Discover a selection of 230 vacation rentals in Los Olivos, CA 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 private pools. Prices start at $163 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Los Olivos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Lovely wines and lost trails in Los Olivos

There's such a wealth of syrah and viognier, cabernet sauvignon and roussanne on offer in the cellars of Los Olivos that you'll instantly feel as if you've entered Santa Barbara's wine country proper here. For many tipple-tasting travelers, this small and charming center is the gateway to the famous Santa Ynez Valley – one of the great Californian grape growing regions. It's also got more than reds and whites, whether you're seeking the lost hiking trails of the Los Padres National Forest or quaint, rustic Los Olivos vacation rentals – think timber mountain cabins alongside luxurious hacienda ranches with pools.

Things to do

Sommeliers aplenty in Los Olivos

Everything from wine tasting rooms to rustic vineyards pepper the lands around Los Olivos. Bag yourself Los Olivos vacation rentals in the nearby Santa Ynez Valley if you want to be really close to some of the most acclaimed of the lot. That's where you'll find the family-owned Beckmen Vineyards, the al fresco tasting gardens of the Curtis Winery, the Firestone Vineyard with its beautiful backdrop of chaparral-topped hills, the quieter Koehler Winery – the list goes on.

Activities

Tantalizing tastings in Los Olivos

Wine tasting surely has to take center stage in this theater for the tipples of the Santa Ynez Valley. You won't even have to leave town for it – there are cellar doors everywhere. If you do decide to venture out, then you can hop on organized tours of the surrounding vineyards in a minibus, and sip your way through the California wine country while wondering at the sweeping mountain views. And if wine's not your thing? There are balloon rides across the Pacific coast on offer, hiking excursions to Los Padres, and charming little gift boutiques to shop through.

Weather

Spring to fall bliss in Los Olivos

Spring to fall is the time to visit the Santa Ynez Valley. Starting in April and May, folk flock here to hike the ridges and meadows and see the wildflowers in bloom. Then comes summer, between June and August, which is when the bulk of tasters and wine aficionados hit those Los Olivos vacation rentals. Many will stick around until the fall, because September starts with the grape harvest festivities, and has oodles of other wine-related festivals. If you're determined to stash the dollars for even more bottles of Syrah to take home, then winter's the best choice.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Los Olivos

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Los Olivos. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Cachuma (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Refugio State Beach (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Gaviota Beach (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • El Capitan State Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • La Purisima Mission State Historic Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Hans Christian Andersen Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Los Olivos

The nearest airport is in Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), located 24.9 mi (40 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Los Olivos?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Los Olivos:

  • "Triple B Ranch - Uncork And Unwind In Santa Ynez" is a guest favorite. Around 7 miles from Los Olivos, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a toaster and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Just Steps From The Beach" is another winner, offering 2 bedrooms, books, internet services and more. It's around 30 miles from Los Olivos.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Los Olivos?

Get away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Los Olivos. Whether you want to catch up with pals or spend precious time with the family, there'll be something to suit your style. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • "Ca Dreaming In Wine Country" is around 7 miles south of Los Olivos and the perfect place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the convenient amenities here, including a garden and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Alternatively, throw a few clothes in your bag and zip off to "Luxurious Guest Casita With Stunning City And Mountain Views". This popular getaway is around 30 miles southeast of Los Olivos and has an oven and a washing machine.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Los Olivos?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with your surroundings and your nights chilling out in your cozy hideaway. These vacation properties in or near Los Olivos are guaranteed to please:

  • Chill by yourself or take a friend along to "Charming Santa Ynez Farmhouse". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including a living room and off-street parking options.
  • Alternatively, use "Mama Dux - Sumptuous Sanctuary On The Urban Wine Trail" as a base to discover the best attractions around you. This home away from home offers nearby whale-watching activities, a living room and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Los Olivos?

From modern apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are some of our most popular picks in and around Los Olivos:

  • If you can only spare a night or two, "Ca Dreaming In Wine Country" is a fantastic choice. It's close to central Los Olivos, so you'll be within easy reach of lots of attractions.
  • Another awesome option is "Luxurious Guest Casita With Stunning City And Mountain Views". Round up your squad and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Los Olivos.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Los Olivos?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetheart off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Los Olivos:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passion-filled nights at "Triple B Ranch - Uncork And Unwind In Santa Ynez". Roughly 7 miles from Los Olivos, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, spend your mini break sipping wine and canoodling at "Los Olivos Dream Farmhouse", around 4 miles from Los Olivos. A sauna and a fireplace will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Los Olivos?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Los Olivos and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Epic Hilltop Estate On 7 Acres". Up to 12 people can stay at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a chef and a garden. This group favorite is around 8 miles to the south of Los Olivos.
  • Invite up to 12 of your dearest friends to "Santa Barbara 4bedroom 2ba, Pool, Hot Tub" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 25 miles to the southeast of Los Olivos. It's packed with features to keep large groups happy and comfortable, such as a kitchen and a fireplace.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Los Olivos?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most coveted. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Los Olivos and spend your time splashing about. Just remember to take your inflatable unicorn:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Hidden Views Mission Style House On 10 Acres", where your main priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as on-site watersports and a toaster help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • "Calzada Retreat Guest House" is the kind of place you go to leave the everyday behind and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Nearby birdwatching activities and a living room are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfortable.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Los Olivos break? This impressive destination has a mediterranean climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 60 ºF and 80 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Los Olivos vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Los Olivos?

Every catch-up with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with the kids or a reunion with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Los Olivos offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 12 guests in 6 bedrooms, "Epic Hilltop Estate On 7 Acres" is the perfect place to vacation with the family. This popular retreat is 8 miles to the south of Los Olivos and has amenities that include a fridge and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "3 Bedroom 2. 5 Bath 2, 200 Sf Within Solvang Danish Village" also has the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This option is around 10 miles to the south of Los Olivos, and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. Nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you're after family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf and Upper State Street offer fun for both kids and grown-ups.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Los Olivos?

Nothing says ooh-la-la like having an indoor pool. Pack your bikini and splash around in the privacy of one of these spacious vacation homes in or near Los Olivos:

  • Invite family and friends over for a paddle around at "Montecito Estate - Pool And Spa, Walk To Butterfly Beach And Cvr". This rental has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 8 people. A sauna and a swimming pool are other things your team will love about this place.
  • Another awesome option is "Until The 1st March 2022 All Prices Are Open To Negotiations". With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people, you can invite the whole crew to stay, hang out and swim. A swimming pool and mountain views are other amenities on offer here.

If you'd like to see even more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Los Olivos vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Los Olivos?

If you love the idea of telling stories around a campfire but aren't into the "camp" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will tick all your boxes. Enjoy the comforts of home at one of these options in or near Los Olivos that offer this sociable perk:

  • Catch-up with your fam around the fire at "Best Ocean/island/city Views". This retreat offers plenty of other great amenities, such as mountain views and a swimming pool.
  • "Great Home To Enjoy With Your Family And Friends" is another great place where you can put your feet up around a nice, warm fire. It also offers a swimming pool and a garden.