Destination guide

The beachside setting of Pacifica is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Pacifica. This city is relaxing and scenic, recognised for its surfing, hiking and restaurants. Mavericks and Twin Peaks are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pacifica

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pacifica a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)

Seasonal weather in Pacifica

Travellers enjoy Pacifica for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pacifica

Pacifica is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacifica is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Angel Island (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Pacifica

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Pacifica?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,105 holiday rentals near Pacifica. From 327 Houses to 652 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pacifica for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pacifica?

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 Pacifica:

  • Sharp Park: 25 holiday homes
  • Pedro Point: 16 holiday homes
  • Linda Mar: 27 holiday homes
  • Ashbury Heights: 164 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 634 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 Pacifica?

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

  • Pacifica State Beach: 1,399 holiday rentals
  • University of Surfing: 1,366 holiday rentals
  • Esplanade: 1,807 holiday rentals
  • Pacifica Pier: 1,602 holiday rentals
  • Sharp Park Golf Course: 1,556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pacifica 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 Pacifica?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 327 Houses in Pacifica. Our other popular types of Pacifica holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 652 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Studios: 580 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pacifica?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 106 holiday homes with pool available in Pacifica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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