$309 / night
Total guests, Nights

Panoramic Ocean View Guest House w/Spa-Plunge-Pool – Home 2296071 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Panoramic Ocean View Guest House w/Spa-Plunge-Pool – Home 2296071

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Space

Live like a local at your own convenient Peaceful Retreat in Santa Barbara's Paradise where you can genuinely relax and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. Enjoy a safe home base for creative, work or relocation getaway. Close in, and a world apart. You can have the best of it all at an incredibly low rate. Monthly rates (30 night minimum contract) are greatly discounted, so you save big.

This is perfect for the discerning travelers vacationing seasonally, visiting friends or family, relocating, or needing temporary or corporate housing in Santa Barbara area, with quick access to Goleta and Montecito. Gigablast WiFi thru-out property (work from your deck loungers by hot tub!

A separate detached garage building includes, gym, laundry, extra fridge/freezer, and a separate room with door if you need 2nd office with hi speed I-net and work surfaces, and office chair to work from home, or as artist studio. of course your ocean view workspace in your private cottage building with is great, of course. Like many guests, You will want to stay again and again.


Enjoy infinite million dollar views of the coastline, ocean, Channel Islands National Park as well as nearby hiking, biking and paragliding. Enjoy a beverage watching colorful sunrises & sunsets - away from the crowds and yet just a 5-10 minute drive to downtown shopping, dining, The Mission, museum, gardens, wine tasting, ocean beach and more!

Your private cottage with relaxing deck and hot tub is nestled within a gated estate in Santa Barbara, tucked between the ocean and the foothills of nearby Las Padres National Forest and Montecito. This is the good life, where you can live as a local instead of a tourist.

2. Amenities: Everything you would expect in a luxury all-suites hotel at a fraction of the price, with way more privacy. Your 600' sf private cottage is casually elegant, high quality, includes Cal-King bed area, spacious living area with a great quality queen sofa sleeper (no springs or bars), dining area, fully-equipped modern kitchenette, full bath with tub, safety deposit box, robes, all linens and starter supplies, free Internet & Wi-Fi, Blu-Ray, flat screen TV, library and free private parking. Enjoy expansive views of the ocean, mountains, and night lights from every room. Enjoy the expansive ocean, island, coastal, mountain, canyon and garden views through large windows from every indoor and outdoor living space.

3.Relax in loungers and outdoor dining area by your hot tub on your own deck, surrounded by beautiful gardens, Coastal Live Oaks and stunning ocean views. Your outdoor heater and umbrella enhance your time in nature. Your free private parking area is adjacent to your cottage. You are free to use the shared laundry, gas BBQ, beach chairs, and hiking poles for the many nearby nature trails.

4.Your private cottage near the main house is a perfect for birding, photography, filmmaking, intimate WeddingMoon, romantic getaway, business or restorative retreat, retirement getaway, relocation temporary assignment. Easy accessibility for any age as there are two steps up from your private parking area to your cottage/deck, and your living/dining area is 2 steps down from your bedroom, bath and kitchenette.

Knowledgeable hosts with decades professional experience (and creators of the highest AAA-rated 4-Diamond lodging in all Alaska, Pearsons Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa, and discreet Destination and Adventure Weddings), may recommend hidden gems to see, do, and dine helping you enjoy the most from your trip to Santa Barbara. You can even take a parasailing lesson and soar high over your own cottage.

5.Take the convenient Road Less Traveled now in a convenient slice of Paradise along the American Riviera and discover why guest reviews and ratings top the charts. Stay, work, relax, love, and create joyful memories lasting a lifetime.

6.BOOK NOW! Easy on-line booking and payment.

When you arrive: Enjoy your complimentary Welcome Snack and Beverage, Guest Guide and more.

Guest Access:

Relax on your exclusive-use deck with dining and lounge/garden area & feel your mind and body relax in the hot tub under the stars with ocean views surrounded by gardens. You will want to stay forever and return again and again.

Enjoy your own private and spacious cottage with open concept bedroom area 2 steps above your relaxing living and dining area, plus modern kitchenette and full bath. (We reduced the wall separating the bedroom and living area to open the entire space to the incredible view. Now a 1/2 wall with large built in desk separates the living-sleeping spaces.

Your cottage feels own and spacious. It is fully equipped and good for a stay for month or year. Your comfortable and casually elegant upscale furnishings and amenities, robes, slippers, safe, bath essentials, games, gigablast speed Wi-Fi, Smart TV, Blu-ray, private off-street parking, deadbolt locks with keypad, smoke alarms, sanitized hot tub, outdoor motion lighting, private off-street parking next to your cottage, and much more are provided solely to enhance your relaxation, comfort, safety, efficiency, and travel delight. It's easy to live in paradise.

Your peaceful retreat is within a semi-private gated estate. Both the detached private guest cottage and the detached private main villa home share the 1.3 acre Gated ocean view estate. While your detached cottage, deck and hot tub are fully private (and screened), you are also invited to enjoy shared amenities on the estate, which include access to gym, koi pond, laundry, extra fridge/freezer, plus separate office work/art space with door. large gas BBQ, beach chairs/umbrella, and more.


Your cottage, deck, hot tub, parking is private, and your stay self-serviced, and self-catered. maintaining cleanliness and sanitation during your stay, including a weekly cleaning. We provide a mid-month professional cleaning.

