Santa Barbara's El Encanto Reopens

Santa Barbara's El Encanto Reopens

Hilltop resort will be part of the Orient-Express Collection

Shuttered since 2006, El Encanto hotel in Santa Barbara, Calif., reopened in March as part of the Orient-Express collection of hotels and resorts. The luxury property, with its red-tiled roofs, garden setting, and views of the Pacific, is ideal for small meetings and incentives. The hilltop propertyoffers 92 bungalows (22 bungalow suites and 70 bungalow rooms)and 9,820 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, including a 3,000-square-foot ballroom. El Encanto, which first opened i

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