Santa Barbara is one of the most desirable areas in the country to vacation. Mild climate and great year-round weather, along with beautiful beaches, local festivals, and award winning wineries draw in thousands of visitors each year. Located 90 miles north of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is known for its Mediterranean climate and Spanish architecture. Known as the “American Riviera,” Santa Barbara is a premier California vacation destination for those seeking surf, sun, and relaxation.
When you visit Santa Barbara, there are many lodging options, however, one of the most popular is the vacation rental home. In a Santa Barbara vacation rental property, family and friends can gather together in a home-like setting. Unlike a hotel or bed and breakfast, vacation rental properties are free from all of the distractions of hotel noise. You can choose many types of rental homes – from small cottages walking distance to State Street to condos on the beach to large, luxurious estates with room for ten or more guests. For short three night stays to month long vacations or relocation stays, renting a fully furnished home has many advantages. All of our properties are complete with fully equipped kitchens so that you can cook the meals you want instead of eating out every day. In addition, some properties have extra amenities such as swimming pools and hot tubs. And of course, all linens, towels, and comforts of home are provided.
Please browse our portfolio of vacation rentals – we know you will find the perfect home for your Santa Barbara vacation rental!
One of Santa Barbara’s best features is the many unique neighborhoods. Whether you’re staying in a beachfront condo, downtown Victorian, or luxurious Montecito estate, all of our vacation rentals provide that special Santa Barbara Mediterranean feel like nowhere else in the country.
Santa Barbara features miles of coastline with several pristine beaches to choose from. From harbor and sailboat views to family friendly gems, you’ll have no trouble finding a great beach to relax and enjoy the view during your stay in Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara offers three public 18-hole golf courses, a municipal course, and a 9-hole course in Goleta. If you’re visiting for longer, La Purisima is located 45 minutes away in Lompoc and is located near dozens of Santa Maria Valley wineries and River Course at the Alisal is located 30 minutes away in quaint Solvang.
Santa Barbara is known for its festivals including Old Spanish Days and Summer Solstice. Thousands of visitors from around the world come to Santa Barbara to experience various cultural and culinary events. Check out our annual list of events, it’s likely your trip will coincide with one of the many exciting festivals Santa Barbara has to offer!
Santa Barbara’s waterfront and downtown areas offer wonderful shopping opportunities from local retailers to upscale brands such as Nordstrom. Downtown Santa Barbara features three shopping districts including El Paseo, La Arcada, and Paseo Nuevo. Montecito offers famous Coast Village Road and Montecito Village shopping areas – and you’re certain to find a treasure to remember your special visit to Santa Barbara.