Destination guide

Travel to charming Stinson Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Stinson Beach. This romantic and relaxing city entices travellers with its shopping and coffee shops. Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Stinson Beach

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Stinson Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Stinson Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Stinson Beach

Nature lovers will enjoy Stinson Beach for its pristine beaches, breathtaking sunrises and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stinson Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Twin Peaks (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Muir Woods (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Angel Island (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Stinson Beach

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 16.4 mi (26.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 25.6 mi (41.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Stinson Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 432 holiday rentals near Stinson Beach. From 269 Houses to 48 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Stinson Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Stinson Beach?

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 Stinson Beach:

  • Ashbury Heights: 167 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 653 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 762 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 503 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 582 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 Stinson Beach?

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

  • Stinson Beach Books: 1,628 holiday rentals
  • Painted Ladies: 2,252 holiday rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,256 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,225 holiday rentals
  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,226 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stinson Beach 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 Stinson Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 269 Houses in Stinson Beach. Our other popular types of Stinson Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 48 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 48 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 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 Stinson Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 63 holiday homes with pool available in Stinson Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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