Paradise Retreats Blog

08/20/2019
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Santa Barbara Halloween 2019 Events

Santa Barbara is a great destination if you’re looking to get out of town and do something fun this Halloween season. There’s always something fun to do here, but when Halloween comes around, we really go all out. Make sure to check out some of the Santa Barbara Halloween events we’re most excited about this year: Santa Barbara Harvest Moon Dance Festival This is a thrilling way to kick your vacation off in style. Enjoy the music of Elixir and Pete’s Posse, and get dancing! There will be famous dancers

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07/24/2019
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Your Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend Vacation

Take advantage of the three-day Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend. Santa Barbara is lovely in September, so what better time to come visit? While you’re here, you’ll want to make the most of the long weekend. Here are some ideas for attractions to hit each day for you Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend. Saturday Plan to spend your first day of the Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend at the beach, because you’ll be so excited to get to the water that you’ll just have to! Try Butterfly Beach for a

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05/31/2019
Santa Barbara Activities

Santa Barbara Fourth of July 2019

Sure, July 4th is fun all across the country, but no celebration is quite like a Santa Barbara Fourth of July. With festivities that range the gamut from music to dancing to good eats, you’ve got your choice of activities no matter your mood! Art Show Over 80 artisans have a spot in this long-running Old Mission Santa Barbara art show. Snack on some delicious Santa Barbara Fourth of July food while looking at some of the coolest pieces the area’s local artists have to offer you. This is a

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05/8/2019
Events in Santa Barbara

Planning the Perfect Santa Barbara Mother’s Day Getaway

Santa Barbara is known as the “American Riviera,” and upon first glance, it is not hard to understand why this city of approximately 90,000 residents receives that sobriquet. With its balmy year-round climate, world-class museums, boutique shopping, five-star restaurants, and natural attractions, Santa Barbara is undoubtedly one of California’s coastal gems. Your mom is sure to feel the love when you plan a vacation getaway to enjoy a Santa Barbara Mothers Day! Let Someone Else Cook! When in town for a quick weekend getaway, mom has a wide selection in

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05/2/2019
Santa Barbara Attractions

Reasons to Enjoy Santa Barbara Holidays

Traveling during the holidays has become an American tradition. For many of us, the extra days off are a big reason, but we also like being able to get away from the responsibilities that encompass the big holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter! If you’re planning a holiday getaway in the upcoming future, Santa Barbara and our Paradise Retreats holiday escapes should be at the top of your list. From New Year’s to Christmas, our homes are the perfect place to celebrate Santa Barbara holidays! Santa Barbara Holidays –

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04/18/2019
Events in Santa Barbara

How to Plan the Perfect Easter in Santa Barbara

As spring approaches, you may be feeling the need to plan your own grown-up version of Spring Break. Smaller crowds, more clothes, and earlier bedtime is more your style and we support you in your quest 100%! As a matter of fact, we think that to truly avoid the crowds that gather during the typical Spring Break getaways, your spring break should be an Easter Break! Taking place on April 21st this year, the wild crowds will be back in school and Santa Barbara will practically be your own personal

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08/23/2018
Santa Barbara Holidays

What to Do in Santa Barbara this Labor Day

This Labor Day Weekend, why not take the family out for a weekend full of excitement in Santa Barbara, California? You will find a variety of amazing activities and events that are perfect for families of all ages. Keep reading if you want to know more about what to do in Santa Barbara this Labor Day. Explore Downtown Santa Barbara Your family will love seeing all of the unique restaurants, shops, and attractions found in downtown Santa Barbara. La Arcada Court features incredible name-brand stores you could spend hours inside.

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05/7/2018
Santa Barbara Holidays

How to Spend Memorial Day in Santa Barbara

Time flies faster the older we get, and although it seems like it was just last week we were celebrating the winter holidays, Memorial Day is not that far away, making now the perfect time to plan your Santa Barbara Memorial Day getaway. Remembering the days of camping in a tent for the holiday? You and your family would swim in a pond, barbecue hot dogs on the grill, and end the night shooting off fireworks from your camp chairs by the fire. A Memorial Day vacation to Santa Barbara

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02/2/2018
Santa Barbara Holidays

Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara

If you were ever in doubt, a grand gesture on Valentine’s Day will always be appreciated by your own valentine, and a romantic trip to Santa Barbara for an extended weekend in one of our Paradise Retreats luxury vacation homes is just about as romantic as you can get! Sometimes getting away from the hustle and bustle of real life for a few days of peace and quiet can be just what the romance doctor ordered, and after you arrive, if you’re still unsure of what to do to make

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12/10/2017
Events in Santa Barbara

Most Festive Things to Do During the Holiday in Santa Barbara

As the holidays quickly approach, you may find yourself overwhelmed and underprepared; 2017 has been a crazy busy year! Wasn’t it only yesterday you were breaking your first resolution, just minutes after you made it? Now, you look around you and realize Thanksgiving is next week, the Christmas decorations are already up in the stores, and you want to know, “WHERE DID THE TIME GO?” Because you need an infusion of holiday cheer and one last chance to slow down before the year ends, we suggest that a festive vacation

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