Santa Cruz County Vacation Rentals

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Make Santa Cruz County your next getaway—choose from 31 great vacation rentals

Kick back in the sand or a swinging hammock with a Santa Cruz County vacation rental. Here, you’ll find farm-to-table dining in Watsonville and Santa Cruz’s fun-filled boardwalk and city thrills. If you’ve found yourself California dreaming, look no further than Santa Cruz County.

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Santa Cruz County vacation rentals for every getaway

Dog-friendly Hot tub Internet
English Garden Studio Suite
0 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

English Garden Studio Suite - Santa Cruz, CA

$227 avg / night
Beach Haven
2 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Beach Haven - Santa Cruz, CA

$368 avg / night
Boardwalk Dream
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6 (4 Adults Max)

Boardwalk Dream - Santa Cruz, CA

$340 avg / night
Pleasure Point
1 Bed | 1.5 Bath | Sleeps 4

Pleasure Point - Santa Cruz, CA

$410 avg / night
Beach Hill Bungalow
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4 (3 Adults Max)

Beach Hill Bungalow - Santa Cruz, CA

$297 avg / night

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Recent Santa Cruz County vacation rental reviews

Good location and nice hot tub!
Jennifer L. | Nov 2022
Location. Sleeping arrangements. Large kitchen
Henry P. | Nov 2022
My family and I stayed here over Thanksgiving weekend and we felt right at home. The condo was clean, spacious, with everything we needed to cook and entertain our kids. And the balcony was our favorite, we made coffee and enjoyed quiet moments watching the ocean while the kids slept. We’ll definitely stay here again.
Tee W. | Nov 2022
Santa Cruz County Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 6 of our Santa Cruz County homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 30 of our Santa Cruz County vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Santa Cruz County vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Santa Cruz County team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Santa Cruz County, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.
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Professional cleaning
Professional cleaning

Explore our Santa Cruz County, CA, vacation rentals

Book your stay with Santa Cruz County vacation rentals and enjoy the best of wine country, outdoor adventure, and beachside relaxation all in one place. Spanning spots like Watsonville, Santa Cruz, and Scotts Valley, this corner of the Golden State has something for everyone. Dust off your suitcase and head out for some well-deserved rest and relaxation on the west coast.

If you’re looking for fun by the ocean, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a must-see, boasting amusement park rides, sweet treats, games, and souvenir shops. Find fresh seafood restaurants overlooking the ocean by the Wharf or head to Watsonville for local wineries and an evening of tastings. Spend your vacation days enjoying water sports, art museums, hikes, and sprawling golf courses on your next California getaway,