Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals is proud to have been featured in many magazines and other publications in the Santa Ynez Valley, California, and nationwide. Below is a sampling of the press that has featured our company and the homes we feature.


Inside the Santa Ynez Valley Magazine

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All the Luxuries of a Hotel, in the Comfort of a Home

With hotel occupancy rates in Santa Barbara County always on the rise, planning a trip or an event such as a wedding in Santa Ynez Valley wine country takes careful preparation. The bride and her family will find the services of Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals helpful in finding comfortable lodging or the wedding site location itself. They are now representing one-of-a-kind event site locations and are the representatives to contact for estate locations.

“Growing up in the Valley, I know firsthand what the market needs for tourists, wine tasters and those coming to celebrate weddings and special occasions,” says co-owner Kelsey Burnett. “All have different needs, and Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals assists in delivering an experience specific to each guest.”

Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals offers unique property rentals and concierge services designed to make guests feel comfortable by providing amenities like those found at luxury hotels. With a variety of properties listed, Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals can accommodate an array of guests with any type of budget.

“The goal at Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals is to represent the finest properties in the Santa Ynez Valley, determined by criteria we have developed, offering a guest experience comparable to none,” says co-owner Leanne Schlinger.

Destination Wine Country Magazine

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Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals, the Valley’s newest and only vacation home rental company, makes it effortless to escape to the wine country.

Owner and long-time Valley resident Leanne Schlinger offers some of the area’s most enchanting properties, from quaint country cottages to premier winery retreats like the Koehler Estate Vineyard House.

Each home is furnished with distinctive touches: Mario Badescu skincare products, luxury linens and extensive personal concierge services. “We offer guests a luxury hotel experience in the comfort of a home,” she said.

Inside the Santa Ynez Valley Magazine

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“Anyone who has ever spent a noisy night in a dark hotel room appreciates the comforts of home, especially when staying in an unfamiliar place. Thanks to Leanne Schlinger, owner of Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals, visitors to the Santa Ynez Valley can lounge in lush backyards and sleep in residential peace. Offering in-town cottages and elegant estates and rural retreats, Santa Ynez Vacation has just the right accommodations for groups large and small. All privately owned, the homes range from modern to historic, plush to naturally luxurious, and represent some of the area’s finest properties.”


Pacific Coast Business Times

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The Pacific Coast Business Times would like to congratulate the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016. These 40 young men and women, all under the age of 40, are apart of a new generation of dynamic leaders who are reshaping the leadership ranks and the economy of the Tri-Counties. Pacific Coast Business Times 40 Under 40 Class of 2016 awards Leanne Schlinger of Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals.


Inside Hook Santa Barbara Rental Guide

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Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals and 5 of our vacation rental homes were featured on in April 2014. Inside Hook is a men’s travel, culture, style, food & drink publication.

Santa Barbara Magazine

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“MI CASA ES TU CASA. ‘Staycations’ are in, and Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals, has more than 30 deluxe cottages, ranches, and grand estates to choose from to create your own wine country experience. Personalized concierge services can arrange for a private harvest winemaker’s dinner. Kudos to the Koehler Estate vineyard house.”



Santa Barbara Life & Style Magazine

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“Definitely not your standard Airbnb or VRBO. No detail goes overlooked, visitors can request anything from lavender bouquets to a stocked fridge, ensuring a home away from home experience. Furthermore, businesses in the Valley benefit because of the Santa Ynez Vacation Rental platform and Leanne’s environmentally conscious and charitable beliefs are reflected in her business’s practice.”
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Rancho Maroma on the Venue Report

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“With contemporary Mediterranean design, Rancho Maroma is an architectural masterpiece built by locally noted vineyard architect, Robert Mehl. Situated on a hilltop overlooking the entire Santa Ynez Valley, the serene 270-degree views simply take your breath away. Relax in the beautiful courtyard next to the fireplace or sunbathe by the pool and hot tub. Either way, you will surely enjoy every minute spent at this completely private estate.”