Villa Pacifica is very impressive in its design and situation. We’ve rented houses in Lake Como, Skagen, Jamaica, Half Moon Bay, Napa, Tuscany, New Zealand, etc., and this is truly spectacular.
We were worried there might be a little hype in the description, but if anything Villa Pacifica is undersold. That’s the trouble with places like this; it is difficult to be honest / accurate without sounding a bit like you’re exaggerating.
It seems a good value as well. Last time in Santa Barbara we stayed at the San Yisidro Ranch. Very nice, but close to the same price per night for a small suite. Just the master suite here at Villa Pacifica compares favorably to SYR, with a much better view. And then there’s the rest of the house. Even if expensive, Villa Pacifica is comparatively a bargain.
Minus 1 star for too many maintenance problems. The AC in the Master did not work, water leaked out of one of the ducts, the Microwave had to be jostled just so, a...