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132 apartments

(1) Excellent 

    31

    Seahaven in Santa Cruz (Pleasure Point)

    California / Santa Cruz

    Santa Cruz house

    4 8 min stay varies

    • 4 bedrooms
    • sleeps 8
    • min stay varies
    • Child Friendly
    • Pet Friendly
    • Private garden

    Price per night from

    $430

    Price per night from

    $430

    (24) Very Good 

      14

      3 BR + loft West Side Ocean View Natural Bridges

      California / Santa Cruz

      Santa Cruz house

      3 10 min stay varies

      • 3 bedrooms
      • sleeps 10
      • min stay varies
      • Beach / lakeside relaxation
      • Nearest beach 0 mi
      • Child Friendly
      “Very nice home and location with all the amenities” .The location was ideal and the accommodations were great. The home is clean and well supplied. There is plenty of parking space.
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      Price per night from

      $425

      Responds fast!
      avg. 3 hours 59 minutes

      Price per night from

      $425

      (7) Excellent 

        15

        Nicely's ~ Historic Victorian Flat

        California / Santa Cruz

        Santa Cruz apartment

        1 3 2 nights min

        • 1 bedroom
        • sleeps 3
        • 2 nights min
        • Nearest beach 0.8 mi
        • Car not necessary
        • Pet Friendly
        “I am so excited to tell all my friends and clients about this pl” My first stay was in august of 2013. The place was just being redecorated. I stayed in the "Love Shack" my first night. Absolutely loved it! My next evening I moved into the flat for
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        Price per night from

        $144

        Price per night from

        $144

        (7) Excellent 

          17

          Vaquita House on Opal Cliff Dr -- Private beach

          California / Santa Cruz

          Santa Cruz cottage

          2 4 3 nights min

          • 2 bedrooms
          • sleeps 4
          • 3 nights min
          • Beach / lakeside relaxation
          • Child Friendly
          “Beach Music” Vaquita House is unassuming on the outside, but you are soon hooked -- the place glows in the morning sun, the yard is protected so almost always a great place to be. Fully equipped kitchen, too. The owners are more like hosts -- happy to
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          Price per night from

          $338

          Price per night from

          $338

          (3) Very Good 

            12

            Ocean View Delight! 2bed, Ocean View, Pet Friendly

            California / Santa Cruz

            Santa Cruz house

            2 5 min stay varies

            • 2 bedrooms
            • sleeps 5
            • min stay varies
            • Nearest beach 0 mi
            • Child Friendly
            • Pet Friendly

            Price per night from

            $252

            Responds fast!
            avg. 2 hours 58 minutes

            Price per night from

            $252

              21

              Adorable studio w/ shared hot tub! Only 5 blocks to beach & 1 mile to boardwalk!

              California / Santa Cruz

              Santa Cruz studio

              Studio 2 min stay varies

              • Studio
              • sleeps 2
              • min stay varies
              • Child Friendly
              • Car not necessary

              Price per night from

              $125

              Responds fast!
              avg. 3 hours 23 minutes

              Price per night from

              $125

                19

                Spectacular location! Walk to Beach & Boardwalk!

                California / Santa Cruz

                Santa Cruz condo

                2 4 min stay varies

                • 2 bedrooms
                • sleeps 4
                • min stay varies
                • Child Friendly

                Price per night from

                $109

                Price per night from

                $109

                  0

                  European-style house w/ocean views, private hot tub, & location near the beach!

                  California / Santa Cruz

                  Santa Cruz house

                  3 8 min stay varies

                  • 3 bedrooms
                  • sleeps 8
                  • min stay varies
                  • Child Friendly
                  • Car not necessary
                  • Private garden

                  Price per night from

                  $240

                  Responds fast!
                  avg. 3 hours 23 minutes

                  Price per night from

                  $240

                  (9) Excellent 

                    23

                    Seaside Haven (1 blk to beach, Hot tub, Wifi, Pet), Kid Friendly

                    California / Santa Cruz

                    Santa Cruz bungalow

                    2 6 2 nights min

                    • 2 bedrooms
                    • sleeps 6
                    • 2 nights min
                    • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                    • Child Friendly
                    • Pet Friendly
                    “Perfect Place by the Beach” Great place to get away!! We had a great time this weekend in Santa Cruz and huge part of that. The layout of the home made it easy to relax and enjoy the indoors and out. With our 2 year old running about having a backya
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                    Price per night from

