California’s Meritage Collection Partners with Unique Hotel Solutions

Irvine (July. 15, 2013) – Luxury Resorts Join with International Firm to Market Top Properties Globally

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California’s Meritage Collection Properties Début a Calendar of Year-Round Special Events

Irvine (Aug. 26, 2013) – Meritage Collection, California’s quintessential hotel and resort collection, with properties in some of the most iconic destinations in the state, announces

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BABOR Announces Partnership with Meritage Collection

Santa Barbara (Fall 2013) – Global beauty brand BABOR Cosmetics is pleased to announce their partnership with the Meritage Collection of luxury hotels and resorts in renowned California.

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Boocara Halloween Event

Santa Barbara (Oct. 1, 2013) – This Halloween, Bacara will transform its premier oceanfront resort into Boocara, a haunting Halloween bash filled with tricks and treats for guests of all ages.

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Be a Winemaker for a Day

Santa Barbara (Sept. 3, 2013) – In celebration of the highly-anticipated harvest season, Bacara is pleased to introduce “Bacara Crush,” a hands-on harvest experience that offers travelers the unprecedented opportunity to work alongside Santa Barbara County winemakers and producers.

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Foley Food & Wine Society Official Launch Party at Bacara

Santa Barbara (Sept. 1, 2013) – Mingle with wine industry professionals, Society members, local celebrities and Bill Foley himself.

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Bacara Opens New Restaurant, The Bistro

Santa Barbara (Aug. 5, 2013) – Inspired by the elegance of the Italian Riviera – a landscape reminiscent of Bacara’s breathtaking setting along the Gaviota Coast – the resort is pleased to reopen its beachside restaurant, The Bistro.  

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Bacara to Host Advanced Screening of Red Obsession

Santa Barbara (July 25, 2013) –Bacara is proud to present a private screening of the Russell Crowe-narrated wine documentary Red Obsession on August 24 prior to its nationwide theatrical release on Sept. 6, 2013.  The film has played at major international film festivals, including Berlin, Sydney, Tribeca and Seattle.

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The Dog Days of Summer at Bacara

Santa Barbara (July 17, 2013) – See Spot soak up the sun at Bacara Resort & Spa’s Inaugural Yappy Hour on Thursday, July 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Offered in celebration of the resort’s resident pooch’s first birthday, the festive paw-ty offers dog lovers the opportunity to enjoy a lovely afternoon with furry friends while raising money for a great cause.

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New for Summer at Bacara Resort & Spa

Santa Barbara (June 23, 2013) – From a new menu of spa services and a revamped restaurant concept to a self-guided Chumash Nature Trail, discover what’s new at Bacara Resort & Spa.

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Foley Food & Wine Society Unveils The Experience at Bacara

Santa Barbara (June 12, 2013) – Foley Family Wines announces opening of the company’s latest venture, The Foley Food and Wine Society Experience at Santa Barbara’s famed Bacara Resort & Spa.

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Create Your Summer Story at Bacara

Santa Barbara (June 10, 2013) – Whether your ideal summer includes a romantic escape, quality time with family, or a girls’ getaway at the spa, Bacara Resort & Spa’s breathtaking ocean views and laid-back luxury will set the stage for an unforgettable summer in Santa Barbara.

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World of Pinot Noir Moves to Santa Barbara

Ten years ago, a movie created a shot heard around the world with Pinot Noir. Based in Santa Barbara wine country, Sideways elevated Pinot Noir to a pedestal, significantly increased sales globally and invited oenophiles and newbies alike to partake of this thin-skinned grape.

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Enjoy Summer at Four of California’s Premier Resorts & Spas

Santa Barbara (June 12, 2013) – Resorts in Napa, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach and La Jolla let guests experience summer in a whole new way.

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Meet the Master: Private SOMM Screening

Santa Barbara (May 16, 2013) – In the wildly successful documentary, SOMM, viewers are taken on a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into a mysterious world – the Court of Master Sommeliers and the massively intimidating Master Sommelier exam.

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Mother's Day at Bacara Resort & Spa

Santa Barbara (April 17, 2013) – Take care of the woman who always takes care of you at Santa Barbara’s most spectacular stretch of pacific paradise. From indulgent spa services and oceanfront painting classes to an extravagant champagne brunch, Bacara Resort & Spa has everything families need to pamper their mom in style.

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Spring Break, Grown Up

Santa Barbara (March 4, 2013) – From exclusive wine excursions through the Santa Ynez Mountains to a legendary spa and stunning coastal views, Bacara Resort & Spa offers everything sophisticated travelers need to relive the magic of Spring Break.

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Bacara welcomes new owners, Pacific Hospitality Group

IRVINE, CA (Feb. 25, 2013)- BRS Ventures, LLC, an affiliate of Pacific Hospitality Group, announces the purchase of Bacara Resort & Spa.

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Valentine's Day at the Bacara Resort & Spa

Santa Barbara (Jan. 30, 2013) – From rose-infused facials and guided couple’s meditation to “romance ready” guestrooms and suites, Valentine’s Day enchantment awaits around every turn at Bacara Resort & Spa.

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Spa Café Re-Opening at Bacara

Santa Barbara (Jan. 9, 2013) – The Spa at Bacara, recognized as one of the finest spas in the world, is further enhancing its wellness experience with a new dining menu at the adjacent Spa Café.

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Bacara Resort & Spa Finds Unique Way to Help People in Need

Santa Barbara (Dec. 20, 2012) – Hundreds of people affected by Superstorm Sandy will receive basic care items this holiday season thanks to the generosity of guests staying at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara.

