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    We offer a large and modern apartment, richly furnished with everything you need - a fireplace, full kitchen, large HD TV, two huge chaise lounges and a super comfy CA King bed. You even have a large second story balcony that overlooks koi pond, waterfall and fabulous gardens with a table for 6 on... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago
    Every word of the other reviews of Suite Peas is absolutely accurate--and then some! We've stayed in many places in Santa Barbara over the years, but this is where we'll return...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    You would make a mistake in not renting this beautiful, serene oasis near downtown. Evelyn and Mindy provide for every comfort and need. It is impossible not to relax while...
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    A sweet and comfortable little guest house w/ a full kitchen and garden on our half acre in a quiet cul-de-sac. Located above the SB Mission in Mission Canyon. You hear more birds than traffic--yet you're only 10 minutes from the heart of downtown... Well behaved dogs are welcome, but we really... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 May 2015
    Nancy was a delightful hostess. We felt like we stepped back in time. House was dated, but comfortable. We felt very welcome and ate fresh oranges from her trees, and was served...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 January 2015
    Very nice owners! Clean cottage, nice views, and good stay. A couple glitches: heater did not work first night, luckily we saw the owner to fix it before they took off on...
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    Casa Victoria, built in 1910 is tucked away in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, in expansive, secret and sunny gardens of oaks, winding pathways, many patios, all in total privacy from all neighbors, yet a short walk/bike ride to everything fun downtown. Wake to birdsong, fall asleep to the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93103
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    5 of 5 stars (3) Excellent
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    Walk to beach, boat harbor, parks, gourmet restaurants, and organic grocery stores from our lovely home with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & gourmet kitchen, gas BBQ and lovely yards. Hardwood floors throughout with your own washer/dryer. Hear the ocean waves from your bedroom window . Located on the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 September 2015
    Our family of five stayed in Marty and Elyse's BEAUTIFUL Santa Barbara beach home for 4 nights this summer. It was immaculate when we arrived and had everything we needed for our...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 June 2014
    I love this place. I stay here every time I come to Santa Barbara! Not only are you minutes from the beach, but you're also close to grocery stores (Lazy Acres is an awesome...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (5) Very good
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    The Creekside Montecito studio is located in a lovely neighbourhood on a quiet, tree-lined street, a 3 min walk to Miramar Beach. The Creekside is nestled on the second floor of a private and secluded property, set behind lovely hedges and gardens next to a seasonal creek. This little hideway is... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago
    We had a wonderful time at Nicola's place. The accomodation was a perfect spot. The description was 100% true and our expectations were exceeded. Our hosts gave us a lot of...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 July 2015
    Place was perfect for our needs. Hosts were very accommodating. Felt we book with our own personal travel agents. Location was even better than we thought. quiet, but...
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    4 of 5 stars (2) Very good
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    Minimum stays for weekends, see rates, but weeknights, no minimum stays. Fill in dates at discount when weekends are booked.<BR><BR>Special property on land with a backyard of an acre of lawn, oak trees, an arboretum, 33 specimen roses, fruit trees, with expansive views from the large balcony... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 April 2015
    Great place to play with my three kids and husband. Rebecca is a wonderful hostess and very gracious. Kids loved the big backyard and all the fun toys like the zipline and Tarzan...
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    Our spacious house captivates the essence of the Santa Barbara lifestyle! <BR>The deck and hot tub look out over the gorgeous mountains that turn purple at sunset. Walk on the beach or sample the international flavor of downtown just minutes away.<BR><BR>The Main House can sleep 6 adults+2... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    STILLPOINT SANCTUARY A Place To RE-Balance and RE-Rejuvenate Are you ready to Re-balance? Find your center again? Enjoy the California Riviera? Drink in the beautiful rose colored Santa Barbara mountains out your windows? Relax by the fountain in your private courtyard on our 1 1/2 acres of... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 August 2013
    Jill's house in Santa Barbara is magnificent. I stayed in many short rented houses/apts in many countries and locations before but this was the best! Brand new, spotless clean...
