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Santa Barbara Leadbetter Beach, California

Leadbetter Beach

Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, California, 93109
Category: Activities
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leadbetter beach in santa barbara, ca

A lot is going on at Leadbetter Beach and it doesn't take lot of time to get there. Just a short walk from our hotel, Leadbetter draws everyone from surfers to sunbathers. This very popular beach is usually populated by young people as it's exceptionally close to Santa Barbara City College. Dining is available at the Shoreline Beach Cafe. And while most anything goes at Leadbetter Beach, dogs and alcohol are not permitted.


Prices -

Admission to Leadbetter Beach is free. Parking is $2 per hour with a $12 maximum per day.

Hours -

Open daily: Sunrise to 10:00 p.m.


  • Weddings
  • Parties
  • Corporate Gatherings


  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Beach Volleyball


  • what kind of amenities does leadbetter beach offer?

    There's a reason that Leadbetter is one of the most popular beaches in Santa Barbara. And that is the amenities. You'll find picnic areas and barbecue sites that you can reserve along with outdoor showers, restrooms, volleyball courts, biking and walking paths, and a parking lot.
  • What's the surf like at leadbetter beach?

    The surf is generally light at Leadbetter. Because of that, the beach attracts mainly newcomers to surfing, windsurfing, and catamaran sailing. But a mellow surf doesn't mean there are no safety issues. Lifeguards will be on duty during peak times.

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