Santa Barbara Vacation Rentals

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Make Santa Barbara your next getaway—choose from 24 great vacation rentals

Santa Barbara's climate—with 300 days of sunshine, annual rainfall of 15 inches, and average yearly temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit—makes the area a magnet for vacationers seeking the perfect environment for outdoor activities. Experience it all like a local by planning a stay in one of our Santa Barbara vacation rentals!

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Santa Barbara vacation rentals for every getaway

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Belle Caruso
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Belle Caruso - Santa Barbara, CA

$274 avg / night
San Miguel
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

San Miguel - Santa Barbara, CA

$255 avg / night
Colors of the Coast
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 5

Colors of the Coast - Santa Barbara, CA

$482 avg / night
Santa Barbara Beach Cottage
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Santa Barbara Beach Cottage - Santa Barbara, CA

$271 avg / night
The Sandlot 228
2 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Sleeps 8

The Sandlot 228 - Santa Barbara, CA

$590 avg / night

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Recent Santa Barbara vacation rental reviews

My family and I had a great stay! We loved the location!! Our kids enjoyed walking to the park overlooking the ocean in the mornings, and it was also a short walk to a beach. The house is so close to everything. The property itself was very clean, homey, and had everything we needed. We would definitely come back here!
Kristy S. | Jun 2022
The Old Yacht Club Inn is a good home in a great location. The home has five bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a great porch, and a large, almost commercial kitchen. However, the home is very old and needs some attention. Using water causes the pipes to sing, most of the windows do not open, and the electrical outlets are too few and over-loaded with plugs. In addition, the property manager should know that the two bbq's are out of gas, the toaster does not work, and the lower rack of the dishwasher is broken. We enjoyed the stay in spite of those issues and would recommend the home to anyone comfortable with an old home in need of some updates and care.
John N. | Jun 2022
Loved the place, would say it’s a little more outdated than the photos look. But great deal for such a close spot to the beach
Hannah M. | May 2022
Santa Barbara Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 5 of our Santa Barbara homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 35 of our Santa Barbara vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Santa Barbara vacation rentals include:
  • Hot tub
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

    Absolutely. Our local Santa Barbara team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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    No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Santa Barbara, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

    Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

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    Explore our Santa Barbara vacation rentals

    Treat yourself to that coastal escape you have been longing for. With a fantastic climate year-round, a stay in a Santa Barbara vacation rental any time of year promises loads of fun. Filled with unique characteristics, upscale decor, and modern amenities, our Santa Barbara vacation homes epitomize coastal California style. 

    Where is Santa Barbara?

    Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is located two hours north of Los Angeles on the longest east-west trending section of coastline on the West Coast. This beautiful city is the perfect destination for a Southern California Coast vacation, as it’s nestled in the gorgeous Ynez Valley and flanked on the south by the Pacific Ocean.

    Things to do near your Santa Barbara rental

    While Santa Barbara certainly has a reputation as a playground for the wealthy, families won't need a yacht or a limousine to enjoy the highlights of the city. Visit the Zoological and Botanic Gardens, browse the special collections at the Museum of Art, or take the self-guided "Red Tile Walking Tour" of many landmarks. (Factoid: A city ordinance makes it mandatory for buildings to comply with the dominant Mission theme of adobe architecture and red-tiled roofs.)

    Near our Santa Barbara vacation rentals, you'll find four beaches: East Beach, West Beach, Leadbetter, and Butterfly. Hikers can choose from trails overlooking the ocean, trails starting at the crest of the Santa Ynez Mountains and in the Ynez Valley, and trails along the beach. Or, sign up for a cruise to watch the sunset or whales frolic. Golfers will appreciate the six public, 18-hole courses nearby.

    A stay in one of our Santa Barbara vacation homes any time of year promises loads of fun. Book yours today.

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