Montecito is a beautiful community located east of Santa Barbara. Its great climate has over the years attracted many a tourist from all over the state and country as well. It’s famous for its posh living and lifestyle having many up-scale residential areas including the well-known Upper Village. Away from the posh and glamour, you will also get to experience great outdoor activities with friends and family and take up many challenges in the amazing hiking trails on the hills of Montecito or fancy going to the famous Butterfly Beach for surfing or a swim. All in all, Montecito has something for everyone. If you are on a vacation and looking for a great accommodation to experience these and much more then read on. Check out the curated list of the best Vrbo vacation rentals in Montecito, California.
A charming one-bedroom unit set among the oak trees in a private neighborhood in Montecito awaits a couple who want a great accommodation with a vintage vibe for their vacation stay. Its spotless single bathroom is spacious and includes a shower and a tub. A classic 40s cottage, the unit is a place full of peace and tranquility. It has been recently upgraded and features a blend of modernity and classic style. The bedroom has a king size bed and a sleeper sofa for two. It’s filled with modern amenities including a fully equipped kitchen, two flat-screen TVs, and provides fast Wi-Fi access, and a washer and dryer. The garden patio is well manicured and provides a set of furniture to facilitate outdoor dining.
Charming Cottage Set Among Oaks In Exclusive Montecito Upper Village
Top guest reviewsnice kitchen and a lovely cozy living spaceThe decor and amenities are charmingThe cottage is well furnished including kitchen supplies and bed linensThe bed was very comfortable and there was lots of room One of our favourite places to stay nowLovely cottage; well appointed; great locationIt was incredibly clean when we arrivedVery clean Comfortable bed
Host:The home owner Bruce was very responsive to the questions I had prior to coming to the propertyUnfortunately though Bruce the owner responded to phone calls and sent his very good housekeeper Delia to come with home spray remediesso we drove most placesthe ants re-appeared over the next daysWe would not return nor recommend this cottage unless and until the ant problem has been solvedRead more reviewsCottage is perfect Really looking forward to returningbeaches and restaurants are easily accessible from hereThe cottage is charming and walking distance to quaint upper Montecito villageThe location and amenities are both top notchThe cottage is centrally located but Montecito isn't necessarily a walking city because of private streets and very few sidewalks (no fault of the cottage)
Live in the best possible way in this secluded luxury accommodation set in the peace and quiet of Montecito. Redesigned with a great touch of modern interior design, the unit is spacious enough to accommodate four guests. Set in the upscale Upper Village, the addition of serenity and privacy is a perfect blend for those who seek a timeout from the hustle of work. Enjoy beautiful views of the garden from the loft which is adjacent to the upper spacious bedroom while the lower-floor bedroom has a king size bed and private entrance. The location is close to several restaurants and shopping stores.
Beautiful and private setting in prestigious Montecito!
Top guest reviewsBeautiful condo Comfortable bedsdo not do it justiceCondo is beautiful Decorated tasteful but comfortablexEDxB8x82 our neighbors made during the eveningIt was close to everything and the place is well appointed
Host:Beautiful home with peaceful garden and outdoor seating area Would stay againWe heard every noise lolSo glad we rented this for our trip Very private and just what we neededRead more reviewsThe house is perfectly appointed and located in MontecitoCondo is perfectly appointed and comfortable Perfect location to access all areas attractionsBackyard was awesome Pictures on line of this propertyBeautifully appointed but design of this condo has adjacent condo bedroom on top of master suitewe had a lovely stay at "quiet oaks" during our annual SBIFF visit it was a perfect respite from rainy days and suited our needs very well
Do you enjoy the setting of a well-manicured garden? Well, this home is just the perfect choice for you. This stunning vintage garden home can accommodate four guests with its two spacious bedrooms. Outdoor highlights are the picturesque views of the mountain and the relaxing furniture set in the garden area. The living room has a fireplace, while the elegant kitchen is fully equipped with amenities for cooking. The location is unbeatable, being close to famous spots like the San Ysidro Ranch and Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel.
