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1 Year Anniversary - Suggestions

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1 Year Anniversary - Suggestions

Hi All,

I was thinking of a little weekend getaway for our 1 year anniversary. I'm sort of leaning towards a day trip to kayak the Channel Islands and then just a nice low key dinner and stay at a romantic hotel near the beach.

Any suggestions on Kayak Tour Companies as well as recommended hotels? Not really looking to spend more than $300/night.

Any other fun/romantic suggestions welcome.

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1. Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Suggestions

For romance try the Villa Rosa Inn, on Chapala Street, just 84 steps to the beach, and near Stern's Wharf. It will be in your budget. They serve breakfast and have a wine and cheese at night.

http://www.villarosainnsb.com/html/home.html

Look for kayak information on this site.

http://www.kayaksb.com/

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2. Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Suggestions

We had a nice anniversary celebration at The Harbor View Inn. :)

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3. Re: 1 Year Anniversary - Suggestions

Here is my suggestion - instead of staying at a hotel, go out the islands and camp. Two outfitters offer two day kayaking options. Aquasports and Santa Barbara Adventure Company. (my husband owns Santa Barbara Adventure, so I won't give recommendations there).

The second day of kayaking is really special and worth it. It is just a suggestions.

If you want a hotel recommendation is SB, I would suggest Cheshire Cat Inn, the Upham, the Eagle Inn and perhaps the Franciscan Inn. All small hotels and they should have rooms in your price range.

Have a fun trip! Here is some information on how to prepare for the islands

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