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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

Guests agree: these stays are highly rated for location, cleanliness, and more.

  • Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright
    SUPERHOSTEntire cottage · 4 guests · 3 beds · 1 bathroom
    Cozy & Sunny 2-bedroom cottage in Seabright

    Conveniently located in a sunny and peaceful midtown residential neighborhood an easy walk to Seabright restaurants*** , beaches, and the harbor; close to downtown. Pretty and comfortable with wood floors, a patio for dining, a great kitchen with new appliances, direct TV + Roku. Great for friends and families--can accommodate 6 if 1 person takes loft bed.

    What guests are saying:

    “My friends & I had such a wonderful stay at Susan’s cozy cabin. We were within walking distance to everything we wanted - the beach/boardwalk, restaurants, coffee shops, etc. Perfect place for a small group of friends. We would definitely love to come back! Susan was very kind and responsive to our needs. 10 out of 10!”

  • Harbor Studio Near Beach Boardwalk
    SUPERHOSTTiny house · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bathroom
    Harbor Studio Near Beach Boardwalk

    What our guests say is that they like a cottage that is not in the host's backyard. Located on a seldom used alley 2 blocks from the beach, harbor, and restaurants. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a walk of about 1 1/2 miles or 2 miles driving. Guests appreciate that the cottage is only used by humans. Please have all guests read the listing description so all are informed.

    What guests are saying:

    “The house was very clean and accommodating. The location is really close to the beach but the photos kinda indicate that it’s a little like walking directly out the door into the beach. I didn’t realize it’d be a short walk, which was fine. I think I would’ve preferred a little clarification. Anyway, the water heat and pressure was spectacular and there weren’t any surprises which I like.”

  • Wave House by the Beach for Two!
    SUPERHOSTEntire house · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bathroom
    Wave House by the Beach for Two!

    PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS: Spacious house with a loft bedroom, bathroom with shower/bathtub, skylights, full kitchen, large living room and dining area. Lots of light. Two decks, yard, driveway and garage for parking. Only a 0.3 mile walk to the beach and boardwalk. A 0.4 mile walk to the wharf. And a 0.7 mile walk to downtown. Lots of outdoor activities in the area! Unfortunately the house is not suitable for children under 10.

    What guests are saying:

    “The Wave House was the perfect weekend beach getaway! Kendall is a fantastic host, from the first message down to every last detail in the house, her responsiveness, thoughtfulness and hospitality made our trip a memorable experience. Thanks Kendall! We look forward to another trip to Santa Cruz and another stay in this beautiful property!”

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Popular amenities for Santa Cruz holiday rentals

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

Other great holiday rentals in Santa Cruz

Upper WS Home 2 mi. from UCSC, Downtown & Beaches
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Upper WS Home 2 mi. from UCSC, Downtown & Beaches
Price:€100 / night
Cypress Dream
SUPERHOSTPrivate room
Cypress Dream
Price:€87 / night
Santa Cruz, Near Beaches, Private, Quiet & Sweet!
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Santa Cruz, Near Beaches, Private, Quiet & Sweet!
Price:€80 / night
Aloha Apartment w/Spa
SUPERHOSTEntire flat
Aloha Apartment w/Spa
Price:€222 / night
Santa Cruz Comfort - Close Clean Convenient
SUPERHOSTEntire flat
Santa Cruz Comfort - Close Clean Convenient
Price:€107 / night
Serene Relaxing Home - 4mi. to Beach, 1.5 mi. to Golf
Entire house
Serene Relaxing Home - 4mi. to Beach, 1.5 mi. to Golf
Price:€466 / night
Jade Studio by Beach at Jasmine Garden Oasis
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Jade Studio by Beach at Jasmine Garden Oasis
Price:€102 / night
PrIvate Seabright Garden Apartment
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
PrIvate Seabright Garden Apartment
Price:€111 / night
Savasana Surfer's Retreat
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Savasana Surfer's Retreat
Price:€89 / night
2 bdrm Bungalow 3 blocks from the Beach
SUPERHOSTEntire bungalow
2 bdrm Bungalow 3 blocks from the Beach
Price:€222 / night
Boardwalk Beach Oasis,2min walk to Beach~2bd/2bth
SUPERHOSTEntire townhouse
Boardwalk Beach Oasis,2min walk to Beach~2bd/2bth
Price:€159 / night
Santa Cruz Guesthouse Surrounded by a Redwood Forest
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Santa Cruz Guesthouse Surrounded by a Redwood Forest
Price:€147 / night
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