mesa neighborhood

For such a small city, Santa Barbara has many neighborhoods with very distinct characteristics. We’ve put together this guide to each major neighborhood so you can get a feel for these areas and narrow down your choices of where to live. We want you to see past what the tourists see, but the things that the locals experience every day, and why we love living here.

Click on the names to the right to read about each Santa Barbara neighborhood. If you have more questions, just get in touch and we’ll be happy to answer them.