Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your San Carlos getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of San Carlos. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Computer History Museum and Mavericks 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, Stayz 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 San Carlos

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that San Carlos has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mariners Point Golf Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Troutmere Fishing (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of San Carlos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Carlos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Shoreline Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Laurie Meadows Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Marlin Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Casanova Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Port Royal Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around San Carlos

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is San Carlos Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around San Carlos?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 460 holiday rentals around San Carlos. From 161 flats & apartments to 223 holiday houses, 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 San Carlos is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Carlos?

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 San Carlos:

  • Ashbury Heights: 152 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 622 holiday homes
  • Presidio Heights: 82 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 451 holiday homes
  • Lone Mountain: 116 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 San Carlos?

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

  • Museum of San Carlos History: 1,227 holiday rentals
  • San Carlos Station: 1,240 holiday rentals
  • Hiller Aviation Museum: 1,257 holiday rentals
  • Filoli: 899 holiday rentals
  • Painted Ladies: 2,231 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Carlos 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 San Carlos?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 161 Condos/Apartments in San Carlos. Our other popular types of San Carlos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 223 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses
  • Studios: 174 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Carlos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 130 holiday homes with pool available in San Carlos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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