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Make Santa Barbara your next getaway—choose from 23 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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San Miguel
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

San Miguel - Santa Barbara, CA

$274 avg / night
Sunny's Santa Barbara Beach House
2 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 6 (5 Adults Max)

Sunny's Santa Barbara Beach House - Santa Barbara, CA

$556 avg / night
Santa Barbara Beach Cottage
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Santa Barbara Beach Cottage - Santa Barbara, CA

$289 avg / night
Gardens by the Sea
3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

Gardens by the Sea - Santa Barbara, CA

$565 avg / night
Santa Cruz
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Santa Cruz - Santa Barbara, CA

$276 avg / night

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Recent Santa Barbara vacation rental reviews

Very clean, good basic amenities, close to beach, restaurants.
Mary A. | Dec 2022
The wife and I have been guest for over 10 years and the experience ( after a 2 year interruption) exceeded our expectations. For the 1st time we stayed in the San Miguel, and our last day in the Jordan suite. We have a new favorite room, private, quiet, walk to beach , just all around "Loved It". Additionally, the Vacasa Property Manager "Zachary" was instrumental in delivering great customer satisfaction. Great guy, true professional. Thanks again, see you soon!! Danny + Peggy Block
Danny B. | Dec 2022
We stayed here for our wedding weekend, my husband and I in the cottage and the rest of our families got rooms in the Hitchcock house. The cottage was perfect, had everything we needed, clean and super comfortable! We run hot so the November weather was perfect for us and we didn't need to use the heater. You have to remember that it is a cottage and its nothing fancy but the location is perfect and we would absolutely stay there again!
Taylor E. | Nov 2022
Santa Barbara Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 7 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. 37 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:

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.

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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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