At a glance
San Ysidro Ranch is a luxurious property in Montecito, Santa Barbara. It’s where JFK and Jackie had their honeymoon. It’s something of a magnet for the American elite. Located at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountains, it’s surrounded by elegant gardens and stunning views. It’s a place where you can find peace and privacy – even if you happen to be the president.
Montecito is the most upmarket neighbourhood in Santa Barbara. Your neighbours will include Oprah Winfrey. It’s just a 20-minute drive to central Santa Barbara, where you’ll find plenty of excellent bars and restaurants. San Ysidro Ranch is an ideal choice for a staycation in California. Its gardens are deservedly famous – you’ll be greeted with one of the finest views in California.
- JFK and Jackie stayed here
- Oprah is a local
- Enjoy some of the best views in California
- Remote setting
- Downtown Santa Barbra is a 20-minute drive away
Whilst LGBTQ+ rights vary from state to state in the USA, there are nationwide laws that protect members of the community from discrimination. Same-sex couples can also marry in the USA, and social attitudes are generally tolerant.
The Romantic Garden Hideaways are around 475 sq. ft. They all open onto landscaped courtyards surrounded stunning gardens. Private hallways lead to each hideaway.
All Hideaways come with four poster beds, nespresso machines, stone fireplaces and 55″ HDTVs.
The Romantic Garden Hideaways average 575 sq. ft. and they come with views of the Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean. You can also opt for the Romantic Canyon Hideaway – at 900 sq. ft. these are the largest properties.
There are 42 cottages on that line the windy hillside creek of San Ysidro. These bungalow style properties are individually decorated in great style. They come with outdoor hot tubs, rain showers and hand picked antique furnishings.
Food And Drink
Head to The Stonehouse for excellent on-site dining. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served here. You can opt for Sunday Champagne Brunch too. This restaurant has won many awards, not least for its wine menu. The food menu is regularly updated.
Expect the highest level of service. There’s a pool overlooking a hillside surrounded by lemon trees. There’s also a gym, a spa and yoga instructor. The concierge can arrange many activities, including bike riding into the Santa Ynez Mountains.
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