                    $287

                    Price per night from

                    $287

                      0

                      3-level surfers paradise w/ ocean view, hot tub, enclosed yard, close to beach

                      California / Santa Cruz

                      Santa Cruz house

                      2 4 min stay varies

                      • 2 bedrooms
                      • sleeps 4
                      • min stay varies
                      • Child Friendly
                      • Car not necessary
                      • Private garden

                      Price per night from

                      $213

                      Responds fast!
                      avg. 3 hours 23 minutes

                      Price per night from

                      $213

                        24

                        Surfers Paradise w/ Ocean-View! 1 Block to Beach, Near Santa Cruz Boardwalk

                        California / Santa Cruz

                        Santa Cruz house

                        3 8 min stay varies

                        • 3 bedrooms
                        • sleeps 8
                        • min stay varies
                        • Child Friendly

                        Price per night from

                        $365

                        Price per night from

                        $365

                        (1) Very Good 

                          21

                          Cozy Pleasure Point Bungalow

                          California / Santa Cruz

                          Santa Cruz house

                          3 6 2 nights min

                          • 3 bedrooms
                          • sleeps 6
                          • 2 nights min
                          • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                          • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
                          • Child Friendly

                          Price per night from

                          $2,290

                          Price per night from

                          $2,290

                          (10) Very Good 

                            15

                            Seabright Beach Bungalow - Santa Cruz

                            California / Santa Cruz

                            Santa Cruz house

                            3 6 4 nights min

                            • 3 bedrooms
                            • sleeps 6
                            • 4 nights min
                            • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                            • Nearest beach 0 mi
                            • Child Friendly
                            “Perfect Location” Our family had an amazing time at this immaculate beach house! The house was fully stocked - there was nothing we needed that wasn't there. Everything was new and fresh. The owners obviously put a lot of effort into making the rental
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                            Price per night from

                            $344

                            Price per night from

                            $344

                              0

                              Lovely West Cliff home ideal for your next beach vacation!

                              California / Santa Cruz

                              Santa Cruz house

                              3 8 min stay varies

                              • 3 bedrooms
                              • sleeps 8
                              • min stay varies
                              • Child Friendly
                              • Car not necessary
                              • Private garden

                              Price per night from

                              $182

                              Responds fast!
                              avg. 3 hours 44 minutes

                              Price per night from

                              $182

                                25

                                Updated 3BR w/ Private Patio, Prime Locale: Near Beaches, Bistros & Boardwalk

                                California / Santa Cruz

                                Santa Cruz condo

                                3 7 7 nights min

                                • 3 bedrooms
                                • sleeps 7
                                • 7 nights min
                                • Child Friendly

                                Price per night from

                                $359

                                Price per night from

                                $359

                                  24

                                  Santa Cruz Cottage Sanctuary w/ Hot Tub in Bamboo Garden

                                  California / Santa Cruz

                                  Santa Cruz cottage

                                  1 4 1 night min

                                  • 1 bedroom
                                  • sleeps 4
                                  • 1 night min
                                  • Child Friendly
                                  • Pet Friendly

                                  Price per night from

                                  $287

                                  Price per night from

                                  $287

                                  (2) Excellent 

                                    7

                                    Coastal Victorian Carriage House in Santa Cruz on Scenic West Cliff Drive

                                    California / Santa Cruz

                                    Santa Cruz cottage

                                    1 3 5 nights min

                                    • 1 bedroom
                                    • sleeps 3
                                    • 5 nights min
                                    • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                    • Nearest beach 0.4 mi
                                    • Car not necessary

                                    Price per night from

                                    $297

                                    Price per night from

                                    $297

                                      24

                                      Walk to the Beach & 41st Ave! 3BR w/ Patio & Garden

                                      California / Santa Cruz

                                      Santa Cruz house

                                      2 6 min stay varies

                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                      • sleeps 6
                                      • min stay varies
                                      • Child Friendly

                                      Price per night from

                                      $299

                                      Price per night from

                                      $299

                                        19

                                        Lighthouse Retreat

                                        California / Santa Cruz

                                        Santa Cruz house

                                        4 8 min stay varies

                                        • 4 bedrooms
                                        • sleeps 8
                                        • min stay varies
                                        • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                        • Child Friendly
                                        • Pet Friendly

                                        Price per night from

                                        $516

                                        Price per night from

                                        $516

                                        (2) Average 

                                          16

                                          Seabright Beach Cottage - Santa Cruz

                                          California / Santa Cruz

                                          Santa Cruz cottage

                                          2 4 4 nights min

                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                          • sleeps 4
                                          • 4 nights min
                                          • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                          • Child Friendly
                                          • Car not necessary

                                          Price per night from

                                          $258

                                          Price per night from

                                          $258

                                            17

                                            Quiet Country Cottage. Nature. Close to town.

