Carpinteria is a small oceanside city located in the Southeastern region on the South Coast of Santa Barbara County. This coastal community has a small town feel set in a natural and charming environment. Nestled in a wonderful valley on the Pacific coast South of nearby Santa Barbara, the main streets of this seaside village consist of darling shops and unique antique stores. Perfect for a weekend get away, Carpentaria Beach is well known as "the world's safest" since it happens to be in a protected cove almost exactly halfway between Ventura and Santa Barbara. Visitors enjoy the lovely scenic countryside, glorious mountain views, relaxing and quiet ocean front village, large clean sandy beaches, state park and world renowned surfing. The people of Carpinteria are economically diverse making for an unassuming setting. Running along the full length of this quaint town are Carpinteria City Beach and Carpinteria State Beach Park offering endless opportunities for fun in the sun.