Destination guide

The captivating area of Salinas awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Salinas. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and aquarium, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium 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 Salinas

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Salinas a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Laguna Seca Golf Club Ranch (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Salinas

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Salinas is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carmel Beach (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Toro County Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Marina State Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salinas

Fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Salinas Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Salinas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,000 holiday rentals around Salinas. From 619 Houses to 148 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 Salinas is on Stayz.

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

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 Salinas:

  • Golden Rectangle: 187 holiday homes
  • Mescal Corridor NW: 25 holiday homes
  • Jack's Peak: 44 holiday homes
  • High Meadows: 100 holiday homes
  • Northwest Carmel: 183 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 Salinas?

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

  • National Steinbeck Center: 958 holiday rentals
  • Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum: 956 holiday rentals
  • Salinas Station: 954 holiday rentals
  • Northridge Mall: 946 holiday rentals
  • Aguila Cultural Center: 955 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 619 Houses in Salinas. Our other popular types of Salinas holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 148 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 83 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 83 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salinas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 94 holiday homes with pool available in Salinas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.