Best Airbnb & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Santa Barbara

Best Airbnb & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Santa Barbara
Despite being less than 100 miles from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara has a strikingly different atmosphere. This beautiful city has many breathtaking beaches, world class wineries, and fine dining options. It's a popular stomping ground for the rich and famous, with many high end shops and award winning restaurants to choose from.

Santa Barbara makes a beautiful vacation destination for travelers of all styles and budget types. There is a countless supply of vacation homes, beach houses, VRBOs, and Airbnbs that visitors can choose from. From the luxury beachfront homes to the grand homes spread through the hills, there really is something for everyone.

Where to stay in Santa Barbara - beach houses, vacation homes, and more

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Summerland, California
Vacationers love this house and it makes a beautiful retreat to the Santa Barbara area. The 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom vacation rental has room for up to 8 people. This is a family-friendly option with a relaxing atmosphere and a beautiful outdoor space. If you're planning to eat in, the fully-equipped kitchen with its refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and coffee maker will let you cook all of your own meals. And with the dining room, everyone will be able to spread out and relax.

The balcony offers a chance to spend time outdoors. Take in the nice weather while you stay here. Also on the list for this house is television, internet, a grill, and a coffee maker. Places like this get booked up quickly. Not too far away you'll find Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf, Carpinteria State Beach, Santa Barbara Bowl, and Butterfly Beach.


Montecito , Santa Barbara, California
This house is a popular option in Santa Barbara, as it has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This is a large space and would be perfect for a big family, or multiple families on vacation together.

The outdoor space is beautifully landscaped. There's a pool and hot tub and every amenity that a guest could need.

Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Bowl, and Carpinteria State Beach are also very close by.


East San Roque , Santa Barbara, California
With space for larger groups, this is a great vacation rental for families or friends. The 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house has a great location with stunning views. You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara Bowl, Upper State Street, and Santa Barbara City College. Check out the photos!

The house also has a private pool, hot tub, and plenty of relaxing activities that everyone can enjoy.


Make sure you also see Hostels Along the California Coast if you're interested in more places to stay in Santa Barbara.

Mission Canyon , Santa Barbara, California
This modern house has a beautiful style with 3-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms and enough space for up to 7 people.

The contemporary style, sleek pool, and relaxing hot tub have everything a visitor could need. There are a beautiful views from the hill top locations as well.

You'll be close to plenty of things to do as well because within a few miles you'll find Santa Barbara Bowl and Upper State Street. Add this one to your must-see list!


Alta Mesa , Santa Barbara, California
A popular vacation rental in Santa Barbara, this spacious 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house has room for up to 8 people. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Staying here will make your trip to Santa Barbara fun and convenient. With a private pool, you can relax, swim, and enjoy everything the area has to offer. Stroll out to the balcony and enjoy the views or take in the beautiful outdoor setting. This house has a wonderful ocean view as you're right by the water. You'll be close to plenty of activities as well because within a few miles you'll find Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara Bowl, and Santa Barbara City College.

If you just want to eat in, the fully-equipped kitchen with its dishwasher, refrigerator, and stove will let you cook all of your meals. This house also has a dining area and living room, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. Families and groups appreciate the game room. Included with this property is laundry, television, parking, and a garage. There are a number of things to do nearby including fishing, horseback riding, and golf.


Summerland, California
This large 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house is gorgeous, and has room for up to 8 guests. This modern style home makes a perfect vacation rental. Everyone needs their own private pool while on vacation, and this large house has one. There's also an ocean view and a beautiful outdoor space. This home has plenty of room for the whole family or group to hang out.

Cook all of your meals in the kitchen, as the dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, microwave, and coffee maker are provided. This is a great way to save money and let everyone enjoy their time together. With a dining area and living room, there is enough space for guests to relax and hang out.

Also on the list for this house is laundry, television, parking, and a garage. You can also enjoy the nearby activities such as fishing, horseback riding, and golf. You'll also be very close to Santa Barbara Zoo and Carpinteria State Beach.


Lower Village , Santa Barbara, California
If you're looking for a beach vacation rental in Santa Barbara, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is a great option. It's boat house style offers a unique escape that everyone can enjoy. This unit is the lower unit, but the upper unit may also be available for rent.

It's also easy to head out to the beach from this relaxing spot and enjoy the sun, sand, and waves. With a nice balcony, you can relax and enjoy the weather. If you just want to eat in, the fully-equipped kitchen with its refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and coffee maker will let you cook all of your meals.

Laundry, television, parking, and internet are also included. Not too far away you'll find Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara City College, and Carpinteria State Beach. Also nearby is fishing, horseback riding, golf, and surfing.


West Mesa , Santa Barbara, California
This is a 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom waterfront house that is large and gorgeous. It can accommodate up to 6 guests in a family-friendly space with enough room for everyone. It's also a nice option for a group of friends.

The living room, which offers even more space to relax, will make you feel right at home. You can either go out to eat or just stay in and cook all of your meals in the kitchen. It's equipped with everything you need including a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. The living room, which offers even more space to relax, will make you feel right at home.

You can lounge by the pool, or take a dip in the water to cool off. The house also offers a view of the ocean. It's hard to beat this location, too.

Take in the nice weather while you enjoy this homes beautiful outdoor space. You'll be close to plenty of activities as well because within a few miles you'll find Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara City College. This one is a good find for anyone headed to Santa Barbara.


Riviera , Santa Barbara, California
This house is a great place to base yourself during your time in Santa Barbara. With Santa Barbara Zoo located just 1.4 miles away and Stearns Wharf only 1.9 miles away, you'll find this to be a very convenient location. It's also close to fishing, horseback riding, and golf.

You'll really feel like you're on vacation with this property's ocean view. This place also has a great balcony where you can relax and enjoy the nice setting. Featuring 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, there's plenty of room for up to 8 people here, so add it to your must-see list. With space for the whole group, this is a great vacation rental for the entire family. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need such as a dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. There's even more space to hang out in the living room.

Families and groups appreciate the game room. Included with this property is also laundry, television, parking, internet, a grill, and a coffee maker. Check out the photos!


Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
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