Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Aptos, CA, US 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 £ 181 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Aptos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Aptos

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Aptos. Travellers to this walkable city praise the cycling, restaurants and camping. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Aptos

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aptos a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nicholson Vineyards (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Soquel Vineyards (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Pleasant Valley Vineyards (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Alfaro Family Vineyards (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Aptos

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Aptos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Aptos is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Seacliff State Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rio Del Mar Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • New Brighton State Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Aptos

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Aptos?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 657 vacation rentals near Aptos. From 446 houses to 157 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 Aptos for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Aptos?

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 Aptos:

  • Westside Santa Cruz: 159 vacation rentals
  • South San Jose: 29 vacation rentals
  • Upper Seabright: 104 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 18 vacation rentals
  • Beach Hill - Beach Flats: 72 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 Aptos?

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

  • Seascape Golf Club: 767 vacation rentals
  • Aptos History Museum: 762 vacation rentals
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park: 747 vacation rentals
  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course: 739 vacation rentals
  • Villa Montalvo: 848 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aptos listed on Vrbo UK 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 Aptos?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 446 Houses in Aptos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aptos include:

  • Flats: 157 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available
  • Cabins: 41 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Aptos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 75 vacation rentals with pool available in Aptos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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