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    Requires a 2 night stay for any stay that includes a Fri or Sat night. The Victoria Farmhouse House is a 1930's wooden Craftsman home with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with a fenced yard for a pet or young children. There are two Queen Bedrooms for adults, a child's bunk bed room and all wood floors... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 July 2015
    We arrived a day early and contacted David S. and he was able to add on extra day at a discount at that! Upon arrival to the rental we immediately loved the charm of the house and...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 August 2014
    Facilities are a bit rough, but certainly adequate . . .even a little enclosed yard for our Dog, and the quick access to State St. was advantageous. And Parking was not the...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    This Charming Hillside Cottage is nestled on a hillside, up a rustic 1/4 mile drive from a quiet neighborhood, that winds through an oak grove leading to our little paradise. We are surrounded by oaks and kentia palms, with spectacular mountain and city views. This guest cottage is private, and... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (4) Excellent
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    CASA SONRISA, Spacious and private, our "House of Smiles" boasts stunning, forever views, within a 10 minute walk to the beach. A rare combination! Close to the harbor, restaurants, grocery and shops Casa Sonrisa sits on a private cul de sac in beautiful Santa Barbara. Our three bedroom, three bath... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 August 2014
    My husband and two children, ages 5 and 8, were fortunate enough to stay at Casa Sonrisa for two weeks. What an oasis of beautiful decor, inspiring views and all the comforts of...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 October 2013
    September 2013, our family had the pleasure of renting Casa Sonrisa, on the Mesa, in Santa Barbara. Charming hospitality greeted our arrival; fresh cut flowers, bubbly water...
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    Comfortable remodeled Bungalow with 2 bedrooms and a bonus room with 1 or 2 twin beds, sitting on half an acre in a quiet cul-de-sac. Located above the SB Mission in Mission Canyon. You hear more birds than traffic--yet you're only 10 minutes from the heart of downtown...The SpaceBeautifully... View all property information
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    Just-renovated guest quarters in a modern home in the exclusive Montecito section of Santa Barbara. Private entrance. Easy street parking.<BR><BR>Over 400 square feet. Steam room shower, mini refrigerator, microwave, queen size bed / real mattress (the portable bed mentioned in some of the early... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 October 2014
    Absolutely perfect. Chris was very kind and accommodating. He helped when we needed it, but otherwise gave us our privacy. The location is great. The guest room itself is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 September 2014
    My wife and I chose this studio for our anniversary weekend. It was very private and close to everything in Montecito, Santa Barbara, and SB wine country. The studio is modern...
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    Welcome to Casa Puerta Roja. The name coming from an long ago when villagers would paint their front door red to indicate a safe and friendly place to stay for strangers passing through town. Warm beds, food and accommodations would be shared for the night to travelers filled with wanderlust.... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars (1) Very good
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    Welcome to "Casitas Oceano"! Our home is a charming two bedroom, two bath, recently remodeled with a modern Santa Barbara beach motif, new hard wood floors and brand new beds. Great ocean and Island view from deck/balcony. Great teak table outside for outdoor dinning. Casitas Oceano is solar... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 March 2015
    The upper bungalow is surprisingly roomy, with a full kitchen, great big sitting area, two bedrooms and baths and the balcony with a big futon and hammock and a lovely view. We...
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    This charming 1920s California Coast 3-bedroom bungalow is the perfect spot from which to see all Santa Barbara offers. Centrally located - about 1 mile to beaches, Sterns Wharf, the harbor, and popular lower State Street restaurants, bars and shopping. In our house you will live like the locals.... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
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    Brand new luxurious 400 square feet suite. No expense was spared creating this masterpiece. Large private patio, fountain, fire pit table and beautiful landscape. Perfect hideaway for 2 guests. Full kitchen. 4 blocks from downtown State Street. You can walk to the bars, shops and restaurant and no... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
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    Everything about this house is gracious and comforting. I love having people vacation at our home! For several years I have been hosting on VRBO. I love to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable. We have homes that we share both in Santa Barbara and in Colorado. We strive for you to... View all property information
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    Requires a 2 night stay for any stay that includes a Fri or Sat night. Hillside House is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home and yard, perfect for bringing kids & pets along. Good fenced yard w bikes, stroller & toys. EZ to town w bus stop in 2 blocks and an 8 minute - 12 blk ride to State St. Exlnt... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 August 2015
    I had to contact David for a same day rental, and we got lucky and had this place available for my boyfriend and I. We were traveling from Portland to Pasadena and wanted to rest...
