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Community life

From the sound of laughter pouring out of the game room, to the warmth of the California sun on the rooftop terrace or a theater performance enjoyed with your neighbors, these intangible moments are what set us apart and make Garden Court at Villa Santa Barbara a special place to live.

The Villa Santa Barbara lobby has plenty of seating areas and large windows
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A resident spinning a wheel and leading a group in a game of Bingo at a Sonida Senior Living assisted living community.
A resident spinning a wheel and leading a group in a game of Bingo at a Sonida Senior Living assisted living community.

Santa Barbara, CA seniors know how to have fun

There are plenty of activities to choose from when you live at Garden Court at Villa Santa Barbara. Some of the most popular entertainment options among our residents include:

  • Bingo, trivia, art classes, karaoke and wine tasting
  • Multiple clubs including cards club, book club, quilting club and gardening club
  • Happy hour, outings around town, educational speakers, live entertainment and themed parties
  • Community service and intergenerational programs
  • Exercise classes, including Dakim brain fitness, stretching, tai chi, yoga and walking club
  • Bible study and off-site devotional activities
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A place where seniors can live, learn and thrive.

Billiards table and lounge space at the Villa Santa Barbara, a senior living community in Santa Barbara, California

Game room

Enjoy a card or board game with friends in our spacious game room. Ample seating allows you to gather for Rummikub, Scrabble and more!

senior living community salon with three chairs

On-site beauty salon

Whether you’re in need of a trim, a perm or a new style, our on-site beauty salon will have you looking and feeling your best.

Beautiful terrace with pergola covering, outdoor seating and potted plants in Santa Barbara, California.

Courtyard and rooftop terrace

Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate our beautiful garden courtyard and scenic rooftop terrace with an ocean view.

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Dining room at the Villa Santa Barbara, a senior living community in Santa Barbara, California.
Dining room at the Villa Santa Barbara, a senior living community in Santa Barbara, California.

A comfortable and inviting dining experience

Enjoy three restaurant-style meals served daily in the Villa Bistro Dining Room. Our culinary team prepares a selection of menu items, as well as à la carte options on request. If you’d like to eat in your apartment, food can be delivered via tray service.

Want to have friends and family over? No problem. Our private dining area is available for reservations for parties and gatherings.

Meal times are:

  • Breakfast: 7-7:45 a.m. and 8-8:45 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:15-1 p.m.
  • Dinner: 3:45-4:30 p.m. and 4:45-5:30 p.m.

Activities and entertainment calendar

Rain or shine, there’s always something to do in our community. Resident favorites include our “Friday Fun Days,” “Mimosa Mondays,” movie nights and regular bingo games.

Mediterranean style of Santa Barbara
Mediterranean style of Santa Barbara

In the Santa Barbara area

Garden Court at Villa Santa Barbara is set in historic downtown with miles of beaches and the Pacific Ocean just a few miles away. Santa Barbara Airport is less than 20 minutes away.

We serve Santa Barbara County and are convenient for family members living nearby in Ventura, Santa Maria and Los Angeles, CA.

Nearby:
Hospitals: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Pharmacies: CVS, Rite Aid, Ralphs
Restaurants: Los Arroyos, Bouchon, Opal, Toma Restaurant & Bar, The Palace Grill, Loquita Santa Barbara
Shopping: Ralphs, Trader Joe’s, Paseo Nuevo, Target, Macy’s, Whole Foods
Local destinations: Pacific Coast Highway, Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Zoo, Shoreline Park