Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Rancho Santa Fe, 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 $170 per night, and houses and townhouses are popular options for a stay in Rancho Santa Fe. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Rancho Santa Fe

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rancho Santa Fe. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognized for its golfing, restaurants and sporting events. Legoland California and La Jolla Cove are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Rancho Santa Fe

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rancho Santa Fe a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland California (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • SeaWorld (18 mi / 29 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Rancho Santa Fe

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rancho Santa Fe

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rancho Santa Fe is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Jolla Cove (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Mission Beach (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Del Mar Horse Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Encinitas Community Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Swamis Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rancho Santa Fe

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Rancho Santa Fe, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,324 vacation rentals around Rancho Santa Fe. From 613 house rentals to 95 townhouse rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Rancho Santa Fe?

Drinking in cool ocean air, soaking up the sun and decidedly losing all track of time. Now that's the kind of amazing vacay you deserve. Fortunately, there are 458 beachside vacation homes to spirit yourself away to. Alternatively, you might like trying another type of setting. Vrbo has countless rental options to pick from, including:

  • 405 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 270 beach vacation rentals.
  • 241 beach-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Rancho Santa Fe?

Say goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 640 houses currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $50 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we have a range of other property types to pick from, such as:

  • Condo: 384 vacation homes. Prices start from $67 per night.
  • Townhome: 118 vacation homes. Prices start from $109 per night.
  • Hotel: 59 vacation homes. Prices start from $105 per night.

Can I stay in Rancho Santa Fe in a large group?

Vacations spent with your favorite people can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the same roof somewhere entirely new! If you'll be visiting with a big group, Vrbo can help you out. House vacation homes are the leading option here for big groups of guests. Our database presently has 135 available. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups in this area include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can hold 6 of you? We have 572 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $85 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 348 vacation homes suitable. You can book one for as little as $71 a night.
  • Searching for rental properties to suit 8 guests? You'll be delighted to find out we have 322 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as $145 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your cousins and all your besties to Rancho Santa Fe.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Rancho Santa Fe?

Vrbo has some terrific economical rentals. Treat your loved ones to a lavish night out or stay for a few extra days with the cash you save. Hillcrest is a terrific area to investigate if you want to keep an eye on your budget. Vrbo has 228 rentals, and the average price is a very affordable $187 per night. There are another 150 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Mission Hills. The average price in this area is $260 a night.

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