Warm up your winter with shades of aqua, turquoise and white as we pay homage to Bacara’s beautiful coastal setting. Surround yourself with the magic of the holidays while taking in the natural beauty of the Gaviota Coast. For reservations or more information about Bacara’s holiday festivities, please call 855.788.1116.

    Tree Lighting Ceremonies at Bacara
    Pajama Parties in the Screen Room
    Christmas at Miro

    Tree Lighting Ceremonies

    December 21-24, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Bacara is honored to partner with renowned local artist David Shelton to create our one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree Art Installation. The 12-foot sculpture combines dramatic contrasts of whimsically-sculpted steel and hand-blown glass. Join us in the lobby for hot cider and cookies as we light this year’s coastal inspired tree. Complimentary.


    Caramel Coffee Scrub & Pick Me Up Mini Facial at The Spa at Bacara

    December 1-31

    The perfect holiday duo, this delicious and soothing scrub exfoliates dehydrated skin, while our mini facial cleanses and hydrates, leaving your skin glowing for the holidays. 50 minutes $150.


    Chocolate Oil Massage & Peppermint Foot Scrub at The Spa

    December 1-31

    A holiday-inspired chocolate scented massage oil is applied on this Swedish style massage to uplift the mood while calming the senses. Finish with an invigorating peppermint foot scrub and massage. 50 min $150 and 80 min $220


    Teen Star® Holiday Showcase

    December 12, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    You and your family are invited to start a new holiday tradition at Bacara. Teen Star Santa Barbara presents its first ever Teen Star Holiday Showcase. During this festive evening at beautiful Bacara, five 2014 Teen Star finalists will share their musical talents, performing holiday songs that celebrate the spirit of the season. $10 for students, $15 for adults. Proceeds benefit Santa Barbara County schools’ performing arts programs. Book Now


    Keepsake Ornaments

    Bacara’s sea-inspired holiday ornament is available for purchase for $30 at Bacara Boutique. This year’s ornament is designed by popular California designer Jamie Dietrich. Proceeds benefit the Gaviota Coast Conservancy.


    Pajama Parties in the Screening Room

    Most Friday & Saturday evenings in December

    Snuggle up in your pajamas and join us in the resort’s Screening Room to enjoy hot cider and a screening of a classic holiday movie, including Miracle on 34th Street, Christmas Story and more. Complimentary.


    Jitney Cart Christmas Caroling

    December 20-24, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Carol your way through the resort’s beautiful village on our festive jitney carts.


    Christmas Eve & Chrismas Dinner at Miró

    Enjoy a heartfelt holiday with your family in Miró. Chef Johan Denizot’s exquisite four-course menu will highlight his favorite holiday dishes. Seatings from 4 to 9 p.m. $95 for adults, $25 for children. Book Now


    Monarch Kids’ Club

    December 27-31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Monarch Kids’ Club is a wonderful place for fun and exploration for children ages 5 through 12. The program was designed especially to reflect Bacara’s beautiful and native surroundings, its natural beaches, rolling hills and rich Chumash history. Select dates include extended hours. $85. For reservations, please call 805.571.4210.


    NYE Dinner at The Bistro
    NYE Dinner at Miro

    New Year’s Eve Black & White Party

    December 31, 2014

    9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

    Dance the night away at the resort’s beautiful Rotunda while enjoying a DJ, party favors, a balloon drop, dessert, a cash bar and a Beau Joie Brut Champagne toast to a spectacular 2015. General admission tickets are available for $85 a person.

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    NEW this year- Introducing VIP Lounge Areas and Bottle Service for groups of 10. Offered for $185 a person, our VIP Lounge Areas include:

    • 10 general admission tickets to the event
    • Dedicated VIP Lounge Area on Rotunda Terrace
    • 2 bottles of Beau Joie Brut Champagne
    • 1 bottle of premium alcohol (such as Grey Goose) and all the mixers

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    Please note: Dinner is not included with this event. Should you wish to dine at Miro or The Bistro, we recommend booking your reservation in advance at 805-571-3018.


    New Year’s Eve Overnight Package 

    Dance the night away at resort’s beautiful Rotunda while enjoying a DJ, party favors, a balloon drop, dessert, cash bar and a Beau Joie Brut Champagne toast to a spectacular 2015.

    Our New Year’s Eve Getaway package includes:

    • Overnight stay on December 31
    • Two tickets to the Black & White Party from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
    • $100 food and beverage credit

    Rates start at $820 per couple. Space is limited and the event will sell out.



    New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Bistro

    Ring in the New Year in style with live music and a spectacular three-course menu highlighting the best of Chef Chris Turano’s cuisine. $70 per person. Our winter a la carte menu is also available. Book Now

    New Year’s Eve Dinner in Miró

    For a truly spectacular New Year’s Eve, join us at Miró for live music and a decadent five-course menu featuring the best of Chef Denizot’s expansive talents. $125 per person, $175 with wine pairings. Book Now


    Ask about the stunning Miró Wine Cellar or Bistro Private Dining Room available for elegant events of 12 to 30 people. Group menus start at $65 per person. The Foley Food + Wine Society Tasting Room is also pleased to offer wine dinners and pre-event holiday wine receptions.

    For details, please call 855.553.4987 or email tellis@bacararesort.com.

    Gift cards to Bacara can be ordered and shipped via our online retail shop!

    Gift cards are available in any amount and can be purchased at resort’s shops, front desk and spa. Plus, spend $500 on gift cards and enjoy a $100 card for yourself to be used toward a future visit.