Summerland is a relaxed seaside town in Santa Barbara County. This quaint place where it is sunny almost all year is a perfect site to enjoy swimming in the blue ocean. After swimming or surfboarding, you can trek in the mountains around the area. Visit the many beaches around town for breathtaking sea views and fun water adventures. Try some recreational activities with your pets or an exciting horse ride on the soft sandy shore. You can also enjoy wine tasting at Summerland Winery for a more unique activity.
When you are here, enjoy a laid-back stay in lovely private accommodation. Scroll down to see the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Summerland, California.
The Summerland Nest has a convenient location for a relaxing vacation because it is just around 10 minutes away from the beach and popular downtown joints. You can discover the lovely town of Carpinteria nearby or the local diners and establishments along Montecito’s Coast Village Road.
If you do not feel like dining out, you can prepare your meals in your well-equipped kitchen. Then, you can dine on the deck while viewing the gorgeous skyline, mountains, and ocean. You can also enjoy picnics in comfort under the shade of a charming tree.
Top guest reviewsgreat shower large screen tv and stunning outdoor viewsthe deck is also beautiful where we had breakfast every morningthe nest contains all one needs for a comfortable staygreat location beautiful space and nice features (kitchen coffeemaker private deck)it was so clean and quaintquiet clean and well appointedthe nest was clean super cozy and all around lovelythe nest was spotlessly clean the bed was very comfortable and the outdoor patio was very relaxinga quick summary is clean well appointed private and relaxing
Host:robin & sam are gracious hosts and no detail is left unattendedsam and robin were wonderful and very responsive hostssam & robin are great hostsRead more reviewsit's walking distance to the cute town of summerlandgreat location really close to the polo grounds where we attended a lacrosse tourneyclose to a lot other beaches and fun spots to check outperfect location beautiful space wonderful hostsunique location and awesome view
This vacation rental offers a tranquil place to unwind. It is secluded and located right by the beach. Please note that the access path to the beach may be slippery, so exercise caution when traversing it. Although the home retains its 1970s character, it has modern features such as appliances, a full kitchen, and Wi-Fi access.
During your stay, you can have a morning or afternoon walk on the beach. You may also try paddleboarding. After a fun day swimming and watching dolphins, have a drink with your friends downtown, just a short drive away.
Top guest reviewswe loved being right there on summerland beach and the stunning views of the ocean from every roomthe design of the house is perfect -- both spectacular and cozythe interior design is also excellent creating a nice cozy cottage feelright on the water and clean we couldn’t have had a better stay
Host:she was also so responsive as a hosta wonderful listing and hostshelly was quick to respond to questions and a very sweet hostshelly was such a wonderful host and i highly recommend staying at her beautiful beachfront homeoh and the host shelly is lovelyRead more reviewsour family loved this locationa great location for exploring the areathe town of summerland is close-by (a 10 minute walk) and very cuteso close to montecito and short easy drive to santa barbarathis architecture and location of this house are incredibly special
From this vacation rental, beach access is only 10 minutes away. In addition, you can enjoy a partial view of the ocean right from the balcony of your private accommodation.
When not swimming, you can enjoy watching shows or movies on the 48-inch TV. You can also keep updated with what is trending online with your Wi-Fi access. Check the stocked pantry if you want to have a quick bite after swimming or jogging on the sandy beach. You can also make a sandwich or soup in the well-equipped kitchen.
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is beautifully decorated and is full of thoughtful touches (including eucalyptus oil in the shower )whitney and ian's cottage was super comfortable and cutethe shower’s water pressure is amazing and the provided soaps/shampoo/lotion are all fantasticthe home is comfortable with simple yet beautiful details which include art and antique furniture piecesthe linens were high quality and there the kitchen and bath were perfectly outfittedthe house was clean and prepared well for our arrivalthis cottage is very clean and prettythe house was even better than expected - super clean no attention to detail overlookedwe had a wonderful stay at whitney and ian's place clean easy great access to summerland and the beach
Host:whitney and ian are wonderful hostswhit and ian are the absolute best hostswhitney and ian were kind and considerate hostswhitney and ian were such kind and wonderful hostsian and whitney are superb hostsRead more reviewsgreat location and a perfectly cozy placethe location of this special place is perfect for walkingawesome place in an amazing location would recommendit’s so close to the beach and many good spots10/10 would stay here again the perfect location to use a base from which to explore santa barbara
This detached studio has its own entrance so you will have the privacy you need during your Summerland getaway. You can even do your yoga or morning exercises while enjoying views of the relaxing ocean.
