About the Area

From the "Worlds Safest Beaches" in Carpinteria to Montecito’s wooded hills to Hope Ranch’s riding trails and the Santa Ynez Valley’s wide open spaces, Santa Barbara’s renowned beauty is more than skin deep. Active, community-minded residents have shaped this area into a well-rounded, multifaceted gem of a place for the discriminating person to live and work.

Opportunities abound in Santa Barbara to enjoy a life tailored to your individual needs. There’s quality shopping, over 400 fine restaurants, top educational institutions such as the University of California, and easy jet and rail transportation for those whose lifestyles keep them on the move. The area is also home to state of the art medical and hospital care.

Welcome to the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley Communities

View or download our local area information guide including Santa Barbara neighborhoods, shopping, arts & entertainment, Santa Ynez Valley information and golf guide.