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    3 - 7 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY. Thanksgiving, Christmas require 1 week (7 nights) minimum at the summer rate of $5500 + cleaning and tax fees. UCSB graduation (June 10 - 15) requirement is 5 nights minimum stay at the summer rate.THE 4 SEASONS BILTMORE IS 2 MINUTES AWAY WITH SMALL ROOMS STARTING AT... View all property information
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    Beautiful private cottage, three blocks from beach in Montecito. Fully furnished and stocked with everything you need. Includes Internet and Cable.One off street parking space provided. Fencedyard with lounge chairs tale and BBQ. Montecito is a charming upscale area of Santa Barbara.There are... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 May 2015
    The cottage and private yard are lovely with all conveniences including location. We were welcomed and appreciated the guest book of local recommendations. Thanks so very much...
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    Requires a 2 night stay for any stay that includes a Fri or Sat night** This Sunny 2 bedroom is directly downtown and SB can be completely discovered and explored by walking. 2 bedrooms with queen beds (one with a private hall entrance) open into a living room and open kitchen with a full bath... View all property information
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    Enjoy sunrises, the sound of ocean waves, watching beach and surf activities and smelling fresh ocean air while sipping coffee and eating breakfast in the Lanai. Warm sunsets fade into the beauty of the glittering lights of the marina below to create a romantic evening setting. This is a perfect... View all property information
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    Lovely furnished room, queen bed, flat panel tv, reading chair, breakfast nook, shower tub, large closet, private off-street parking, washer & dryer available, shared pool, spa, and beautiful garden. Perfect for short or long stay. Just bring your suitcase! The Garden Suite is just 50 feet to the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 September 2011
    Our week-long stay at Carla's Cottage was amazing. From the very start, Carla was very personable, friendly, and happy to help whenever we needed anything. She promptly answered...
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    Butterfly Cottages is a remodeled, historical, turn-of-the-century 1920's craftsman, architectural style. The charming setting in the San Roque neighborhood is a very desirable location in the heart of Santa Barbara. The setting that awaits you is quiet, quaint, and peaceful and is surrounded by a... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93110
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    Escape to beautiful Montecito for the weekend or the entire summer. Sweet Garden cottage, with bedroom, bath, living room, and kitchen just steps to the pool and spa. Peaceful and tranquil, a true getaway! Minutes from the beach, fine dining, shopping Montecito's lovely upper and lower villiages,... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93108
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 November 2014
    We stayed here for a family wedding with our 14 and 11 year old children. They loved playing in the pool and we had some nice meals in Montecito particularly the Mexican. Easy to...
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    5 of 5 stars (3) Excellent
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    Renovated in 2011 and newly furnished, this unique ground-level unit is part of a historic triplex in the desirable West Beach area. Your doorway is just 1-1/2-blocks from the sands and volleyball courts on West Beach near Stearn's Wharf, and easy walking distance to downtown State St. shops and... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 June 2015
    We have stayed at Chapala Gardens several times in the past and continue to return. The units are comfortable and the furnishings are more than adequate. The front unit is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 December 2014
    We loved the location and the place had everything we needed. Great king size, comfortable bed. We would stay there again. If you do not need a full kitchen, this is a great...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    Charming Santa Barbara Lower Riviera home with amazing ocean views. Sleeps up to 4.<BR><BR>2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & private hot water outdoor shower. 3 View decks, outdoor fireplace, back deck jaccuzzi. Close to down town and walking distance to great Milpas Street restaurants. 2 miles to the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93103
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 April 2016
    This home was perfect for my husband and I and our 12 year old daughter. All the comforts of home plus an incredible outdoor environment. We grilled out, ate by the fire, hung...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 May 2014
    The house is beautiful and super close to the SB Bowl (we walked to a concert there) and lots of fun restaurants and parts of downtown SB. We spent most of our time at the house...
