Awesome ocean, coastal, island views from your own lounging, cottage & dining deck. Hangliders and parasailers fly over the property and land in Parma Park just below.Sunrise View over coastline, islands, & mountains from your each room of your cottage, deck & hot tub.
Ocean View Cottage, Deck, Hot Tub. Paradise Found!
Hosted by Diane & Steve
Diane & Steve is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

Private Luxury Cottage, Deck + Hot Tub in Santa Barbara Riviera Estates overlooks Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, Coastline. Tucked amid swaying palms and lush gardens in a semi-private gated estate.

Perfect for extended stays, temporary lodging, corporate housing, medical, remodel, relocation, visitor, seasonal escape. Relax + renew in convenient luxury, with all the amenities of home, in your own private detached luxury guesthouse set amid the owners estate. Minimum contract 30+ nights.

The space

Get the best of Santa Barbara and Montecito at an incredible value. Enjoy your private Guest Cottage on a semi-private luxury estate where you will experience a peaceful nature-based retreat, close-in, and a world apart with your own dining and lounging deck with hot tub. Direct sunrise views, filtered sunset views inside and out.

Your luxury cottage has all the comforts of home in a great location with incredible views of oceans, islands, coastline, mountains and more. Every imaginable amenity for escape and connection are included.

Slumber in luxury in your Presidential California King bed with down or cotton comforter and pillow library. Your ensuite full bath with tub and shower is complete with luxury bath amenities, robes, dryer and more.

Relax in your living room with comfortable sofa (with superior queen Perfect Sleeper), TV/blue ray, library, dining area, fully equipped kitchenette, writing/laptop desk. Great breezes, fans, and heaters. Ocean views from everywhere.

You will appreciate the convenience of your own fully equipped luxury kitchenette with upscale equipment and supplies with all the essential for cooking and dining (even an espresso maker). There is access to an outdoor gas barbecue with 5th burner as well.

Your furnished deck with hot tub, dining area and padded teak loungers is the perfect place for relaxation, complete with compelling ocean views and swaying palms, umbrellas and more. Shades and lush gardens enhance your privacy screening.

Guests enjoy passing time watching the changing landscape from sunrise through sunset, including swaying palm trees over the ocean, active birding feeding in the lush foliage, sounds of the waterfall, feeding the koi.

Enjoy indoor-outdoor living in a unique and luxurious cottage, deck and hot tub - a peaceful and mesmerizing setting with expansive ocean, coastline, island and mountain views, with all the amenities for an extended stay.

Come as you are, enjoy the unique experience, and stay and leave rested and refreshed at the end of your extended stay. Stay as long as you can, come and go as you wish. 31 night contract, as required by city laws, is significantly discounted from former daily rate avg of 339/night. This is a superb value and an excellent experience that will keep you coming back again and again, creating even more treasured memories.

Need more space? check out our 2 bedroom main house within the semi-private gated estate, occasionally available.

Guest access

Relax and enjoy your ocean views in your own private detached cottage, deck with hot tub, dining area, loungers, umbrella at the level of your cottage.

Open the full glass door of your private cottage to your own private deck,hot tub, gardens, all at the same level, plus your private parking adjacent to your cottage.

Additional areas that may be accessed from a separate deck include the koi pond, barbecue, free laundry washer/dryer and extra freezer near the hosts private home which is also within the private gated estate. Other areas are private property, unless by specific invitation.

Your private cottage, deck and hot tub are beyond the estates gated drive. Both your cottage and the hosts/main house share our 1.3 acre gated estate. For privacy, the entry for each is totally private, and oriented away from each other and decks screened with large, lushly planted pots.

Interaction with guests

Your rental is set up for Easy Self-Check-in upon arrival; or hosted check in when available. In any case, hosts are always easily accessible by phone, text or email as well, as they typically live within the gates estate.

Have it your way. Your supportive, experienced hosts of 26 years offer your choice of interaction or complete privacy, ranging from discreet honeymoon privacy ... to a personal greeting during your stay ... to briefly sharing common interests and the best of what's new to do and see in the area if you wish over a complimentary beverage. Let us know your preference and interests up front if you like so we can suggest the best of Santa Barbara and Montecito to help you get the most from your stay in Paradise.

Highlights and hidden treasures are outlined in your printed Guest Guide and other reference material provided. Personal recommendations are based on your interests.

Learn about local and regional area highlights, history architectural charm, beaches, adventures, shopping, diverse dining, wine tasting near and far, parasailing (over your cottage or near the beach), hiking, sailing, whale watching, surf schools, harbor, wharf, massage/wellness, Channel Islands National Park and more.

While the gated estate is semi-private your cottage, your hot tub and your deck and your parking area is private, self-serviced and self-catered. Starter supplies, snack and cooking basics are provided. Your knowledgeable hosts live in the detached private home nearby your detached cottage.

Other things to note

Satisfaction guaranteed!. This peaceful retreat is for you if you like inspiring ocean views, nature, privacy, high quality comfort and amenities and a peaceful picturesque retreat.

Honored as Super Hosts, Diane and Steve, have been in the luxury hospitality profession for over 26 years. Our former luxury inn and travel service in Alaska, Pearsons' Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa which we founded was featured in a 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, and hundreds of other media. The inn/spa is still the highest rated AAA property in Alaska (4 Diamonds) and perfect for Alaska destination weddings, trip planning, and luxury stays.

Your private lodging here is Santa Barbara is self-catered, self-serviced, un-hosted, all for your privacy and independence. Our facilities, amenities and views cater to discerning traveler needs for extended stays.

