Come to Santa Barbara to experience coastal living, to have fun in the sun, and to see dolphins swimming along the Pacific’s stunning coastline. Enjoy “California Dreamin’” while sunbathing under date palms as talented surfers thrash powerful incoming waves. Visitors can admire downtown Santa Barbara’s Spanish-style buildings with red-tile roofs while scoping out its many museums. Besides checking out the aquarium, visitors should consider voyaging to the Channel Islands where they can paddle past playful seals. Check out our list for the top beach house rentals in Santa Barbara, California, to get the most out of your stay in California.
Guests will enjoy the warm California sun while vacationing at this recently remodelled three-bedroom Santa Barbara retreat. The coastal decor of greys, whites, blues, and greens provide a beachy feel which is appropriate being Leadbetter Beach is nearby. After stopping by the market, visitors can dine on meals prepared in their modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Following a hike through Douglas Family Preserve’s cypress forest, rejuvenate yourself in the pool’s cool waters. Then lay back on the silver plush sofa to enjoy family movie night before going to bed.
Leadbetter Beach Retreat - penthouse, impeccably remodeled, heated pool/spa!
Visitors will definitely be California Dreamin’ when they step into this traditional beach house located on picturesque Miramar Beach. With its central location, visitors can experience Santa Barbara and Montecito’s beaches, art scene, coastal trails, etc. After visiting Stearns Wharf’s aquarium to encounter native sea creatures, feel free to unwind under your rainbow patio umbrella before preparing dinner for your group in the kitchen. Next, recount your day’s memorable adventures under high vaulted ceilings while lounging on the living room’s white cotton sofas.
2-story Beach Cottage ON THE SAND - Miramar Beach / MontecitoMontecito, CA, US
Visitors staying in this charming beach home can awaken daily to the Pacific’s waves lapping the seashore. This beach house with coastal decor has two sofa sleepers and a king in the master to host up to five guests. There are paddle boards and kayaks for visitors to use to experience California’s picturesque coastline. After picnicking in Skofield Park’s wildflower-filled meadows, sip on Chardonnay on the veranda as the sun sets. Then watch the fireplace’s crackling flames while unwinding in the cosy armchair in front of the flatscreen TV.
Contemporary Santa Barbara beach-front unit
Top guest reviewshas washer dryer dehumidifier laminate floors a/c gas fireplace and many other clean comfortsoutside lots of shade and comfortable seating on the balconythey have every single water toy a bbq and comfortable outdoor chairs for leisurely outdoor relaxationthe apartment was excellent - perfect for a couples getawaywe booked it because of the 2 bathrooms but was amazed by everything elsethis house is cleanso beautiful a perfect clean well designed little beach housei’m immune compromised and super picky about cleanliness
Host:loved the dogs on the beach the owner megan was so nice to deal withthe owner was very easy to get a hold of and instructions were excellentthe neighbors were kind enough to help me access my rentalwell appointed and well maintained with a very responsive ownerRead more reviewsit was a perfect location for our familylocation location location this beach house is amazingso beautifully decorated roomy for the location super comfortable and yet practicalexcellent location and close proximity to the newly remodeled and iconic resort miramarmy husband and i recently had the pleasure of staying in this amazing beachfront location for three nights
When walking into this unique seaside haven, guests will have the feeling as if they were walking into a ship with its wood panelling. There is a sofa bed in the living room and a queen-size bed in the main bedroom to host four guests comfortably. Following a peaceful hike in the Santa Ynez mountains, soothe your muscles in the opulent soaker tub. Then prepare a quick meal in the fully equipped kitchen to enjoy sunset dining from your oceanfront balcony. For those visiting in cooler months, there is a fireplace to curl up beside after being out in the breezy coastal weather.
Hobbit House on Miramar Beach | One of a Kind Beachfront Experience!
Top guest reviewsthe house had everything we needed for a comfortable stayclean funky and well stockedvery clean well maintained and a true vacation experience
Host:the property managers were also a pleasure to work with and incredibly responsiveRead more reviewsinspiring house in best location around santa barbara areavery cool eclectic property in an awesome locationwe had a fabulous time here the location could not be any betteroverall very cool house and great location my wife and i had a great timeyou will never stay closer to the ocean in a more fabulous place
Discover the chill southern California vibes while staying at this unique boat house on beautiful Miramar Beach. From the comfort of the living room’s sofa, guests can watch joyful dolphins splash about in the surf. There is a small kitchen that is suitable for storing the bare necessities during your stay. The shared rooftop balcony allows visitors to experience breathtaking views of the California coastline while barbecuing dinner. After dinner, retire to the captain’s quarters to fall asleep to the sound of waves breaking along the seashore.
