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Rewarding Experiences
An Enriching Getaway

Explore a variety of amenities and activities to cultivate new memories at The Steward, Santa Barbara with a program of offerings and experiences designed to connect you with our hotel, the land, and other guests. Nestled between the mountains and ocean, The Steward hotel is the ideal springboard to explore Santa Barbara's attractions and Santa Barbara wine country. 

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara

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Resort-Style Pool

Relax and enjoy a little private time in our poolside cabanas, creating a tranquil oasis in the center of our garden. If you want to take a swim, you can comfortably do so any time of year. Our outdoor pool is heated.

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Historic Fitness Barn

Our renovated historic barn now houses our state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Peloton bikes, NOHRD DumbBells, treadmills, and ellipticals. We invite you to deepen your practice on our private yoga lawn.

Complimentary yoga class are also offered every Saturday at 9am for guests and locals alike.

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Complimentary House Bikes

Tour the grounds and explore the Santa Barbara/Goleta neighborhood with one of our complimentary bicycles. For added safety and security, each loaner bike comes with a helmet and lock.

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Enchanting Forest Hideaway

Walk past a historic piano in the enchanted forest. Find respite in a lush garden setting and wander. Dine al fresco under the stars and twinkle lights. Enchanting little details are sprinkled throughout our property connecting you to our land's history. 

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Complimentary Yoga

Namaste at the Garden Lawn, in front of Terra restaurant for complimentary yoga classes held every Saturday at 9am, available for guests and locals alike. Complimentary yoga mats are provided for hotel guests.

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Enjoyable Lawn Games

Unwind with a variety of fun lawn games such as Jenga, Tic-Tac-Toe, Connect 4, Ladder golf, and more. Play on our verdant grounds by the historic Sexton House, in our forest hideaway, or indoors by the fireplace with a beverage from Terra.

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Monthly Winemaker Collaboration

Join us at Terra, our on-site restaurant and bar, on the first Thursday of every month from 5-8pm for a special three-wine flight by our featured winemaker. Optional three-course pairing menu by Executive Chef Augusto is also available.

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Daybed Swings

Daydream or catch up on your favorite book on a daybed swing on our outdoor patio, adjacent to our lobby lounge area. We invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy your time at The Steward.

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Tableside Amaro Bar Cart

Sip and savor on a selection of classic and local herbal digestives at Terra, to be enjoyed neat with local oranges - once grown by Joseph Sexton himself - or prepared into a unique after-dinner cocktail tableside.

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Locally Curated Goods

Peruse through our marketplace featuring an assortment of thoughtfully curated goods from local producers and artisans, as well as grab-and-go sandwiches and salads from Terra. Take home a little souvenir to remember your stay at The Steward or to enjoy during your stay.