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Where to stay in Santa Cruz

Beachfront vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

There are 264 beachfront rentals near Santa Cruz for all manner or mood of traveling to the shoreline, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Santa Cruz Beach vacation, you can find 10% of the available rentals under $102/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Santa Cruz, there are 26 between $580 and $1,562/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 63 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Santa Cruz near the beach to fit your California vacation needs. The most popular types of beachfront rentals in Santa Cruz are houses, hotels and apartments. Santa Cruz has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity because of its beaches and other water activities. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of available beach vacation rentals from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Santa Cruz vacation homes for your beach trip.

More Home-types in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Santa Cruz:
- Oceanfront264 vacation rentals
- Beach264 vacation rentals
- House185 vacation rentals
- Hotel36 vacation rentals
- Condo21 vacation rentals
- Apartment21 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz 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 Cruz:
- Santa Cruz Wharf: 81 vacation rentals
- Lighthouse Point: 57 vacation rentals
- Natural Bridges State Beach: 12 vacation rentals