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    5 of 5 stars (7) Excellent
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    Sea Glass Cottage - Cool, Fresh and Fun on the Mesa Perched above the coastline in a peaceful neighborhood on the Mesa just a short walk from the beach, this charming cottage is sparkling and new, having undergone a complete remodel (2013). Every surface and furnishing has been carefully chosen to... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 April 2016
    Loved this home! So clean, airy and bright. The beds, pillows, and bedding are super comfortable - like being at a 5-star resort. This home was built in 1955 and has been totally...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 March 2016
    A very well equipped cottage with large rooms. The kitchen was the best equipped kitchen we ever stayed in. The bathroom was very large as was the living room and dining...
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    5 of 5 stars (22) Excellent
    3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9 | Quick View
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    Walk Downtown--convenient to town and beach!We received "Top Vacation Rental" Award by FlipKey & are rated "Excellent" by TripAdvisor for three years in a row! "Lily Haven" is a secret garden hideaway retreat near downtown Santa Barbara. Close enough to walk to the Mission of Santa Barbara and... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 January 2015
    Wow! We expected a very nice house because of the TripAdvisor reviews, but the Secret Garden Hideaway (Lilyhaven) surpassed our expectations. It has all the comforts of a large...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 August 2014
    My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our week-long stay at Lilyhaven, joined by a daughter, son-in-law and toddler, plus another adult daughter and her boyfriend. Each bedroom...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
    4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    This gorgeous, custom-designed home is the perfect hideaway in Santa Barbara, offering complete privacy in a lovely natural setting, yet is only minutes from downtown, Montecito, and the beach. Ojai is about 45 minutes and Santa Ynez and Los Olivos wine tasting are about 35 minutes. The large,... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 January 2015
    This house was absolutely incredible. We rented it (my parents, sister, brother & sister-in-law, and two toddler nephews) for a week over Christmas holidays, 2014. The house was...
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    5 of 5 stars (8) Excellent
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    River Rock Cottage - Restored Craftsman in the Upper East Restored to perfection, River Rock Cottage is perched on a quiet corner in the quaint Upper East neighborhood of Santa Barbara. In true Craftsman style, the classic architectural elements have been preserved, honoring the original integrity... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 June 2015
    My husband and I stayed with another couple in this wonderful little cottage. The house was furnished very tastefully and had all the little amenities one would need. The...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 April 2013
    We absolutely LOVED this cottage and it's peaceful setting! All the comforts of home were provided and we thoroughly enjoyed the serenity of the gardens and the chorus of birds...
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    5 of 5 stars (8) Excellent
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    A hip hideaway in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, four blocks up from the beach(five walking blocks). This artist designed studio apartment is small but beautiful. The apartment has exclusive use of the front porch of a lovely craftsman style house on a charmingly landscaped, fully enclosed... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 February 2014
    This is a great little place. Easy access to everything. We enjoyed the front porch and having off-street parking. The host communicates quickly and is very helpful. We only...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 August 2012
    My wife and I just returned from staying in the Baby Dux for ten days. If you plan a relatively long stay and can deal with a relatively small space, this is a good choice. it...
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    5 of 5 stars (7) Excellent
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    Famous designer French Country home has majestic mountain and city views, gourmet kitchen, cherry wood cabinets and granite counters. Walk to a host of activities including: Santa Barbara Golf Course, MacKenzie Park Lawn Bowling, MacKenzie Park play structure, Stella Mare Cafe, World Famous... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 May 2014
    We had a great weekend stay. The house is great. Lots of room, very functional, clean, and comfortable. Close to downtown. Lots nearby and what a view!!!