MONTECITO GARDEN HOME (circa 1930)
Top guest reviewsThe furnishings are comfortable and are evocative of the quintessential old Santa Barbara styleWe particularly loved the living room that felt like an old hollywood movie Three different patios - breakfast in the morning on the front patio lunch off the master in the interior patio and di...Interiors are charmingly furnished and decorated impeccably maintainedMy friends from Texas have also stayed here and have loved it as much as we didThe house is extremely charming and very accomodating
Host:Best decision we ever madeThe owner was very gracious and his agent was most helpful in every aspectUniquely beautiful home in gorgeous Montecito in a magical and romantic settingbirdsong views of the mountainsThis lovely home is a hidden gem in a totally tranquil settingRead more reviewswalking distance to restaurants and shopsIt is a retreat in time to a quieter and slower paced life styleStunning garden from noted landscape designer ensures you are surrounded by nature - soaring treesThe house is at the end of a long drive and completely private The multiple outdoor seating areas offer tranquility just a few minutes away from all the great places to shop eat and relax in Mon...Downtown Santa Barbara is a short drive
Check out this elegant four-bedroom, three-bathroom luxury home. It features a private pool and spa as well as outdoor entertaining space on a porch and poolside patio. While inside you can enjoy the comfort provided by the spacious living area which offers seating on a leather sofa and pair of chic armchairs next to the fireplace. Adjacent is a dining table for four and an elegant kitchen with all basic cookware for meal preparation. Accommodating up to eight guests, the home is also located near the best hiking attractions and 0.25 miles (0.4 km) from the beach and is perfect for a large family.
4BR/2.5BA Montecito Luxury Home w/ Pool & Spa - Sleeps 8
Top guest reviewsclogged; 4--Toilet not working in powder room; 5--afterVery inviting home Comfortable furnishings Gorgeous backyard and poolThe management company communicated well and everything went smoothly On the critical side: - the home smelled musty upon entrywhile nice needs window covers on one of its windows else you will be waking up with the sun - kitchen cabinetsThe fourth room has a sofa bed not a real bed which is a shameProperty was very clean and well maintainedIt was immaculately clean very quiet and comfortableI was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:I was more than happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsto downtown Santa Barbara or the beach Shops restaurants and a grocery store right in the neighborhood as well Pool was unheated but spa wasThe rooms were great and the location of the house was the perfect distance from State Streetgreat location and a good valueold bent-out-of-shape mattresses lack of supplies and on and on the listThe house is comfortable and very well located
The three bedrooms of this stunning accommodation include a master bedroom with a king-sized bed an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, a private patio and a fire pit tucked in the orchard. The second bedroom is furnished with a queen-sized bed, while the third bedroom has a twin-over-twin bunk bed. The spacious kitchen has the cookware for meal preparation and includes a wine bar that comes with a dedicated fridge and a music bar to get you in the culinary mood. Relax in the splendid living room or the spacious patio where you can enjoy the picturesque views of the Ynez Mountains or gather around the fire pit after the sun sets. From this accommodation, you have access to Montecito’s fine restaurants and shops situated nearby.
