Starfish Vacation Rentals in the California Central Coast

Starfish Vacation Rentals now offers our valued guests the ability to book vacation rentals in Santa Cruz and Capitola California through our member network, Our partners in the greater Monterey Bay area, Beach House Rentals, provide the excellent service you have come to expect when you #BookDirect with these vacation rental professionals.

Santa Cruz

Get expert recommendations of things to do and places to visit in the area from your local, professional vacation rental managers who have knowledge on the destination. These local professionals know the area well and are there to direct you to the best activities, events, restaurants, coffeeshops, bars and more.

Santa Cruz and nearby Capitola Village are both just a short one hour and forty five minute drive from San Francisco. These gorgeous beach destinations make for a great weekend getaway from the city.

Santa Cruz offers a number of exciting things to do year-round. In the Summer head to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk for an evening of family fun, ride the Giant Dipper roller coaster or enjoy a movie or concert on the beach. If you’re feeling brave get in the water and try some surf or SUP lessons at the famous Cowell’s Beach. If you’re feeling more mellow, just enjoy the ocean breeze as you stroll along beautiful West Cliff Drive on your way to Natural Bridges where you can see the monarch butterfly migration in the fall.


Charming Capitola Village is Santa Cruz’s much smaller neighbor, here you’ll find a quaint seaside village filled with boutiques, restaurants and bars. Reserve a beach house in the heart of the village with ocean views of the Monterey Bay. Anywhere you stay, you’ll be walking distance to the Capitola Beach, Capitola Wharf and all there is to do in the village.

Browse Santa Cruz beach homes complete with amenities and upscale furnishings throughout. Remember to always book direct for the best price guaranteed. Many of these Santa Cruz and Capitola vacation homes are oceanfront or walking distance to the beach, plus there are plenty of dog-friendly vacation rental options to choose from too so your furry friends can join you on vacation.

Book your next California vacation with confidence. Rest assured, you're working with a professional vacation rental team ready to make sure you have the best vacation rental experience possible in Santa Cruz and Capitola. *Be sure to mention Starfish Vacation Rentals to receive the best price guarantee*