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    In Town Contemporary - Sleek and Sophisticated in Downtown Santa Barbara Located in the heart of historic Santa Barbara's downtown, this progressive one-of-kind property was designed by internationally renowned architect Barry Berkus. It is a feast for the minimalist with a significant nod to the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 September 2015
    Perfect location. A block from State Street and there were a ton of amazing restaurants and shopping! I'd recommend renting bikes for a day or two to take to the beach and...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 September 2015
    I stayed in this house with my infant, husband and sister for a Santa Barbara wedding. It was LOVELY. Super clean, looks exactly like the photos. Modern bathrooms, incredibly...
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    Ref # 368312 Because we focus on monthly rentals, we do not accept bookings with a gap between move in date and availability date. We generally require move in dates to be within 7 days of the availability date. Romantic, Spacious and Private, our beautiful family home 'House of Smiles' boasts... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4 | Quick View
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    AUTHENTIC HILLTOP ADOBE LOCATED BETWEEN DOWNTOWN AND THE BEACH! Located in the hills above of Santa Barbara between the city and the sea, this authentic adobe was built in the mid 1950's by master Adobero, Senor Aguilar. With panoramic views of the city and mountains and a peek of harbor, this... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 October 2014
    Such a perfect vacation retreat! The view alone would please anyone, but the home itself is beautifully decorated to the max. Our host Mark could not have been more helpful and...
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    5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10 | Quick View
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    This spectacular five-bedroom villa sits on the idyllic shoreline of an area often referred to as the American Riviera. Spend long, blissful days gazing across golden sand to the Pacific Ocean or simply enjoying the home’s many five-star amenities. The spacious villa combines the classic charm of a... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93111
    3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    This is one of the most beautiful places in the world—it is in the vortex of healing energy on the top of the world. There is an incredible panoramic view from every room in the house—and incredible sunsets. Nestled against the cliff, away from coastal fog, it is fabulous for bikers, hikers,... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
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    5 of 5 stars (14) Excellent
    4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    $1000 Discount Small Groups (5+ nights) $3000 off the monthly (4 or less people). Rated "Excellent" by Trip Advisor & Top Vacation Rental Winner by FlipKeyAsk about $1000 discount for weekly stays for Four people or less!You will immediately relax with the peace and quiet of the setting and be set... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 March 2016
    This family house is spacious and set in a beautiful garden. The pool was ideal for the adults while the heated spa suit d our grandson. Nice large table for eating outside and...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 September 2014
    Totally Relaxing and enjoyable, what a vacation should be" This is the fourth year that we have spent our vacation at 'Poolside' in Santa Barbara. As before, the only thing we...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    Gin's Cottage - Graceful Charm on the Upper West Side With historic charm and graceful appeal, Gin's Cottage can be found on a relaxed neighborhood corner in the Upper West Side of Santa Barbara. Originally built in 1921, this home has been through several extensive remodels over the years, yet the... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93105
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 April 2016
    This house was perfect for our stay. The house is a great location, close to all the activity on State Street but far enough away you get the quiet neighborhood feel. The house...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 March 2016
    We loved our stay at Gin's Cottage in Santa Barbara. The house is comfortable, quiet, well equipped (newer appliances, Sonos system etc..) and is perfectly situated within walking...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
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    Experience Santa Barbara like a local in this cute bungalow style home on "The Mesa". Walk 2 blocks to Shoreline Park and Ledbetter Beach and Mesa surf point. Relax and watch the dolphins and pelicans cruise by. Or rent a stand up paddle board, bicycle or roller blades and have some active fun... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 May 2015
    Just a couple blocks from a nice sandy beach to relax on or a beautiful wet sandy beach to run on, surrounded by cliffs. The best of both worlds, just go left or right. (both of...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    <span class="property-description-header">Experience a taste of Provence</span> at Le Petit Chateau! Nestled between Hope Ranch and the Mesa, this favorite among dog owners is on a quiet lane just 2 blocks from the beach. You can enjoy a long walk on Hendry’s beach, where beachcombers and surfers... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93109
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    5 of 5 stars (22) Excellent
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    Santa Barbara vacation living at its best! Just steps from the Pacific surf at East Beach, this bright and roomy 1480 square foot townhome is fully furnished and nicely decorated and equipped for up to four guests.<BR><BR>Upstairs you will find a large master suite with king Tempurpedic bed, a... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93103
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    Visited Santa Barbara with our son and a good friend and this place was great. It was super clean and had all the amenities we needed. We were basically across the street from...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 December 2015
    My husband, daughter and I really enjoyed staying in this home while exploring Santa Barbara. The condo was well furnished and quite comfortable. We enjoyed relaxing by the...
