Senior Living Community Spotlight: Villa Santa Barbara

The best senior living in Santa Barbara

What makes our independent living and assisted living community in Santa Barbara so unique?

Located in the Laguna neighborhood of Santa Barbara, Villa Santa Barbara is a retirement community like no other. 

The convenient downtown location makes it easy to get around and visit all sorts of attractions, including the Santa Barbara Courthouse and Sunken Gardens, the Santa Barbara Library, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and the theatre district. The vibrant, lively area is also home to many art galleries, restaurants and boutique shopping options. The iconic Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens is also a short walk away.

“Villa Santa Barbara is the perfect size,” says sales director Gidget Graten. “It’s not too big or too small. It’s just the right size to have a varied group of friends to share your days with.”

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Villa Santa Barbara services and amenities for seniors

As an independent living and assisted living community, Villa Santa Barbara has all of the services and amenities seniors expect. Residents can select from one and two-bedroom apartments. These apartments were recently renovated, ensuring residents are in a comfortable environment.

Services available at the community include: 

  • 24-hour care team and concierge
  • Medication management
  • Incontinence care
  • Dressing, grooming and showering assistance
  • Transportation to doctor appointments
  • On-site therapy
  • Help getting around the community

Villa Santa Barbara boasts several quaint and quiet communal patio areas. A resident favorite is the rooftop terrace with 360-degree views of the ocean, city, and mountains. 

If the beautiful grounds weren’t enough to convince you to make a move, there is no shortage of amenities available to residents at Villa Santa Barbara! Forget the cooking, cleaning and chores; residents can instead enjoy amenities such as: 

  • Three restaurant-style meals a day
  • On-site beauty salon
  • Expansive library
  • Laundry services
  • Newspaper delivery

Villa Santa Barbara residents stay entertained with a variety of activities and events

Residents love to participate in “Scenic Drive Days.” On these days, residents leave the planning to the activities team and enjoy outings around Santa Barbara, including visiting the beach for a picnic, taking a scenic drive through the surrounding valleys, or checking out the botanical gardens.

The game room is a lively spot for residents to experience a variety of activities, such as Mimosa Mondays, Wednesday happy hours, fitness classes, town hall meetings and more.

Residents can also take part in:

  • Live entertainment
  • Movie nights
  • Chair yoga and other upper body exercises
  • Bingo
  • Board and card games
  • Billiards table
  • Bible study

How do I find the best senior living community near me in Santa Barbara?

Our team of trusted advisors can help you determine what level of care would be best for you or a loved one. First, we will meet with you to learn more about your unique needs. If we offer the type of care you need, we can then make a recommendation about the appropriate level of care and help set up tours of communities in your area.

If you’re a senior or caregiver looking for independent living or assisted living services for your loved one, consider touring Villa Santa Barbara. Schedule a tour here.

About our Community Spotlight senior living blog series

All of our Sonida Senior Living communities across the country have one goal in mind – providing quality, affordable senior housing and outstanding services while improving the quality of life of the seniors we serve. Our Community Spotlight blog series is here to help you get to know our communities better!

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