July 22, 2018

A Weekend Staycation in Santa Barbara

Sydne Style shares what to do in santa barabara at hilton beachfront resort
I was recently invited to the Hilton Santa Barbara for a weekend staycation in Santa Barbara. I haven’t been to Santa Barbara in ages so I was super excited for a beachside getaway. My favorite part about the resort is that it is literally across the street from the ocean. I sipped my coffee on our patio and saw the waves across from the green lawn.

The hotel is in such a great location. You can walk or bike ride to the pier and into town or just go for a nice stroll after eating on property. As for what to wear in Santa Barbara, I definitely recommend brining a sweater or a lightweight jacket. It’s very cool in the mornings and warms up later in the afternoon. I brought a denim jacket to wear with my maxi dresses, tees and skirts and it did just the trick. The property is also super dog friendly. I can’t wait to go back with Jack Jack!

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What we did

What we ate

  • The Hilton has a ton of dining options. My favorites were the chicken sandwich at The Set and the Cioppino at Rodney’s Grill.
  • For pretty outdoor dining in town, I highly recommend Loquita. Their paella was amazing!
  • The Lark is also a delicious spot in town. It’s all farm fresh and in the Funk Zone, which is a great spot to go for drinks after dinner.

Sydne Style shows what to wear in Santa Barbara at Hilton beachfront resort

Want more Santa Barbara outfit ideas? Check out my retro summer dinner outfit!

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  1. This resort is si beautiful. So pretty to see the ocean from there. Love your outfit.

    Published 7.22.18 Reply
    • Sydne commented:

      Thanks so much! It was such a pretty resort 🙂

      Published 7.23.18 Reply
  2. Linda commented:

    Loving your outfit. You look gorgeous.
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    Published 7.22.18 Reply
    • Sydne commented:

      Thanks girl!

      Published 7.23.18 Reply
  3. Julia commented:

    You always look so chic and gorgeous! Love SB…we were there last Saturday. We live in Ventura so SB & Ojai are two of our fave go-tos! xo

    Published 7.23.18 Reply
    • Sydne commented:

      Oooh love Ojai as well! Hope you had a fun!

      Published 7.26.18 Reply
  4. Elisa commented:

    Thank you for your ideas! I love Hilton hotels for their high quality, cool interiors and great leisure facilities. I even read about the Hilton Grand Vacations so I could try one of those hotels next time. The main thing is to make all the reservations on time

    Published 11.25.22 Reply

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