Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Oceanside

Enjoy the churches and other features of Oceanside. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, seaside and surfing. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Oceanside

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and camping. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Oceanside a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Sealife Aquarium (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Fallbrook Winery (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Ferrara Winery (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Oceanside

Travellers enjoy Oceanside for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oceanside

Oceanside is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oceanside is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carlsbad State Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Moonlight State Beach (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Oceanside

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Oceanside Transit Center.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Oceanside?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,005 holiday rentals around Oceanside. From 752 Houses to 804 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 Oceanside is on Stayz.

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

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 Oceanside:

  • Townsite: 812 holiday homes
  • South Oceanside: 341 holiday homes
  • Guajome: 17 holiday homes
  • Mira Costa: 20 holiday homes
  • Camp Pendleton South: 360 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 Oceanside?

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

  • Mount Ecclesia: 2,484 holiday rentals
  • Oceanside Pier: 2,486 holiday rentals
  • Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base: 2,510 holiday rentals
  • SoCal Sports Complex: 2,619 holiday rentals
  • Mission San Luis Rey Church: 2,433 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 752 Houses in Oceanside. Our other popular types of Oceanside holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 804 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 83 holiday houses
  • Villas: 58 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 Oceanside?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 791 holiday homes with pool available in Oceanside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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