                                            California / Santa Cruz

                                            Santa Cruz cottage

                                            3 5 1 night min

                                            • 3 bedrooms
                                            • sleeps 5
                                            • 1 night min
                                            • Child Friendly
                                            • Pet Friendly

                                            Price per night from

                                            $516

                                            Price per night from

                                            $516

                                            (16) Excellent 

                                              15

                                              Santa Cruz Beach View Cottage-Luxury Dog-Friendly

                                              California / Santa Cruz

                                              Santa Cruz house

                                              1 4 3 nights min

                                              • 1 bedroom
                                              • sleeps 4
                                              • 3 nights min
                                              • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                              • Child Friendly
                                              • Pet Friendly
                                              “It was way beyond expectations” Location,Location.Location. The house was clean and bright. Everything and I mean everything, was provided. The complementery bottle of wine was an unexpected supprise.
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                                              Price per night from

                                              $453

                                              Responds fast!
                                              avg. 1 hour 58 minutes

                                              Price per night from

                                              $453

                                                14

                                                Villa Vista: Lower-Oceanfront rental with amazing views of surf & city lights

                                                California / Santa Cruz

                                                Santa Cruz house

                                                3 6 3 nights min

                                                • 3 bedrooms
                                                • sleeps 6
                                                • 3 nights min
                                                • Nearest beach 0 mi
                                                • Child Friendly
                                                • Private garden

                                                Price per night from

                                                $611

                                                Responds fast!
                                                avg. 1 hour 49 minutes

                                                Price per night from

                                                $611

                                                (1) Excellent 

                                                  0

                                                  Vibrant home with breathtaking views & convenient location!

                                                  California / Santa Cruz

                                                  Santa Cruz house

                                                  2 6 min stay varies

                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                  • sleeps 6
                                                  • min stay varies
                                                  • Child Friendly
                                                  • Car not necessary

                                                  Price per night from

                                                  $114

                                                  Responds fast!
                                                  avg. 3 hours 23 minutes

                                                  Price per night from

                                                  $114

                                                  (3) Very Good 

                                                    35

                                                    Remodeled Home with Pool Table & Ocean Views!

                                                    California / Santa Cruz

                                                    Santa Cruz house

                                                    4 11 min stay varies

                                                    • 4 bedrooms
                                                    • sleeps 11
                                                    • min stay varies
                                                    • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                    • Child Friendly
                                                    • Air conditioning

                                                    Price per night from

                                                    $425

                                                    Price per night from

                                                    $425

                                                    (19) Very Good 

                                                      27

                                                      Quiet Luxury & Romance in the Redwoods with Spa

                                                      California / Santa Cruz

                                                      Santa Cruz house

                                                      2 4 2 nights min

                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                      • sleeps 4
                                                      • 2 nights min
                                                      • Nearest beach 13 mi
                                                      • Private garden
                                                      “Relaxing, inviting home in the redwoods” Beautiful inviting home surrounded by redwoods. It was so nice to relax in the hot tub after a long drive. It was so sweet to have everything we needed for a great breakfast the next morning. We had such a g
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                                                      Price per night from

                                                      $215

                                                      Price per night from

                                                      $215

                                                      (3) Very Good 

                                                        18

                                                        PLEASURE POINT SURF HOUSE

                                                        California / Santa Cruz

                                                        Santa Cruz house

                                                        3 8 min stay varies

                                                        • 3 bedrooms
                                                        • sleeps 8
                                                        • min stay varies
                                                        • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                        • Child Friendly

                                                        Price per night from

                                                        $401

                                                        Price per night from

                                                        $401

                                                        (2) Average 

                                                          42

                                                          Two story, dog-friendly home - just seconds to the ocean!

