Where to stay around Isla Vista, CA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 439 vacation rentals near Isla Vista. From 253 Houses to 66 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Isla Vista for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Isla Vista?

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 Isla Vista:

  • The Mesa (Beach Area): 389 vacation rentals
  • East Beach: 156 vacation rentals
  • Bel Air: 31 vacation rentals
  • Riviera: 176 vacation rentals
  • Mission Canyon: 128 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 Isla Vista?

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

  • University of California-Santa Barbara: 761 vacation rentals
  • Coal Oil Point Reserve: 691 vacation rentals
  • Goleta Point: 759 vacation rentals
  • Paseo Nuevo Mall: 799 vacation rentals
  • Lotusland: 814 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Isla Vista 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 Isla Vista?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 253 Houses in Isla Vista. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Isla Vista include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 66 rentals available
  • Studios: 58 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 35 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 Isla Vista?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 96 vacation rentals with pool available in Isla Vista. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    The charming city of Isla Vista awaits you

    Enjoy the live music and other features of Isla Vista. This romantic city is known for its beaches, seaside and university setting. Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Courthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

    Sightseeing in and around Isla Vista

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Isla Vista a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Santa Barbara Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
    • Glen Annie Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Sandpiper Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Santa Barbara Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
    • Rancho San Marcos Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Isla Vista

    Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Isla Vista. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Santa Barbara Botanical Garden (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Lotusland (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
    • Coal Oil Point Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Goleta Point (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Goleta Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Goleta Butterfly Grove (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)