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Santa Barbara Cemetery

901 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2828
+1 805-969-3231
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A cemetery that overlooks the ocean, mountains and harbour

This is not your usual cemetery. The grounds are located within the city overlooking the ocean and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Barbara, California
Beautiful Serene Resting Place

Stopped in here while we were biking to Montecito. Beautiful grounds, a mixture of garden memorials... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Hawera, New Zealand
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901 Channel Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-2828
+1 805-969-3231
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not your usual cemetery. The grounds are located within the city overlooking the ocean and beaches below. It`s a tranquil and pretty place albeit one where many are buried.

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here while we were biking to Montecito. Beautiful grounds, a mixture of garden memorials and headstones with a few mausoleums to boot. It's a big space to walk around as we were not allowed to ride our bike. Prime Real Estate alright.

Thank RocheMaree
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I was on a mission to find my great grandfathers grave and his father's also. Went into the office,The gentleman there looked up all my information and took the time to take us out to where he was buried. Very nice and helpful people. Thank...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The SB Cemetery is the a beautiful resting place for loved ones. The bluffs are one side mountains on the other. It is a gorgeous place just to wander around and look at headstones. both my parents are buried here.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Set atop the bluffs of Santa Barbara's waterfront Santa Barbara Cemetery is beautifully serene. They do offer services if you are in need of that, but if you just want to visit then you'll be glad you did. I like to look for names of...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a wonderful old cemetery that is still in full operation. It is very unique as cemeteries go, with its magnificent location perched atop a seaside cliff in Montecito overlooking the ocean, mountains and city, as well as its unusual architectural features, including one...More

Thank cmkr1969
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were staying at Fess Parker Doubletree and I'd read that he was buried at this cemetery, so we drove up to find his grave. The cemetery has sweeping views of the water and the mountains, as one of the highest points in the city....More

1  Thank alibarbaraMilwaukee
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Gracious, serene, old-fashioned luxury graveyard, mausoleums and urn rooms. OK, not everyone appreciates graveyards, but this one has class. Above ground private mausoleums with the family names Firestone, Duryea, Halliburton and the like, hint of a time when Santa Barbara was a favorite destination for...More

1  Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The views from the Santa Barbara Cemetery are fabulous. The ground keeper was very helpful as I am an old movie buff and wanted to see where Ronald Coleman was buried. Fess Parker is buried there as well. May sound morbid, but I find the...More

Thank mtnandbeachgirl
Reviewed 28 June 2016

So, my mom and dad are buried there. Then, my husband died and his ashes are interred there. Then my girlfriend's mom passed away and her ashes are with her dad in a military grave. When I was a little kid (8-9) my best friend...More

1  Thank Beaglesm0m
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Kevin W
3 September 2016|
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Response from mtnandbeachgirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes...I asked the grounds keeper where Ronald Coleman's grave was and he was very helpful.