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Thrifty Car Rental –Santa Barbara (SBA)

5971 Placencia
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: 805-681-1222


Set with a mountainous background and miles of white-sand shorelines, Santa Barbara has all the exciting adventure and culture of some of the world's best cities in a condensed 20 square miles. With a Santa Barbara rental car, you can cruise the rolling hills of the American Riviera, go on a backwoods adventure or find yourself basking in the relaxing sunlight. But Santa Barbara isn't just for the outdoorsy types: It's chock full of unique art, history and culture. To boot, this California gem offers some of the most exquisite spa and wellness packages to pamper yourself.

Enjoy a meal
It's no surprise that Santa Barbara is home to an unbelievable dining scene – foodies come hungry! Park your Santa Barbara car rental and enjoy a delectable meal paired perfectly with locally crafted wine. Since the climate of Santa Barbara is ideal, farmers are able to grow everything from avocados to melons to eggplants seasonally. The city is home to more than 400 restaurants, so you may have a difficult decision to make once meal time rolls around. Want to pick up some fresh produce to have on stock during your trip? Drive your Santa Barbara rental car to the Fairview Gardens, a local mainstay in Goleta that was one of the first organic farms in California.

Just relax
Sometimes vacations are for exploring new things, and other times they are just for relaxing. Well, you've come to the right place to relieve some stress! Santa Barbara boasts some of the best destinations for calming the body, mind and spirit. Whether you're looking to get a hot stone massage, aromatherapy wrap or exfoliating chocolate scrub, Santa Barbara has got you covered. Are you seeking a more physical form of relaxation? Park your Santa Barbara car rental and spend the afternoon with tai chi or practicing your yoga asanas.

Go outdoors
Whether you enjoy watching as birds go gliding past or love the sound of the ocean waves crashing, Santa Barbara has a surprise in store for you. With unmatched beauty and diverse landscapes, there's plenty of fresh-air entertainment for the adventurist and the nature lover. Travelers can hike to the hot springs of Gavoita Peak or explore the Channel Islands National Park, which is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna.