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Price and Availability Index in Santa Barbara
Vacation Rental Price Information in Santa Barbara
The graph shows average prices of rental prices in Santa Barbara for the next twelve months. Prices reach their highest point in June, where prices are an average of $356 a night (6/22 - 6/29). The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in March (3/14 - 3/21).
Rental Availability Information in Santa Barbara
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in Santa Barbara(in %). So far, the week with the least available rentals in Santa Barbara is in March (3/30 - 4/6). September (9/28 - 10/5) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.
The Weather in Santa Barbara
The above is a climate diagram for Santa Barbara. In September maximum temperatures go higher than 77°. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 41° low. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is May.
Enjoy a vacation home in sun-kissed Santa Barbara
Less than 100 miles from L.A, Santa Barbara is a classy seaside town and a playground for the rich and famous. Cultural events and fun activities keep visitors happy all year around. The city is home to stately mansions, villas, condos and oceanfront residences with plenty of vacation rentals to cater to all pockets and tastes.
Excursion destinations and outdoor options
Santa Barbara's main East Beach beckons visitors with its palm trees and white sands, however Leadbetter Beach and Arroyo Burro (known as Hendry's Beach to locals) are tranquil, pet-friendly options. Amateur and advanced surfers can hire boards and take on the surf while kayakers should consider Channel Islands Kayaking where a wealth of natural and archeological resources await.
For a world class golfing experience at reasonable rates, try Hidden Oaks, Twin Lakes, and Ocean Meadows. Outdoorsy types shouldn't miss a chance to hike in Santa Barbara where there are excellent views from Mesa to the Santa Ynez Mountains. Wine tasting trails are a must in a city that takes its wine seriously.
Regular events and festivities
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is held towards the end of January and attracts Hollywood's brightest stars. Summertime events include the Fiesta, also known as the Old Spanish Days, where Aztec music, flamenco and country music is celebrated. El Desfile Histórico, one of the largest equestrian parades in America, takes place in Fiesta Week. Belly dancers, swing dancers and Tihitian Dancers perform at the Summer Solstice Festival at Alemeda Park. Many of Santa Barbara's cultural events are free making a vacation rental a splendid idea for the culturally inclined traveler.
Sights and attractions
Mission Santa Barbara
Founded in 1786 by the Franciscan order, this Mission is one of the most visited attractions in Santa Barbara and a historic example of Franciscan Spanish architecture. The ruins of the tanning vats and the pottery kiln are also worth a visit.
Stearns Wharf is the longest deep water pier between L.A and San Francisco it features plenty of waterfront restaurants and shopping options.
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Nestled in the foothills above the city this garden is California's oldest botanic garden and was established in 1926. Visitors enjoy the panoramic views of the Channel Islands, the historic dam, the canyon and the redwood forest.
Ty Warner Sea Center
Operated by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, this center is an educational and engaging attraction. Live tidepool animal encounters with sea stars, urchins and limpets await the visitor.
Santa Barbara Zoo
Rated as one of America's best small zoos, this zoo is home to more than 500 animals ranging from exotic Channel Island foxes, to desert tortoises, Masai giraffes and East African crowned cranes. Watch out for Gemina, the popular crooked-necked giraffe.
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