Rosewood Miramar Beach opened its doors in Santa Barbara's Montecito community. The oceanfront resort offers guest accommodations that open out right onto the beach. Formerly Miramar by the Sea, the property serves as a gathering place for locals and visitors alike.
"Rosewood Miramar Beach is the pinnacle of design, setting and service," said Sonia Cheng, chief executive officer of Rosewood Hotel Group.
"It is a true jewel not only in the rich hospitality landscape of Montecito and Santa Barbara, but across the globe," she added. "Guests will delight in the relaxed atmosphere of coastal California while enjoying Rosewood's intuitive service."
Rosewood Miramar Beach features 161 guest rooms and suites.
At the heart of the property is the Manor House where a dramatic stone-paved driveway leads to the home's grand foyer. The centerpiece of the residence is the curved staircase – a tribute to an original design by esteemed Southern Californian architect Paul Williams, remembered by many as an architect to the stars.
Three signature suites reside in the Manor House including The Founder's Residence, The Miramar Suite and The Ambassador Suite. The three suites boast views and distinct décor and design and can be combined with king-sized guest rooms to form an entirely private, seven-bedroom retreat within the Manor House.
The Bungalows and Lanai House guest rooms are spread over 16 acres of lush landscaping. Each guest room accommodation is light-filled, spacious and offers a furnished balcony or patio, a dressing area and views of the garden, ocean or mountainside.
Anchoring the property are the resort's 26 oceanfront Beach House suites, studios and guest rooms which feature private terraces directly over the sand.
In addition to the ocean views, Beach House guests enjoy several exclusive services, including access to a complimentary evening cocktail trolley, monogrammed pillowcases and robes along with personalized amenities from arrival to departure.
Meetings & Events
Rosewood Miramar Beach offers over 27,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Venues include the intimate Founder's Dining Room, the glittering Chandelier Room and the expansive Great Lawn.
The Chandelier Room features abundant natural light and is home to twelve custom Baccarat chandeliers. Each have Baccarat's signature single red octagonal crystal alongside a subtle nod to the history of Miramar, a single blue precious stone.
A focal point of the estate is the Cabana Pool, one of two pools on property. Another nod to Paul Williams, the pool's distinctive, serpentine-edge design draws inspiration from the architect's work for the now-demolished Arrowhead Springs Hotel in Central California.
There are 19 cabanas, each topped with a stylish black and white valance.
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A carefully curated art collection is displayed across the property, with over 600 pieces. The one-of-a-kind collection combines archival images, traditional works and fine modern pieces to produce a distinctive and distinguished art narrative.
Capturing the rich history of the property's privileged site on the Montecito coast, the collection includes original works by Norman Rockwell, Fernando Botero, Mel Bochner and Hans Burkhardt and fine photography from Jim McHugh, Slim Aarons, and more.
Food & Beverage
Rosewood Miramar Beach features seven restaurants and bars. Helmed by Executive Chef Massimo Falsini – who joins the property with experience leading a Michelin-starred restaurant – the resort's culinary program is characterized by locally and sustainably sourced produce that highlights the best of the region's rich gastronomy.
Caruso's oceanfront restaurant features al fresco seating with views of the Pacific Ocean. Chef Massimo introduces a taste of Southern Italy to coastal Montecito through signature dishes that utilize ingredients sourced from neighboring farmers, fisherman and ranchers.
Malibu Farm at Miramar, the first California resort outpost of the beloved farm-to-table concept by Helene Henderson, offers all-day dining in a refined yet laid back setting.
In keeping with Malibu Farm's philosophy, the restaurant serves simply prepared plates crafted from fresh and locally-sourced ingredients. Malibu Farm at Miramar draws inspiration from its Montecito surroundings to deliver a rustic and relaxed beach vibe.
Miramar Beach Bar, the Beach House's oceanfront oasis inspired by a luxurious sailing vessel, offers an array of craft cocktails and snacks. At the chic and sophisticated Manor Bar, live music provides an ideal environment for a pre- or post-dinner libation.
Scoop Shop offers poolside bites and treats in a whimsical and charming atmosphere, while Cabana Bar touts refreshing cocktails and light fare at the serpentine-edge Cabana Pool.
With its prime positioning directly atop Montecito's sands, Rosewood Miramar Beach is the only resort in the region that offers guests all-encompassing beach service.
This includes complimentary access to chairs and umbrellas, specialty food and cocktail services and exclusive activities and programs, on both land and sea.
At Sense, A Rosewood Spa, guests enjoy unique treatments and rituals inspired by the healing traditions and native plants found in the local surroundings, such as the Alkaline Marine Cocoon and the Montecito Sage Purification. The spa features expertly appointed relaxation rooms, steam rooms and saunas as well as ample individual and couples treatment rooms.
Sally Hershberger Montecito will bring a full suite of salon and bridal services from the acclaimed female hairstylist, as well as Sally's complete collection of luxury haircare products, to guests of Rosewood Miramar Beach.
There is a state-of-the-art fitness center, which features outdoor treadmills, alongside high-performance equipment from Woodway and Peloton.
Well-being activities such as sunrise yoga on the beach, personal training sessions and pool fitness activities engage the mind, body and spirit are also available.
Information is based off a press release from Rosewood Miramar Beach.