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Cabana Las Floras- A Tropical Cabana Paradise with Pool, Spa, and WiFi

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Imagine a gorgeous tropical cabana on a 1-1/2 acre estate, nestled in the Montecito foothills, surrounded by palms, lush exotic plants, and colorful flowers.

Now...are you ready to make memories that will last a lifetime?

Out your front door, you will find a secluded and completely private natural pool where you may swim and relax anytime of the day.

Explore the close by sandy beaches, hike in the nearby pristine mountains, check out the interesting restaurants and shops in Santa Barbara, go wine-tasting in Santa Ynez, or even sail or kayak in the surf.

Ask us for recommendations and we will be thrilled to assist you in any way that we can. We want your memories of your stay with us to be extra special!

In the evening, when you decide to leave the crowds behind, you may return to your quiet retreat and soak yourself in the healing warmth of your very own outdoor private spa. Then, take a moment, survey the heavens, and when you see a shooting star, make a wish!

Overlooking the pool, rest and restore yourself privately in our authentic Indonesian tea house pavilion. Yoga, meditation, or just plain relaxation will be yours in our very tranquil and almost unbelievable tropical setting.

Note: The owners, Dino and Florida Ohanian, live on the 1-1/2 acre premises in a separate and completely detached house. That said, we very much want to respect your complete privacy if this is a concern...please let us know if this is of importance.

More Details

Owner
Dino Ohanian
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, Tagalog
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

About Dino Ohanian

Note: The owners, Dino and Florida Ohanian, live on the 1-1/2 acre premises in a separate and completely detached house. That said, we very much want to respect your complete privacy if this is a concern...please let us know if this is of importance. It is our wish that you will create memories to last a lifetime and we want to be absolutely sure that those memories are of the highest quality as far as YOUR wishes!

Dino Ohanian purchased this villa in 2003

Why Dino Ohanian chose Santa Barbara Area

We came here for a weekend stay much like our guests are contemplating and we fell in love with this area just as if we were teenagers 'falling in love' for the first time...We were in escrow to buy this property within two weeks...and have never looked back.

What makes this villa unique

One of the most uniques benefits of this property is that we completely created it from the top to bottom. It took us eight years and untold loads of sweat to design and create this tropical haven for ourselves...and now we find no greater pleasure than sharing it with others!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I have stayed in Santa Barbara many times before, and this is the most beautiful and private location we have ever enjoyed. The pool and landscaping were amazing. Dino, the property owner, was wonderful to work with and very concerned about our comfort. Staying in a hotel that would offer a similar experience would be at 3 times the cost. We are definitely coming back!
Apr 2015
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Amenities

Montecito Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot tub
  • Enjoy a luxurious private bath in our romantic clawfoot tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Super comfortable queen bed in the bedroom with view of the pool and gardens and absolutely no traffic noise...just birds and bees! Extra sleeping for one on day bed if necessary.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hammock near the creek Low Season pool heating to 75 degrees is $75/day Mid Season and High Season pool heating to 80 degrees is $75/day

Reviews

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5

An Oasis in Santa Barbara

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What an amazing place to stay for a romantic getaway. There is so much to do in Santa Barbara and the "Cabana Las Floras" is an oasis in the middle of it all. The spacious Cabana is situated in the middle of a large secluded garden property with a tea house, pool, spa and large patio. The property is in a sleepy neighborhood in Montecito, only minutes from downtown SB, the beach, hiking, cycling, restaurants and wineries. Our hosts were very gracious, giving us space to enjoy our alone time but available to help us in any way possible. Dino and his wife keep up to date on the best places to go so be sure and ask for suggestions.

The property was so enjoyable that we wanted to spend our days soaking up the peaceful atmosphere and beauty of the 1 1/2 acres of gardens and trees. We started each day with tea and coffee in the secluded Tea House surrounded by the soothing sounds of the natural rock waterfall. At the end of each day we would come “home” to relax with a glass of wine in the Tea House or one of many tranquil garden settings. The hosts have put years of hard work and love into this property to make it the best experience possible for their guests. It was an experience we will never forget and we hope to return soon to add to those fond memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A better vacation cannot be found. The owners of this property are gracious hospitable kind hearted

  • 5 of 5

and beyond amazing. We had a wonderful time and found ourselves refreshed beyond what we thought we would be. We will be back again for sure if this is available to you click yes yes yes

You will have the vacation of your lifetime

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The pictures don't do it justice. The rooms are large, comfortable and high quality!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a romantic getaway and the pictures and words just don't do justice to how beautiful and truly romantic a place this is. If romance is on your agenda than this is the place to go as Dino and Florita have created a magical place for couples to come together. Where else can you have a beautiful one bedroom cabana with your own pool and hot tub and gazebo and garden to lose yourself in love with your partner. They have put so many special touches to the place including the beautiful and bountiful orchids in the cabana and around the cabana - the pool is high end and heated! A gazebo imported from Asia and a garden that anyone that has been to the tropics of Asia will understand how special this is. And don't forget to ask Dino about commissioning a special photo with your special someone - he is an amazing photographer and worth taking that opportunity- it's so special and not likely to find such a beautiful place for a photo - Santa Barbara! Thank you Dino and Florita - it was a weekend to remember! We'll be back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, tropical, Garden of Eden

  • 5 of 5

What a grand place to be… A peaceful, quiet gem of a place. With over 2 acres of sprawling gardens, plants and rock pathways, this place took our breath away. We enjoyed laying by the pool every afternoon and listening to the waterfall, soaking up the sun, and breathing in thefragrance of the tropical flowers that surrounded us. The cabana that we stayed in was very nice and clean. The bed was very comfortable, and the kitchen was set up to make coffee every morning and to even prepared meals there. We enjoyed a massage our first day there, which is something you can opt to do if you wish. The host was very gracious, welcoming and hospitable . We would enjoy going back there again, for it more than exceeded our expectations for an exotic get away. It was beautiful and peaceful in every way possible. We enjoyed our stay there immensely!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Amazing, tranquil oasis of comfort!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay in this gorgeous oasis of beauty and peacefulness. We can't wait to return!

The home owners were wonderful in every way! This cabana is both comfortable and charming, could not

Ask for anything better! What a GEM!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Exotic retreat

  • 5 of 5

It was exactly as described and more.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 101
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Summerland Beach
Car: recommended

It is a short 3 minute drive to the famous Butterfly Beach, where you may go beach combing and stroll along the fabulous coastline. Hiking in the pristine mountains is just a few minutes away as well.

Other Activities: Hula-Hooping, Roller Skating, Ping Pong, Bocce Ball

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Rates & Availability

Montecito Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
High Shoulder
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Shoulder 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

6. CANCELLATIONS: A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation.
Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date are
subject to a 10% Cancellation fee (based on total payment) or $50 whichever is
greater. Cancellations or changes, for any reason, that result in a shortened stay,
or that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit full advance
payment

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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