Take a look at the new Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito

The former Miramar by the Sea in Montecito has reopened as the pricey Rosewood Miramar Beach resort.
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If you’re looking for a new seashore to explore, Rosewood Miramar Beach may have the answer. The upscale new hotel, which will hold a formal opening ceremony April 10, has been receiving guests for a month at its Mirarmar Beach site, warming up for spring break.

One of the Beach House suites at the Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito.
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The coastal retreat, a few miles south of Santa Barbara, is spread across 16 acres of beachfront real estate in Montecito. Some of its rooms are directly on the sand, a rarity in Southern California; of the hotel’s 161 rooms — which include 37 suites — 26 have direct beach access.

The lobby of the Rosewood Miramar Beach resort that sits on 16 acres in Montecito.
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Rates start at $800 per night midweek, $1,025 weekends, with a two-night minimum sometimes required.

A fireplace inside one of the Beach House suites at Rosewood Miramar Beach.
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The Miramar, L.A. developer Rick Caruso’s first hotel property, has seven culinary and bar outlets. Among them are:

The Manor Pool at Rosewood Miramar Beach, a redo of an old resort in Montecito.
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►Caruso’s, the main oceanfront restaurant, featuring the cuisine of southern Italy;

►Malibu Farm at Miramar, with all-day dining; and

Rosewood Miramar Beach has 161 rooms, some of them with beach-front access.
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►Four lounges — Miramar Beach Bar, the Manor Bar, Cabana Bar and the Living Room, which overlooks the expansive Great Lawn.

The resort is located on a stretch of beach not far from Santa Barbara.
(Rosewood Miramar Beach)

Rosewood Miramar reclaimed the site of the former Miramar by the Sea, a hotel that closed nearly 20 years ago. While everything else has changed on the site, one thing remains the same: an active rail line still runs through the heart of the resort.

A room inside a Manor House suite at Rosewood Miramar Beach.
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Caruso’s bar and restaurant is named for L.A. developer Rick Caruso.
(Rosewood Miramar Beach)

Info: Rosewood Miramar Beach, (805) 900 8388


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