Discover a truly exceptional vacation experience at El Capitan Canyon, where luxury meets nature. Nestled along the Santa Barbara coast where the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, this spectacular resort offers unique nature lodging surrounded by historic 350-acre groves of oak and sycamore trees along El Capitan Creek.
Stay your way in cedar cabins, adventure yurts, and safari tents for elevated camping experiences in the serenity of nature. Enjoy incredible resort amenities and activities, including an outdoor pool, playground, a market and deli, and evening concerts on the lawn.
Explore scenic hiking trails with breathtaking views or hop on our free beach bikes to cruise around the Canyon. Renew body and spirit at Canyon Spa and Garden, take a yoga class and enjoy wine tasting under starlit skies.
El Capitan Canyon is in Santa Barbara County within minutes of beaches, parks, golf, and attractions. Explore Lotusland, Santa Barbara Zoo and Circle Bar B Stables for the perfect California getaway.