Best Family-Friendly Airbnb & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Santa Cruz, CA

Best Family-Friendly Airbnb & VRBO Vacation Rentals in Santa Cruz, CA
The small coastal town of Santa Cruz, California is about 75 miles south of San Francisco. The town has a bohemian vibe that appeals to a young crowd. There's also a Beach Amusement Park and Boardwalk that is fun to explore. The beaches are beautiful as well, with some perfect for swimming and others popular with surfers.

There are a number of nice beach houses and VRBOs for rent in Santa Cruz. Most are close to the beach and have the same laid back vibe that is so common in the area.

Family-Friendly Beach Houses for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

Contents: Family-Friendly Ocean View Santa Cruz VRBO Vacation Rental | Seabright Beach VRBO Vacation Rental | Family-Friendly Santa Cruz Beach House with Hot Tub | Oceanfront Westside Santa Cruz Vacation Rental | 3 Bedroom Oceanfront Santa Cruz Beach House | 4 Bedroom Santa Cruz Beach House | Seabright Beach VRBO Vacation Rental

Santa Cruz, California
This Santa Cruz beach house is all about size. It's a roomy 9-bedroom, 7-bathroom property that has space for up to 20 people. This is a great option for family reunions or families traveling together. With a view of the water, it's hard to beat this location, too. Have some wine outside and enjoy the view in the evenings.

Guests appreciate the convenience of this property's 2 kitchens. Enjoy meals or relaxing in this property's living room and dining room. Several bedrooms have king sized beds as well. Kids will love the bunk beds in other rooms.

You'll also find amenities such as fire pit, games, and a grill. Nearby is Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk which is just 0.3 miles away and Mystery Spot which is 3.9 miles away.


Seabright , Santa Cruz, California
With room for up to 14 people, this is a 5-bedroom beach house that makes for a perfect Santa Cruz vacation rental. The location is nice, not far from the beach. There are several decks where you can enjoy the view as well.

As for the interior, this house has all of the comforts you need. The kitchen in this house is very nice, and with a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, stove, and oven you'll be able to cook for everyone. The comfortable king-sized bed in one bedroom is perfect for couples. And with multiple rooms with queen beds, everyone will be able to sleep comfortably. There's even more space to hang out in the dining room. Gather in the game room to spend some quality time having fun. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. You will also find a coffee maker, games, a pool table, a grill, and television at this vacation rental.

This is a great spot to enjoy your next family trip to Santa Cruz.


Westside Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz, California
The list goes on and on with this stunning house in Santa Cruz. This house has the feel of a true family home, because it is one. The it's a "lived in" home with all of the comforts that you'd expect. The location of this vacation rental is perfect as well.

There's plenty of space here for the whole family or group to hang out. Couples appreciate the large king-sized bed in one of the bedrooms. There are also several family rooms that are perfect for hanging out together.


Westside Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz, California
A popular vacation rental in Santa Cruz is this roomy 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house that has room for up to 8 people. With space for the whole group, this is a great vacation rental for the entire family. Check out the photos! The wrap around deck is the perfect place to hang out and enjoy the weather. You'll also love the view from this house, as you can see the ocean.

The kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, and dishwasher so you can cook all of your meals with ease. You'll be able to spread out through the living room and dining area here, too. The house also includes a coffee maker, games, a pool table, and a grill.


Westside Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz, California
This house is a popular option in Santa Cruz, as it has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The kitchen is convenient, well stocked, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, stove, oven, and refrigerator. There's plenty of space to hang out in the living room and dining room, but most guests prefer to spend their time outside on the deck, where you'll find a fire pit and a hot tub.

There's also an extra game room that adults and kids alike can enjoy.


Santa Cruz, California
If you're planning a trip with the family, you should definitely consider this large villa. The 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom villa has a great location. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Mystery Spot, University of California Santa Cruz, Capitola Beach, Crow's Nest, and The Picnic Basket are within five miles of this place. If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great villa.

The ocean view is also nice. Have some wine on the balcony in the evenings. A fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, and stove lets guests prepare their own meals. The house also has two master suites, each with king sized beds as well as kid friendly bunk beds in other rooms.


Seabright , Santa Cruz, California
If you're looking for a waterfront vacation rental in Santa Cruz, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house is a great option. Places like this get booked up quickly. With space for the whole group, this is a great vacation rental for every. Enjoy the beautiful ocean view from the large deck or wake up and enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast outside. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed and nice furnishings, so you'll be able to relax in style. And with multiple rooms with queen beds, everyone will be able to sleep comfortably. The kitchen is convenient, well stocked, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals.

Located in the convenient Seabright area, this house is accessible to everything you might need.


Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
Share This Article
Budget Your Trip
Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. On this website you can also find travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.