El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel

A glamorous retreat in Santa Barbara’s verdant hills, with a zero-edge pool and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Perched on a hilltop overlooking the city and the sea, El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel is one of the most iconic and luxurious resorts on the West Coast. A Forbes Five Star resort, this enchanting escape features bungalow-style suites and rooms with elegant decor, cosy fireplaces and marble bathrooms. Each room also boasts a private patio or balcony, where you can savour the stunning scenery and the balmy breeze.

The resort is a blend of historic charm and modern sophistication, with a history of hosting celebrities and socialites since 1918. Here, you can indulge in local cuisine and Californian wines at the award-winning restaurant, bar and lounge, or relax at the sumptuous spa, home to sumptuous treatments inspired by the natural elements. You can also explore the seven-acre estate garden, where you can spot turtles, hummingbirds and butterflies.

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Meet Our Team

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Ben Line
Ben Line - Head of Sales

Ben Line is the Head of Sales at Journeyscape and our sister brand Journey Latin America, having lived abroad and travelled extensively over the years.

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Dominique Kotsias - Product Manager

Dominique caught the North America travel bug when she was in her late teens and has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada, particularly drawn to the countries' outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. With over 10 years of product and marketing experience in North America, Dominique’s passion for the destination is infectious.

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Mallika Jain - Travel Expert

Mallika’s love for North America first began when she attended an American boarding school as a teenager. Her mother’s side of the family lived in the USA, so she enjoyed frequent trips across many states.

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Joshua Salter - Travel Expert

Joshua has been travelling to the USA since childhood, visiting his father and four siblings on the west coast. He is fortunate to have travelled to 42 of the 50 US states, and hopes to complete the set by his next big birthday.

Why Journeyscape?

We love north america

  • Up-to-the-minute knowledge underpinned by 40 years experience
  • All of our Travel Experts have personal knowledge of the destination
  • A passion for the region runs through all we do

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  • Our insider knowledge helps you go beyond the guidebooks
  • We hand-pick hotels both for their character and services
  • We'll give you authentic experiences based on your personal preferences

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