During the holiday season you want to impress that special someone with a gift that’s as incredible as they are. Good news: we’re here to help. This men’s holiday gift guide has a little something for every type of personality to ensure that each individual’s unique needs are satisfied. These distinct items may be purchased or experienced locally in Santa Barbara, simply click on the pictures and links to discover more information!
9′ 10″ Andreini Owl Tribute Vintage Longboard from Surf-n-Wear’s The Beach House, $1,650
Winter has arrived and so has the swell. What better way to ride those long waves at Rincon than with a vintage longboard from a local surf shop established in 1962. Sounds like a surfer’s fantasy!
Farmer’s Market-To-Fork Dining Experience from the Four Season’s Biltmore Santa Barbara, contact the Biltmore for pricing
With Executive Chef Alessandro Cartumini as your escort, visit the local farmer’s market to select fresh produce. Then, continue your journey with a private cooking class; finish off the experience with a remarkable four-course lunch and wine pairing at the oceanfront Bella Vista restaurant. Guests at the Biltmore resort are invited to partake in this gourmet dining experience, so book a room and enjoy a romantic day!
42 mm Burberry Round Leather Strap Watch from Nordstrom, $695
Keep things classy and traditional with this Burberry watch. It’s available at Nordstrom in the Paseo Nuevo Mall in a variety of colors, making it a quick buy but a guaranteed timeless piece.
Hot Air Balloon Ride from Cloud9Living, $432 for two people
The sky’s the limit with this fantastical adventure! Experience a Santa Barbara sunrise and California wine country from an entirely different perspective. And to top it off, enjoy complimentary champagne and a continental breakfast upon landing.
Fitness Retreat from Sky Ranch Fitness, $2,900 for 4-day all inclusive trip
Fitness, nutrition, and rejuvenation are the highlights of this retreat. Whether you’re trying to kickstart a healthy lifestyle or simply desire a wholesome fitness trip, this gift is great for every fitness level. Hikes, training, healthy cuisine, therapeutic spa treatments, personal coaching, and a 4- or 6-day stay at the Bacara Resort and Spa are all included.