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Casa Jardin - Boutique Suites in Downtown Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Casa Valerio - Boutique Suites in Downtown Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
San Miguel
8.2 Very good
C$ 366+
C$ 366+
Free Wi-Fi

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 443

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 3,585
Cheapest month to stay with an average 63% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 87% rise in price.
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When to book a vacation rental in Santa Barbara

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Top tips for finding Santa Barbara vacation rental deals

  • Romantic getaways in Santa Barbara are best enjoyed in the most serene neighborhoods within the entertainment district. There are numerous options, especially along Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail, but we highly recommend The 3 Dux. Guests are invited to dine in nearby restaurants serving seafood or grab some takeaway nearby. If you’re traveling with specific dates in mind, we recommend booking in advance to secure the best rates and your desired accommodation.
  • Some of the coziest Santa Barbara vacation rentals, like 101 Peaceful Unit, are directly opposite the Old Coast Park. It is a convenient location for animal lovers given that Santa Barbara Zoo is an approximately 5 min drive via E Cabrillo Blvd. Sports lovers can reserve their tickets in advance to watch players at the Municipal Tennis and Pickleball Courts, which are a stone’s throw away.
  • Campers should not miss lodging in Rancho Oso Cabin 2. Almost all the kitchenettes in this vacation home offer everything you need to make your camping unforgettable from fireplaces, dining areas, and gas grills. Your horseback rides and hiking start right from the front door.
  • Looking for a Tuscan-inspired vacation on a private deck overlooking the mountains? Find a vacation house for rent next to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Villa Floresco is a hillside studio rental with great sunset views, located about 10 min and 15 min drive to Santa Barbara Bowl and downtown respectively.
  • If you are interested in Santa Barbara vacation rentals that has great reviews, look no further than the Newly Remodeled Downtown Victorian. Situated within a close range of the Museum of Contemporary Art and Santa Barbara Historical Museum, it makes a perfect stay for history buffs.
  • Beachfront and pet friendly are the most popular vacation rental property amenities in Santa Barbara
  • Vacation rentals in Santa Barbara are around 33% more expensive than hotels on average. Search here to compare prices for all accommodation types in Santa Barbara.
  • The best vacation rental properties in Santa Barbara are Scenic Studio (10.0, 22 reviews), Beautiful Santa Barbara 2 Bedroom Cottage (10.0, 35), and 93108 / Montecito Getaway !!! (10.0, 31), based on ratings and reviews from real travelers.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap vacation rental in Santa Barbara, you should consider visiting during the low season. The cheapest vacation homes in Santa Barbara can be found in January and April.
  • The cheapest night for renting a vacation home in Santa Barbara is Monday. In contrast, the most expensive is Wednesday.
  • Book your Santa Barbara vacation rental at least 30 days before your stay begins to get the best price.
  • Vacation rentals are a popular choice for both long and short-term stays. KAYAK users usually book their vacation rental in Santa Barbara for 1 days.

FAQs when booking a vacation home in Santa Barbara

  • How much is a vacation rental for a week in Santa Barbara?

    The average price for a weekly Santa Barbara vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is C$ 7,965.

  • How much is a vacation rental for a month in Santa Barbara?

    The average price for a monthly Santa Barbara vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is C$ 34,135.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Santa Barbara?

    There are loads of different property types that you can make your vacation home in Santa Barbara. You’ll find cabins, vacation villages, apartments, houses and villas.

  • Are there any pet-friendly vacation rentals in Santa Barbara?

    There are a number of dog and pet-friendly Santa Barbara vacation rentals, with around 18% allowing you to bring your pet along with you.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Santa Barbara?

    KAYAK users have found vacation rentals in Santa Barbara for as cheap as C$ 611 in the last 3 days. The average price is C$ 1,138.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Santa Barbara for tonight?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Santa Barbara vacation rentals for tonight for as low as C$ 433. Search here for similar prices

  • How can I find vacation rentals near me in Santa Barbara?

    Take a look at our vacation rentals map to find the best vacation rental homes near you.

  • Where in Santa Barbara can I find bed and breakfast vacation rentals?

    Historic Mansion in Montecito is a Mediterranean-style vacation rental located on Hot Springs Road. You’ll enjoy continental breakfast every morning. For fresh produce, head to Montecito Village Grocery, about 0.8 miles from here. It is also a great place to stay within a reasonable distance (1 mile) to Butterfly Beach. Children never get bored thanks to playgrounds, board games, game rooms, and kid-friendly DVDs.

  • Where can I rent a modern home for my Santa Barbara vacation?

    Those who travel to Santa Barbara for canyon views should book their stay somewhere between Sycamore Canyon Road and Coyote Road. The 93108 / Montecito Getaway can be yours for the weekend if you’re looking to enjoy tranquil views of the canyon and Montecito Peak. Westmont College is situated around 1.2 miles north of this home with a private entrance and parking. The nearest places for grocery shopping, dining, pharmacy, and banking are approximately 2.5 miles away at the Upper Village and Coast Village.

  • Where can I lodge in an upscale neighborhood in Santa Barbara?

    Santa Barbara vacation rentals around Historic West Beach are some of the most coveted romantic destinations. At Santa Barbara Rare Beach Penthouse, you’ll be steps from world-class dining, sailing, downtown shopping, and swimming in Los Banos Del Mar Pool. Being next to a commercial highway (W Cabrillo Blvd) means that all conveniences are right next door.

  • What anta Barbara house rentals will put me near a train station?

    About 0.6 miles from Antioch University, you’ll find the Ocean Breeze 3 BR Vacation Home with a garden. Transport by rail is one of the best ways to move around when staying in this place, considering the Amtrak Train Station is about half a mile away. From this station, you can go north to visit Los Angeles, or catch a train down south to see sunny San Luis Obispo.

Where to stay in Santa Barbara?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Santa Barbara by showing you the exact location of each vacation rental.