Destination guide

Relaxing San Clemente will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in San Clemente. Well known for its surfing, camping and cafes, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Main Beach Park and Mission San Juan Capistrano 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 San Clemente

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy San Clemente for its surfing and camping. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes San Clemente a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Clemente Pier (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Shorecliffs Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Talega Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Clemente

Travellers enjoy San Clemente for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Clemente

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what San Clemente has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in San Clemente. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • T-Street Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • San Clemente State Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Pines Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Doheny State Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Trestles Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around San Clemente

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), which is 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is San Clemente Pier Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around San Clemente?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 735 holiday rentals around San Clemente. From 274 flats & apartments to 65 studios, 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 Clemente is on Stayz.

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

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 Clemente:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 780 holiday homes
  • Balboa Island: 260 holiday homes
  • Townsite: 751 holiday homes
  • Capistrano Beach: 391 holiday homes
  • South Oceanside: 279 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 Clemente?

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

  • San Clemente Pier: 1,062 holiday rentals
  • Casa Romantica: 1,084 holiday rentals
  • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course: 1,375 holiday rentals
  • Surfing Heritage Foundation Museum: 1,099 holiday rentals
  • Shorecliffs Golf Club: 1,493 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 274 Condos/Apartments in San Clemente. Our other popular types of San Clemente holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 65 holiday houses
  • Houses: 292 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 61 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 267 holiday homes with pool available in San Clemente. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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