Gay Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara is a charming former Spanish colonial city with a Mediterranean vibe, swanky shops and a small gay scene.
Need a place to stay?
Here's our guide to the best hotels in Santa Barbara for gay travelers.
Time for a drink.
Here's our guide to Santa Barbara's gay bars.
Gay Santa Barbara · Hotels
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Santa Barbara Gay Bars
Santa Barbara gay bar guide. Here you'll find a small gay scene.
Santa Barbara Gay Dance Clubs
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Santa Barbara Gay Map
Locate venues easily with our interactive Santa Barbara Gay Map.
About Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara is a small Californian city. It’s known as the American Riviera. Some of America’s elite call this part of the world home, not least Oprah. It’s very popular as a vacation spot for well off Americans. There are many luxury hotels and restaurants in Santa Barbara.
You’ll find a small gay scene in Santa Barbara centred around a few different venues. It’s a great place for a chic staycation in the USA.
Trending Santa Barbara Hotels
Belmond El Encanto 5*
5-star luxury. Amazing views.
Kimpton Canary Hotel 4*
Gay-popular rooftop bar. Perfect central location.
Hotel Californian 5*
Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel 5*
Luxury Resort. Oceanfront Views. Private Beach.
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Featured Venues Add your venue
Large, LGBT-popular nightclub in downtown Santa Barbara. Wildcat Lounge features 3 rooms, each with...
As with many clubs in Santa Barbara, M8RX is not exclusively gay venue but LGBT customers more than...
LGBT-friendly dive bar Elsie’s Tavern offers an arsty vibe, with eclectic clientele...