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    5 of 5 stars (15) Excellent
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    Experience enveloping luxury in this designer ground floor apartment in a classic craftsman house one block from the center of town and five blocks walk to the beach. The house is in the heart of the entertainment district with shopping, music, dance and excellent restaurants just steps away.... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 October 2013
    Spent a week in Santa Barbara at Mama Dux as part of a 3 week holiday in California. Inga made the booking process very easy and was very helpful with local tips. Laura, the...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (5) Very good
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    The Cottage at West Beach - Coastal Designer Style in the Heart of Santa Barbara Located just half a block off the beach and 10 minutes from the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, The Cottage at West Beach is a sleek contemporary jewel in the Paradise Retreats' exclusive collection. Completely... View all property information
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    Santa Barbara, California 93101
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 23 February 2016
    This cottage was everything and more. It was so comfortable and convenient. One block from the beach, walking distance to State Street, the wineries in the Funk Zone and so many...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 December 2015
    The cottage was perfect for our family Christmas holiday. You can't beat the location...walk to State St, Stearns Wharf, Brophy Bros, the Funk Zone and the beach! Everything you...
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    Santa Barbara Holiday Rentals

    If you've travelled widely in Europe, and taken in the sights of the French Riviera and the Mediterranean, why not try the area sometimes described as the American Riviera, California's Santa Barbara. The climate of this West Coast city is virtually Mediterranean, and the combination of fine weather, incredible beaches and the Spanish-style architecture make this a brilliant family friendly holiday destination for a relaxing break. To get the most out of a trip to Santa Barbara, consider looking into holiday rentals, with a wide range of properties both up in the montains and down towards the beach, you can save yourself a small fortune on hotel bills, and also get to relax in your very own Spanish-influenced home for the duration of your stay.

    Things to do in Santa Barbara

    Obviously the beaches will almost certainly be one of your first stops on a Santa Barbara holiday. In addition to the sunbathing and relaxing, Santa Barbara is a haven for surfers, and you can either hit the waves unaided or seek some expert tuition according to your experience and confidence. Beaches such as East Beach, famous for its volleyball, can easily form the centrepiece of a holiday in the area. But with an International Film Festival in January, and a Summer Solstice Festival in the middle of the year, Santa Barbara has a lot more to offer than simple sun, sand and surf. It's a popular home for artists, and museums and galleries like the Santa Barbara Museum of Art have impressive collections. The Mission Santa Barbara is also an impressive landmark and still an active place of worship, and directly behind it is the fantastic Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. A little further out, you can also go hiking in the unsettlingly-named Rattlesnake Canyon, or visit the Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park. With its sandstone caves covered with drawings by the Chumash people, some of which are thought to be up to 1,000 years old, the caves give a real sense of history to this very modern tourist hotspot.

    Renting Condos in Santa Barbara

    You can find holiday rentals to suit every budget in the Santa Barbara area, however prices tend to start at just under £1,000 a week for a condo or beach rental big enough for a family of four or more. Some of these have views of both the ocean and the mountains, which should cut down on arguments over who gets the best room! It's also great for kids as they can run around and let off steam without worrying about disturbing neighbouring guests.