Sandyland Reef Inn

4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, California, 93013, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $65.00

Travel Blogs from Carpinteria

Steady south

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank


... that great city. I went for a salty caramel pud, only to find it was really just Angel Delight - or, as we called it at home, 'whoop'. Slept badly thanks to the herd of elephants above and the person trying to break into my room. The whole place rather reminded me of a prison, with walkways and metal staircases; a sort of Shawshank but with en-suite bathrooms. The coffee was lousy too. 1/5 on Trip Advisor I ...

Surf's Up in Sunny Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by winterhawk


... more difficult (think using a toilet tilted 30 degrees!) And there can be a lot of water coming over the bow keeping you nice and wet. Sailing downwind is just the opposite. The old blessing "May the wind be at your back" says it all. So that's what we did. We had 25 knots of wind with 3-5 foot waves. We only flew the jib (the forward most sail) and still did 6-8 knots. That is as fast as our boat can go. Full speed. The entire time ...

Jerry Seinfeld in Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by msheila


... and ornate theatre in State Street Santa Barbara just up from all the swanky cafes and fashion and jewellery stores.
I caught the Amtrak from Chatsworth metro station ( had another appointment here for my greencard ) to Santa Barbara. The trains are two storey and just fantastic. It takes a couple of hours and runs along the coast some of the way. At one point there were miles of parked RV's all in a line along the coast roAd. Quite a sight but a bit of an ...

Nothin' but Coast - Highway One

A travel blog entry by astein510


... of nature, seeing these 1000 pound beasts somehow manage to sprint on their bellies when chased by playful little seals. We also learned that we can relive the experience anytime, thanks to the Elephant Seal Fridays: see them for yourself (yes, apparently they have live streaming seals).

Around lunchtime, we decided to make a stop in Solvang, a town our friend had told us had great wine-tastings. ...

The Grand Adventure of Elmo, the Lovebird.

A travel blog entry by winegalcj


... Bob’s your uncle”, we were packing. What he didn’t tell me is that he invited her along too.

Oh well, I guess she can come along, but I call shotgun!

We left home in Capitola bright and early Saturday, May 19 and headed straight down to one of my favorite beaches – Carpinteria State Beach, south of Santa Barbara. The campground was crowded that first night, but thinned out on Sunday as the weekenders went home. We are ...

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This hotel, located on 4160 Via Real Road, Carpinteria, is near Carpinteria State Beach, Santa Barbara Surf School, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, and Lookout County Park.
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