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Ojai Rm. Historic Montecito Estate, Ballrm, Suite w pvt Bath and Patio
The price is ¥14,146 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Montecito, this apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and within 3 mi (5 km) of Los Padres National ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Perfect getaway in Montecito

"Wonderful, Covid-19 safe, cozy and spacious room, healthy lite breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Ojai Rm. Historic Montecito Estate, Ballrm, Suite w pvt Bath and Patio
Santa Ynez Numancia Suite Studio
The price is ¥8,439 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Situated in Santa Ynez, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House and Chumash Casino. ...

5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Hotel like studio

"This rental was absolutely perfect! It was so clean it felt like we were in a brand new hotel. It was obviously redone recently and the finishes were beautiful. There is a robust kitchenette and the owner left us a bottle of wine and other lovely little touches like fresh fruit. We will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Santa Ynez Numancia Suite Studio
Mariposa- One Bedroom Flat; Sweet Getaway by the Beach! Newly Renovated Beauty
The price is ¥22,680 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23

Located in East Beach, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of East Beach and Santa Barbara Zoo. Stearns Wharf and Santa Barbara Bowl ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Centrally located

"Great location. Nice and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Mariposa- One Bedroom Flat; Sweet Getaway by the Beach! Newly Renovated Beauty

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New! Sea Lofts at Padaro Beach. You Wont get Closer to the Water. Beach Loft
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Nestled on the beach, this Carpinteria apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Seaside Gardens, Los Padres National Forest, and Carpinteria State Beach. ...

5/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Perfect location

"Perfect get away for a couple in every way possible"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

New! Sea Lofts at Padaro Beach. You Wont get Closer to the Water. Beach Loft
Copenhagen Airy Apartment
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Situated in Solvang, this apartment building is steps from Solvang Festival Theater and Solvang Brewing Company. Wildling Museum and Hans Christian Andersen ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great location

"Overall, was a good trip. The cleanliness was good except you can tell that it operates like a rental (meaning basic wear n tear). Some blinds were missing which i messaged the host about but didn't hear back from. The pull out bed was comfortable as well as the actual bedroom bed. The space is very ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Copenhagen Airy Apartment
Affordable Executive Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town W/private Parking
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Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this beachfront apartment building is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Carriage and Western Art Museum, Santa ...

4.4/5Excellent! (37 reviews)
No question we would/will stay there again, but...

"It is an odd place so prepare...there are no chairs except outside on the balcony...inside there is one bar stool, and two benches, one that serves as an end table for the couch...the other sits in front of a huge mirror in the living room, in front of a kind of half moon desk, that reminds one of ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Affordable Executive Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town W/private Parking
Small Town Vibe, Nestled Next to World Class Wineries and Restaurants
The price is ¥15,718 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Situated in a rural location, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House and Chumash ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
Santa Ynez stay

"Really lovely and comfortable spot, with great amenities in the kitchen (inlcuding good coffee) and one of the best sofas on the planet!! Good location for getting to both Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, and of course the rest of the valley surrounding. You will need to drive to any point of interest, ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Small Town Vibe, Nestled Next to World Class Wineries and Restaurants
Summerland Guest Cottage Just Steps to Downtown and the Beach! Pet Friendly
The price is ¥18,988 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

Situated by the ocean, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Lookout Park and Summerland Beach. Fernald Point and Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (79 reviews)
Wonderful studio!

"We had a great time staying at this studio! It was very clean, private and conveniently located next to beaches and restaurants. Our kids loved it :)"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Summerland Guest Cottage Just Steps to Downtown and the Beach! Pet Friendly
Walk to Beach, Sleeps 5 to 6, Santa Barbara/goleta
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Situated in Goleta, this romantic apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Coal Oil Point Reserve and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of California-Santa ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Beautiful apartment

"This property was fantastic! The location was ideal and it was in a very quiet neighborhood. The apartment was very clean and spacious and appears newly remodeled. Very nice amenities and plenty of room for 4 guests. We received a special treat upon arrival: a welcome gift of wine and cheese! I highly ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Walk to Beach, Sleeps 5 to 6, Santa Barbara/goleta
Mama DUX - Sumptuous Sanctuary ON THE Urban Wine Trail
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This family-friendly Santa Barbara apartment building is located near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Antioch University, Stearns Wharf, and Santa Barbara ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Wonderful location. Cozy ambiance. Lovely home.

