Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Sand City

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sand City. Well known for its aquarium, shopping and restaurants, this scenic city won't disappoint. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Sand City

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Sand City has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Monterey Pines Golf Course (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Del Monte Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sand City

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sand City. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carmel Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Del Monte Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake El Estero (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • San Carlos Beach - The Breakwater (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sand City

The nearest airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sand City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 726 holiday rentals around Sand City. From 506 Houses to 58 Condos/Apartments, 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 Sand City is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sand City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sand City:

  • Golden Rectangle: 180 holiday homes
  • Mescal Corridor NW: 28 holiday homes
  • Jack's Peak: 43 holiday homes
  • High Meadows: 98 holiday homes
  • Northwest Carmel: 174 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sand City?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sand City. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Del Monte Beach: 954 holiday rentals
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links: 818 holiday rentals
  • Del Monte Golf Course: 875 holiday rentals
  • Garrapata Beach: 791 holiday rentals
  • Carmel Beach: 595 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sand City listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sand City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 506 Houses in Sand City. Our other popular types of Sand City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 58 holiday houses
  • Villas: 11 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 69 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sand City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Sand City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.