Leadbetter Beach

Leadbetter Beach in Santa Barbara, California

Despite it’s close proximity to Santa Barbara City College, Leadbetter Beach is actually one of the llead crowded beaches around. It’s unique attributes are it’s breathtaking views of Shoreline Cliffs and the Boat Harbor, but more importantly it is one of the few beach locations that is handicap accessible. It’s grassy area is perfect for your ceremony and reception, giving you all of the beauty and benefits of a beach wedding while keeping the sand out of your shoes! Your beachfront ceremony site is separated from your reception location by towering palms, eliminating the need for driving from one event to the other.

Restroom facilities are close by at the Shoreline Beach Cafe, which makes for a marvelous reception venue if you wish to have some shade over your heads while not giving up the open air feeling of your “day at the beach”. Parking is readily available which can be pre-reserved through our coordinator or paid per vehicle upon exit.

Directions: From the 101 freeway exit Garden Street or Castillo Street. Turn south towards the ocean. Turn right on Cabrillo Blvd. After you have passed the harbor, Leadbetter will be on your left.