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Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz

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Top-rated holiday rentals in Santa Cruz

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  • Canyon Retreat Close to Downtown
    SUPERHOSTEntire apartment · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
    Canyon Retreat Close to Downtown

    Retreat in a luscious green canyon and discover the magic of Santa Cruz. We are perfectly located, surrounded by incredible nature & close to all the goodness Santa Cruz has to offer: dining, shopping, nature, trails, golf courses-all without having to navigate traffic to get there. Our apartment is a great place for couples to focus on each other & relax into themselves; solo adventurers and business travelers will also find this apartment has all the home away from home goodies one could want

    What guests are saying:

    “The Zen Canyon is easily twice as amazing as it looks at face value. Spent an incredible weekend with a loved one at Debra's amazing apartment space. There was plenty of wood and supplies to build a fire and unwind and enjoy some rainy Santa Cruz nights. Very close to downtown and easily accessible. The famous Mystery Spot is around the corner as well. Plenty of kitchen supplies to cook for yourself if wanted. Absolutely amazing back porch overlooking the forested canyon. 10/10 would and will return in the future. Thank you for the gracious hospitality and accommodations!”

  • Cypress Dream
    SUPERHOSTPrivate room · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 shared bath
    Cypress Dream

    My place is a block to Seabright beach, Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Whale History Museum, eateries, public transport, and several other local shops. You’ll love my place if you surf, enjoy water activities, local wineries and breweries, or just hang on the beach. You will love the neighborhood. Easy walk to the boardwalk, Wharf or downtown. My place is good for couples, elderly (no steps), solo adventurers, families and business travelers. Price includes county TOT tax of 11%.

    What guests are saying:

    “We personally enjoyed our stay here the most out of all our air bnb stays in calofornia... Ellen was an exceptional host and ever better friend . We were delighted by the touches, her knowledge on the area and in general getting to know her better. If we could we would give it 6 or 7 stars. You would be silly not to stay here ! Amazing beach front access and so many amenities / great restraunts and bars near by ! Check out the local brewery it's great!! Thanks ellen !!”

  • Santa Cruz Guesthouse Surrounded by a Redwood Forest
    PlusEntire guesthouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
    Santa Cruz Guesthouse Surrounded by a Redwood Forest

    **We're still hosting guests who identify as acceptable (essential) travelers as defined by the county's health ordinance.** Get back in touch with nature in a farmhouse-style property next to abundant woodlands and hiking trails. It's an airy, skylit space with honey-colored hardwood floors and a well-equipped kitchen. Bathe in a claw-foot tub and relax on a wooden porch. Please note that this house shares the property with the owners who live in the main house, and an Airstream which also hosts guests.

    What guests are saying:

    “This is my 2nd stay at one of Kris and Shane’s places. It definitely won’t be my last. They’re guest house is soo cozy and very welcoming. If you’re in Santa Cruz and looking to “get away”with out being too far from everything thus is the place. From the heavenly bath tub to the wrap around porch and the redwood trees everywhere, it’s heaven on earth!”

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  • Kitchen
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

Other great holiday rentals in Santa Cruz

Upper WS Home 2 mi. from UCSC, Downtown & Beaches
SUPERHOSTEntire guesthouse
Upper WS Home 2 mi. from UCSC, Downtown & Beaches
Price:$152 AUD / night
Guest bedroom in Victorian home
SUPERHOSTPrivate room
Guest bedroom in Victorian home
Price:$123 AUD / night
Surf Van Santa Cruz
SUPERHOSTTiny house
Surf Van Santa Cruz
Price:$129 AUD / night
Savasana Surfer's Retreat
SUPERHOSTEntire cottage
Savasana Surfer's Retreat
Price:$145 AUD / night
Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright
SUPERHOSTEntire cottage
Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright
Price:$183 AUD / night
Wave House by the Beach for Two!
SUPERHOSTEntire house
Wave House by the Beach for Two!
Price:$275 AUD / night
Aloha Apartment w/Spa
SUPERHOSTEntire apartment
Aloha Apartment w/Spa
Price:$297 AUD / night
Midtown Cozy Cabana-Private Entry
SUPERHOSTPrivate room
Midtown Cozy Cabana-Private Entry
Price:$122 AUD / night
PrIvate Seabright Garden Apartment
SUPERHOSTEntire apartment
PrIvate Seabright Garden Apartment
Price:$171 AUD / night
Country Garden Private Guest Suite (Dog friendly)
SUPERHOSTPrivate room
Country Garden Private Guest Suite (Dog friendly)
Price:$102 AUD / night
Glamping in the Santa Cruz Airstream
SUPERHOSTCampervan/RV
Glamping in the Santa Cruz Airstream
Price:$174 AUD / night
Santa Cruz Studio w/ Private Yard
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Santa Cruz Studio w/ Private Yard
Price:$161 AUD / night
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