This vacation rental sits on an orchard covering 0.5 acres (0.2 hectares). The host is even gracious enough to share some lemons and figs if you like them. Aside from swimming on the beach, hiking is another pastime you can do in the vicinity. You can follow the trails nearby and enjoy the trek with your family and fur babies before returning to this pet-friendly home.
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor and indoor space are very comfortablethe cottage is beautiful and cozy has everything you need (kitchenware extra linens private patio with fire pit)suzy's cottage was so adorable and comfortablethis cozy little studio was wonderful it had incredible views of the ocean and great amenities includedcozy and shabby chic this beach cottage is perfect for your beach getawayit’s quiet clean quaint and just a perfect getawaythe studio is extremely clean and stocked with everything you’ll needthe bed was super comfy and the place was very cleanthank you a cozy very clean well appointed local hiking trail ocean view and doggie friendly real great experiencecomfy house with great view in the best of summerland very clean and a lovely bathroom
Host:suzy was an excellent host who was attentive helpful and responsivesuzy was a great host definitely will look to book againsuzy was super nice and responsivesuzy is so easy to communicate with and really helpful i highly recommendRead more reviewsgreat location and amazing staysuch a cute place walking distance from the beach and super close to downtown santa barbaraalso the location is perfect 10 mins walk to beach 10 mins drive to downtown santa barbarathe location is easy to get to and is located near several great restaurants and shopsamazing spot very close to montecito and downtown to santa barbara
This corner property has a spacious outdoor area decorated with lovely plants and flowers. The front and side patios are perfect for bonding with your family. You can enjoy playing games and soaking in the sun in the property’s yard. Then, after swimming on the nearby beach, you can prep the outdoor furniture and have a splendid alfresco dining experience. For meals, you may use the supply provided in the fully stocked kitchen.
From this private accommodation, you can enjoy a leisurely walk to coffee shops, restaurants, and wine stores.
Summerland, California, United States
6.13 km (3.9 mi) from Santa Barbara Zoo
Top guest reviewscharming & comfortable cottage convenient walk to coffee liquor store w/decent wine cafeskitchen is well equipped and the outdoor spaces around the cottage are beautifulbeautiful place to stay cozy comfortable cottage…highly recommendedsuper clean and cozycomfortable and clean and just the right spotwell maintained and clean with some interesting art workwhat a wonderful cozy cottage very clean bright and cheerfulthe host was prompt and keeps a very clean home
Host:the host was greatbrior was helpful and responsive through he processwhat a great house beautiful garden and wonderful hostbriar also very helpful and responsiveRead more reviewsgreat location within walking distance to stores and beachgreat location for our tripvery close to santa barbara and in a wonderful locationnice place close to the beach parkamazing location and easy walk to the beach
If you love water sports, you will appreciate this cottage’s location near the shore. You won’t need to bring your own gear since you are free to use a surfboard, two boogie boards, two wetsuits, earplugs, and some beach toys.
This detached accommodation has a separate entrance for a more convenient stay. You can access this entryway through a lit path. This vacation rental sitting on top of the garage is also pet-friendly. You can bring along two dogs to stay with you for an extra fee.
Top guest reviewsthe lighting balcony with ocean views big open room and extra snacks and drinks were appreciatedwe love the little balcony with a seat and table to have coffee in the morningthere’s a nice patio to sit in it’s quiet comfortable private and check-in was a breezegorgeous house comfy bed lots n lots of treats and amenitiesthere were also many lovely personal touches included in the apartmentsuper clean and comfortablegood food nearby and very dog friendly and clean as wellcozy cottage clean and well keptcomfortable and super cleand’arcy’s place is perfect clean and cozy
Host:great hosts and quick to respondd’arcy was a wonderful hostd’arcy was a great host and provided a binder with info that made it all very easythe host was amazing and the extras were well thought outthe host couldn’t have been betterRead more reviewsa great place to land near the beachit was an amazing locationd’arcy’s place is in an ideal location - walking distance to the beach and various restaurantsgreat space in a great locationthe location was a 5 minute walk to a dog friendly beach with a park and playgtound attached
Plan an extended stay in this Summerland vacation rental which showcases island and ocean views. While residing here, you will have all the amenities you need, from cooking appliances to laundry facilities. You can also watch movies on cable TV. If you need to submit an urgent email, there is Wi-Fi access here. A street parking space is available nearby, so you can come here in a car.
As for families traveling with their kids, there is a travel crib available for your young ones.
