The Central Coast Sights

East Beach

  • 1118 Cabrillo Blvd. Map It
  • Santa Barbara
  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

The wide swath of sand at the east end of Cabrillo Boulevard is a great spot for people-watching. East Beach has sand volleyball courts, summertime lifeguard and sports competitions, and arts-and-crafts shows on Sunday and holidays. You can use showers, a weight room, and lockers (bring your own towel) and rent umbrellas and boogie boards at the Cabrillo Bathhouse. Next door, there's an elaborate jungle-gym play area for kids. Hotels line the boulevard across from the beach. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards in summer; parking (fee); showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: walking; swimming; surfing.

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1118 Cabrillo Blvd., at Ninos Dr., Santa Barbara, California, 93103, United States

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Published 11/12/2015


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