Professional Babysitting Service, Hotel Wedding & Events Childcare in Santa Barbara, CA.

Destination Sitters'

Santa Barbara Babysitting Service

Hotel Babysitting and Events Childcare

Let us connect you with our Santa Barbara babysitters, nannies, and childcare professionals in an instant! The sitters we refer are fully screened and trusted! We come to your destination, whether at it’s your hotel, vacation rental, or Airbnb!

Santa Barbara is a dramatic coastal city with Mediterranean-style white stucco buildings with red-tile roofs that reflect the city’s Spanish colonial heritage. State Street, in downtown, is beautifully lined with trees, upscale boutiques, coffee shops, enchanting courtyards and passageways just off the street, and restaurants offering local wine tastings. If traveling with your children or on a vacation, visiting for a wedding, or if you want to take a day trip for wine tasting, we help Give Parents Peace of Mind® and a carefree night with your spouse.

The sitters we refer come prepared with age appropriate toys, games, books, and activities and arrive in a Destination Sitters’ polo shirt, with a photo ID Tag and a full bag of books, games and toys so you know who they are. Rest assured that your child will be safe with an excellent babysitter who will keep them entertained.

Babysitting Services in Santa Barbara, CA

  • Professional
  • First Aid Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • Background & Reference Checked
  • Drug Tested


Every sitter arrives with a bag of games, books, and age-appropriate activities for your children.

Babysitter Service

Pet Sitting

Traveling with your pet? Hire a sitter to feed, play, walk, and snuggle with your pet, because pets are family too!

Pet Sitting Service

Wedding Childcare

We provide on-site childcare at your hotel or venue. We work directly with your wedding coordinator or venue.

Wedding Childcare Service

Event Childcare

We provide stress-free group childcare that fits your budget and a wide variety of activities for your function.

Event Childcare Service
Special Needs

We work with families of children with special needs

We don't sit, we play!

We have sitters who speak multiple languages

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Babysitting Rates in Santa Barbara, CA


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  • All sits will be charged at least a four-hour minimum.
  • Your location may have additional fees, such as parking fees.
  • Babysitters may be paid with credit card.
  • In order to cancel a sit reservation, you must speak to a live person.
  • Please read our Cancellation Policy.
Number of Children
Price per Hour
More than 4 children? - Call us at (888) SIT-KIDZ.
Between midnight and 8am:
+$10 per hour
In excess of 8 total hours:
+$10 per hour
Time & Half Rate:
Easter Day, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day
Double Rate:
Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day to Jan. 2 until 6 a.m.
* All holiday sit reservations must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance.

Major Credit Cards Accepted:

Babysitting Service Locations

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Things To Do in Santa Barbara, CA

Kayak Tours Santa Barbara

Enjoy a Santa Barbara Kayaking or Paddleboarding with Paddle Sports Center & experience the Santa Barbara coast! See the incredible view, explore the harbor, wharf, east beach and more!

Santa Barbara State Street

In the heart of downtown

There are hip cafes, al fresco eateries, and airy wine bars line tree-shaded streets, while small vendors sell noodles, pizza, and gelato at Santa Barbara Public Market. The retail district has transformed into an expansive 10-block pedestrian walkway between Sola and Gutierrez Streets

Solvang and wine tasting

Danish-style architecture and many wineries

Solvang, a quick 45-minute drive from Santa Barbara, is a truly unique village rife with activities, seasonal festivals, wine-tasting rooms and delectable dining. you can walk through charming downtown and sample local wines from more than 20 wine tasting rooms.

Hotel Babysitting Service

Professional fully screened childcare

Let us help you get some time off! Our professional childcare providers are here to ensure your little ones are safe, always engaged, and well cared for! We come to your destination, whether at it’s your hotel, vacation rental, or Airbnb!

Give Parents Peace of Mind®


Features & Benefits

We know (also from personal experience) how hard it is to leave your children with a childcare provider, so we’ve made sure to give parents peace of mind® with Destination Sitters’ standards!


Our sitters bring a bag of toys, games, and books for the children’s entertainment.

Background Checked

Every sitter is background checked.

Reference Checked

All of our sitters are interviewed and reference checked personal and professional.

Drug Tested

Drug testing is part of our prescreening process.


We don't sit, we play!


First Aid Certified

Our baby sitters are all First Aid Certified.

CPR Certified

All of our babysitters are CPR Certified.

Multilingual *

Upon request, we have sitters who can care for families of children who speak other languages.

Special Needs *

We have sitters who can care for children with special needs.

* Please let us know of any special considerations for your child at the time of booking.

Destination Sitters, the oval logo, the Destination Sitters girl and other artistic elements and logos, along with "We don't sit; we play!" are service marks owned by Destination Sitters, LLC. Copyright Destination Sitters, LLC, a California limited liability company, 2008-2023. All rights reserved.
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