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Memories in the Making


Behind-the-scenes glimpses of Santa Barbara weddings

We can think of no better place to say “I do” than amid the sophistication and comfort of our Spanish-style hotel, set in the stunning destination of the “American Riviera.” Get to know some special couples who chose to share their big day with us—and hear how each brought their own touches to our luxurious California oasis. While each celebration proves refreshingly unique, our service and views remain consistently top-notch.

Iris + Claudia

Thanks to a mutual connection and a Vegas Valentine’s soiree, these two found the love of a lifetime. They chose to host their joyful celebration in stunning Santa Barbara, where they live and run a boutique travel agency together. At a rooftop wedding full of personal touches, they danced as newlyweds under the stars.

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Nathalie + Brent

Little did Brent know that being a (bunco) party crasher would lead to finding his future wife. When it came to planning their wedding, the San Diego-based pair felt the pull of magical Santa Barbara. They had a hunch our hotel would prove the ideal destination, and they were right.

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Tiffany + Johnathan

When this duo met on a Las Vegas dance floor one lucky New Year’s Eve, they had no idea they’d found a lasting love. They chose sun-kissed Santa Barbara for their wedding due to family connections there, and they loved welcoming all their favorite people to the hotel’s awe-inspiring rooftop.

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Darcie + Vince

A blind date united these two, and they eventually declared their love in front of everyone on a steamy Santa Barbara day. Their dreamy Canary rooftop festivities followed a “modern yet classic feel;” the couple claims they couldn’t have found a better-suited space in which to say “I do.”

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Courtney + John

A mutual friend and string of chance encounters united these two lovebirds, and the Canary helped build the Santa Barbara wedding of their dreams. The wedding weekend proved “so amazing and perfect,” that the happy pair is already envisioning a five-year anniversary party—likely back on our rooftop, where the magic happened the first time around.

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Katie + Faris

These college sweethearts met during their freshman year at UC Santa Barbara, so it felt like the obvious choice to bring their loved ones back to the city where they fell in love. Saying their “I do’s” on Canary’s romantic rooftop was just the icing on the (wedding) cake.

Read Katie & Faris's Story

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