Affordable Vacation Rental Options in the San Francisco Bay Area

Aside from San Francisco’s magical cable cars, fine dining and five star shopping, California’s Bay Area also offers some interesting discoveries in Napa and Santa Cruz. Wine lovers will be delighted by the Napa Valley’s beautiful vineyards, while Santa Cruz’s colonial style will enchant those looking for a tranquil place to relax and unwind.

If accommodations are a concern, some internet research will help in finding the perfect Bay Area lodging in spite of budget or number of people traveling. Vacation Rental directories such as list a wide selection of San Francisco vacation rentals, Napa condos and Santa Cruz hotels.

A cozy one-bedroom San Francisco garden apartment, perfect for a business trip or a romantic getaway, is available for $135 USD a night. It sleeps three people comfortably and is conveniently located in the Richmond district of northwest San Francisco. Guests of this San Francisco vacation rental will enjoy a quiet urban neighborhood while minutes away from downtown and tourist attractions. The apartment is fully furnished and nicely decorated. There is off-street parking and the bus line is one block away. To see a full description and pictures of the apartment visit: A list of San Francisco vacation rentals is available at

Those planning to visit Napa will find a beautifully decorated two-bedroom, one-bath Napa vacation apartment for $175USD a night. The apartment is suitable for four people and guests can walk to restaurants, wine-tasting facilities, Copia (The American Center for Wine), the wine train, the theater and the opera house. A detailed description is available at: More Napa vacation apartments are available at

Those looking for a tranquil vacation will definitely enjoy Santa Cruz. A spacious beach house and vacation rental for eight people is available for $350 per night. The home has hardwood floors, a huge sectional couch with large Sony TV, and is conveniently located right across the street from Pleasure Point’s first and second peak surf spots. The property features a waterfall in the back, a large teak table, a barbecue, and a Jacuzzi with a gazebo. The kitchen opens up to the library, dining and living rooms, which makes it great for entertaining and relaxing after a trip to the beach. Details of this Santa Cruz vacation rental can be found at: For more Santa Cruz vacation houses options visit

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