Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Santee, 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 $150 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Santee. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The tranquil area of Santee awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Santee with a stay in a vacation home rental. This relaxing city is known for its golfing, shopping and restaurants. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Santee

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Santee a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • SeaWorld (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Boomers El Cajon (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Mt. Woodson Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Steele Canyon Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Santee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santee is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Mission Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Coronado Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santee

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Santee Town Center Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Santee, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,858 vacation rentals around Santee. From 603 house rentals to 872 condo and apartment 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 city-center property in Santee?

There are countless reasons to stay central when you're visiting a place for the first time, but no one can argue with the number one draw — location, location, location! Vrbo has 400 city center vacation properties available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 268 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 152 beach vacation rentals.
  • 112 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Santee?

Having room to move, cooking up delicious dinners, great views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment could be an excellent choice. You can take your pick from 673 different options with the help of Vrbo. How does $50 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't put it off for too long! Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other lodging types, such as:

  • House: 668 vacation homes. Prices start from $40 per night.
  • Condo: 357 vacation homes. Prices start from $65 per night.
  • Hotel: 108 vacation homes. Prices start from $27 per night.

Can I stay in Santee in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful getaway is catching up with your friends and loved ones in a completely new place. If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo has options. At the moment, house vacation homes are preferred for large groups of travelers here, and we have 154 available on our database. If you're wanting to stay in a larger group, the rental options that can cater to you include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can sleep 6 guests? We have 585 that will be ideal. The prices start from $82 per night.
  • Require a rental property for 8 people? We have 320 that will work well. Prices begin at just $140 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 10 guests? We've got 174 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $130 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your sister and all your besties to Santee.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Santee?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation expenses by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll discover plenty of fabulous rentals and save heaps! When it comes to discovering an awesome deal, the first place you look ought to be Hillcrest. Here, Vrbo has 228 rentals at an average price of $187 a night. Gaslamp Quarter is another place to consider. Vrbo has 359 rentals here, and the average price is around $209 per night.

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