Join us at Mar Monte Hotel for a Labor Day Weekend escape to the American Riviera! Summer’s far from ending down here on the Southern California coastline, but the start-of-September holiday certainly offers a fine excuse to stay at our boutique hotel just a stone’s throw from the Santa Barbara surf.

Labor Day Weekend Activities in Santa Barbara, California

Labor Day Weekend gives you a whole platter or two of options for sightseeing, outdoor recreation, arts-and-culture appreciation, and so much more while a guest of ours at Hyatt Mar Monte.

Hit up the swoony beaches of the American Riviera, from East Beach to Leadbetter Beach to Refugio State Beach. Sunsets from these sands are chef’s-kiss caliber, and they’re mere steps from our door here at Mar Monte Hotel!

Or steer your way to the hiking and mountain-biking trails of the Santa Ynez Mountains and other gorgeous regional ranges, or get some pedal-power action going on the scenic Cabrillo Bike Path. Channel Islands National Park promises offshore recreation, nature appreciation, and absolutely incredible sightlines. Then there’s surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, kayaking—well, needless to say, Santa Barbara gives you plenty to do in the outdoors department.

The first weekend of September is an auspicious time to join a whale-watching cruise out to the fertile waters of the Santa Barbara Channel, where blue whales (the mightiest animals on Planet Earth), humpbacks, dolphins, and other marine mammals congregate in summer.

And how about that world-class wine country at our doorstep, ready to be appreciated from Santa Barbara tasting rooms to the lovely wineries of the Santa Ynez Valley and other AVAs? (We’ve got a recent blogpost dedicated to this very subject, in fact…)

Explore the many shops and restaurants along State Street in Santa Barbara, visit such fine local institutions as the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Science + Innovation, and settle in for an outdoor concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl in the foothills above town. Tour Old Mission Santa Barbara and fraternize with the critters at the Santa Barbara Zoo. The sky’s the limit for Labor Day fun on the American Riviera!

Book a Room or Suite at Hyatt Mar Monte for an Unforgettable Southern California Labor Day Retreat

Of course, Labor Day Weekend pleasures are mighty rich right here at Mar Monte Hotel, whether you’re tucking into top-class Santa Barbara cuisine at costa Kitchen & Bar or Café Lido or indulging in some Saturday-morning beach yoga.

Treat yourself to a Labor Day holiday to remember with boutique accommodations on the American Riviera at Mar Monte Hotel!

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