Santa Barbara is located just North of Los Angeles between the stunning vistas of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Known as the American Riviera with its year round Mediterranean climate, this affluent city has been a longtime resort and tourist destination with its sunny weather, downtown beaches, Spanish architecture, and majestic views. It’s the diversity and beauty of this part of California that attracts so many people. With an affluent lifestyle, sand, surf, great weather, world-class restaurants, championship golf and luxury shopping? What more could anyone ask for?