3BR Orchard Estate w/ Fire Pit - 5 minutes to Beach
Top guest reviewswell stocked kitchen for cookingHad everything that you could possibly need as well and plenty of space for everyoneThis mid-century home is stocked with everything you will needThe backyard was tranquil; the perfect place to sit outside for morning coffee or teaThe house has a certain kitsch that we enjoyed and plenty of room for our groupThe house is well kept and spaciousI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalThe house was clean and comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked for nights in where we preferred to cook together
Host:Our home away from home was beautiful and peaceful Everything we could have hoped for and morewonderful orchard with fresh fruit and beautiful mountain viewI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsThe house location was central to everywhere we wanted to go in the Santa Barbara and Montecito areasThe yard in natural vegetation Easy access to Santa BarbaraBeautiful view of the mountains Walking distance to quaint shops smd coffee shop amd market Would remt againThe backyard and views were 's also walking distance from some shops food and a grocery store which was niceThe location is convenient and in the middle of all the beautiful homes of Montecito
Check out this elegant cottage with beautifully designed gardens in Montecito. It has a lovely living room with a fireplace and the spacious full kitchen is well equipped to inspire your inner chef. It has a single cozy bedroom and a full bathroom. The living room overlooks the patio area which has a hammock for relaxing while you watch the sunset, a small table, and chairs for outdoor reading or dining as well as a barbecue. You can find nearby shopping centers, restaurants, and its nearness to the beach and hiking trails make this the perfect semi-rural getaway.
Quiet, Romantic, Montecito Retreat
Top guest reviewsThe furnishings were most comfortable and tastefulanywhere or half used costco size toilities like Suave Ultra long shower curtain was tripping hazardThis wonderfully crafted one bedroom buildingThe owners are to be congratulated for showing the property as it really is The Cottage is wonderful for 2 and it would be possible for 3 but with 1 bathroom it could be a little crowdedwe noted everything was there to do so on our next stayThe casita was very clean and nicely furnished and comfortableThe owners are extremely friendly and helpful
Host:Our hosts could not have been more graciousOur hosts were most welcoming and warmYou could see into their windows & vice versaYou can not go wrong with this propertyExcellent hosts very clean accommodations and exactly as advertisedRead more reviewsLocation in Montecito is great- minutes to the beach trails and restaurants (in Montecito and Santa Barbara)Photos on line are the way the Cottage really looksThis is a quaint and lovely bungalow in Montecito adjacent to Santa Barbarabut we did manage to work it outComfortable little cottage just outside Santa Barbara
A perfect retreat located in the heart of Montecito is your ultimate getaway. This single-bedroom unit is generously spaced with a private entrance and has a king size bed spacious enough for a couple. Amenities are provided for in the kitchen and include a fridge, microwave, coffee maker and toaster oven. Guests have a parking space provided as well as access to a shared pool and spa on the premise. The home is just 1 mile (1.6 km) from the nearest beach.
Room 4 Two in Montecito/ Santa Barbara
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfortablenice tables chairs and deckchairs to enjoy the sun and a laundry roomand the room is very well stockedCarla was a great host and everything we could have asked for was available including a very comfortable king bedEverything was quiet and we rarely saw the other guests
Host:Carla and David are very nice and accommodating and the location works very well for us with great proximity to things we are doing in Montecito and SummerlandThe property is amazing and the hosts were greatCarla is very accommodating and friendlyCarla was an amazingly gracious host and made sure we had everything we neededCarla was a gracious hostRead more reviewsbut it's so peaceful and quietThe beautiful well maintained property is situated conveniently between Santa Barbara and CarpinteriaBeautiful glass double doors opened out to a small gardenExtremely safe and quiet place to stayBeautiful oasis in a lush landscaped setting
Enjoy comfort and luxury in this elegant beach house offering three bedrooms and two bathrooms spacious and cozy enough for a company of six guests. It is located a couple of minutes walk to Miramar and Hammonds Beach where you can sunbathe, swim and surf. The porch is amply decorated with teak furniture for lounging and dining. The backyard overlooks Montecito Creek. It is bright and homely with all the amenities you would need, thus offering you a home-away-from-home experience.
