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Delight in the beachside landscape of Central Coast California

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Central Coast California. Travellers to this walkable city praise the beaches, seaside and aquarium. For a bit of culture, visit Estrella Warbirds Museum, Santa Barbara Natural History Museum or Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Central Coast California

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Central Coast California has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chalk Mountain Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Hidden Oak Winery (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Pozo Saloon (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Charles Paddock Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Cass Winery (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Wild Horse Winery (13 mi / 21 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Central Coast California

Central Coast California is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Coast California is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morro Bay State Park (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Atascadero Lake Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Leaning Pine Arboretum (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Santa Rosa Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Central Coast California

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 37 mi (59.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, San Luis Obispo Station, Paso Robles Station and Grover Beach Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Central Coast California?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,808 holiday rentals around Central Coast California. From 2,959 Houses to 372 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Central Coast California is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Coast California?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Central Coast California. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Los Angeles: 3,844 holiday rentals
  • Venice: 405 holiday rentals
  • Santa Monica: 2,058 holiday rentals
  • Malibu: 1,392 holiday rentals
  • Venice Beach: 3,186 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Central Coast California! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Coast California?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Central Coast California with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Los Angeles: 3,844 holiday homes
  • Santa Monica: 2,058 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 1,392 holiday homes
  • Santa Barbara: 933 holiday homes
  • Marina del Rey: 817 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Central Coast California?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Central Coast California are:

  • Mineta San José International Airport (SJC): 924 holiday houses
  • Oxnard - Ventura County Airport (OXR): 549 holiday houses
  • San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP): 835 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Coast California?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Central Coast California. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Venice Beach: 3,186 holiday rentals
  • Hume Lake: 36 holiday rentals
  • Del Monte Beach: 966 holiday rentals
  • Stanford University: 547 holiday rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 862 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Coast California listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Central Coast California

Los Angeles
3,844 holiday rentals
Santa Monica
2,058 holiday rentals
1,392 holiday rentals
Santa Barbara
933 holiday rentals
Marina del Rey
817 holiday rentals
Pacific Grove
717 holiday rentals
789 holiday rentals
589 holiday rentals
Three Rivers
125 holiday rentals
659 holiday rentals
826 holiday rentals
San Jose
895 holiday rentals
Big Sur
248 holiday rentals
Santa Cruz
645 holiday rentals
769 holiday rentals
Paso Robles
745 holiday rentals
801 holiday rentals
Hidden Hills
450 holiday rentals
732 holiday rentals
410 holiday rentals