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Enjoy resort-style amenities such as a heated pool, recreation room, cardio fitness room and gourmet dining at Trop Café.

As a Tropicana Gardens resident, you also automatically enjoy access to the community amenities at Tropicana Del Norte only 1 block away, including a private movie theater.

Trop Café

The hub of our community, Trop Café offers multiple meal plan options to fit your needs. 

Cardio Fitness Room

The cardio room, located in the St. Croix quad, is equipped with an elliptical machine, a treadmill, two stationary bicycles, flat screen TVs, a rowing machine, and free weights. The cardio room is open daily from 6am to midnight.

Laundry Rooms

Both quads in the rear of the building have a Laundry Room with credit card operated washers and dryers. 

Movie Theater (Tropicana Del Norte)

Our state of the art movie theater features stadium seating for 27, 120″ Hi-Def projection screen with Blu-Ray player and Dolby Surround Sound 5.1. RAs will often host movie nights or popular TV episode viewing parties, complete with popcorn or snacks.

On-Site Parking

Tropicana Gardens has tons of bike parking. If you choose to bring your car, we have covered and uncovered vehicle parking for purchase. Please visit our pricing page (SBCC Pricing/UCSB Pricing) for more information.

Recreation Room

Located in the lobby area, the Recreation Room offers a large-screen plasma TV with surround sound, two billiard tables, a ping-pong table, foosball table, piano, air hockey table, shuffle board, video arcade, and a comfortable area to relax with friends. Our Resident Assistants will also use the recreation room to offer exciting social and educational activities such as faculty speakers from UCSB/SBCC, movie nights, pool and ping-pong tournaments, as well as open mic nights.

24-Hour Quiet Study Lounge

Hit the books in our spacious 24-Hour Quiet Study Lounge, adjacent to the lobby. Free printing is available in the study lounge to all residents of Tropicana Student Living. 

Heated Swimming Pool

Meet your friends for a dip in the pool! The heated and gated swimming pool is located in the courtyard area and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Questions? Call (805) 968-4319.