Boat House | Lower Unit - Built Like a Custom Sailing Vessel on Miramar Beach!Santa Barbara, California, United States
Top guest reviewsbeautiful location tidy and quaint home with plenty of amenities for a comfortable stay
Host:the communication with sheri was prompt and helpful at all timesRead more reviewssuper convenient location to freeway and downtown montecitoa small place but awesome location
Feel as if you’re sailing the Pacific Ocean each evening as you slumber to the sound of crashing waves. This one-of-a-kind beachfront home on picturesque Miramar Beach was custom-built to resemble a boat with its wood interior. Take time to delight in sail boats cruising by your living room window each morning as you eat breakfast. From the spacious patio, guests can enjoy refreshing sea breezes while relaxing from the day’s activities. There is a fully stocked kitchen as well as a barbecue where visitors can prepare delicious meals when not out and exploring sunny Santa Barbara.
Boat House - Built Like a Custom Sailing Vessel on Semi-Private Beach!
Top guest reviewscharming very clean house with a well equipped kitchen if you like to cookplenty of clean towels sheets blankets etc and beach toys though we didn't use anyRead more reviewslocation is the best and home had everything we needed to cook relax and enjoy
Visitors wishing to experience the casually cool California lifestyle can do so during their stay at this luxe oceanfront apartment. The cool wood floors and ceiling fans will prove refreshing after walking on the hot sand. The kitchen, with sandy granite countertops, enables guests to prepare meals for when they’re too tired to dine out. Its seaside patio helps guests get into a sunny SoCal frame of mind before conquering waves, mountains, and trails. After paddling out to the Channel Islands, tuck yourself in under the crisp cotton sheets while the ceiling fan turns methodically overhead.
Bougainvillea 40-6Santa Barbara, California, United States
Guests staying at this spacious beach villa with four bedrooms will be steps from Miramar Beach’s golden sand shoreline. Visitors can prepare meals in the galley kitchen before heading out to experience the Channel Islands’ scenic beauty. The villa’s three bathrooms should prevent morning line-ups from delaying daily coastal adventures. Each day, visitors can view talented surfers and dolphins playing in the surf from their beachfront patio. During your stay, you’ll be within driving distance to Santa Barbara’s art galleries, shopping promenade, and historic attractions.
The Blue Beach House - on the Sand at Miramar Beach,MontecitoSanta Barbara, CA, US
This charming one-bedroom vacation rental is a short walk from the beach and also Santa Barbara’s shopping and dining districts. There is also a fully equipped kitchen to prepare meals if guests desire to do so. The lush garden oasis makes an ideal area to relax after a full day spent enjoying California’s sunny weather. After rollerblading under Shoreline Park’s towering palms, relax on your private balcony with a glass of sparkling wine. Then saunter over to the living room to plan the next day’s intriguing excursions on the velvety mocha sofa.
Santa Barbara at the BeachSanta Barbara, California, United States
Top guest reviewsdid not expect but was pleasantly surprised by the coffee treats afternoon wine/cheese and breakfastand of course the room was amazing tooas with any airbnb please inquire with your host about specific accomodations you need (iron etc)we would definitely recommend the roomthere wasn't much weather stripping near the door so it often smelled like smoke in our roomthat said the unit itself is clean and comfortable
Host:host is very nice and friendly easy to communicate with:)the office receptionist was very helpful in restaurant suggestions for the night of our stayenjoyed my stay there very much the hotel attached was very helpful for any advice i neededwe could not have felt more welcomed by the staffi'm extremely disappointed i've been so many amazing places with airbnb met so many amazing hostsRead more reviewsa good location very near downtowngreat location i would returnexcellent location close to state street and the beachthe location was perfect everything right on the doorstepthe value is the location which is right downtown close to the beach and tasting rooms
Have fun, fun, fun in the California sun
Be sure to book one of the breezy beach house rentals in Santa Barbara, California, to experience Santa Barbara’s museums, shopping, and historical sights. Following a visit to Stearns Wharf aquarium, treat yourself to rocky road ice cream while brown pelicans fly overhead. After having so much fun in the California sun, visitors will definitely be eager to return to its palm-lined, golden shores.
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