Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Rancho Santa Margarita

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Rancho Santa Margarita. This scenic city is known for its hiking, spas and golfing. Main Beach Park and Irvine Spectrum Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Rancho Santa Margarita

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rancho Santa Margarita a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Ana Zoo (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Tijeras Creek Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Marguerite Aquatic Complex (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Etnies Skate Park of Lake Forest (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rancho Santa Margarita

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Rancho Santa Margarita is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • O'Neill Regional Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Pittsford Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Rancho Las Lomas (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Heritage Hill Historic Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rancho Santa Margarita

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 26.9 mi (43.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Rancho Santa Margarita?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 656 holiday rentals around Rancho Santa Margarita. From 223 flats & apartments to 291 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rancho Santa Margarita?

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 Rancho Santa Margarita:

  • Southwest Anaheim: 473 holiday homes
  • Anaheim Resort: 443 holiday homes
  • Balboa Peninsula: 780 holiday homes
  • Balboa Island: 259 holiday homes
  • Capistrano Beach: 385 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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

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

  • Tijeras Creek Golf Club: 2,276 holiday rentals
  • Spa Gregorie's Day Spa & Salon: 1,756 holiday rentals
  • South Coast Plaza: 3,254 holiday rentals
  • Orange Coast College: 3,256 holiday rentals
  • San Clemente Pier: 1,047 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Condos/Apartments in Rancho Santa Margarita?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 223 Condos/Apartments in Rancho Santa Margarita. Our other popular types of Rancho Santa Margarita holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 291 holiday houses
  • Villas: 34 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 26 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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 304 holiday homes with pool available in Rancho Santa Margarita. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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