Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Pacific Grove is ready to explore

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Pacific Grove. Well known for its aquarium, seafood restaurants and cycling, this walkable city won't disappoint. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf 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

Activities and attractions in Pacific Grove

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like cycling and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pacific Grove a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Oceanview Boulevard (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Pacific Grove Golf Links (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Pacific Grove

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pacific Grove

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Pacific Grove has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pacific Grove is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lone Cypress Pine (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Carmel Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Lovers Point (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Oceanview Boulevard (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Pacific Grove

Fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), the closest airport, located 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Pacific Grove?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 711 holiday rentals around Pacific Grove. From 479 Houses to 69 Cottages, 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 Pacific Grove is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pacific Grove?

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 Pacific Grove:

  • Northeast Carmel: 273 holiday homes
  • Northwest Carmel: 179 holiday homes
  • Hatton Fields: 182 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 183 holiday homes
  • High Meadows: 97 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 Pacific Grove?

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

  • Jameson's Classic Motorcycle Museum: 958 holiday rentals
  • Oceanview Boulevard: 962 holiday rentals
  • The Strouse and Strouse Studio-Gallery: 968 holiday rentals
  • Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary: 967 holiday rentals
  • Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History: 964 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pacific Grove 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 Pacific Grove?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 479 Houses in Pacific Grove. Our other popular types of Pacific Grove holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 69 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 69 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 69 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pacific Grove?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Pacific Grove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.