Discover a selection of 167 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 kitchens. Prices start at $238 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

Los Olivos is flanked by the Santa Ynez

Little Los Olivos and its hearty cellars sit nestled in a narrow fold of the California Traverse Ranges. Around it, the Santa Ynez Mountains rise with their chaparral-topped peaks, but not before leaving wide fields of undulating green hills that are simply perfect for cultivating grapes. To really break away from the vineyards, you can always go north-east and delve into the wild park of Los Padres National Forest. That's got the wildflower meadows of Figueroa Mountain, and Californian condors patrolling the San Rafael Wilderness.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Los Olivos

The nearest airport is in Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Los Olivos, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 167 vacation rentals around Los Olivos. From 65 house rentals to 15 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Los Olivos?

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 Los Olivos:

  • The Mesa: 548 vacation rentals
  • Mission Canyon: 180 vacation rentals
  • Oak Park: 163 vacation rentals
  • Alta Mesa: 192 vacation rentals
  • Upper East: 188 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Los Olivos?

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

  • Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard: 174 vacation rentals
  • SAARLOOSons: 176 vacation rentals
  • Global Gardens: 177 vacation rentals
  • Labyrinth at Saint Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church: 175 vacation rentals
  • University of California-Santa Barbara: 800 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Los Olivos listed on Vrbo 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 Los Olivos?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 65 Houses in Los Olivos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Los Olivos include:

  • Cottages: 15 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 15 rentals available
  • Resorts: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Los Olivos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Los Olivos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.