For the daring and adventurous souls out there, the opportunity to jump from a plane-and live to see another day-is an irresistible one that most people find outrageous. It's ok, we get you, and we understand that it takes a particular type of personality to really enjoy sky diving. If you're that person, then this article is written just for you. Going for a sky dive near Santa Barbara is one experience that EVERYONE should try at least once in their life time!
Yes, that initial jump from the plane can be downright terrifying, and the landing can be bumpy, but those minutes in between are beyond breathtaking. Santa Barbara and the surrounding regions are undeniably gorgeous, and when viewed from beneath the colorful canopy of a parachute floating high in the sky, well, this part of California grows more beautiful from that angle! In addition, sky diving has become a rite of passage, a way of celebrating major milestones in your life. Turning 50? Jump out of a plane! Getting married? Take the plunge as you jump from the plane! Anniversaries, engagements and more are all terrific reasons to dabble in skydiving!
There are many reputable companies offering sky diving services along the coast of California and because you're jumping from a plane, you want to be sure your safety is their first consideration, which is why we think Sky Dive Santa Barbara is a pretty cool company. Featured in commercials and movies, Sky Dive Santa Barbara is the perfect place for first timers. The planes are fast and the jumps take place 18,000 feet up. When you tandem jump, they even manage to take time for a photo opportunity in between falling and landing!
Tandem jumps are great for first timers who are a little afraid to jump on their own. You're strapped to an experienced diver who knows ALL the ins and outs of the business, including the right time to release the chutes. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the views. And we're not kidding-they are magnificent! Check out their website and discover all the different packages they have to offer.
When you land safely back on the ground, it will be time to head back to your luxurious Paradise Retreats vacation rental like our Villa Mariposa and spoil yourself-and congratulate yourself for not chickening out-with a nice glass of regional wine as you watch the California sun do its own version of sky diving, sinking gracefully into the horizon in a blaze of colors. Check our available specials and book your home today and discover the crazy side of California. The stories you will tell afterward will make you a hero!