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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 September 2014
We recently stayed at this fantastic Santa Cruz flat. The flat is very well stocked and beautifully decorated. We were comfortable and immediately felt at home. Slept great in...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 March 2014
We were a family of four looking for a quiet beach neigbourhood with easy access to the beach, good food and awesome bike riding. Each day included a easy ride to the hills...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 September 2013
We just stayed at Vaquita House last weekend. The location was amazing for a family. We have a middle schooler and a toddler and there was plenty to do with each. We spent time at...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 August 2014
This little house is very updated and very well stocked with everything needed to feel at home. It is a short walk to Twin Lakes Beach, the Harbor, Crow's Nest restaurant, a cute...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 July 2014
Our little family (my husband and 2 kids age 14 and 10) stayed at 5th haven for a 3 day beach getaway. We had such a fabulous time! The house so cozy and cute! Everything was...
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 September 2014
All of the good and bad reviews I read are true...nice spot, adequate room, beautiful trees, abundant dust bunnies, old kitchenware, no sandy spot on creek, close to state parks...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 July 2014
I loved the little cabin! Perfect for my bday excursion and close to santa cruz. Loved the view in the back and how it was easily you could walk down to stream and explore...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 September 2014
We had alot of fun in santa cruz. The villa was very clean and as described by the owner. We had everything we need to enjoy our stay. We will definitely come back and stay in...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 January 2014
This place was excellent for my husband, baby, parents, dogs and myself. The house was right up the street from a dog friendly beach which was so great. There was plenty of room...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 August 2014
My family and I have been renting beach houses for the past 30 years. This house is by far our favorite. Just steps to the ocean, close to Santa Cruz, close to Carmel and one of...
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 February 2012
We wish we didn't have to leave! Everything we needed was there in the house, and so much more. There are beach cruiser bicycles in the garage for our use, as well as beach...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 August 2014
My Family and grandchildren have stayed at this house several times. It is perfectly set up for a family gathering or just a long weekend away at the beach. Molly and her family...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 September 2014
We had an amazing time here! The owners, Steve and Mari, are the perfect combination of providing attentive service and privacy. Mari's wonderful massages were a highlight of...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 July 2014
I spent three nights with my mom at Scott's Guest house, and it was perfect for us! Steve and Mari made us feel right at home. Anything that we may have forgotten was there for...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 June 2014
We had a great time. The cottage was very clean and roomy. The backyard was beautiful and the spa was great. The place had everything you needed wetsuits,boards.folding...
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 August 2013
This was the last of three properties we stayed in when travelling San Francisco (5 nights), Yosemite (4 nights) and Santa Cruz (5 nights). It was the third best property. Good...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 September 2014
We had a great time, the views are incredible from all rooms, kid friendly with a great beach close by. The pictures do not do it justice, it is much nicer in person. Shopping...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 July 2014
We all enjoyed our weekend at this beach house. The neighborhood is quiet. The stairs to the beach handy. There are a couple of balconies to sit outside on and enjoy the ocean...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 20 September 2014
Our daughter got married at Highland Park, so we rented the house to be close. The house worked great for us. We only had one problem we did not get to enjoy the house, we really...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 October 2013
We had such a marvelous trip in a great location. Deer were frockling in the morning and in the evening while we were roasting marshmallows. Lolly and Lindley were very gracious...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 August 2014
.The location was ideal and the accommodations were great. The home is clean and well supplied. There is plenty of parking space.
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 August 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house! You really can walk to the beach, and we appreciated the sand toys for the kids in our group. We also loved the trail along the cliff...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 August 2014
We absolutely enjoyed staying at the court house in Santa Cruz. Walking distance to a beautiful & not crowded beach! Short drive to downtown capitola beach and shops! Love the...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 June 2014
We loved staying at this house for our trip to Santa Cruz. It was just a couple of blocks from the beach and walking distance to coffee and shopping. The house was newly...
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 August 2014
We had a lovely stay at the property, we found the location great for travelling around. Very comfortable and well equipped with plenty of space. A small complaint is new curtains...
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6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 August 2014
This was a wonderful place, family friendly, big backyard for the little ones and a hot tub! We were 1 1/2 blks. from the Boardwalk and Wharf, the walk was nice. The yard also...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 7 July 2012
Coupling my son's UCSC commencement celebration and a family reunion, the Villa de Las Palmas was our home away from home for a week. Five beautifully decorated queen bedrooms...
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 December 2012
Watching surfers from the leather lounger as I write (on excellent wifi). What a lovely restorative winter stay. Big storms brought big surf with plenty of unexpected sunny beach...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 August 2011
After paying too much for too little in Tahoe last year, my husband and I decided to go to Santa Cruz this year... And it did not disappoint! The cottage was exactly as I'd...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 July 2012
We absolutely love this home and our vacation time in the peace and quiet of the Santa Cruz mountains. This home is so comfortable, with 2 lovely bedrooms (with great beds) and 2...
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 26 February 2011
While I am sure that this is a wonderful place, we unfortunately never got to experience it! After emailing the owner and asking for the reservation, we were assured that we had...
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 June 2013
We had our married children and our young grandchildren meet at this home for a family reunion. There were comfortable spaces for sleeping, bathing, eating; as well as a lovely...
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 February 2013
Dear Fellow Travellers, This property exceeded our expectations. It was certainly attractive and comfortable, just as described in the listing. We were especially pleased...
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 September 2014
My family & I just returned home from a week’s vacation in this absolutely beautiful home! I have not rented a vacation home in a very long time and searched for 2-months as I was...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 June 2014
Rented this house for 3 nights for a short family reunion. The house is clean, roomy, comfortable, and well appointed. It accommodated eight adults easily. The kitchen was well...
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Santa Cruz holiday rentals

Santa Cruz is a coastal town in California, famous as a centre for alternative culture, with a brilliant boardwalk, amazing beaches and great Californian climate. It's a perfect destination for a west coast family holiday, with a laid back family friendly atmosphere. And with a huge selection of rental homes available in and around the area, including many with spectacular ocean views, it can be a surprisingly low cost place to take a brilliant holiday! Shop around for deals among the luxurious oceanfront houses available to rent in this great little corner of California, away from the madness of the larger cities.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

There is more than enough to do in Santa Cruz to fill a family holiday. Beaches like the Natural Bridges State Beach will probably take up at least a few days, with their hiking trails and surfing facilities, in addition to working on your tan, but the town of Santa Cruz is also well worth exploring, particularly the historic Beach Boardwalk which has been entertaining families since the 1900s, with what is apparently the oldest wooden rollercoaster in the United States. Downtown Santa Cruz is also easy to walk around (and cycling is also a popular form of transport), with some great restaurants and quirky little shops. And of course you can't visit California without seeing the giant redwoods! The Big Basin Redwoods State Park is probably the most impressive, with some great walking trails for hiking over to Waddell Creek State Beach. You can also have a great round of golf at the challenging Delaveaga Frisbee Golf Course. There's definitely something for the whole family.

Renting a house in Santa Cruz

There are a huge number of houses and cabins for rent in the Santa Cruz area, at the truly luxurious end of the market, many overlooking the beach directly, so you will have no trouble finding amazing rental homes for your stay. With prices starting from around £600 for a week in a house large enough to accommodate a family of four or more, it can be a money saving option compared to the cost of booking hotel rooms. And with luxury features including HD televisions, hot tubs, pools and enormous rooms, the houses are worth a holiday in their own right! The added privacy and extra space also means rental homes in Santa Cruz are great for kids. The youngest members of your family can run around and let off steam without you needing to worry about disturbing the neighbours!