Bike to Beach

“Bike to the Beach” Mountain Bike Tour



Gaviota CoastThis spectacular mountain bike ride begins in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley wine country and finishes at Refugio beach located along the Gaviota Coastline.

A local favorite, the Refugio “Bike to the Beach” mountain bike ride includes breath-taking panoramic views of the Santa Ynez Valley, the Pacific Ocean, and the Santa Barbara Channel Islands.

Refugio BeachThe route is mostly paved with a steep four-mile dirt road climb.  After the challenging four-mile mountain bike climb over Refugio Pass, you will descend on a paved road eight miles down to the beach where a gourmet picnic lunch awaits you. 

Be sure to dip your front tire in the Pacific Ocean to mark the end of your exciting trip to the beach!

The Refugio “Bike to the Beach” mountain bike ride includes an experienced tour guide, mountain bike rentals, helmets / water bottles, and a gourmet picnic lunch at the beach.


This tour also includes shuttle service back to our retail bike center in Santa Ynez.

  • Refugio ClimbTime: 9 AM to 2 PM
    Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
    Distance: 18 miles
  • Cost per person (min 2):
    $175.00/ person; four or more $150.00/ person
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Cancellation Policy

Within 24 hours prior to arrival, cancellation fee is 50% of tour fees.




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