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Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals

Santa Ynez Travel Guide

The scenic Santa Ynez valley is one of the most famous and best-loved wine regions in the state of California. Situated on the doorstep of Santa Barbara, the wineries here often attract a chic and upper-class crowd.

Things to Do in Santa Ynez

It goes without saying that in a region famous for its wineries and vineyards, one of the best things to do in Santa Ynez is to organize a wine-tasting or tour. Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, Carr Winery and Vincent Vineyards are some of the spots in the area that have received great reviews and acclaim locally and internationally.

Once you have had your share of wandering through the grapevines and tasting the produce, consider enjoying some of Santa Ynez's other attractions. Michael Jackson's Never-land Ranch was situated in the Santa Ynez valley and though you cannot go inside, you can spot it from the road outside.

A fascinating site in Santa Ynez is the town of Solvang -- a town that was founded by Dutch settlers in California and has been recreated in a Dutch theme, with unusual cafes serving pastries and strudels, as well as wooden windmills dotted around the city limits.

Best Places to Stay in Santa Ynez

It is possible to organize a homestay or sleep in a rural ambient hotel while exploring the Santa Ynez valley. Another option is to rent a room in nearby Santa Barbara to enjoy the coastal Californian views and from there, take day trips to the valley.

Best Time to Visit Santa Ynez

Santa Ynez is in California and owing to its Mediterranean climate, it is possible to visit Santa Ynez all year round. That said, summers get incredibly hot and so if your itinerary concentrates on a lot of wine-tasting and outdoor activities, the spring and summer months are the best time to visit.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Santa Ynez is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Santa Ynez is in the high season in June. Santa Ynez has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Santa Ynez tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Santa Ynez tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Santa Ynez

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Santa Ynez. The hottest month in Santa Ynez is April, when temperatures peak at 113 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 28 ˚F. The wettest month in Santa Ynez is February with 7.35 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Santa Ynez

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Santa Ynez has 104 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Santa Ynez is available at $60 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $411 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 41 accommodations in Santa Ynez that have WiFi. 5 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 3 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Santa Ynez? Then choose one of the 43 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 6 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 9 pet-friendly places to stay in Santa Ynez, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Santa Ynez, including 21 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from VRBO and 4 places to stay from Homeaway

67 of our places to stay in Santa Ynez have been rated by previous guests. They rated 85% as excellent or good. 32 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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