Santa Barbara, CaliforniaUnited States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Santa Barbara, California United States

Funky Food & Photo Adventure

Santa Barbara, CaliforniaUnited States

3 Days / 2 Nights
for Member Pricing

Funky Food & Photo Adventure

Offer extended due to popular demand! PLATINUM PROMO + 200 POINTS now till March 15! Indulge your taste buds and visit hip hot spots for a unique food and photo expedition.

About Your Trip

Ready to stop California dreamin’ and start exploring? It’s simple to sample with our back-to-back DreamTrips that capture the heart and soul of the Golden State — 3 destinations, 3 distinct vibes. Start in Anaheim at “The Happiest Place on Earth” with Pure Disneyland Magic (April 4-7), head south for an amazing sightseeing Electric Bike Tour of San Diego (April 7-10), then make your way up the coast for a Funky Food & Photo Adventure (April 10-12) in Santa Barbara.



Enjoy an eclectic urban foodie adventure through beautiful Santa Barbara. Taste some of the best cuisine, and sip some of the finest beer and wine, in several of the city’s coolest neighborhoods. Discover impressive graffiti art and absorb the fascinating, vibrant culture that has emerged. Learn cutting-edge foodie photography tips and capitalize on sharing dynamic photos through social media.

You also will have time to focus on the natural wonders of the area by taking advantage of a cruiser bike rental that will give you a chance to see things at a slower pace and create unforgettable memories.

In your leisure time, peruse the shops and restaurants of Santa Barbara. Arlington Plaza and De La Guerra Plaza offer something for every shopper. Try Arnoldi’s Cafe, the city’s oldest Italian restaurant, for tasty pasta or pizza; or, The Lark, for oysters on the half shell and Southern pimento cheese. Also, venture down to the beach for stunning sunset views from Stearns Wharf at the harbor.

What we love:
• Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone is a one-of-a-kind place filled with wine tasting rooms, award-winning restaurants and graffiti murals.
• The historic Hyatt Centric™ Santa Barbara, built in the 1930s in Spanish Colonial style, sits across the street from East Beach and the Pacific Ocean.
• While primarily known for its beaches, Santa Barbara boasts plenty of landmarks and activities for you to explore, including museums, bike tours and world-class wineries.
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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 3 days and 2 nights in Santa Barbara, California, as well as:
•Eat This, Shoot That Funk Zone Food and Photo tour; includes transportation, gratuities and multiple tastings..
• Half-day beach cruiser bike rental.
• English-speaking guide.
• Welcome reception.
• 2 breakfasts.
• An In-destination Support team member will be provided on this trip. Their goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips™ experience from landing to liftoff. They host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more.



Transportation

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Please note: Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers between the airport and your hotel.



This trip will close by March 15.


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Destination

Situated on the central California coast, sunny Santa Barbara has earned the nickname “the American Riviera” because of its similarity to the Mediterranean in terms of geography and climate. Evidence of human habitation of the Santa Barbara area goes back at least 13,000 years, and it was populated by Chumash Indians at the time of the first European explorations.

Each Santa Barbara neighborhood holds distinctive charms. For example, the Waterfront area buzzes with sightseers, restaurants and shops, while the Mesa boasts stunning beaches and open spaces. The Spanish Colonial Revival and Mission Revival styles dominate architecturally, and you’ll also see Victorian homes and cozy California bungalows. This tourist-friendly city features major attractions such as Old Mission Santa Barbara, a Franciscan mission founded in 1786; and Stearns Wharf, a harbor pier with outstanding views.
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Platinum Inclusions

On this DreamTrip to Santa Barbara, Platinum Members will be treated to an upgrade from their half-day beach cruiser rental to a half-day surrey rental. Life is great when you’re a Platinum Member!
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Itinerary

Day 1

Check into the hotel at any time after 3 p.m.
2-6 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
7-8 p.m.: Welcome reception at the hotel.

