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Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

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  • Average1%
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“adult activities”(14 reviews)
“dining commons”(11 reviews)
“wine tasting”(35 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's something about the VC that is magical. Your kids LOVE it. From babies to teens they love it. Yes it is just the UCSB campus residences but they transform it to a magical resort. Kids ride their bikes all over, come and go as...More

Thank sandytarbet
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Are you looking for a getaway with something for everyone in the family? Well then the UCSB FVC should be at the top of your list. Think sleep away camp for the whole family. The Family Vacation Center provides childcare and kids camps for kids...More

Thank ec31974
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I couldn’t recommend FVC Santa Barbara more! Wonderful, friendly, and accommodating staff and loads of fun activities for all ages. You won’t go wrong. We can’t wait to return for our 4th year now with a new family member too!

Thank CaliforniaPhillygirl
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We keep coming back to Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center and always have good things to say. This past year, we brought some friends with us and they had a good time too. My teenager looks forward to the surfing lessons each year (with her...More

Thank blonde00
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This summer will be our 10th year going...... our son counts the days. He has been going there since he was 1 1/2 years old and loves it! I think he may be a counselor some day. I found this place on line when I...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Babysitting
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Pool
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Sheri_Rae | Property representative |
Hello, 175-200 people would indeed take up nearly all our spaces in a session. I would be happy to chat with you about possible opening up a new session to accommodate your group. If you are still interested in our location... More
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Cobadgers
14 July 2017|
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Response from Sheri_Rae | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for reaching out. I apologize that I did not get back to you sooner. I would be happy to chat with you about a family gathering of this size. If you are still looking for a location and would like to chat... More
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erinb007
15 January 2017|
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Response from Brad F | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can absolutely find peace and quiet. You don't have to sign up for the adult activities either, but even still some of those are extremely relaxing and quiet (painting for example). You can sign up your daughter for... More
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"This is way better than a hotel or air bnb. It's is own experience."
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"Include any room request in your registration and the staff will do everything possible to accommodate your..."
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"Towers have elevator, but are noisier."
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"The clusters are nice and quiet, but the towers are closer to the action."
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