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With hundreds of acres of privacy, it’s easy to see why San Ysidro Ranch has long been cherished as Hollywood’s favorite hideaway

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What happens when you take 38 vine-covered cottages surrounded by 550 acres of landscaped gardens and add in a Michelin-touted restaurant set in a 19th-century citrus packing house, which also contains the only Grand Award-winning wine cellar (Wine Spectator’s highest honor) in the region? You get San Ysidro Ranch, the only Forbes 5-star resort in all of Santa Barbara.



Located two miles up a residential road, the property feels worlds away from the hustle of any urban environment, with each of the individually designed cottages feeling like their own private homes, complete with oversize sunken spas, dedicated entrances, and complimentary cottage-side parking and EV charging stations.



With no resort fee and complimentary dining at any of the five outlets for all guests staying on property, it’s easy to feel like you’re escaping to an exclusive residence instead of a hotel.



Roam through the property, envying the chef’s manicured herb and vegetable plantings that help contribute to his garden-to-table dining and an array of plant-based dishes; explore the hills with hiking trails accessed directly from the property; have a lazy afternoon poolside; indulge in an array of salon and spa services at the recently expanded spa; compete in a friendly game of bocce ball or mini golf; or venture out to the Montecito Golf Club for special access to their Jack Nicklaus-designed course.



And, if the above doesn’t spark enough ideas for Instagram-worthy experiences, don’t miss the tableside shows of fileting of line-caught English Channel Dover sole or the flambeed entrees and desserts. 900 San Ysidro Ln., Montecito, 805-565-1700.


May 11, 2022

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