Santa Barbara's The Eagle Inn
Eagle Inn in Santa Barbara
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Lovers looking for an unforgettable way to pop the question can rely on experts in the field of romance: California bed and breakfast innkeepers. For years, innkeepers throughout the state have been helping couples dream up unique ways to get engaged.
...Three years ago, innkeeper Paul Bullock of The Eagle Inn in Santa Barbara emerged from the ocean at sunset in full scuba gear — like a creature from the deep — and shuffled along the sand to an incredulous couple standing on the beach. He handed them a large sea shell. “I told them I’d found this unusual shell and that they should have it as a souvenir,” said Bullock. “The man made a big deal of it, shook it, passed it to his girlfriend, and said, ‘there’s something inside.’ The girlfriend opened the shell and found her engagement ring.” - BusinessWire via Earthtimes