Santa Barbara Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Santa Barbara

-19%
e.g. 11/2 - 11/9
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $501 $617
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4.5
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-20%
e.g. 11/2 - 11/9
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $776 $971
RedAwning
5.0
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-33%
e.g. 4/20 - 4/27
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $334 $500
RedAwning
5.0
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Discover a vacation rental that meets your expectations among the 2,180 welcoming options from numerous providers in Santa Barbara. With HomeToGo, you can immediately compare the prices of each available rental to find the best price and save up to 33%.

Recommended Vacation Rentals in Santa Barbara

Find your perfect vacation rental in Santa Barbara: from $46 per night

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $189
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4.4
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $97
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $122
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $289
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $136
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $211
VRBO
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $112
VRBO
4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $319
VRBO
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $44
Airbnb
5.0
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Vacation Rentals With Fireplaces

Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $54
VRBO
4.8
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $283
VRBO
4.7
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Fireplace
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $179
Airbnb
4.5
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 3 guests
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $240
VRBO
4.8
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Pet-friendly
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $216
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
Loft ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $566
Airbnb
5.0
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Vacation Houses With Pools

Pool
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $44
Airbnb
4.0
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Pool
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $333
Airbnb
4.0
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Pool
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States
from $684
Booking.com
4.0
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Popular Rental Amenities in Santa Barbara

  • Internet (1,253)
  • Kitchen (1,130)
  • TV (1,107)
  • Washer (834)
  • Microwave (609)
  • Fireplace (461)
  • Yard (391)
  • Grill (391)
  • AC (381)
  • Dishwasher (363)
  • Pet allowed (336)
  • Parking (323)
Filters are conveniently available so you can personalize your search to find the perfect accommodation in Santa Barbara. In Santa Barbara, 540 accommodations offer "internet". Consequently, if you can't imagine a vacation without internet, select the internet filter to compare these rentals. It is also possible to find a rental in Santa Barbara if you bring your pet everywhere as 143 of the listed rentals there provide "Pets Allowed."

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

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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.

Accommodations in Santa Barbara

607 out of the 2,180 offers in Santa Barbara are house rentals. They account for one-third of the accommodation types in this destination (39.65%). Additionally, the median nightly price of house rentals in Santa Barbara is $511, and the average size is 1,820 ft². Furthermore, the majority of house rentals in this destination can host 6 guests, which makes it an ideal destination for medium-sized groups and families. You can also compare other accommodation options in Santa Barbara. Apartment rentals are, for example, another typical accommodation option in this destination, with 293 offers to compare. Our data reveals that the median price of apartment rentals is $281 per night for an area of 850 ft².

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.

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Local Attractions

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.

Local Events


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 & things to do in Santa Barbara

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

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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