Destination guide

Lively Lafayette will entice you

Take a holiday to Lafayette and enjoy the area's opera, architecture and entertainment. This city's restaurants, spas and sporting events draw many visitors. Lafayette Gallery and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Lafayette

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Lafayette 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:

  • Pier 39 (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Waterworld California (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Tilden Park Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Indian Rock Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lafayette

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lafayette is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Angel Island (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Lafayette Reservoir (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Gardens at Heather Farm (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lafayette

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Lafayette Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lafayette?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,495 holiday rentals around Lafayette. From 429 holiday houses to 752 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 Lafayette is on Stayz.

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

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 Lafayette:

  • Ashbury Heights: 147 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 607 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 669 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 536 holiday homes
  • Marina District: 363 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 Lafayette?

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

  • Lafayette Reservoir: 1,646 holiday rentals
  • Lafayette Gallery: 1,498 holiday rentals
  • Lafayette Station: 1,516 holiday rentals
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,171 holiday rentals
  • Painted Ladies: 2,202 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 429 Houses in Lafayette. Our other popular types of Lafayette holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 752 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 43 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 43 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 Lafayette?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 197 holiday homes with pool available in Lafayette. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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