The beautiful El Escorial Villas at East Beach is a lushly landscaped resort-style condominium complex at the beach in Santa Barbara, California. With its pleasing Mediterranean architectural style, El Escorial Villas offers luxurious amenities including a sun drenched year-round swimming pool and spa, two lighted tennis courts, a health club, library, barbecues and clubhouse.  El Escorial Villas is ideally located just a half block from Santa Barbara’s vast sandy East Beach, adjacent to the Santa Barbara Zoo and Bird Refuge, and a short distance from the fine dining and shopping of both Montecito and Santa Barbara.

Gated and guarded with 24-hour guard service, the El Escorial Villas is a perfect Santa Barbara home or weekend getaway.  The community consists of 261 condominiums within four L-shaped, three-story structures offering seven distinct floor plans including studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom designs.

In addition to the amenities of El Escorial Villas, the HOA fees pay for insurance, earthquake insurance, gate security, exterior maintenance, water, trash and cable for internet and TV (including HBO and Showtime).

Rental policy: While units can be rented out, there is a 3 month minimum rental term. No vacation renting is allowed.

Pet policy: In general, one pet is allowed, though the Board may grant approval for an additional pet(s).


The following graphic shows the types and distribution of floorplans within El Escorial Villas:


Click on a floorplan name to view the floorplan layout:

Floorplan Brms/Baths Sq.Ft. HOA Fee
Santa Barbara 2 brm/2.5 ba 1,780 sq.ft. $778/mo.
Montecito 3 brm/2.5 ba 1,575 sq.ft. $737/mo.
San Ysidro 2 brm/2 ba 1,360 sq.ft. $695/mo.
Biltmore 2 brm/2 ba 1,100 sq.ft. $644/mo.
San Miguel 2 brm/2 ba 950 sq.ft. $614/mo.
Riviera 1 brm/1 ba 680 sq.ft. $561/mo.
Miramar 1 brm/1 ba 680 sq.ft. $561/mo.
El Escorial Studio/1 ba 475 sq.ft. $521/mo.
Rincon Studio/1 ba 475 sq.ft. $521/mo.