                                                          California / Santa Cruz

                                                          Santa Cruz house

                                                          3 8 min stay varies

                                                          • 3 bedrooms
                                                          • sleeps 8
                                                          • min stay varies
                                                          • Child Friendly
                                                          • Car not necessary
                                                          • Pet Friendly

                                                          Price per night from

                                                          $184

                                                          Responds fast!
                                                          avg. 3 hours 44 minutes

                                                          Price per night from

                                                          $184

                                                            4

                                                            Seaside Victorian Cottage on Historic Property

                                                            California / Santa Cruz

                                                            Santa Cruz cottage

                                                            1 3 5 nights min

                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                            • sleeps 3
                                                            • 5 nights min
                                                            • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                            • Nearest beach 0.4 mi
                                                            • Child Friendly

                                                            Price per night from

                                                            $263

                                                            Price per night from

                                                            $263

                                                              24

                                                              Pleasure Point Oasis ~ Family-Friendly Yard ~ Walk to Beach ~ Private Parking

                                                              California / Santa Cruz

                                                              Santa Cruz house

                                                              3 8 2 nights min

                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                              • sleeps 8
                                                              • 2 nights min
                                                              • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                              • Child Friendly
                                                              • Pet Friendly

                                                              Price per night from

                                                              $516

                                                              Price per night from

                                                              $516

                                                                24

                                                                1BR Cottage + Bonus Room, Walk to Pleasure Point – Discounted Wine Passport

                                                                California / Santa Cruz

                                                                Santa Cruz house

                                                                1 4 min stay varies

                                                                • 1 bedroom
                                                                • sleeps 4
                                                                • min stay varies
                                                                • Child Friendly
                                                                • Pet Friendly

                                                                Price per night from

                                                                $286

                                                                Price per night from

                                                                $286

                                                                (6) Excellent 

                                                                  12

                                                                  Quiet and Serene in Santa Cruz

                                                                  California / Santa Cruz

                                                                  Santa Cruz apartment

                                                                  1 2 3 nights min

                                                                  • 1 bedroom
                                                                  • sleeps 2
                                                                  • 3 nights min
                                                                  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                  • Nearest beach 2 mi
                                                                  • Ask about children

                                                                  Price per night from

                                                                  $224

                                                                  Price per night from

                                                                  $224

                                                                  (3) Very Good 

                                                                    24

                                                                    The Warmth of Old World Charm + Pertect West Side!

                                                                    California / Santa Cruz

                                                                    Santa Cruz house

                                                                    3 8 min stay varies

                                                                    • 3 bedrooms
                                                                    • sleeps 8
                                                                    • min stay varies
                                                                    • Nearest beach 0.005 mi
                                                                    • Child Friendly
                                                                    • Car not necessary

                                                                    Price per night from

                                                                    $773

                                                                    Responds fast!
                                                                    avg. 52 minutes

                                                                    Price per night from

                                                                    $773

                                                                    (1) Excellent 

                                                                      25

                                                                      Luxury Beach Villa-Ocean Views all rooms - Jacuzzi

                                                                      California / Santa Cruz

                                                                      Santa Cruz house

                                                                      3 10 4 nights min

                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                      • sleeps 10
                                                                      • 4 nights min
                                                                      • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                      • Child Friendly
                                                                      • Private garden
                                                                      “Wonderful experience in Santa Cruz” What a wonderful house in a great neighborhood. Very close to everything. We had a weather-perfect time; watched the sunrise over the water in the morning with a cup of coffee and watched the sun set in the evenin
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                                                                      Price per night from

                                                                      $802

                                                                      Responds fast!
                                                                      avg. 1 hour 10 minutes

                                                                      Price per night from

                                                                      $802

                                                                        0

                                                                        Cozy home with gas fireplace and furnished balcony close to beach and boardwalk

                                                                        California / Santa Cruz

                                                                        Santa Cruz house

                                                                        2 4 min stay varies

                                                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                                                        • sleeps 4
                                                                        • min stay varies
                                                                        • Car not necessary

                                                                        Price per night from

                                                                        $172

                                                                        Responds fast!
                                                                        avg. 3 hours 44 minutes

                                                                        Price per night from

                                                                        $172

                                                                          26

                                                                          Great 26th Avenue Beach House

                                                                          California / Santa Cruz

                                                                          Santa Cruz house

                                                                          4 18 2 nights min

                                                                          • 4 bedrooms
                                                                          • sleeps 18
                                                                          • 2 nights min
                                                                          • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                          • Nearest beach 0.01 mi
                                                                          • Child Friendly

