Find the best place to stay — Isla Vista

Where to stay around Isla Vista?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 454 vacation rentals near Isla Vista. From 279 houses to 38 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Isla Vista for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Isla Vista?

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 Isla Vista:

  • Waterfront: 119 vacation rentals
  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 149 vacation rentals
  • West Beach: 120 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 159 vacation rentals
  • Padaro Lane: 28 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 Isla Vista?

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

  • University of California-Santa Barbara: 778 vacation rentals
  • Goleta Point: 776 vacation rentals
  • Coal Oil Point Reserve: 707 vacation rentals
  • El Capitan State Beach: 569 vacation rentals
  • Goleta Beach: 781 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Isla Vista 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 Isla Vista?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 279 houses in Isla Vista. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Isla Vista include:

  • Condos: 38 rentals available
  • Apartments: 35 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rentals in Isla Vista?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 342 golf rentals in Isla Vista. You have also many other possibilities in Isla Vista area, including:

  • Near the ocean rentals: 235 rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 162 rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 133 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Isla Vista?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 87 vacation rentals with pool available in Isla Vista. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Head to the Charming City of Isla Vista

    The ocean and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Isla Vista. This romantic and family-friendly city is well-known for its bird watching, live music and sporting events. The area has so much to see with top attractions like Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Presidio Santa Barbara. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, consider a rental home. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area.

    Attractions In and Around Isla Vista

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Isla Vista? Take the kids and check out Santa Barbara Zoo, Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens and Ty Warner Sea Center. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse or spend an enlightening afternoon at Santa Barbara Natural History Museum or Santa Barbara Museum of Art. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Coal Oil Point Reserve and Goleta Point. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of University of California-Santa Barbara. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Presidio Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Botanical Garden and Lotusland during your stay. You may also want to visit Goleta Beach, Rancho La Patera and Stow House or South Coast Railroad Museum.