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Arroyo Burro County Beach Park

2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 884-0459
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Beautiful Place to See the Sunset

We went over to Arroyo Burro to see the sunset. It did not disappoint. They also have a... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2016
Miami, Florida
via mobile
Great spot with drawbacks...

On the plus side: Nice beach with usually good small waves for boogie boarding or surf novices... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2016
central california
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The locals call it Hendry's Beach, a place to meet for breakfast or a cocktail at sunset, stroll or jog the sandy shore, watch for whales, fish or ride the wild surf.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (24 reviews)
“dog beach” (24 reviews)
“off leash” (18 reviews)
2981 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 884-0459
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Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We went over to Arroyo Burro to see the sunset. It did not disappoint. They also have a restaurant/bar on the premises. It's a popular spot.

Thank Biadrmer
Reviewed March 16, 2016

On the plus side: Nice beach with usually good small waves for boogie boarding or surf novices, free parking, one of only 2 restaurants literally on the sand in in Santa Barbara. The eatery is clean pleasant with a great view and OK (not great)...More

Thank nicatourista
Reviewed March 15, 2016

I just love the fact that I can let my four legged friend free and he has a blast every time. There is also a restaurant with great food, full bar and a place for my dog to wait for us.

Thank Sandovab
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Love this local's beach access...and so do the surfers; great fun to watch them. The Boathouse restaurant is a big draw. Parking is a challenge on weekends; Go early!

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed February 29, 2016

Great little beach not far from center of SB (not walking distance, but a short drive). Dogs allowed on leash and one small section off leash. Beautiful sunset location, nice restaurant right there.

Thank Parisa63
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Want a place to walk your dog and experience a visual delight at the same time. Well ... This is the place, but you better get there at least 45 minutes prior to sunset, cause everyone else has the same idea. Beautiful sunsets are common...More

1  Thank undertaker01
Reviewed February 10, 2016

After researching all options for a beach wedding in the Santa Barbara area, we opted for Hendry's Beach. Even though there was no way to reserve space except the picnic tables in the small adjacent grassy area, it was perfect for our short ceremony surrounded...More

Thank swimdesertrat
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Lots of fun watching people and animals at the dog park area. The on-site restaurant had delicious food and an unimpeded ocean view.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed January 6, 2016

I love this beach for its fabulous rock formations, fallen trees and interesting bird life just a short stroll away from the main entrance and car-parking area. Surf was up when we visited, presaging the storms and downpours that hit this part of California in...More

Thank yorkshirecat56
Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

The best beach around Santa B. Sunsets here are breathtaking. You can walk up to the Douglas Preserve, and see everything from the bluff tops, or walk the more than ample beach. Dog friendly. The Boathouse restaurant is located on the beach. Parking is awful...More

Thank tralynr
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