• Residents enjoying activities and amenities designed for independent senior living
  • Santa Barbara retirement homes.

  • Senior living at Vista Del Monte

    Where the mountain and ocean breezes meet.

  • Award-winning retirement community in Santa Barbara, CA

    Vista del Monte – A classic Santa Barbara, California retirement community.

    • Independent living
    • Assisted living
    • Memory care
    • Residences designed for senior living
    • Fitness and Aquatic Center
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Limited Time Offer: $15K Your Way!


If you reserve your new residence before December 31, 2020, we are offering you a $15,000 move-in incentive to use your way.*

We offer month-to-month and entrance fee options for your new Vista del Monte home so you may choose any one of the incentives below.


  • $15,000 off your entrance fees
  • $1,500 off your monthly fees for 10 months
  • $15,000 toward improvements to your new Vista residence

You can even move in while your house is on the market. Find out about our Entrance Fee Deferral Program.

Give us a call at 800.736.1333 now for more information.

*Restrictions may apply and this offer is only available for a limited time. Cannot be combined or replace other move in specials.

Unique amenities at Vista Del Monte for life fulfillment after retirement

Captivating vistas, culture and community.


A treasure nestled between the mountains and the sea, Vista del Monte is an engaged and inviting community with fresh air, open spaces, enriching amenities and social opportunities, wonderful chef-prepared cuisine, and an incomparable spirit. Stroll through this hidden enclave with beautifully designed environmentally friendly landscapes and sweeping mountain vistas. Enjoy all the arts and culture of a vibrant community in a world-class location. Historic downtown Santa Barbara and sunny beaches are just minutes away. Find everything you need for an idyllic retirement lifestyle in a beautiful setting. Best of all, you are invited to pursue your passions among friends who feel like family.


Senior apartments and retirement homes in Santa Barbara, CA

Make yourself at home, here amid the pines.


Sure, our tranquil setting here in Santa Barbara is full of beauty, privacy, and peaceful gardens, but there’s never a dull moment. We’re just five minutes from the arts, culture, and cuisine of downtown—and here at home, there’s always something to do, from springtime concerts to holiday BBQs. Find your own special place at Vista del Monte.  Choose from studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom floor plans—most with mountain views.

Resident testimonial at Vista Del Monte

"I never dreamed the food could be so good. Our chef spoils us every day."

—  DICK Resident

Featured resident enjoying senior living

"From the moment you move in, the staff and residents treat you like family. It's a real gift."

—  SHIRLEY Resident

Senior spotlight - review of support staff and care at VDM

"As the spiritual life programs leader I think it's beautiful how residents look out for each other here."

—  LAURA Staff

Santa Barbara retirement community with deep roots.

Front Porch Not-For-Profit mission and philanthropy

The Front Porch Family

Front Porch is a not-for-profit family of communities and partnerships. We celebrate the spirit of the individual and the strength of community. Each Front Porch community is as unique as the individuals who live there. Every day, in everything that we do, we ask ourselves: How does this benefit our residents? It’s how we approach every detail in creating experiences our residents love.

If you would like to work at Vista del Monte or another Front Porch community, please visit our Careers page and search for jobs on that page.

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What’s Humanly Possible®?

Humanly Possible® defines our culture and our cause. We are dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to creatively meet needs of those we serve. It is an authentic call for every mind, discipline and level of our organization to focus on what’s possible, what’s achievable, and what’s next.

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A Strong Foundation

Front Porch is a not-for-profit community of communities that believes in the power of partnership. Philanthropic support for Vista del Monte comes from the FACT Foundation, a Front Porch partner with a long tradition of service and philanthropy. Your gift through the FACT Foundation could greatly impact the lives of residents at Vista del Monte.

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