Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Goleta that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 117 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Goleta. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Goleta

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Goleta. Renowned for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Goleta

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Goleta a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Zoo (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Glen Annie Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sandpiper Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Rancho San Marcos Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Goleta

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Goleta

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Goleta is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lotusland (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Goleta Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Santa Barbara Orchid Estate (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Goleta Point (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Coal Oil Point Reserve (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Goleta

The nearest airport is in Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Goleta Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Goleta?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 635 vacation rentals near Goleta. From 457 houses to 108 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Goleta for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.