Discover tranquility and vitality in Santa Barbara.

Delightful senior living in Southern California.

The Samarkand offers a casual, inviting lifestyle, with services and amenities that nurture your individuality in ways other retirement communities simply can’t.

Take up gourmet cooking, volunteer or visit a nearby museum. Go for a leisurely stroll or enjoy fireside dining outside on the patio. Stay active with a wide variety of on-site wellness and exercise classes in our professional-caliber fitness center. You’ll also have access to a full range of health and wellness services that keep you enjoying life and feeling your best.

In keeping with our commitment to hospitality, everything in our community is yours to enjoy as an extension of your home. The Samarkand's unique LifeConnect® Wellness Partnership is designed to enhance your personal well-being. 

Our inviting community is filled with contemporary conveniences to help you:

Connect with others

  • Tempt your taste buds in the Mountain View Café, or dine outdoors and enjoy sweeping views of Santa Barbara’s neighborhood
  • Catch a world-class performance in the Mountain Room
  • Relax in our year-round heated outdoor pool with friends and family
  • Learn something new through a life enrichment program

Keep growing

  • Take a computer class in the new Tech Center
  • Volunteer in the “Nu-2-U” Thrift Shop
  • Pursue your spiritual journey with enrichment opportunities
  • Hop on the bus for shopping or a special event

Stay well

  • Reach your fitness goals with our on-site personal trainer in our state-of-the-art LifeCenter
  • Workout individually or take a group class
  • Swim in the outdoor heated pool or relax in the newly renovated spa

Pursue your passions

  • Create an heirloom in the woodworking shop
  • Showcase your talents in the creative arts center

For more information, call (877) 412-6305 or click here.