Where to stay around Isla Vista?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 430 holiday lettings near Isla Vista. From 260 Houses to 69 Condos/Apartments, 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 Isla Vista is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Isla Vista?

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 Isla Vista:

  • Coast Village: 54 holiday homes
  • Eucalyptus Hill: 97 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 111 holiday homes
  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 143 holiday homes
  • Mission Canyon: 89 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 Isla Vista?

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

  • University of California-Santa Barbara: 750 holiday lettings
  • Coal Oil Point Reserve: 680 holiday lettings
  • Goleta Point: 747 holiday lettings
  • Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum: 781 holiday lettings
  • Alice Keck Memorial Garden: 777 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Isla Vista 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 Isla Vista?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 260 Houses in Isla Vista. Our other popular types of Isla Vista holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Isla Vista?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 146 downtown rentals in Isla Vista. You have also many other possibilities in Isla Vista area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 130 holiday rentals
  • Golf course rentals: 58 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 28 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Isla Vista?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 38 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Isla Vista. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    The charming city of Isla Vista awaits you

    Enjoy the live music and other features of Isla Vista. This romantic city is known for its beaches, seaside and university setting. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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.

    Sightseeing in and around Isla Vista

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Isla Vista a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santa Barbara Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
    • Glen Annie Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Sandpiper Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Santa Barbara Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Rancho San Marcos Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Isla Vista

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Isla Vista. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Lotusland (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
    • Coal Oil Point Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Goleta Point (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Goleta Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Goleta Butterfly Grove (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)