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It's a mid-January afternoon, but lots of folks were using the picnic tables and grilling stations at the beach. We took a nice walk to the pier and out onto it. Nice views of UC Santa Barbara and the Goleta Beach Cafe from the .3...More
I have been enjoying Goleta Beach since my college days at UCSB and find time to stop and eat my lunch every couple of months just to reminisce and remind myself to take time away to take it all in. Santa Barbara and Goleta is...More
Since moving to Goleta nearly 40 years ago, I can't count the number of times I've gone there with family, friends, visitors from out of state, and alone just to watch the waves flow in, an occasional dolphin swimming by, the wonderful variety of birds...More
I have been going here for years. No hassle free parking and conveniently located to home. Fishing on the pier is very popular. There is a restaurant on site call Beachside Cafe that also has great food!
Whether you grill at the public beach or get into the Seaside Bar-Cafe, you will enjoy this modest but entertaining strip of beach that joins up with that of U.C. Santa Barbara. It ALSO sports a decent wharf that provides extra exercise as you work...More
This is such a pleasant beach to go to and enjoy the sand and waves without a lot of people. There is a nice restaurant you can grab something to eat at, plenty of sand to stake your umbrella and beach chair. You can hear...More
We enjoy the day spending the afternoon with the kids. Plenty of parking not far from the water. The playground and bathrooms next to each other are awesome for small children. Bad part is there are no showers available and the pier is no safe...More
The beach was close and free with ample parking. Advisories were posted for bacteria in water and swimming wasn’t allowed- kind of a bummer. Cute doggies walking around. Beach has a lot of rocks, so you have to look for a spot. Fishing pier nearby...More