Destination guide

The friendly area of Carpinteria awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carpinteria. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the surfing, restaurants and shopping. Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Carpinteria

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Carpinteria a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Ty Warner Sea Center (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Libbey Bowl (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Soule Park Golf Course (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Carpinteria

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carpinteria

Travellers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Carpinteria has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carpinteria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lotusland (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tomol Interpretive Play Area (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Carpinteria State Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Tar Pits Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Carpinteria

The nearest airport is in Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oxnard, CA (OXR), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Carpinteria Station.

Where to stay around Carpinteria?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 810 holiday lettings near Carpinteria. From 467 Houses to 159 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 Carpinteria is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carpinteria?

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 Carpinteria:

  • Padaro Lane: 21 holiday homes
  • Creekwind: 49 holiday homes
  • East Beach: 163 holiday homes
  • Lower State: 108 holiday homes
  • Santa Barbara Beach: 143 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 Carpinteria?

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

  • Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club: 896 holiday lettings
  • Rincon Beach Park: 1,128 holiday lettings
  • Tar Pits Park: 1,066 holiday lettings
  • Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary: 1,066 holiday lettings
  • Seaside Gardens: 969 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carpinteria 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 Carpinteria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 467 Houses in Carpinteria. Our other popular types of Carpinteria holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 72 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 Carpinteria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 161 holiday homes with pool available in Carpinteria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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