Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Carpinteria, 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 high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $157 per night, and villas and cabins are popular options for a stay in Carpinteria. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Carpinteria

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carpinteria. This welcoming city is known for its surfing, restaurants and shopping. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Carpinteria

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Carpinteria has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Santa Barbara Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Golf Course at Ojai Valley Inn and Spa (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Libbey Bowl (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Cabrillo Bikeway (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Carpinteria

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 76°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carpinteria

Travelers enjoy Carpinteria for its sunsets and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Carpinteria. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carpinteria State Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Rincon Beach Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Butterfly Beach (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Rincon Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Lotusland (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Cabrillo Pavillion (8.7 mi / 14 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Carpinteria

Fly into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), the closest airport, located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Oxnard, CA (OXR), which is 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Carpinteria Station.

What is the best area to stay in Carpinteria when booking a vacation rental?

If you're considering a Carpinteria getaway, Toro Canyon is one of the most popular places to stay. Whether you're looking for a cottage, villa or another property type, you'll always have the entire place to yourself.

How many vacation rentals are in Carpinteria?

Whether you want a lakeside lodge, city apartment or something else, choosing a Vrbo vacation rental means you'll always have the entire property to yourself — no sharing with strangers. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Carpinteria is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Carpinteria?

According to our research, condos are considered the most popular vacation property type in Carpinteria. But having said that, everyone's idea of an awesome trip isn't the same. Vrbo has vacation rentals of all sizes, shapes and budgets, so you're sure to find the perfect fit.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Carpinteria?

A number of factors influence what you'll pay for your vacation rental in Carpinteria, like the length of stay, type of property and season. Still, all our vacation homes have one thing in common — unbeatable value. Just add your travel dates to find your ideal match.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Carpinteria?

When you travel and the style and size of the property will determine the cost of your beachside stay. Enter your Carpinteria travel dates to view your available options on Vrbo. Can't live without a private pool? Use the filters to pick the features and amenities you want in your beach house.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Carpinteria?

With 101 properties that host four-legged guests, your furry little friend can join you on your Carpinteria vacation. Use our filter tool to browse our pet-friendly vacation rentals and find the pawfect pad on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Carpinteria?

Add an extra element of fun to your adventure by booking one of the 21 houses with a private pool in Carpinteria. Use our search filter to find properties with pools on Vrbo, then spend your downtime playing and splashing in a swimming pool that's all your own.

What are popular rental amenities in Carpinteria?

Some of the most popular rental amenities people search for in Carpinteria are a sauna, an ocean view and a nearby waterfront. Whether you're traveling with family, buddies or even pets, Vrbo vacation properties include the best amenities for beginning new traditions with the people you cherish the most.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Carpinteria?

You can pick from nine properties in Carpinteria that can accommodate a group of 10 or more people. Whether you're organizing time away with extended family or a celebration like a birthday, there's enough room to get your favorite people together under one roof.

Are there vacation rentals in Carpinteria that welcome kids?

Carpinteria has 101 family-friendly vacation rentals. And booking a stay that welcomes kids is a cinch with our "Properties good for families" filter. On top of having the whole place to yourselves, you'll get access to perks and conveniences such as dining rooms, full kitchens and yards.