
Funk Zone

Funk zone

Discover the alternative side of the American Riviera at one of the many boutique wine-tasting rooms, cafes, galleries, and shops.
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SB Coastal Concierge

With seven different wine tours to choose from and the ability to customize your itinerary, Coastal Concierge, is your best bet for wine tours.
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Car Service

Book a car transfer from LAX or SBA, or rent a car and driver by the hour or for the day. Mention you are a guest at Drift to get 15% off.
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Take a trip to Santa Ynez Wine Country and visit our sister property, Buttonwood Farm & Vineyard. Tell them you're coming from Drift and receive a free tasting!
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Coast Village Road

Coast Village Road

Home to upscale shops, restaurants, and cafes, this picturesque stretch runs through Montecito’s “Lower Village”.
Promenade Market

state Street Promenade Market

Held the first Thursday of each month from 3pm - 8pm. Featuring local artisans, restaurants, and performers.
Paseo Nuevo Mall

Paseo Nuevo Mall

Open air plaza featuring local and national retailers, restaurants, and the Paseo Nuevo Cinema.