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Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz County

Vacation rentals in Santa Cruz County

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Top-rated holiday rentals in Santa Cruz County

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Ohana with Private Outdoor Shower and Hot Tub
SUPERHOSTPrivate room · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 private bathroom
Ohana with Private Outdoor Shower and Hot Tub

For Outdoor Lovers. Big outdoor area with a private entrance to a cozy, small bedroom/bath, your own large outdoor private enclosed shower & outdoor kitchen area in a garden setting in Aptos, Seacliff area. It is a room with it's own entrance at the back of our house. Hot tub, sauna, fire pit, BBQ, organic garden. 15 min walk to beach thru an open meadow, secluded yet close to everything.

What guests are saying:

“This was our first stay at an AirBnB and it was great! Kevin and Linda were great hosts! They welcomed us with a smile and showed us around their beautiful home. They explained all of the amenities and how to operate everything. They introduced us to their friendly outdoor cats, Charlie and Newbie, who were also very friendly! The outdoor shower and hot tub was amazing! Even in November, it was pleasant and warm. The room was well decorated and styled like a beach house. It was warm and comfortable with a space heater for added warmth if needed. The bathroom has concrete walls with shells and sea glass set into it! Amazing! The queen size bed was very comfortable with two big pillows each and a nice warm down comforter. Outside, the outdoor kitchen and grill was perfect for cooking breakfast and dinner. They had plenty of kitchen supplies for what we needed to make our meals. We didn’t spend a lot of time there during the day because there was so much to do around the area locally. We didn’t get to do even half of all of the things we wanted so we will be going back and staying there so we can do the rest! Overall, this was an awesome place and definitely recommend staying there! We will be going back!”

Treehouse in Vineyard Overlooking Monterey Bay
SUPERHOSTTreehouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1.5 bathrooms
Treehouse in Vineyard Overlooking Monterey Bay

Built on giant Douglas Fir trees, our treehouse is located on Lago Lomita Vineyards with a view of the entire Monterey Bay. The ladder/staircase leads to a 400 sq. ft. platform with a queen bed, electricity/WiFi in a tent! There is a full bath on the bottom floor of the main house, immediately inside the French Doors. See pics! Half hour to San Jose, 15 miles to the Capitola beach, and an hour from SFO or Monterey. Also, check out our 5 star yurt listing: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/19876384

What guests are saying:

“Robin was a wonderful and gracious host. She contacted us to let us know the treehouse was ready and then guided us with her on point directions to get there. When we arrived Robin gave us a tour of the property - 44 acres of lush greenery and vineyards! The site of the treehouse took our breath away. We climbed up like we were kids again. Used the pulley system to hoist up our luggage (my husband loved this!). Then got settled on the adirondack chairs, poured our wine, watched the sunset over the bay. Watched the birds up in the trees with us. And generally decompressed in this beautiful charming place. How magical it is to be up in the trees and take in the beautiful natural surroundings. And then to sleep in the trees but on a comfortable bed with nice linens and heating if we needed it. This was an experience to remember. My idea of 5 star adventure. We fell in love with this little treehouse! We will be back! ”

Private Guest-House in the Redwoods
SUPERHOSTEntire cabin · 4 guests · 3 beds · 1 bathroom
Private Guest-House in the Redwoods

Our custom built guesthouse was completed in 2016. It is situated on 5 redwood-covered acres, 10 minutes south of Los Gatos and 20 minutes from Santa Cruz. We have easy access to hiking and biking trails, world-class wine-tasting, microbreweries, shops, amazing dining, and more! There is something for everyone in our area! We are surrounded by a 35 acre tree farm, so it's very private, yet close to the silicon valley! Our property has a standby generator so we are not affected by power outages.

What guests are saying:

“Totally blown away by this cabin! It truly felt like a home, supplied with quite literally anything you could possibly need. The weather was amazing during our stay and allowed for us to spend most of our days outside in the hammock. Despite most attractions being closed (COVID-19,) that did not take away from the magic of this place and the peace of the redwoods. It was exactly what we came for and we will definitely be returning!”

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Popular amenities for Santa Cruz County holiday rentals

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

Other great holiday rentals in Santa Cruz County

Cabana in Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Cabana in Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve
Price:$ 281 SGD / night
Sunny redwood forest cottage
SUPERHOSTEntire cottage
Sunny redwood forest cottage
Price:$ 269 SGD / night
Beautiful Canyon Views, private suite in Soquel
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Beautiful Canyon Views, private suite in Soquel
Price:$ 134 SGD / night
Cabana with Warm Watsu Pool
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Cabana with Warm Watsu Pool
Price:$ 193 SGD / night
Luxury Treehouse in the Redwoods
SUPERHOSTTreehouse
Luxury Treehouse in the Redwoods
Price:$ 270 SGD / night
Cute Cabin in Santa Cruz Mountains
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
Cute Cabin in Santa Cruz Mountains
Price:$ 159 SGD / night
PRIVATE Studio/Loft Downtwn LosGatos-Private Entry
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
PRIVATE Studio/Loft Downtwn LosGatos-Private Entry
Price:$ 172 SGD / night
Cottage Nestled in the Redwoods
SUPERHOSTEntire cottage
Cottage Nestled in the Redwoods
Price:$ 260 SGD / night
The Lodge at Tangled Oaks
SUPERHOSTEntire guest house
The Lodge at Tangled Oaks
Price:$ 207 SGD / night
Steps to Beach, Comforts of Home
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Steps to Beach, Comforts of Home
Price:$ 150 SGD / night
Redwood Retreat
SUPERHOSTEntire guest suite
Redwood Retreat
Price:$ 164 SGD / night
Room with Private Entrance.
SUPERHOSTPrivate room
Room with Private Entrance.
Price:$ 138 SGD / night
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