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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Santa Ynez?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday rentals around Santa Ynez. From 67 holiday houses to 15 cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Santa Ynez 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:

  • Mission Canyon: 180 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 268 holiday homes
  • Waterfront: 150 holiday homes
  • Riviera: 112 holiday homes
  • Alta Mesa: 191 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:

  • Roblar Winery: 182 holiday rentals
  • Kalyra Winery: 200 holiday rentals
  • Gainey Vineyard: 212 holiday rentals
  • Chumash Casino: 197 holiday rentals
  • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House: 200 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 67 Houses in Santa Ynez. Our other popular types of Santa Ynez holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 31 holiday houses

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

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