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Harbor Retreat - Sophistication and Comfort at the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Newly constructed 3-story home, Indoor/outdoor fireplaces, patios/balconies

Fine construction and contemporary design are the cornerstones of this Spanish-style detached home. Located in the desirable neighborhood of West Beach, Harbor Retreat offers easy access to the best activities in Santa Barbara. From this serene retreat, you can take a 5 minute walk and either spend a lazy day on the beach, or visit the shops, restaurants and wine tasting of lower State Street. The scenic Harbor area is only a short walk away. Visit Stearns Wharf, watch the boats come in and out while dining at one of several restaurants or purchase the local catch of the day to take home.

The home is tucked away in a quiet enclave of 5 homes. Parking is easy in the attached 2-car garage.

With 2 Master Suites, privacy for couples is a noticeable benefit of the smart design of this home. The larger of two Master Suites is located on the ground level. This quiet sanctuary is well appointed with king size bed, flat screen TV, and access to a very private enclosed patio.

This suite is further enhanced by the luxurious Master Bathroom. Warm earth tones and natural materials are the backdrop for spa-like amenities that include a sleek soaking tub, large walk-in slate shower with body jets & rain shower head, and large organized closets accented by sliding doors of frosted glass. Step outside to a second enclosed patio for a little sun worshipping!

Up the stairs, the main floor living space is open and bright with windows facing south and west. The warm floors of Teragran bamboo, combined with natural colors and surfaces, create a relaxed space to unwind. An ultra-suede couch w/ chaise lounge faces the flat screen TV.

The comfort of the living room carries over to the dining area where a soft bench and assorted designer chairs offer eclectic seating options at the glass-top table.

The Kitchen is contemporary and efficient and filled with every amenity necessary to create easy family meals, or to entertain in fine style. A skylight floods the kitchen with light, and the built-in cabinetry creates openness. A nearby covered patio offers convenience for morning coffee or afternoon wine tasting.

Completing the floor plan of this main level is a bedroom with queen size bed, his & hers closets, and a hall bathroom just outside. Laundry is also located here on the main level for convenience to all the floors.

On the 3rd floor, the second Master Suite is tranquil with its cool colors of blue and grey. A roof-top patio is perched off the master bedroom. It faces north to enjoy fantastic views of the Santa Ynez mountains and the Santa Barbara cityscape beyond. A second balcony faces east for more stunning views. The Master bathroom with slate shower completes this private 3rd floor suite.

The builder's respect for sustainable building practices adds ecological credibility to the fine craftsmanship throughout the home. The project is among the first Platinum LEED Certified & Green Constructed Projects in the Nation. Eco-friendly details include use of sustainable natural materials throughout, Xeriscape landscaping with rainwater cisterns. This unique complex, its architects, and designers have received numerous Awards of Merit for design and construction.

Harbor Retreat encourages you to kick your shoes off and relax at the beach, while also making you feel like a successful local, who is ready to dress-up and spend a night on the town. This fantastic property offers something for everyone, and is sure to set the stage for a fabulous Santa Barbara vacation.


Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks.

Minimum Nights

-30-Night minimum stay.

$350 Cleaning Fee (after 14 nights bi-weekly cleaning is required at an extra fee), Booking Fee (varies based on reservation cost).

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

More Details

Property Manager
Paradise Retreats
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Paradise Retreats

Paradise Retreats

World Class Vacation Rentals, LLC

16 E. Arrellaga Street

Santa Barbara, CA. 93101

+1 (805) 275-1851

Guestbook comments from the manager

(Transcribed from guestbook at property)

We were celebrating a redo of out dear friend's birthday. Did some major retail therapy, drank lots of red wine in the funk zone, and enjoyed this beautiful town. So relaxing! The retreat was the perfect place and so adorable. We had massage therapists come and we all had facials. We are hoping to come back sometime very soon! Highly recommend this place!
Nov 2016
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Santa Barbara House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area ...
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom #1 - toilet , tub , shower , 1st floor Master Bathroom w/Soaking tub,walk-in shower w
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , shower , 2nd floor Hall Bathroom w/walk-in shower, sink, toilet
    Master Bathroom #2 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor Master Bathroom w/walk-in shower, sink, toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1st floor Master Bedroom w/King size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor Bedroom #2 w/Queen size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3rd floor Master Bedroom w/Queen size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Harbor Retreat - Sophistication and Comfort at the Beach
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 77 reviews

Great location, beautiful home!

  • 4 of 5

​Great location, very walk-able to State Street​, Funk Zone ​and the waterfront/beaches. ​We experienced some delay on items needing attention upon our arrival, but the management company respon​d​​ed quickly to requests for ​service and ​were ​very pleasant to deal with. ​ It is a beautiful home in a quiet enclave. Overall, the home is well laid out with spacious rooms and it was great to find a very well-stocked kitchen. The side and rear yards are quite small with fencing, tall hedges and neighbouring trees that shade the ground level master suite and patios. Due to the compact nature of the site, most living area views look out to adjacent units.

​In committing to this rental, we expected an 'executive type' accommodation. The home lives up to that standard with a few exceptions. Certain elements of the home need a 'refresh' as they are showing signs of wear and tear and should be replaced (master king mattress, dining room chairs, carpeting on stairs and 1st generation CFL bulbs throughout that cast sub-standard light quality). ​Although certain of these items are subjective, we asked the management company to inspect / document our concerns and we were told they would be communicated to the owner. On the last four days of our stay, a painting crew arrived and proceeded to paint the exterior of the home. This impacted our privacy and advance notice should have been provided. Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Harbour Retreat and would return in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I rented this property for a week. It was clean, comfortable and spacious. It really exceeded all of my expectations of its location and layout of the condo. We walked to the beach, the marina, and the funk zone. We also were so glad to be able to walk to some wonderful restaurants at night and not have to drive. If you prefer to stay in and cook, there is a stocked kitchen with everything need! My girlfriends even planned a spa day at the condo. There was plenty of room for them to come in and do facials and massages. If I had one negative thing to say, it would be that there is no air condition. We just happen to be there when it was unseasonably warm. But, the good thing is that it cools down pretty fast in the evening. It wouldn't stop me or any of my girlfriends from renting again. In fact, I hope to rent this property again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better place to call home whilst we were in Santa Barbara! Would certainly stay again if we head back to California. The house was spacious, in a lovely area and close enough to walk to the beach, harbour and into the town centre. Local supermarket was a little disappointing but good enough for the basics and there are plenty of restaurants in the area to try. Would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great property.... comfortable.. well managed....

A delightful place to stay!

We recommend it!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of five traveling to Yosemite from San Diego but we decide to make a stop in a city we haven't been and you nailed it ! because Santa Barbara is great and Harbor Retreat was excellent. We enjoy every place of the house, the kitchen is beautiful the family room is spacious the whole house has a nice decoration, we love to have five balconies with different views, the beds were comfortable and the showers as well. We can't wait to get back ASAP, Harbor Retreat + Santa Barbara = Great Vacation !

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This house has three suites on three floors, all really nice. The only king bed is on a ground floor level. The kitchen is fully equipped and the house has everything you need even for longer stays. Very bright with lots of windows and terraces. The house is new and very clean. The location is excellent, close to public beach and two piers. We walked two blocks to the park and played tennis on public courts. It is in walking distance to restaurants and shops, we discovered a short cut over the railway tracks on a last day... We were very pleased with our stay.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10.1 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
Santa Barbara Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
West Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • $350/nt..$2,000/wk..$6,000/mo