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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Find the perfect accommodation from $196 per night by exploring the 2,419 options being offered in Santa Barbara. By directly analyzing these properties, HomeToGo brings you the most economical offers as well as the most popular vacation homes in Santa Barbara.
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning
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Apartments with a balcony or patio
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Vacation homes and cottages with a garden
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Popular Rental Amenities Santa Barbara
Nearly half of the properties include a pool, which makes Santa Barbara an excellent vacation destination for people looking to spend vacation poolside. Hotel rooms with pools Santa Barbara are a good option for groups of 7 and cost, on average, $983 per night. Among these vacation rentals, 65 of them are within 2 kilometres of water.
The Weather Santa Barbara
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your vacation. During September, maximum temperatures go up to more than 25° However, temperatures can go lower than 5° Santa Barbara in January. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is May.
7-Day Weather Forecast Santa Barbara
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.
Information about vacation rentals Santa Barbara
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||2,419 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 31%|
|🌙 Price per night from||$196|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodation options||401 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||1,086 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Santa Barbara?
The starting price for House rental or Apartment rentals Santa Barbara is $196 per night.
What is the typical availability of House rental Santa Barbara?
We found 2,419 vacation homes Santa Barbara available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Santa Barbara?
Many travellers are searching for Internet, TV, and Air conditioning when booking a vacation home Santa Barbara.
How many House rental and Apartment rentals can I find Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara has 2,419 House rental and Apartment rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Santa Barbara?
Finding a vacation rental Santa Barbara that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 401 pet-friendly homes on offfer.
What's the best month to visit Santa Barbara?
If you're looking for balmy weather, September and August are typically the hottest months Santa Barbara with temperatures around 25 °C. January and December Santa Barbara are the coldest, with 5 °C on average.
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