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Bacara's Afternoon Tea Offers a Unique Twist on a Timeless Tradition

Santa Barbara (Dec. 6, 2012) – Set in the resort’s grand lobby amidst a warm fireplace and elegant furnishings, Bacara’s Tea & Trunk Shows feature a contemporary twist on traditional high tea by pairing the service with a designer trunk show.

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Bacara Partners with Artist David Shelton on Christmas Tree Art Installation

Santa Barbara (Nov. 20, 2012) Bacara Resort & Spa, recognized as one of the finest resorts in the world, is honored to partner with renowned artist David Shelton to create a one-of-a-kind Christmas Tree Art Installation.

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Bacara’s General Manager Garners Top Honors

Santa Barbara, CA. (October 30, 2012) – Bacara Resort & Spa is pleased to announce its General Manager Kathleen Cochran has been selected as “one of the industry’s most influential women” by Smart Meetings magazine.

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Boocara!

Santa Barbara (Oct. 1, 2012) – In celebration of the most spooktacular time of year, Bacara Resort & Spa
will transform its premier oceanfront resort into Boocara!, a haunting Halloween bash with tricks and treats
for guests of all ages.

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Buff on the Bluff

Santa Barbara (Sept. 20, 2012) – The Spa at Bacara – recognized as one of the finest spas in the world – is
taking fitness to new heights with the debut of its “Buff on the Bluff” wellness class.

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Harvest Your Next Crush with Bacara

Santa Barbara (Sept. 11, 2012) – In celebration of the highly-anticipated harvest season, Bacara Resort & Spa is pleased to introduce “Bacara Crush,” a hands-on harvest experience that offers travelers the unprecedented opportunity to work alongside Santa Barbara’s top winemakers.

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Foie Gras Grand Finale at Miró Restaurant at Bacara Resort & Spa

Santa Barbara, CA. June 25, 2012 – With less than a week left to savor the rich, buttery delicacy known as foie gras before it becomes banned in California, Miró restaurant at Bacara Resort & Spa is offering a specialty “Last Chance for Fois Gras” menu to savor the delicacy and properly bid adieu to the ingredient adored by chefs and foodies alike across the world.

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Bacara Resort & Spa Welcomes Johan Denizot as Chef de Cuisine at The Bistro

Santa Barbara, CA. June, 2012 – Bacara Resort & Spa’s culinary program has long been acclaimed by guests and food critics alike, boasting world-class chefs at their various restaurants, and menus on par with some of the top restaurants in the country.

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Celebrate Summer in Santa Barbara at Bacara Solstice Celebration

Santa Barbara, CA. June 5, 2012 – To celebrate the completion of their first phase of resort enhancements – and because this gorgeous Santa Barbara sunshine calls for a proper bash!

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Celebrate Dads & Grads with a Barbecue Brunch at Bacara!

Santa Barbara, CA. June 1, 2012 – Show your dads & grads some love by treating them to a gourmet Barbecue Brunch at Bacara Resort & Spa’s Miró restaurant on Sunday, June 17, 2012!

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Bacara Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Oscars!

Santa Barbara, CA. February 2012 – Slip into your best dress or favorite suit…Bacara Resort & Spa is rolling out the red carpet and inviting guests to an evening of glitz and glamour, otherwise known as Bacara’s Oscars Party.

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A Little Thing Called LOVE is in the Air at Bacara Resort & Spa!

Santa Barbara, CA. December, 2011 – Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day at Bacara Resort & Spa! There’s no question that Bacara represents not only the quintessential luxury experience for guests, but a perfect place for a little romance.

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Bring On the Holidays at Bacara Resort & Spa

Santa Barbara, CA. December, 2011 – The halls are decked, the trees are lit, and the fireplaces are roaring at Bacara Resort & Spa! Gather your friends and family to celebrate the season and indulge in mouthwatering meals this Christmas & New Year’s at Bacara.

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Bacara Resort & Spa Welcomes David Sigman as Director of Catering

Santa Barbara, CA. December, 2011 – Bacara Resort & Spa welcomes David Sigman as the new Director of Catering. Sigman moved to Santa Barbara five years ago to complete his Masters Degree in Organizational Management at Antioch University.

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Forbes Travel Guide Names Bacara Resort & Spa a Four-Star Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

Santa Barbara, CA. December, 2011 — Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, has unveiled its 54th annual listing of Five-Star and Four-Star hospitality establishments worldwide, and has named Bacara Resort & Spa on their list in three separate Four-Star Award categories.

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Bacara’s First-Ever “Tea & Trunk Show”

Santa Barbara, CA. December, 2011 – Indulge your senses and your shopping fix and join Bacara Resort & Spa for its first inaugural Tea & Trunk Show event, on Thursday, December 15th, 2pm – 6pm.

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Bacara Resort & Spa Welcomes New General Manager Kathleen Cochran

Santa Barbara, CA. October 2011 – Bacara Resort & Spa – Santa Barbara’s premier oceanfront resort – has announced Kathleen Cochran, a 35-year veteran in the luxury hospitality industry, as their new general manager.

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Boocara!

Santa Barbara, CA. October, 2011 – On Saturday, October 29th, Bacara Resort & Spa gets into the spirit with Boocara!… an evening filled with Halloween tricks and treats for all ages!

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New Ownership

Santa Barbara, CA. September 9, 2011 – Ohana Real Estate Investors (Ohana) in partnership with Rockpoint Group, LLC, (Rockpoint), is pleased to announce they have acquired Bacara Resort & Spa (Bacara) located in Goleta, CA just north of Santa Barbara.

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Coastal Cleanup

Santa Barbara, CA – As part of California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest volunteer event, Bacara Resort & Spa will organize a team of volunteers to remove trash and recyclables at Haskell’s Beach on Saturday, September 17th, 2011.

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