Santa Cruz County Vacation Rentals

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Make Santa Cruz County your next getaway—choose from 29 great vacation rentals

Kick back in the sand or a swinging hammock with a Santa Cruz County vacation rental. Here, you’ll find farm-to-table dining in Watsonville and Santa Cruz’s fun-filled boardwalk and city thrills. If you’ve found yourself California dreaming, look no further than Santa Cruz County.

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Santa Cruz County vacation rentals for every getaway

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English Garden Studio Suite
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

English Garden Studio Suite - Santa Cruz, CA

$144 avg / night
Beach Haven
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Beach Haven - Santa Cruz, CA

$233 avg / night
Boardwalk Dream
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6 (4 Adults Max)

Boardwalk Dream - Santa Cruz, CA

$223 avg / night
Beach Hill Bungalow
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4 (3 Adults Max)

Beach Hill Bungalow - Santa Cruz, CA

$185 avg / night
Endless Summer
4 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Sleeps 10

Endless Summer - Santa Cruz, CA

$609 avg / night

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Recent Santa Cruz County vacation rental reviews

Updated kitchen, bathrooms, and furnishings. HVAC good, clean throughout, including kitchen flatware and appliances, walking distance to beach, covered parking for two cars in private garage, well furnished, and enjoyed the art work.
Shirley F. | Jan 2023
Had everything we needed for a great few days even with the rain. Would definitely stay again. Comfy beds & kitchen had everything we needed.
Tracy A. | Jan 2023
Great location and has everything you need. We very much enjoyed our stay !!!
Erin H. | Dec 2022
Santa Cruz County vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 5 of our Santa Cruz County 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. 28 of our Santa Cruz County 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 Cruz County vacation rentals include:

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 Cruz County 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 Cruz County, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.
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Professional cleaning

Explore our Santa Cruz County, CA, vacation rentals

Book your stay with Santa Cruz County vacation rentals and enjoy the best of wine country, outdoor adventure, and beachside relaxation all in one place. Spanning spots like Watsonville, Santa Cruz, and Scotts Valley, this corner of the Golden State has something for everyone. Dust off your suitcase and head out for some well-deserved rest and relaxation on the west coast.

If you’re looking for fun by the ocean, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a must-see, boasting amusement park rides, sweet treats, games, and souvenir shops. Find fresh seafood restaurants overlooking the ocean by the Wharf or head to Watsonville for local wineries and an evening of tastings. Spend your vacation days enjoying water sports, art museums, hikes, and sprawling golf courses on your next California getaway,