Perfect Montecito Beach House Just A 1/2 Block From Miramar Beach/Rosewood Hotel
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is fantastic as are all the cooking implementsThe bedding is very comfortable and of high qualitylarge kitchen and master bedroom Bed is very niceThe table seats 8 easilyThe furniture is very high end with downbut it does have both an outdoor bath and shower-The master bed/bath is amazing-
Host:Willing to help with anythinglighting and linens was well appointed and amazingBoth the owner and property manager were prompt friendly and helpfulWe especially loved the wrap around porch with the hammock and porch swingThe architect and interior decorator did a fantastic job with the renovation - everything has been redone with a careful eye to quality and comfortRead more reviewsGreat house in a great locationThe location was 1/2 block short walk to the beach-walking distance to the Rosewood Manor Hotel--driving 10 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara--its a great house for entertainingBeach is a block away and the town of Montecito is 5 minutes away with Santa Barbara a bit furtherIt was about a 15-20 minute walk to lower Montecito
This hideaway is perhaps what you are looking for. A two-bedroom duplex with a sophisticated vibe located behind a hidden garden gate just newly redesigned. The interior decor includes beautiful furnishings and a warm cozy living room with a fireplace and a lovely view of the outside patio. The modern kitchen is well equipped with modern cookware. Its master suite opens to the living room, while the second bedroom upstairs has access to the hall bathroom with a luxurious spa tub. Close by is the world-famous Butterfly Beach.
Casita Azul - Montecito Hidden Gem - VERY Close to Butterfly Beach & The Four Seasons Biltmore
Top guest reviewsParking was easy as was finding the condo and getting insidethe kitchen was very large with everything you would needhowever is the arrangement with the management companythe HWY 101 Not a lot of sleep happened here Great for walking to townIn other words the management company had use of our damage/security deposit for over seven months I have rented many times in the U Sbut I think you can do better especially for the price
Host:I can't wait to return What a wonderful escapeCute casita with all the amenities but WOWLittle gem in the heart of Montecitto Perfect for four persons Mediterranean look and feel 5 minute walk to wonderful beach and excellent eateriesWhile it is only a little over a block from the railroad tracks and the trains do blow their horns whenever they passWe even walked a relatively long 2 miles along the beach into Downtown Santa Barbara Looking forward to going backRead more reviewsRight around the corner to the VillageThe place was in a great location close walking to downtown Montecito and the beachThe restaurants along Coast Village Road are delicious and the shops are lovelyWe really liked the great location between the beach and the main strip of Montecito where all the restaurants and shops areit is only during the day which was not a problem Highway 101 also is just over a block away
This is the ultimate large family or group vacation rental. This three-bedroom villa comfortably accommodates eight people and is situated in a secure area. A master bedroom with a king size bed has its own walk-in shower bath, the second and third bedrooms have a queen bed and a double bed respectively. The villa is conveniently located just 2 miles (3.2 km) from the beach, and within walking distance to some of the best hiking trails in Santa Barbara.
Cold Spring Elementary - Affordable Classic Montecito Spanish Style Villa
Top guest reviewsThe highlight hands down was the ice cream truck that came by on SundayThe kitchen is furnished with everything you could ever need and to have the bathrooms equipped with soaps and shampoo was an unexpected extraIt takes 6 very comfortablyThe rooms were spacious and it had a great open kitchen/dining/living areathe large and well-equipped kitchen And the patio and gas fire ring were real bonusesAll things were as described and trouble
Host:Suzanne was very responsive kind and helpfulEnjoyed both recommendations for butterfly beach and Mexican carry-outSo child friendly and so convenient for activities-- beaches museumsand I definitely recommend this home to anyone visiting the Santa Barbara areaher quick responses to any questions and instructions for use of the place made it all a breezeRead more reviewsThe house is about 15 minutes from Santa Barbarashopping Lovely quiet neighborhoodVery quiet and feels secluded A short drive to Coast Village and downtown Santa Barbarathe neighborhood and the house itselfThe location is very good - you can get to downtown Santa Barbara without going on the freeway
Montecito's great accommodations
From the sandy beaches to the posh lifestyle, Montecito is a one-stop town for all the fun possible. Check out these stunning vacation accommodations in Montecito that will make you want to extend your vacation stay a little longer.
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