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is spacious and nicely decorated and there's everything you need in the kitchenwe found the place clean and well stockedit is also clean convenient and well equippedthe house itself is very clean and well set upvery clean and gorgeous viewsthe house was clean and very cute with a great view
Host:the host was very responsive to any requests we hadian was a great host very responsiveian is a very responsive hostian was so helpful and such a great hostthank you so much for hosting usRead more reviewsthis is a cute place in a nice locationcute little spot on the central coast within walking distance to shops and the beachsuch an amazing location and the house was so cutevery nice and pefect locationjust five minute walk to an excellent beach and overlook park
Head downtown within 12 minutes and check out the local restaurants and cafes near this rental. You may also choose to visit the lovely town of Montecito just 1 mile away (1.6 kilometers) for more dining options. Although, you can easily prepare your own dish with the condiments in the kitchen, including olive oil, butter, and spices.
On days you do not feel like going to the beach to swim, you can soak in the private pool instead while looking at the rolling hills and the mountains outside. You can also lounge around while watching TV or surfing the web in the living room. There is also a garden where you can enjoy ocean views.
Top guest reviewsthe house is comfortable and the views are spectacularsimilarly field+fort is the cutest cafe/home decor shop with the best coffee and breakfast we’ve ever hadthe saltwater lap pool is invigoratingthe bed is comfortable and the first floor is very spaciousthis airbnb is everything one could ask for; it's beautiful spacious quite and very cleanthe home is beautiful clean gorgeous and has a beautiful view from every window
Host:kim was a great hostkim is an amazing host with an amazing homethe host was very hospitable and welcoming; she provided personal touches and was attentive to detailkim is a great host who goes above and beyond to help her guestskim is highly communicative and provided lots of helpful recommendationsRead more reviewsbeautiful location and hospitable host wish we could have stayed longer—perfect getawaythis place is a lovely unique exceptional location and kim is an amazing hostkim’s place is like going to a coastal greek or italian villa without the flightfabulous home location and owner communicationkim's place is so beautiful even better than what you see in the pictures
Just six minutes from this cottage, you can already access the sandy Summerland Beach. Feel free to use the beach towels, blankets, snorkeling gear, and umbrella available here. After swimming, beachcombing, or paddleboarding, you can also check out the nearby downtown shops.
Come home to a cozy vacation rental showcasing a beautifully landscaped garden with beach views. Prepare your dinner in the kitchen equipped with cooking basics and set up your meal on the outdoor dining furniture. After eating, you can relax and surf the internet before heading to sleep.
Top guest reviewscomfortable with a nice viewnice views lots of deck space halfway up the hillside very clean and comfortablewonderful quiet cozy escape with amazing views of the oceanit is homey and comfortable and has three beds which was a great convenience for our staycottage clean and comfortableclean quiet with a great ocean viewthe space was comfortable clean and just as describedher home was clean cozy and came with a breathtaking viewit was clean and tidy with plenty of outdoor space for relaxing
Host:diana was a great host super communicative & accommodatingdiana was a lovely host and i’d definitely book againdiana was a great host she was easygoing responsive and accommodatingdiana is a thoughtful communicative hostdiana is the nicest and friendliest host you could ask forRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat trail walking distance from the housegreat location and fun little townclose walk to the beach and great little towndiana was great - incredible place walking distance to the beach
During your stay in this vacation rental, enjoy an early morning jog to the beach just 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometers) away. Here, you can swim on the beach and tour the local diners, cafes, and wineries nearby.
Share beautiful stories with your friends in the large seating area on the wraparound deck. You can also relish some grilled meat and drinks while looking at sweeping views of the Channel Islands and the Pacific coastline.
6.89 km (4.3 mi) from Santa Barbara ZooSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe ocean front view was spectacular and the fireplace kept the area at a comfortable temperaturevery open and comfortable floor plan with large furnished deck and propane fire table for cool eveningsthe beds are huge and comfortable but what really impressed us was the the balconywe had a great stay here the fire table is a nice touch and the beds are very comfortablethe fireplace table was brilliant to have on the crisp eveningspristinely clean and well appointedhouse was comfortable and clean and very well equippedoverall the place was clean spacious and just as picturedgreat clean home with an incredible view of the ocean
Host:host was excellent communicatorlovely place and great hostoverall the host did an amazing job with the property and i would highly recommend a tripplace was very clean and host responded quickly to few issues/questions we hadvery easy checkin and great communication from the hostRead more reviewsbeautiful location and tastefully decoratedwonderful location in summerland would definitely stay here againgreat location- close to santa barbara beaches and restaurantsnice location close to montecito and santa barbarawe enjoyed our stay in summerland great location
Have a relaxed stay in Summerland
Swim in the ocean or hike along the trails in this coastal town. You can also shop around and get your hands on some unique finds. Afterward, try the local wine and return to the perfect vacation home for you.
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