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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Santee?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,097 house rentals around Santee. From 660 Houses to 1,063 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Santee is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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: 745 vacation rentals
  • Mission Beach: 1,365 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 1,666 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach: 1,069 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 435 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Santee?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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: 5,557 home rentals
  • Santee Town Center Station: 5,245 home rentals
  • Creation and Earth History Museum: 5,085 home rentals
  • Carlton Oaks Country Club: 5,532 home rentals
  • Santee Lakes: 5,513 home 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 660 Houses in Santee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Santee include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,063 lodging choices
  • Studios: 838 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 54 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes 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 685 vacation homes with pool available in Santee.

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