Beachfront

Discover the unparalleled beauty of Santa Barbara's Coastline

Explore Santa Barbara's Premier Beachfront Destinations

 

Discover the unparalleled beauty of Santa Barbara's coastline, a haven for beach lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and culinary adventurers alike. From the family-friendly sands of Carpinteria to the exclusive retreats of Hope Ranch, each area offers its unique charm, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, exquisite dining, and boutique shopping. Dive into our comprehensive guide to make the most of your Santa Barbara beachfront experience.

 

Carpinteria: A Family Paradise Nestled along the coast, Carpinteria is renowned for its gentle waves and soft sands, ideal for family outings and leisurely beach days. Enhance your visit with a stroll down Linden Avenue, home to charming boutiques and local favorites like The Palms and Rincon Brewery, offering a taste of Carpinteria's welcoming atmosphere.

 

Sandyland Cove: Exclusive Serenity For those seeking privacy and tranquility, Sandyland Cove stands out with its exclusive beachfront homes and serene shores. Venture out to the luxurious Rosewood Miramar Beach resort for dining that combines elegance with stunning ocean views, making every meal a memorable experience.

 

Padaro: Secluded Beauty Discover the hidden gem of Padaro Beach, where quiet sands and scenic views offer a peaceful escape. Nearby, Padaro Beach Grill serves up casual dining perfection, while Loon Point provides an alternative spot for those in search of tranquility and natural beauty.

 

Fernald Point: Montecito's Hidden Treasure Experience the secluded charm of Fernald Point, adjacent to the luxurious enclave of Montecito. Explore the Lower Village for upscale shopping and dining, including local favorites like Lucky's and Tre Lune, offering a glimpse into Montecito's sophisticated lifestyle.

 

Miramar: Historic Elegance The historic Miramar area, known for its iconic resort and picturesque beaches, marries luxury with the laid-back Californian beach vibe. Enjoy upscale dining at The Miramar Beach Bar or The Revere Room, where the views are as exquisite as the cuisine.

 

Bonnymede and Butterfly Beach: Chic and Scenic Adjacent to Santa Barbara's most opulent resorts, these beaches offer breathtaking views and an upscale, relaxed atmosphere. Wander over to Coast Village Road for a selection of boutiques and cafes like Jeannine's Restaurant & Bakery, perfect for enjoying the local beachside culture.

 

The Mesa: Breathtaking Views and Outdoor Adventure The Mesa, known for its stunning ocean vistas and vibrant community, invites visitors to explore its beaches and enjoy dining at local spots like Mesa Verde Restaurant. With a focus on plant-based cuisine and a welcoming vibe, it's a must-visit for health-conscious foodies.

 

Hope Ranch Beach: Exclusive Luxury Offering privacy and pristine beauty, Hope Ranch Beach is accessible to residents and their guests, promising a tranquil beach day. Nearby shopping and dining options at La Cumbre Plaza and Five Points Shopping Center provide a taste of Santa Barbara's charm.

 

Summerland: Bohemian Bliss Summerland, with its laid-back, bohemian atmosphere, is perfect for those looking to explore antique shops, cozy cafes, and uncrowded beaches. Don't miss The Sacred Space for unique gifts and a tranquil garden setting, or enjoy a meal with ocean views at Summerland Beach Café, a local gem.

 

Conclusion

 

Santa Barbara's coastline is a treasure trove of diverse beachfront experiences, from serene escapes to vibrant community hubs. Each area, with its distinct personality and offerings, invites exploration and enjoyment. Whether you're planning a relaxing beach day, seeking gourmet dining, or exploring local shops, our guide ensures a rich, unforgettable experience along the American Riviera.



Demographics and Employment Data for Beachfront, CA

Beachfront has 36,932 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Beachfront do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 89,132 people call Beachfront home. The population density is 4,569.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

89,132

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.1

Median Age

49.58 / 50.42%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
36,932

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$54,426

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Overview for Beachfront, CA

89,132 people live in Beachfront, where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $54,426. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

89,132

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,426

Average individual Income

Schools in Beachfront, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Beachfront. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Knox School Of Santa Barbara
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Harding University Partnership
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Alta Vista Alternative Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 9th
No rating available
Sunrise Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Santa Barbara Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Santa Barbara Community Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Cachuma Elementary And Middle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Eureka School Of Santa Barbara
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Monte Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
El Montecito School San Roque
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Bishop Garcia Diego High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Alta Vista Alternative High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Olive Grove Charter - Santa Barbara
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5

Around Beachfront, CA

There's plenty to do around Beachfront, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

74
Very Walkable
Walking Score
86
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
43
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Longoria Wines, Violette Bakeshop, and HelloHarvest.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.38 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.77 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.77 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.01 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.55 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.69 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

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