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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Santa Barbara, California, USA your home away from home

Santa Barbara is a beautiful city close to the Santa Ynez Mountains on the Pacific coast of California. Holiday rentals in Santa Barbara are popular all year round as visitors enjoy the beautiful beaches, mild winters and gorgeous gardens along with the cultural attractions and entertainment.

Things to Do in Santa Barbara, California

The gorgeous sandy beaches along the coastline of Santa Barbara are the biggest attraction for those visiting the area. Families can sunbathe, surf, windsurf, play on the beach or just walk along the water's edge. Ayyoyo Burro Beach, Hendry's Beach and East Beach are lined with palm trees providing shade for picnics. Walkers will enjoy the oceanfront trails and walkways with great sea views. Fishing trips are a popular thing to do from your Santa Barbara holiday rental, or take a sunset cruise or excursion by boat along this beautiful coast. In the city, State Street is full of shops, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and entertainment.

Places to Visit Around Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Mission at Laguna was built in 1786 and is just one of several interesting historical buildings to visit in the area along with El Presidio de Santa Barbara. The local zoo is one of the best small zoos in the USA. A trip to the Santa Barbara winery is a popular trip offering tours of the winery and tasting of their produce. Stearn Wharf is another local landmark, dating back to the 1870s. It is the longest deepwater pier in the area. Those who appreciate gardening will enjoy a visit to the Botanic Gardens at Mission Canyon, within easy reach of Santa Barbara holiday villa rentals.

Weather in Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara enjoys a cool Mediterranean climate due to its proximity to the ocean. The onshore breezes give Santa Barbara warm winters and cooler summers making it very pleasant year-round. Average daily high temperatures in summer reach 97°F (36°C) and drop to around 67°F (19°C) from November to March with very rare chance of frost. The area has more rainfall in the winter months and almost zero precipitation from April to November.

Travel to Santa Barbara, California

The nearest major airport to Santa Barbara holiday rentals is the Santa Barbara Municipal (SBA) Airport which is 8 miles from the city centre. For international travellers, Los Angeles International (LAX) Airport is 92 miles away. It has regular flights from all over the world. It is very easy to hire a car from the airport and drive to Santa Barbara along the coastal US-1, said to be one of the most famous scenic drives in the world. Alternative international airports are the John Wayne (SNA) Airport at Santa Ana or the LA/Ontario International (ONT) Airport, both about 130 miles away.

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