Ah, summertime on the American Riviera: Is there anything better? We really don’t think so, and we imagine you’ll agree after giving the season and the place a taste on a getaway at Mar Monte Hotel.

Here’s a mere snapshot of some of the fabulous summer activities you can pursue on a Santa Barbara escape here at Hyatt Mar Monte, just steps away from the beach!

What to Do This Summer in Santa Barbara on a Mar Monte Hotel Stay

It may or may not be obvious, depending on your base-level knowledge about our ravishing, uniquely west-east-oriented stretch of Southern California coastline, but quality time at the beach is basically a no-brainer for a summer retreat at Mar Monte Hotel. From East Beach and Leadbetter Beach to Summerland Beach and Refugio State Beach, stunning sands aren’t at all hard to come by on the American Riviera.

And it’s not just sunbathing and beachcombing: You might also try your hand at the quintessential Southern California beachfront pastime with a little surfing.

Or hit the hiking trails, heading for Nojoqui Falls, up to the ridgetops of the Sespe Wilderness, or the offshore wonderland of Channel Islands National Park. Cyclists can cruise the Cabrillo Bike Path (perhaps on a Mar Monte Bike!), while mountain bikers have extensive opportunities for more rugged pedaling, including on the trails of the Los Padres National Forest.

Then there’s the richly packed Santa Barbara summer calendar of events. Take in a Sunday match at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club—as much about people-watching, given the dress-to-impress element, as polo—or, on the same day of the week, admire the artistry on display along Cabrillo Boulevard with the Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show.

On July 15th and 16th, Chase Palm Park will draw a bevy of oenophiles for the California Wine Festival, with vino tastings, delicious eats, live music, and more.

The Santa Barbara Bowl, meanwhile, has an impressive lineup of summer concerts on tap for 2022. A mere whet-your-appetite sampling: Lorde on May 7th, Steven Martin and Martin Short on June 17th, Rod Stewart on June 18th, Fleet Foxes on July 9th, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss on August 17th, and Bonnie Raitt on September 22nd.

The Perfect Boutique Summertime Lodgings in Santa Barbara at Mar Monte Hotel

Relish boutique accommodations along Cabrillo Boulevard, a stone’s throw from the beachfront, with a summer room or suite at Hyatt Mar Monte! Soak up the perfect weather on the costa Kitchen & Bar terrace or the Café Lido pool deck dining area, enjoy coffee, wine, or beer tastings on the Lobby Terrace, while away a few hours on the hotel bocce ball court, greet the day with a Saturday morning session of beach yoga: The possibilities for summertime R&R at Mar Monte Hotel are endless.

Book your Hyatt Mar Monte room or suite for a summer escape to the American Riviera today!

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