You have ample screening and gardens between buildings and decks, as well as a printed Guest Guide, Welcome Beverage and Snack, and much more to help you enjoy your private retreat. We are here to help you get the most from your visit.Your hosts respect your privacy and quiet enjoyment

You will appreciate that your hosts, Steve and Diane, have 25 years experience in luxury inn, vacation rental, hospitality education, management, and authentic travel consulting. Guests live like a local, and return again and again, and many become friends and neighbors. We are professionals and ensure you get the best lodging and experience possible. We recommend Santa Barbara/Montecito area highlights, beaches, adventures, dining, wine tasting, sailing, shopping, and more, even parasailing over your cottage, landing in Parma Park below us.

Simple property courtesy rules to ensure safety, privacy and comfort:

1.) Extend mutual respect for privacy.

2.) Avoid excess noise generally, and especially between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m.

3.) Only persons designated in the original reservation may occupy or visit the premises, unless approved in advance.

4.) Stay smoke-free, pet-free while on premises.

5.) Clean up after yourselves. Keep you rental, furnishings, linens, etc. clean.

6.) Experienced Hosts are here to help you get the most from your escape or work-from-home retreat to paradise! Simply ask, we have answers. Have fun!

The Neighborhood:

Enjoy multimillion dollar views, open to 270 degree ocean, coastline, and island views and 90 degree mountain views. Tucked atop a hill in the Santa Barbara foothills, near hiking, biking (famous biking Gibraltar Loop starts nearby), and close to botanic and lotusland gardens, historic mission, and adjacent to luxurious Montecito, home of the stars. Downtown Santa Barbara and Montecito are only 5-10 minutes, as is the beach, gardens, dining, theater, shopping and more.

Getting around...

So near, yet in a world apart from the bustling crowds, traffic and noise. A car is very helpful, though Uber and taxis are available. Santa Barbara is accessed by car from freeway 101 north and south, and the property is just off Hwy 192 in Santa Barbara. Amtrak train serves Santa Barbara ( is 10 minutes), as does Santa Barbara Airport (SBA- 15 minutes) and 90 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX- 90+ minutes)

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 1 Attached (ensuite)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

The easiest way to experience Santa Barbara is by vehicle. Your own car or monthly rental car, uber or lyft or taxi may be most convenient regular access. Your rental is 5 minutes drive up a winding road from much of Santa Barbara activities, dining, sights, and more. The internationally renowned Gibraltar Loop bicycle route is about a block up from your property. A long distance type of bicycle and an experienced cyclist is a good idea if you opt to cycle th upper loop. There are many hiking trails in the area, including the 400 acre Parma Park across the street.

Interaction with guest

Your private detached cottage is within a 1+ acre semi-private gated estate. Your guesthouse cottage, deck and hot tub are all private, screened with beautiful landscaping including a koi pond with waterfall. You will receive a Guest Binder for must-see/do experiences and hidden treasures, activities, great restaurants, and more for your exploration. In addition, hosts available for assistance and occasionally for hospitality. Owners live within the semi-private gated estate in a separate detached home not far from the guesthouse rental. Hosts have over 30 years professional experience in luxury inn, corporate rentals, hospitality, luxury and adventure travel planning. Discreet privacy, perfectly balanced with gracious hospitality.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $1,500.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

At least one guest must be at least 25 years of age. No smoking, vaping, drug use, candles, young children or pets. Quiet retreat excludes parties, loud music, or gatherings beyond tenants and approved guests. Not a place to party. Mutual privacy is respected in both resident buildings in semi-private estate.


About the owner

Diane P.
Calendar last updated:
12 Nov 2022
Years listed:
Based in:
United States
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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7 reviews

Very Good

“Hillside Retreat”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2016

Me and my wife spent two nights at this cottage which was tucked away in the foothills of Santa Barbara. It made a nice change from hotels and guesthouses and despite sharing some amenities with the o… More

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“Breath taking!”

Reviewed 21 Jan 2016

This cottage was fabulous for a romantic, beautiful, couples get away in Santa Barbara. The host and hostess made us feel right at home when then welcomed us with a hug and said "Welcome Home!&q… More

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“Tranquility at its finest"”

Reviewed 30 Jun 2015

If you want to escape to a place with just the trees, ocean and moonlight as your neighbor, this is the spot for you. The hot tub with the ocean view was incredible. The cottage is quaint and the ho… More

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“Nirvana, a place to meditate about after you've experienced it"”

Reviewed 27 Apr 2015

Situated at the top of a mountain in what I'd say was paradise, my wife and I spent 3 (too short) nights here. I enjoyed Santa Barbara, but I couldn't wait to come back to this place. The v… More

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“Peaceful and serene modern, clean decor with stunning views of the ocean.”

Reviewed 29 May 2014

We loved our stay at Pacific Peace in Santana Barbara. I recommend this clean, modern, serene cottage to all who want breathtaking views with all the amenities you need. Very inspiring atmosphere! I c… More

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“Relaxing stay with great views.”

Reviewed 29 May 2014

Diane and Steve are wonderful hosts. My girlfriend and I wanted a get away from the city and this was the perfect solution. We had a brief stay. Only one night, but the accommodations were great. Eve… More

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“Perfect retreat”

Reviewed 27 Apr 2014

What a great place to relax and unwind! Whether from life in general or the daily work grind, Pacific Peace provides a break from it all. We started our days with a sunrise view of the Pacific from ou… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

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Send Diane (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Diane the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Or send Diane (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Diane (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Diane (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

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Why can't I call Diane (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Diane (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Diane (the owner) a message.

If Diane (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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