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Where to stay in Santa Barbara

Villa vacation rentals in Santa Barbara

Staying in one of the numerous Santa Barbara Villas offers you a luxurious vacation experience you wouldn’t be able to have with other vacation rentals. Whether you want to be in the hills, on the beach, or near Santa Barbara, VacationRenter has a wealth of villa options for you alone, your bachelor party, or your family vacation in California. While villas are considered to be the upscale vacation rental, you can still manage to find yourself a villa to rent for under $178/night. However, if you really want to impress the family and/or your guests, there are 57 villas available for rent between $840 and $5,817/night.

This is your Santa Barbara vacation, why not do it in the lap of luxury with a gorgeous villa to make the California trip truly memorable. Search above to see the 571 available villas for rent over the next 30 days, or take a look below at some of the trending villas in the Santa Barbara, CA area. Santa Barbara has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity and it’s likely because of these beautiful villas for rent. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation villas from travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Santa Barbara luxury homes for your next vacation.

Where is Santa Barbara

Long known as a vacation destination for Hollywood's rich and famous, Santa Barbara is an excellent place for a sunny, laid-back getaway with a touch of luxury. Check out these attractions during your stay along the central California coast.

Quick Guide to Santa Barbara

From the Native American people who lived in this area before 17th-century Spanish colonization to the celebrities, like Oprah and Charlie Chaplin, who've helped make the city what it is today, Santa Barbara offers a lot of fun experiences.
  • Butterfly Beach: This beach's west-facing orientation makes it one of the best spots to catch a sunset in Santa Barbara.
  • Channel Islands Marine Preserve: The Channel Islands Marine Preserve offers opportunities for scuba diving and whale watching.
  • Mission Santa Barbara: The influence of this area's Spanish colonial past is evident in the red-tiled roofs and in the namesake Mission Santa Barbara itself, which is wonderfully preserved for visitors.

More Home-types in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Santa Barbara:
- Oceanfront571 vacation rentals
- Beach571 vacation rentals
- House361 vacation rentals
- Condo75 vacation rentals
- Apartment75 vacation rentals
- Hotel64 vacation rentals
- Villa26 vacation rentals
- Private Room21 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Santa Barbara: