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Vacation Rentals in Santa Cruz

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Jayes Timberlane Resort
Jayes Timberlane Resort
2.5 out of 5.0 8705 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA
$130
4.0/5 (130 reviews)

I loved it all especially how it had a kitchenette. Very cozy

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020
Situated in Ben Lomond, this cabin is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Felton Covered Bridge Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Roaring Camp Railroads and Henry Cowell Redwoods ...
Fern River Resort
Fern River Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 5250 Highway 9, Felton, CA
$157
4.4/5 (157 reviews)

Nothing beats the location. This is my third time staying here, and I will continue to return. Location/views are stunning, it’s quiet, and the cabins really are cozy. I also appreciated the extent they went to practice social distancing and maintain cleanliness throughout the resort and within the ...

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020
Nestled on the beach, this Felton cabin is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Roaring Camp Railroads and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Felton Covered Bridge Park. Valley Gardens Golf ...
Social Distance Vacation IN A NEW Elegant Ranch Suite
Social Distance Vacation IN A NEW Elegant Ranch Suite
Santa Cruz, CA
4.9/5 (23 reviews)

David was a wonderful host and his property provided a much needed retreat. We enjoyed the views, hiking, and meals under the redwood trees. I will definitely visit again!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020
Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this romantic resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of University of California Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. ...
Adorable Seabright Bungalow - Steps to the Beach!
Adorable Seabright Bungalow - Steps to the Beach!
Santa Cruz, CA
4.9/5 (39 reviews)

Place was super clean. Extremely well located. You can see ocean within a one minute walk. You can be on beach in five minutes. Easy walk to boardwalk. We will have to come back when the world reopens after the COVID crisis. We had a great quarantine away from home.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020
Located in Eastside Santa Cruz, this historic vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. ...
Santa Cruz! 5 Mins to Beach, Downtown, Ucsc & Hiking
Santa Cruz! 5 Mins to Beach, Downtown, Ucsc & Hiking
Santa Cruz, CA

We spent four days here at the end of a long camping trip and had a great time! Michele and Eliahu went out of their way to accommodate us throughout our stay. They were incredibly welcoming and friendly and gave us lots of good recommendations for places to go in the area. Their house is full of ...

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019
Located in Westside Santa Cruz, this historic vacation home is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Mission Santa Cruz and within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and ...
Santa Cruz Mountain Cabin. Utmost Tranquility Amongst the Redwoods !
Santa Cruz Mountain Cabin. Utmost Tranquility Amongst the Redwoods !
Felton, CA
4.8/5 (66 reviews)

Our Christmas holiday was wonderful to spend with our two boys who only lived 30 minutes north of the cabin. The location made it easy to come and go. Plenty of room in the kitchen for all of us around the table for games and meals. Fireplace added a nice element. Yes, the bathrooms are tiny but ...

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020
Situated in Felton, this romantic cabin is within 1 mi (2 km) of Felton Covered Bridge Park and Roaring Camp Railroads. Valley Gardens Golf Course and Henry ...
Happy House by the Sea
Happy House by the Sea
Aptos, CA
4.7/5 (170 reviews)

Nice 2BR house really close to the beach. It was cozy and comfortable for 5 guests (2 adults + 3 teens + 1 dog). We also appreciated the functional and well-stocked kitchen, the nice library and the fast WiFi access (100+ Mbps symmetrical).

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020
Located in the heart of Aptos, this historic cottage is within a 10-minute walk of Seacliff State Beach and Monterey Bay. Rio Del Mar Beach is 0.6 mi (1 km) ...
Quiet Mountain Retreat
Quiet Mountain Retreat
Scotts Valley, CA
4.7/5 (22 reviews)

We loved the peace and quiet . You feel like your very far into the woods but Santa Cruz is just a quick 15 minutes away. Thank you for your lovely hideaway.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this romantic cottage is within 6 mi (10 km) of Valley Gardens Golf Course, Roaring Camp Railroads, and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. ...
Complete Comfort Sanctuary in Santa Cruz Mountains-Private BDRM
Complete Comfort Sanctuary in Santa Cruz Mountains-Private BDRM
Santa Cruz, CA
$65
3.0/5 (3 reviews)

Long 20 minute dangerous hairpin trip up narrow road, no cell service, no lock on door to keep strangers out of room, a mist shower that took 15 minutes to wet hair until it shut off mid shower--had to fill coffee cup in sink to get soap out of eyes, water cooler with no water and a sign to fill ...

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019
Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Felton Covered Bridge Park, University of California Santa Cruz, and Monterey ...
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Choosing the perfect Santa Cruz (and vicinity) rental

Book a vacation rental instead of a hotel, where you can live like a local at a private residence. There are 2 vacation rentals in Santa Cruz (and vicinity) available on Expedia.com.

Shoppers, foodies, and sports fans are in for a treat, while all visitors will find something at this walkable beach destination to delight in. Families are sure to enjoy popular activities like biking, hiking, and surfing—and local attractions will impress, the concerts in particular. Adults might be up for going dancing.

Dining in Santa Cruz (and vicinity)

Santa Cruz (and vicinity) is unique for its cafés. Most vacation rentals come with full-size kitchens, so eating in is always an option, too.

Sightseeing around Santa Cruz (and vicinity)

Some of the top sights in Santa Cruz (and vicinity) include Mystery Spot, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach. Ready for some fun for the whole family? Check out Roaring Camp Railroads and Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory. It's easy to spend your day (or days) basking in the sun at Natural Bridges State Park, Four Mile Beach, or Davenport Landing Beach. At Pacific Garden Mall or Capitola Mercantile, you can enjoy some retail therapy. Outdoorsy visitors will appreciate a stroll through parks and green spaces like Felton Covered Bridge Park and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

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Other types of properties in Santa Cruz you may be interested in

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley

6001 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Free Cancellation
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3.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley$127

Jul 7 - Jul 8

Hilton Santa Cruz - Scotts Valley$127
Casablanca On The Beach

Casablanca On The Beach

101 Main St, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Free Cancellation
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3.5 out of 5.0
 
 

Casablanca On The Beach$320

Jul 6 - Jul 7

Casablanca On The Beach$320