Destination guide

The tranquil area of Santee awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Santee with a stay in a vacation home rental. This relaxing city is known for its golfing, shopping and restaurants. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Santee

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Santee a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • SeaWorld (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Boomers El Cajon (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Mt. Woodson Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Steele Canyon Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Santee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santee is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Mission Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Coronado Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santee

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Santee Town Center Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Santee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,750 vacation rentals near Santee. From 579 Houses to 811 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Santee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Santee?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Santee:

  • La Jolla Shores: 559 vacation rentals
  • Crown Point: 1,258 vacation rentals
  • Midway District: 60 vacation rentals
  • Coronado Village: 335 vacation rentals
  • Gaslamp Quarter: 711 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Santee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Santee. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Santee Boulders: 5,306 vacation rentals
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,584 vacation rentals
  • Del Mar Beach: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • Bird Rock: 1,128 vacation rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,376 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Santee listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Santee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 579 Houses in Santee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santee include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 811 rentals available
  • Studios: 619 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 48 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Santee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 471 vacation rentals with pool available in Santee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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