"Would definitely stay here again! Love it!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Mama DUX - Sumptuous Sanctuary ON THE Urban Wine Trail
New! Sea Lofts at Padaro Beach. You Wont get Closer to the Water! Surf Loft
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Situated on the beach, this romantic apartment building is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Seaside Gardens and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Los Padres National Forest. Santa Barbara ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Excellent escape by the beach!

"My friend and I were looking to spend a few days away from LA to unwind from work and relax amidst COVID restrictions. We were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and spaciousness of the condo. The proximity of the beach was wonderful for our two day trip. Close to downtown SB as well if willing ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

New! Sea Lofts at Padaro Beach. You Wont get Closer to the Water! Surf Loft
Private Zen Room in Elegant Tuscan Estate
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Located in Montecito, this romantic apartment building is 1.8 mi (3 km) from Pacifica Graduate Institute Ladera Lane Campus and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Los Padres ...

5/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Absolutely beautiful in all ways

"This property is truly gorgeous and the neighborhood is amazing as well. The owners are very hospitable and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The rental is cozy, clean and comfortable. I definitely intend to come back!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Private Zen Room in Elegant Tuscan Estate
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Chumash Casino Resort

Chumash Casino Resort

4 out of 5
3400 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA
The price is ¥11,495 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 20
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,611 reviews)

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Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Chumash Casino Resort
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

4 out of 5
633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is ¥20,735 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4/5Very Good! (914 reviews)

"The room, the view, the location and the service were very good"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
Hotel Corque

Hotel Corque

4 out of 5
400 Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA
The price is ¥11,390 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,020 reviews)

"Hotel was practicing A good covid 19 System , temp checks and daily identification bracelets. We only stayed there one night but rooms were clean bright and roomy. Hotel was walking distance to all areas in Solvang."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Hotel Corque
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Staying in an Apartment in Santa Barbara

There are plenty of places to stay in Santa Barbara with 356 accommodation options to choose from, including 28 apartments. Why not enjoy the treasured shops and scenic seaside in this walkable area? Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are top attractions worth a visit.

Are you thinking about an apartment instead of a traditional hotel? Apartments are great for families looking for the conveniences of home, and also for couples who want something in a quieter part of town.

When is the Best Time to Visit Santa Barbara?

Though weather is just one aspect, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay. Since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it’s good to familiarise yourself with these seasonal weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 19°C and nighttime temperatures average 4°C
  • April-June: 22°C is the daytime average and 8°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 24°C and nighttime averages are around 12°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 23°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 434 inches in a year

Must See in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is well regarded for its seaside and shops. Cultural attractions include Santa Barbara Museum of Art and Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, whereas Santa Barbara Botanical Garden and Lotusland are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Presidio Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Santa Barbara is also known for:
  • Wineries
  • Historical sites
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Cycling

How to Get to Santa Barbara and Around the Area

Fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), which is located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city centre. You can also search for flights into Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), which is 25 mi (40.3 km) away. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Santa Barbara?
You’ll find 104 apartments to choose from in Santa Barbara for your vacation. Why not enjoy the array of shops and popular beaches in this walkable area? Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Stearns Wharf are top places to discover.
Are you thinking about apartments over traditional hotel rooms?
An apartment is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room and comes with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals. Apartments are ideal for families who want the conveniences of home, and also for solo travelers who want to stay in at night and plan out their next day.
What's the best apartment for my stay in Santa Barbara?
Ojai Rm. Historic Montecito Estate, Ballrm, Suite w pvt Bath and Patio: Neighborhood: Montecito. Includes private balconies and fireplaces. Access to a terrace is available on site. Santa Ynez Numancia Suite Studio: Amenities include private patios. Mariposa- One Bedroom Flat; Sweet Getaway by the Beach! Newly Renovated Beauty: Neighborhood: East Beach. Includes private patios and separate dining areas. New! Sea Lofts at Padaro Beach. You Wont get Closer to the Water. Beach Loft: Private patios and separate dining areas are included.
How many apartments will I find in Santa Barbara?
Expedia has 104 apartments to book in Santa Barbara.
What can I expect from the weather when I travel to Santa Barbara?
Though weather is just one factor, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you’re planning an extended stay in Santa Barbara. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 54°F. Average annual precipitation for Santa Barbara is 17 inches.
What should I see and do in Santa Barbara?
Santa Barbara is well regarded for its beaches and shops. Family-friendly attractions include Santa Barbara Zoo and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, whereas Goleta Beach and Carpinteria State Beach are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Stearns Wharf.
What's the best way to get to and around Santa Barbara?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can save you time when you get to your destination. Fly into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), which is located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Oxnard, CA (OXR), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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