Discover a selection of 226 vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $147 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Eastside Santa Cruz. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Top rated rentals — Eastside Santa Cruz
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What are the top vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

From upmarket condos to intimate log cabins, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz:

  • "Beach Lovers Retreat": If you're looking for somewhere in Pleasure Point with 2 bedrooms and plenty of home comforts, consider this escape. Amenities include a barbecue grill and a hair dryer.
  • "Charming And Private Santa Cruz Cottage 3 Blocks From The Beach": Located in Twin Lakes, this top-rated option has 2 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. Off-street parking options and a toaster are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Eastside Santa Cruz vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Eastside Santa Cruz?

Clock off on Friday and forget about sales targets and deadlines. Get ready for a few days of rest and relaxation — with a side serving of adventure — at one of these leading weekend getaways in Eastside Santa Cruz:

  • Experience relaxation and adventure combined at "Delightfully Remodeled Beach Cottage With Ocean Views". This welcoming property in Twin Lakes is a great base for checking out nearby nature sights like Pearson-Arastradero Preserve and Moore Creek Wetland Nature Preserve. If you're eager to do something that'll get the blood pumping, try mountain biking or tennis.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "Want To Get Away But Not Ready To Get On A Plane" in Twin Lakes. Here, you'll be in a great spot to discover Ano Nuevo State Park and Laguna Creek Beach. There are some cool activities to keep you on the move too, including cycling and windsurfing.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Eastside Santa Cruz?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in Eastside Santa Cruz. While they mightn't have the space of a mansion, they pack a punch when it comes to location, convenience and character. Here are a couple of top-rated choices:

  • Stay at "Beautiful 1 Bedroom In Seabright Beach Area" and you'll be perfectly placed to explore cultural attractions like Villa Montalvo and Triton Museum of Art. Games and WiFi are a couple of amenities at this apartment in Seabright.
  • Located in Seabright, "Romantic Cottage At Seabright Beach" is another fantastic base for your adventure. When you're not out exploring highlights like Teatro de Campesino and City Lights Theater Company, take advantage of a microwave oven and cable/satellite TV services back at your apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

If you have itchy feet but not a great deal of time, there are plenty of short-term vacation properties in Eastside Santa Cruz where you can spend a couple of days enjoying the sights. Here are just two escapes that'll help you quench your wanderlust:

  • Book a stay at "Delightfully Remodeled Beach Cottage With Ocean Views". Its convenient location makes it a good base to get out and visit all the highlights of Twin Lakes, including Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
  • Another popular pick is "Want To Get Away But Not Ready To Get On A Plane" in Twin Lakes. After settling in, head out to do a spot of sightseeing. Mystery Spot is a great place to start.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Eastside Santa Cruz?

Whether you've been with each other for a few months, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of passion. If you're after the ideal place to spend a few days with your favorite person, you'll fall hard for these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and plenty of cuddles at "Beach Lovers Retreat" in Pleasure Point. A fireplace and a music library are just two of the nice touches on offer here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Charming And Private Santa Cruz Cottage 3 Blocks From The Beach". A fireplace and winery tours add to the idyllic atmosphere of this property in Twin Lakes.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Eastside Santa Cruz?

Get set to take your pick and jump right in. Here are a few popular house rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz where you can enjoy your getaway one splash at a time:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will enjoy the pool at "Cool Off And Relax @ 26th Ave Beach House". Take the whole family on a break at this Pleasure Point rental home which also comes with free toiletries and a microwave oven.
  • "Dream Of Country House" in Seabright is another popular option. There's plenty to like about this property apart from its pool, such as childrens activities and nearby whale-watching activities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

Maybe you're organizing a trip to celebrate a birthday, or reuniting with the folks you haven't seen in years. Whatever the reason, you're going to need plenty of space. One of our large family vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz could be the perfect fit:

  • Located in Twin Lakes, "Want To Get Away But Not Ready To Get On A Plane" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 of your nearest and dearest. A couple of the conveniences here include childrens activities and a theme park.
  • Alternatively, lock in your family getaway at "Allegra Villa Alla Spiaggia - See And Hear Ocean". This Twin Lakes property has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 7 people. Make use of a nearby laundromat and books during your stay.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

If you're dreaming of a trip with the family, choose one of these cabin rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz and give the kiddos a vacation they'll never forget:

  • "Cabin - Modern - Rustic Mountain Getaway With Cozy Features" - Book a wonderful weekend at this escape in Felton. Amenities like books and coffee and tea making facilities will help make your stay extra comfy.
  • "Bear Creek Cabin 100% Secluded Disinfected Refuge" - Make fond memories with the kids at this favorite hideaway. Located in Santa Cruz, it offers a kitchen, nearby birdwatching activities and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Eastside Santa Cruz vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

If you're traveling solo or with a few others and don't need a great deal of space, a single-bedroom vacation rental is calling your name. Take a break and enjoy all of the home comforts at one of these properties in Eastside Santa Cruz:

  • Spend a few days or more at "Shangrila Pajaro Dunes Ocean Front Condo Between Santa Cruz And Monterey" and you'll understand why this one-bedroom rental in Watsonville is a guest favorite. A fireplace and a kitchen are just some of the conveniences that help make this place a winner.
  • Or, unpack your bags and spend your escape at "Ocean Front Condo With Wonderful 180 Degree View From Santa Cruz To Monterey". A beach view and an ocean view are just a few of the many handy amenities you'll have at your fingertips at this property in Pajaro Dunes.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in Eastside Santa Cruz?

Whether you're chasing a two-bedroom property for an extended vacation or just a few days, we'll help you find the perfect pad. Here are some of our favorite options in Eastside Santa Cruz for starters:

  • Settle in at "Beach Lovers Retreat" in Pleasure Point and then venture out and discover some of the area's hot spots. Amenities including a fireplace and a nearby beach will help make your stay at this two-bedroom escape even more pleasant.
  • "Charming And Private Santa Cruz Cottage 3 Blocks From The Beach" is another enticing option. Take advantage of a kitchen, a firepit and more at this Twin Lakes property.