Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Castro Valley

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castro Valley. This city's shopping, golfing and restaurants draw many visitors. Lafayette Gallery and Computer History Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Castro Valley

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Castro Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • California's Great America (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Waterworld California (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Golden Tee Golfland (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Castro Valley

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Castro Valley is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (21.2 mi / 34.2 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Shoreline Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Angel Island (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castro Valley

The nearest airport is in Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Castro Valley Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Castro Valley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 767 holiday rentals around Castro Valley. From 243 holiday houses to 213 flats & 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 Castro Valley is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Castro Valley?

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 Castro Valley:

  • Downtown: 609 holiday homes
  • South of Market: 653 holiday homes
  • Upper Telegraph: 54 holiday homes
  • Thousand Oaks: 141 holiday homes
  • Golden Gate: 16 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 Castro Valley?

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

  • Golden Tee Golfland: 1,673 holiday rentals
  • Westover Winery: 962 holiday rentals
  • Chouinard Vineyards: 1,014 holiday rentals
  • Stonebrae Country Club: 1,193 holiday rentals
  • Castro Valley Station: 1,350 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castro Valley 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 Castro Valley?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 243 Houses in Castro Valley. Our other popular types of Castro Valley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 213 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 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 Castro Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 255 holiday homes with pool available in Castro Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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