Santa Barbara's Best @ East Beach

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Por La Mar Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, United States

The Space

Paul and I are great hosts and will see to it that your experience at Santa Barbara Beach Retreat is unforgettable. You are not renting the home where we live as in other rentals which makes your stay a lot more comfortable. The atmosphere of Por la mar will WOW you from the minute you enter the front door. Our Cozy, immaculate 1 bedroom, 1200 sq. ft. beach retreat is located 1 BLOCK from East Beach. Sunrise and Sunset are at your front door. The kitchen and bar b que area are equipped with all you will need to feel right at home. You can enjoy your coffee or tea each morning while lounging on the sun porch that has windows that open to the beautiful morning sea breeze.
A number of restaurants are within walking distance including East Beach Grill where you can sink your feet into the sand while enjoying the sunrise at our beautiful Sunny East Beach. Moby Dicks, Longboard's Grill, Harbor Restaurant and Brophy Bros. (a local favorite for seafood with a great view of the yacht harbor) are all located on Stearns Wharf. This is only a handful of local restaurants you can visit within walking distance of Pol la Mar.
Other interests:
. One very safe off street parking space in carport
. Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle (P/U on Cabrillo) .50
. Wheel fun rentals (walk to bike rental) also bike rental at Hyatt 1 block away
. Cycle,jog,rollerblade or walk our beautiful beachfront path
. Dolphins will make your day streaming through the water with grace.
. AirBus transportation to LAX less than a block away ($44.00)
. Zoo 1 block away
. Walk to Bird Sanctuary while enjoying beachfront beauty
. Walk to beautiful Tri County Produce which will meet all your food needs
. Trader Joe's and CVS several blocks away
Por La Mar is a unique accommodation home, 1 block from East Beach, and walking distance to State Street Shopping, dining, funk zone and night life. We are excited to meet and greet you,give you the keys and introduce you to wonderful Santa Barbara.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $350
Cleaning Fee: $75
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • We had a great two weeks at Jane & Paul's East Beach retreat and would wholeheartedly recommend their comfortable condo and many thoughtful and welcoming gestures and accessories, including fast and reliable Wi-Fi. For anyone who wants to cook in a night or two, the kitchen is well equipped and very workable. The only surprise was loud noise from the nearby 101 Freeway, especially in the wee morning hours, although we soon tuned it out.

    February 2014
  • My fiancé and I came here for a quick weekend getaway. I emailed Jane and Paul to check availability and they responded very fast. The condo was great, very spacious and cozy with probably more amenities than you would find at a local hotel. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone who is considering staying here!!

    February 2014
  • It was great staying overall. House is clean and nice and Paul helped us from the first day till the last moment. Bed was comfortable and sheets were clean and basically had everything you need is there ready. I will recommend this place to people. Thank you.

    January 2014
  • Beautiful, huge and immaculate apartment! Jane and Paul were extremely helpful. Best place we stayed on our whole trip. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending. 10/10!

    December 2013
  • Fantastic place - walking distance to the beach, super clean, safe car port, very spacious. Hosts are wonderful pleasant people. The place is super clean and has everything you need to have a wonderful stay!

    October 2013
  • We had a terrific stay here. Jane & Paul made us feel most welcome, and they gave us great information about the area, including a lovely beachside breakfast spot less than 2 blocks away. The condo is clean, quiet, and the bed is extremely comfortable. Tons of natural light too. I would highly recommend this place!

    October 2013
  • Pictures really don't do this home justice. It was such a cozy home and my husband and I felt very welcome here. Jane and Paul easily accommodated our very late check-in and even provided a very handy binder full of helpful information for our first visit to Santa Barbara. We had such a relaxing weekend and we'd love to come back to Jane and Paul's!

    October 2013
  • Our stay at Jane & Paul's condo was perfection. It was like a home away from home. It was so nice to come back to this lovely condo after a busy day of sightseeing. Jane & Paul were very helpful and made us feel welcome. We would definitely stay here again!
    Barry & Susan Story

    September 2013
  • Everything about our stay was perfect. Jane & Paul are fantastic hosts and embody everything that is great about Airbnb. My wife and I came up to Santa Barbara for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary and our time spent at the condo was probably our favorite part of the whole weekend! The porch in the morning for coffee was delightful. Thanks again, Jane & Paul!

    September 2013
  • Jane and Paul were great - they accommodated our after-midnight arrival time, and even had the sofa bed made up and ready for us to collapse into. The house is awesome, very trendy and warm design. Finally, being ~1.5 blocks from the beach can't be beat! We would stay here again in a minute.

    July 2013
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Otago Boys Private Boarding School/Christchurch New Zealand
Work
Paul is in Yacht Sales and Jane is a Personal Banker
About
Paul and I have been living in New Zealand for the last 9 years. We were both in the hospitality industry and know how to meet your high expectations. We love fly fishing,cycling and family. We have relocated to Santa Barbara and have created a beautiful,peaceful,unique space for you to enjoy your time in the area. We can't wait to make you feel comfortable and invite you to enjoy all Santa Barbara has to offer.
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