Butterfly Beach

The property has a private gate with direct access to Butterfly beach. The beach's pristine shoreline is ideal for swimming, surfing and sunbathing, and its unique east-west orientation makes for some truly spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

Surfing & more

Blessed with a mild Mediterranean climate Butterfly Beach beckons visitors to soak in the “vitamin sea” , surf, kayak swim or simply relax and enjoy the sun.


There are private and public golf courses within a 10 minute drive


Shopping in Montecito is concentrated in three primary hubs; Coast Village Road, the Upper Village, and Montecito Country Mart. Coast Village Road is the main drag, dotted with women’s clothing boutiques like Angel, Whiskey & Leather, Whistle Club, and Allora by Laura. Discover divine home goods and art at Maison K, Lily, Legacy, and Heather James Fine Art. Montecito Country Mart is home to local favorites like Mate Gallery, Kendall Conrad, Malia Mills, Hudson Grace, and Space NK Apothecary. The Upper Village (at the intersection of San Ysidro and East Valley Roads) features a cluster of shopping centers catering to upscale clientele with shops like Wendy Foster, Jenni Kayne, Julianne, and William Laman.

Santa Ynez and Los Olivos Wine regions

Just a 30 minute drive to the charming, historic town of Los Olivos Wine, an ideal place to visit for a one-stop wine country experience

Hiking & walking

Hiking is a quintessential Montecito “do,” with varying levels of difficulty and duration between Cold Spring Trail, Hot Springs Canyon, San Ysidro Trail and Tangerine Falls. For a pleasant walk The Vedanta Temple is a peaceful spot for meditation and a stroll.

Breakfast to dinner

Start the day with breakfast at Bree’Osh, Renaud’s Bakery, or Jeannine’s Bakery. Vegans and meat-eaters alike rave about Oliver’s, which specializes in upscale plant-based cuisine for lunch and dinner. Situated next door to The Monarch in the historical Montecito Inn, Sushi|Bar Montecito is Chef Phillip Frankland Lee’s Omakase Restaurant that serves up a whimsy of its namesake fare in 17 courses.