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Where to stay in Santa Cruz

Condo vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

There are 267 beachfront rentals near Santa Cruz for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable condo in Santa Cruz, you can find 10% of the condos available for under $107/night. Or if you are eager and able to splurge on a luxury vacation in Santa Cruz, there are 27 condos for rent between $723 and $1,815/night. Whether you are traveling by yourself, with a significant other, or a family of five, there are available condos for rent to make your California vacation a great experience which is completely in your control. Your Santa Cruz vacation should be as relaxing as possible, it’s vacation after all. When you are in a condo, you have the opportunity to make this vacation dream a reality. Most of the condos for rent in Santa Cruz have a full size kitchen so that meal time is more customized and at your own speed. An additional bonus of booking a condo in Santa Cruz for your vacation is the availablity of washers and dryers in unit; a major plus when packing light.

Santa Cruz has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity for its number of available condo properties. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of available beach vacation rentasl from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway, Booking.com, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Santa Cruz vacation homes for your beach trip.

Where is Santa Cruz

Whether you are a surfer, a shopper, an outdoor enthusiast or a family looking for a sunny getaway, Santa Cruz, California, located on the northern side of Monterey Bay, offers something for everyone. If you're short on time, focus on a few areas of town for a fantastic trip.

Quick Guide to Santa Cruz

For an enjoyable Santa Cruz vacation, check out these must-see destinations.
  • The Boardwalk: Families looking for a day (or two) of fun always find something to do at The Boardwalk. Just steps from downtown on Santa Cruz Beach, this iconic attraction features an amusement park, an arcade, miniature golf, and delicious carnival-style treats.
  • Downtown Santa Cruz: The charming downtown area in Santa Cruz serves up scrumptious restaurant fare and lots of local shops, galleries, museums, and music venues. Creative types enjoy a trip to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.
  • Seabright Beach: This long strip of beach extends between the boardwalk and the Santa Cruz Harbor. The area on and around the beach offers a lively nighttime scene, from beach bonfires to crowded bars and breweries.

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:
- Oceanfront267 vacation rentals
- Beach267 vacation rentals
- House191 vacation rentals
- Hotel36 vacation rentals
- Condo19 vacation rentals
- Apartment19 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: 80 vacation rentals
- Lighthouse Point: 57 vacation rentals
- Natural Bridges State Beach: 12 vacation rentals