Where to stay around Santa Barbara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 871 holiday lettings near Santa Barbara. From 480 Houses to 153 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santa Barbara is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Barbara?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Barbara:

  • Mission Canyon: 142 holiday homes
  • Eucalyptus Hill: 90 holiday homes
  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 473 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 91 holiday homes
  • Laguna: 133 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santa Barbara?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Santa Barbara. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Barbara: 725 holiday lettings
  • Alice Keck Memorial Garden: 758 holiday lettings
  • Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum: 755 holiday lettings
  • Moreton Bay Fig Tree: 766 holiday lettings
  • Granada Theatre: 755 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Barbara listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santa Barbara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 480 Houses in Santa Barbara. Our other popular types of Santa Barbara holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 99 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 86 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Barbara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 212 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Barbara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore the beachside setting in Santa Barbara

    The area's history and wineries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Santa Barbara. Travellers to this walkable city praise the beaches, seaside and cycling. Local cultural sights include Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

    Activities and attractions in Santa Barbara

    Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Santa Barbara a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santa Barbara Zoo (1.8 mi / 3 km)
    • Ty Warner Sea Center (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Santa Barbara Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Glen Annie Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Sandpiper Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Santa Barbara

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara is famous for its beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Santa Barbara is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Lotusland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Moreton Bay Fig Tree (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Alameda Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Alice Keck Memorial Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)

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