Day 2

6:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.: Buffet breakfast at Marbella restaurant.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Eat This, Shoot That Funk Zone Food and Photo tour*; includes transportation, gratuities, guide and multiple tastings of food and beverages.
• 11 a.m.: Depart from the hotel.
• 11:30 a.m.: Meet up with the group and walk through the Waterfront neighborhood. Along the way, enjoy a tasting of artisan popcorn at Santa Barbara Popcorn Company.
• Noon: Enjoy a tasting of lobster bisque with a puff pastry or a farmer’s market salad at Enterprise Fish Co.
• 12:25 p.m.: Depart for a walk to key historical stopping points.
• 12:45 p.m.: Enjoy a tasting of a 1-4 ounce craft beer at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
• 1 p.m.: Begin walk through the Funk Zone neighborhood art area.
• 1:10 p.m.: Enjoy a tasting of 1 chicken taco with chips and salsa at Mony’s Mexican Food Taqueria.
• 1:30 p.m.: Walk past Santa Barbara Koi.
• 1:40 p.m.: Enjoy a tasting of a tri-tip sandwich at Shalhoob Meat Co.
• 2 p.m.: Depart for the walk through the urban wine trail.
• 2:10 p.m.: Enjoy a tasting of fennel sausage flatbread at Lucky Penny.
• 2:30 p.m.: Walk next door to enjoy 2 still wines paired with a bakery bread board at the Santa Barbara Wine Collective-Helena Avenue Bakery.
• 2:50 p.m.: Walk next door to enjoy a tasting of 6 different spirits at Cutler’s Artisan Spirits.
• 3:30 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
The rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 3

6:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.:Buffet breakfast at Marbella restaurant.
Check out of the hotel by noon.


*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years. Age is determined at the time of travel. Members must have a valid government-issues ID.

Itinerary subject to change.

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Hotel Details

Built in the 1930s, the historic Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara is nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. The hotel is close to downtown Santa Barbara and its shopping, dining and entertainment options.

Hotel features:
• 1 restaurant and 1 bar.
• 1 heated outdoor pool and 1 hot tub.
• Fitness center.
• Direct beach and bike path access (bicycles are available for rental).
• Valet parking: US$28 overnight and US$10 for day use.

Standard Room accommodations with:

• 1 king bed or 2 queen beds.
• Maximum occupancy 4 people.
• Signature Hyatt Grand Beds®.
• 37-inch, flat-screen television.
• Complimentary guest-room refrigerator.
• Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Check-in: 4 p.m.
Checkout: noon.
Minimum check-in age is 18.

Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103, United States



Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click BOOK IT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Policies section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements

By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card. I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

Please contact Travel Support if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or any other questions about this trip.

Please note: At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.

Gratuities at the hotel are not included. We suggest US$4 per day for housekeeping, and US$8 per bag for porterage.

Eat This, Shoot That Funk Zone Food and Photo tour
• This tour involves extensive walking. It is not recommended for guests with mobility issues and certain health conditions. Please consult your physician prior to booking travel.
• The minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years. Age is determined at the time of travel. Members must have a valid government-issues ID.
• We recommend that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing. The tour will operate in all weather conditions.
• Food, drink and souvenirs may be purchased by Members at an additional cost.

Half-day beach cruiser bike rental

• Bike locks are available to rent from the vendor.
• All rental bikes must be returned to the rental location.
• Bikes are not to be left unattended.
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Policies

Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 91 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund of the amount you paid for the trip less a fee of US$50. If you cancel between 46 and 90 days before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund less a fee of US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. Therefore, in the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.

Name Change Policy: Name changes must be done no later than March 4 and are subject to a US$50 name change fee. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.

Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.

Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up-to-date before you leave!
It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.

Make sure that you request a name change or room change at least 31 or more days before the 1st day of your trip. Due to contractual supplier policies, we may not be able to confirm requested name or room changes to existing bookings for trips that are scheduled to travel within 30 days of your request.

Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.

Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.

Pricing shown is for each person, and is based on 2 adults per room.

Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.

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