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Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan

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Pasadena, Ca.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this RV park after our original destination, Refugio State Beach park was full. It was a Friday afternoon and all the local state parks were packed to the rafters. I called the front desk and was informed that they had plenty of vacancies. I was initially perturbed by price of a nightly stay but forged on ahead,... More 

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Dorchester dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first stop on our rv trip. convenient off of the 101, so expected some highway noise and slept well. Only stayed for one night but would definatley stay again if in the area. nice shop, clean pool, pretty grounds. Kids were happy with the pool. Rv sites were spacious.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We got the last spot on the ocean view side, There are about 10 spots that were converted from a parking lot. No services, so the generator noise can get annoying at night. Luckily our neighbours didn't use theirs at night. The view was incredible, and it was about a 10 minute walk to the beach from our site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This RV park is beautiful and more like a luxury resort. I'd give it a five stars review but unfortunately it is a bit noisy due to its location near the freeway. Plenty of clean bathrooms are available as well as a nice pool. Nice to have the neighboring El Capitan Canyon Resort as an additional resource.

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Santa Clarita, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We tent camp here, and while they try to make it "Sunset" elegant with slightly elevated and raked sand enclosures for tents, the spaces tend toward living right on top of the strangers that just pulled in too. We moved once, and then people move once we got situated - so it looked like everyone was like "this is so... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The camp site is clean and well run. A fire pit and picnic table with every site. We were in the tent portion (vs. RV) and while there are many international guests everyone had a really good time. The local beach (El Capitan) is in walking distance but your feet pick up tar from the sand. The next day we... More 

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Newport Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We were here just a few weeks after the Scherpa Fire. Had a fantastic experience nonetheless. The pool was small and not as clean as I'd like (pH was off), but the grounds and Canyon were fantastic. Movie night in he park was a great surprise, as was concert night in the canyon. We will definitely be back soon!

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Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

It was our first visit to this nicely maintained RV park. We were on the journey up the coast and wanted a few relaxing days before going home in Nor Cal. Ocean Mesa was ideal. The amenities were noticeably better then your typical RV park. The pool and jacuzzi are spacious. The campsites have nice tables and firepits. The convenience... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This RV and tent campground is about 20 miles due west of downtown Santa Barbara, across the 101 freeway from El Capitan State Beach, on the hillside. This park is well maintained with a nice pool. All the facilities are in very good condition. It is expensive though, $100/night with a 3 night minimum in summertime. The beach is about... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Our friends invited us to go camping with them and they picked this location. Loved the camp sites. Very clean bathrooms, great kids play area and swimming pool. The little market on site was pricey, so we drove to out to get a few things we forgot to bring. Overall a good place for families to camp.

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan

Address: El Capitan Terrace Lane, Santa Barbara, CA
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $55 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Ocean Mesa Campground At El Capitan Hotel Santa Barbara
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