                                                                          Price per night from

                                                                          $540

                                                                          Price per night from

                                                                          $540

                                                                          (2) Average 

                                                                            23

                                                                            Cowell Beach House

                                                                            California / Santa Cruz

                                                                            Santa Cruz house

                                                                            2 6 min stay varies

                                                                            • 2 bedrooms
                                                                            • sleeps 6
                                                                            • min stay varies
                                                                            • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                            • Child Friendly
                                                                            • Pet Friendly

                                                                            Price per night from

                                                                            $269

                                                                            Responds fast!
                                                                            avg. 17 minutes

                                                                            Price per night from

                                                                            $269

                                                                            (14) Excellent 

                                                                              24

                                                                              Walk out our front door and along the ocean

                                                                              California / Santa Cruz

                                                                              Santa Cruz house

                                                                              4 9 2 nights min

                                                                              • 4 bedrooms
                                                                              • sleeps 9
                                                                              • 2 nights min
                                                                              • Beach / lakeside relaxation
                                                                              • Child Friendly
                                                                              • Air conditioning
                                                                              “Great Vacation” Definitely doing this one again. Great location and great home. Dorothy is attentive to your needs and does everything in her power to ensure a wonderful time. Highly recommend this home!!!
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                                                                              Price per night from

                                                                              $687

                                                                              Price per night from

                                                                              $687

                                                                              About Santa Cruz

                                                                              Few places can rival Santa Cruz, CA for its well-rounded, family beach vacation atmosphere. Spend your days sunning on your vacation rental's private deck or patio, then take just a few steps in the sand to enjoy the vast, blue Pacific. Swim, kayak, sail, fish and windsurf in the morning, then mountain bike, hike, horseback ride, and enjoy the links during your afternoons. With breath-taking views of the Monetary Bay from your bedroom's balcony, spend your evenings watching the twinkling lights of the sea ships cruise by, and then let the lull of the ocean waves put you to sleep.

                                                                              Santa Cruz is home to one of the best California boardwalks around, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, which is the perfect place for riding roller coasters, relaxing on the beach, and dining. With free admission and endless opportunities for fun, the Boardwalk is great for the entire family. Santa Cruz is also home to great local talent, and hosts a number of art fairs, music celebrations, film festivals and theatre performances.

                                                                              Here are a few specific suggestions as you plan your trip:

                                                                              • Take a ride on the "Big Dipper on Earth": This Santa Cruz landmark is one of the oldest wooden roller coasters around. Built in 1924, the ride takes you high into the sky to give you breath-taking views of the beach and the ocean amidst a Monterey Bay background.
                                                                              • Witness the Monarch butterfly migration: Santa Cruz is world-renowned for the yearly migration of the Monarch butterfly. See thousands of beautiful butterflies who rest here during their peak season (October through January).
                                                                              • Explore the Natural Bridges State Beach: The State Beach is famous for its natural bridge and an ideal place to see wildlife, including ocean birds, whales and otters. Low tides are perfect for finding sea stars and crabs too.
                                                                              • Stroll the Santa Cruz Wharf: This is a great place to relax and people watch. Rest your feet in a cafe, rent a fishing pole, or browse local art shops and boutiques.
                                                                              • Go horseback riding: Santa Cruz state parks, state beaches and the marshlands around Moore Creek are beautiful places to explore on horseback.
                                                                              • Play on the beach: Twin Lakes Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Santa Cruz. Come here to take a surf lesson, rent a kayak, or just lie in the sun and relax.

                                                                              Find the right house rental within a few steps of the Santa Cruz California Boardwalk and start planning the perfect vacation getaway. Camping in Santa Cruz is a beautiful way to spend a night under the stars, but nothing beats coming home at the end of a day of sun and sand to your own luxurious villa with views of the ocean.

                                                                              Are you planning an important celebration, family reunion, wedding or honeymoon? Vacation rental opportunities are plentiful all year round in idyllic Santa Cruz wedding locations. Find a perfect vacation home within a few steps of the beach and invite your family and friends for a campfire on the sand or a barbeque on the deck. While you're visiting Santa Cruz, be sure to explore some of the other beautiful vacation destinations along the central coast, like Monterey and Newport Beach.