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A Forbes Five Star resort, Belmond El Encanto is an iconic luxury hotel that has been meticulously restored to capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Belmond El Encanto is the latest addition to the Belmond collection, and the company’s first excursion to the American west coast. 
Ninety-two quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows will dot the lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. 
Modern additions to the expansive outdoor swimming pool and a new beautifully appointed boutique spa will enhance the Belmond El Encanto journey for today’s luxury-seeking guest. Sumptuous contemporary cuisine will also delight with organic and locally sourced ingredients. In essence, Belmond El Encanto’s charming setting atop a commanding hilltop perch offers the ultimate secluded retreat, creating an eclectic and authentic nature for romance and rediscovery.