Find the best place to stay — Isla Vista

Where to stay around Isla Vista?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 438 holiday lettings near Isla Vista. From 269 houses to 37 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Isla Vista for a long holiday or a weekend break 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: 55 holiday homes
  • Eucalyptus Hill: 105 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 114 holiday homes
  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 146 holiday homes
  • Mission Canyon: 91 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: 765 holiday lettings
  • Coal Oil Point Reserve: 700 holiday lettings
  • Goleta Point: 765 holiday lettings
  • Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum: 799 holiday lettings
  • Alice Keck Memorial Garden: 795 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 269 houses in Isla Vista. Our other popular types of Isla Vista holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in Isla Vista. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Head to the romantic city of Isla Vista

    The sea and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Isla Vista. This romantic and family-friendly city is well-known for its bird watching, live music and sporting events. The area has so much to see with top attractions such as Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Presidio Santa Barbara. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, consider a rental home. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area.

    Attractions in and around Isla Vista

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Isla Vista? Take the children and visit Santa Barbara Zoo, Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and Ty Warner Sea Center. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Santa Barbara Natural History Museum or Santa Barbara Museum of Art. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Coal Oil Point Reserve and Goleta Point. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of University of California-Santa Barbara. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Presidio Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Botanical Garden and Lotusland during your stay. You may also want to visit Goleta Beach, Rancho La Patera and Stow House or South Coast Railroad Museum.