Go Beachside Glamping at El Capitan Canyon in Santa Barbara

Jenna SauterSeptember 16, 2021
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When it comes to vacationing outdoors, not everyone is into the idea of roughing it in the wilderness without a toilet or running water. If you prefer a beachside glamping experience, pitch your – metaphorical – tent at El Capitan Canyon. This sustainable nature-lodging resort sits on the Santa Barbara coastline and includes 350 acres of oak and sycamore groves along the seasonal El Capitan Creek. Visitors can stay in a cedar cabin, safari tent or adventure yurts that sleep up to six people. Guests have access to attractions including a serenity garden, yoga classes, heated pool, hiking trails, a llama and goat farm, local wine tastings and more. “This is a great opportunity to get away and spend time in nature with the luxury amenities we provide,” says general manager Richard Good. The property operates in a car-free canyon to preserve area wildlife and air quality. Be on the lookout for fun fall packages coming this September/October. elcapitancanyon.com

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