Everything you need is available. Portable air conditioner/heater available in season, Wi-Fi printer, and just about anything you can imagine, are likely available on request. Extra space may be available for your golf clubs or oversize items in the garage/laundry room (though you have ample closet spaces), just ask.

Minimum contract of 31 nights is required, and rates now listed are already discounted for extended stays, with bed tax inapplicable. (Former nightly rates averaged 349, plus tax when purchased by the night. Now deeply discounted for monthly stays and peak/low season government per diem. Inquire about further discounts for multi-month stays.

Guests remain responsible for any damages or excess cleaning fees beyond insurance or deposit. If you wish to purchase property damage insurance versus deposit, please request.

Enjoy frequent guest benefits program, just ask.

Tax/License 71312. Starting 2017 local rules require rental agreements to be 31 or more nights.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with smart lock

In short, enjoy your rental a quiet, peaceful retreat with hot tub in paradise. We take good care of it, please keep it that way.

House Rules
• Relax and have fun while also being considerate of neighbors and following city laws re: safety, noise, trash, parking to avoid complaints that could end your stay and risk your deposit. Rules are simple to comply with government laws.
1.Responsibility: The person making the reservation is responsible for ensuring all rules and city laws are followed by all occupants and visitors to the rental.
2.Not permitted: No: open flames, smoking, pets, parties, events, toddlers.
3.Occupancy and Access: Access is by reserved overnight guests only, unless pre-approved.
4.Noise: Excess noise is unlawful anytime, and particularly between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.
5.Hot Tub: Shower before use. Please enjoy quietly as noise travels over the jets. Turn off jets when not in use (may take a few minutes to heat)Laws require no pregnant person may use and avoid alcohol.
6.BBQ: Maintain control of BBQ at all times when in use, do not exceed 500 degrees. After use, turn off the BBQ and in-line source of gas (by corner of building), and clean the grill with brush provided.
7.Hosts: 24 hours contact for hosts is available upon booking. Hosts’ private detached building is also within the gated estate. With 25+ years professional luxury inn/travel consultant/hospitality experience, we are knowlegable and here to help you!.
8.Emergency: For fire, ambulance, or natural disaster, Call 911, then call hosts (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).Fire, Safety, Security, Comfort: Current tamper-proof smoke/carbon dioxide detectors/alarms are installed where required. A safe is installed in your rental. Keyless (coded) security lock with 1” deadbolt is installed on your door, and all windows have screens and are lockable, and there are ground floor fire escapes via window or door in your unit. Enjoy the ocean breezes from your open windows/doors.
10.Comfort: Initial supplies of basic and emergency kitchen and bath supplies (incl. initial supplies of soap, paper products, oft-used items) are provided. Your rental has a portable heater, fan, and a window air conditioner if needed. Your private deck includes dining area, loungers, hot tub, and panoramic ocean views!
11.Parking: Your have private off-street parking space next to your rental. Please do not park on the street. Use the mirrors opposite the driveway to watch for oncoming cars or bikes. Use the turnaround at the top of the main driveway to facilitate safer access onto the road.

Your Guesthouse Cottage is within a semi-private gated estate. Your fully equipped private cottage has its own ocean view building, deck, hot tub, secure Internet Wi-Fi, and private off-street parking adjacent to your cottage.

The owners live in a separate building also within the semi-private gated estate and have their own similar separate amenities.

While mutual privacy is expected and respected, please contact the hosts if you have questions beyond information provided in your Guest Binder.

There is also free use of laundry washer and dryer, freezer and BBQ accessible to both homes.


74 Reviews

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Destinee User Profile
January 2017
The cottage views are second to none. The sunset views from the bed in the morning were breathtaking. Could not have asked for a better stay. Everything needed was there. The hot tub, and the unit were clean and inviting. Diane and Steve even prepared a snack. No complaints! Would definitely return!

Tony User Profile
November 2016
Beautiful location, beautiful home. Very relaxing, everything was exactly as described. Highly recommend.

Naomi User Profile
October 2016
Diane and Steve were wonderful hosts! We drove up from San Diego on a Friday evening and they were able to accommodate our late arrival with no issues! They had a lovely "Welcome" Package including cheese, crackers, and some champagne! The views were amazing and the bed was so comfy! We will definitely reach out again to stay next time we visit!

Lauren User ProfileLauren is a superhost.
October 2016
Diane and Steve set the bar for hosting. We stayed here for our honeymoon and after hours of Airbnb searches, we felt their cottage was perfect. And when we finally arrived in person, it was even more amazing. The attention to detail, the cleanliness, every single thing had been thought of. We will never stay any place else in Santa Barbara. It was everything we dreamed of and more! You won't be disappointed. It was absolutely magical and wonderful and Diane and Steve will take perfect care of you!

Jonay User Profile
September 2016
This was a great place to vacation at. Steve and Diane were both extremely nice and inviting. We were surrounded by great views and such a peaceful environment.

Joe User Profile
August 2016
Diane and Steve are tremendous host. They exceeded expectations in every way possible. The property was very beautiful. We definitely recommend this b&b. 10 out of 10.

Joe User Profile
August 2016
Thank you for a wonderful second stay!

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Santa Barbara, California, United StatesJoined in April 2012
Diane & Steve User Profile
We have hosted for 26 years in Alaska and California, and retired from active innkeeping, travel, law and government professions. We love people, hiking, oceans, travel, especially luxury and adventure. We like off-the-beaten-path, authentic experiences. More independent traveler…
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