Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Santa Ynez

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Santa Ynez. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognised for its casino gaming, restaurants and spas. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Santa Ynez

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Santa Ynez a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gainey Vineyard (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bridlewood Winery (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Roblar Winery (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kalyra Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lincourt Vineyards (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Santa Ynez

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santa Ynez is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunny Fields Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Hans Christian Andersen Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Nojoqui Falls Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • El Capitan State Beach (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Refugio State Beach (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Gaviota Peak (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Santa Ynez

Fly into Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), which is 18.2 mi (29.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Santa Ynez?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 141 holiday rentals near Santa Ynez. From 68 Houses to 23 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santa Ynez for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Ynez?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Santa Ynez:

  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 505 holiday homes
  • Mission Canyon: 146 holiday homes
  • Hope: 19 holiday homes
  • Waterfront: 137 holiday homes
  • Coast Village: 53 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Santa Ynez?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Santa Ynez. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House: 167 holiday rentals
  • Gainey Vineyard: 179 holiday rentals
  • Chumash Casino: 164 holiday rentals
  • Roblar Winery: 155 holiday rentals
  • Bridlewood Winery: 156 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Santa Ynez?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 68 Houses in Santa Ynez. Our other popular types of Santa Ynez holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 23 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 23 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 23 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Ynez?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Ynez. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.