Cool Summer Savings in Winter
Any RV Site at the Special Rate of
$59 per night!
Winter Special reservations must be booked between August 1st & August 31st, 2016.
The activity of the summer and fall season slows as we enter our winter months, giving way to a different pace. It’s the perfect time for an escape from the hustle & bustle of everyday life. Enjoy the sunny winter weather of the Central Coast and take in the panoramic ocean and hillside views that Ocean Mesa has to offer. Take a short walk to explore our sister property, El Capitan Canyon or treat yourself to a luxurious Hot Stone Massage at the on-site Spa. Enjoy dinner by the fire with one of our award winning local wines and let the winter season bring a sense of wonder to you and your family.
Special rate is available December 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017.
Subject to availability. 5 Night Maximum stay per reservation at special rate. Only ONE 5 night stay allowed per month at the special rate. Special rate is not available with any other offer. Not available with contracted group reservations. Special rate is available for new reservations only.
Not available during holiday periods, including...
December 23rd-January 2nd / January 13th-15th / February 17th-19th.
A full deposit is required at the time of booking. Deposit is non-transferable to dates after February 28, 2017.
Special rate reservations have a 60 day prior to arrival cancellation policy. Reservation becomes non-refundable after the 60 day period has passed.
Limited time offer. Winter Special reservations must be booked between August 1st & August 31st, 2016.
We are happy to announce that Ocean Mesa is open and ready to welcome you! Thanks to the miraculous efforts of our fire fighters, we escaped any damage to our facilities from the Sherpa Fire. Fresh air, beautiful ocean views and sunshine await! Our summer activities schedule is now in full swing.
Our schedule includes Movie Nights, Star Gazing, Yoga Classes, Fun Runs, and our Saturday night BBQ and Outdoor Concert. (See staff for activity times and locations.)
If you’d like to contribute to help support firefighters and their families, may we suggest the following organizations:
S.B. County Firefighters Benevolent Foundation
Wildland Firefighter Foundation
Watch this KEYT News update featuring newborn lambs, Sparky and Cinder.
Photo from the hillside overlooking Ocean Mesa taken Friday 6/17 after the Sherpa Fire.
Camping Santa Barbara Style!
Ocean Mesa Campground at El Capitan is THE premier campground
on the beautiful California Central Coast. Located just
20 minutes north of downtown Santa Barbara, Ocean Mesa is
surrounded by Los Padres National Forest above the magnificent
Pacific Ocean. Visit the tide pools at near-by El Capitan
State Beach, explore our 15 miles of hiking trails, enjoy
a music-filled Saturday evening under the stars at El Capitan
Canyon, or just relax and take in the magnificent ocean
views of the Gaviota Coast.
Ocean Mesa offers the best of modern camping life including a heated
pool and spa, laundry facilities, and convenience store.
The Mesa is also wired for internet use and T.V. so you
never have to feel too disconnected from life at home.
We’d love to hear from you! Please leave your name and contact
information on our brochure
page and we’ll be sure to keep you updated on special
events, promotions and activities. We look forward to welcoming
you to Ocean Mesa Campground!
100 El Capitan Terrace Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: (866) 410-5783
U.S. 101 (Southbound) 30 minutes from Buellton,take exit 117 (El Capitan State Beach). Southbound exit, turn left under Freeway, then left along the frontage road. Turn right onto Calle Real, then right on El Capitan Terrace Lane to Office/Store.
U.S. 101 (Northbound), 20 minutes from Santa Barbara, take exit 117 (El Capitan State Beach). Drive past the El Capitan Canyon entrance and turn right onto Calle Real, then right on El Capitan Terrace Lane to Office/Store.
Enter our GPS location for your navigation & mapping system:
NORTH 34 degrees 27 minutes 50 seconds
WEST 120 degrees 01 minutes 36 seconds
Ocean Mesa is located next to our sister site, El Capitan Canyon.
Summer is here! Cool coastal mornings transform into warm afternoons bringing mild ocean breezes and plenty of sunshine. Ocean Mesa's sister property El Capitan Canyon is hosting several activities such as stargazing, docent led hikes as well as summer concerts and Ocean Mesa guests are invited! In the evenings, enjoy a crackling fire, roast some marshmallows and enjoy the spectacular show of stars overhead. Our beautiful location and friendly staff are ready to provide everything you need for a great family vacation and beautiful memories for years to come.
We are pet friendly! We have 2 dog runs: one is fenced, the other is an open run. Dogs are to be on a leash at all times and never left unattended at their campsite. To protect wildlife, dogs are not allowed on the hiking trails.
Question: What if I don't own an RV or Trailer?
Answer: Rent one!
101 RV Rentals have RVs and trailers available to rent that can be set up onsite at Ocean Mesa before your arrival. For more information visit: 101 RV Rentals.