Destination guide

The friendly area of South San Jose awaits your stay

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to South San Jose. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, cycling and restaurants. Winchester Mystery House and Great Mall of the Bay Area 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, HomeAway 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.


Activities and attractions in and around South San Jose

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes South San Jose a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Santa Clara County Fairgrounds (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Raging Waters (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Lake Cunningham Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • J. Lohr Winery (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South San Jose

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, South San Jose is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelley Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Shoreline Park (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Almaden Quicksilver County Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • History Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • San Jose Municipal Rose Garden (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Vasona Lake County Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around South San Jose

Fly into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) away.

You can see more of South San Jose by jumping on the metro at Blossom Hill Station, Snell Station or Ohlone-Chynoweth Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around South San Jose?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings around South San Jose. From 23 houses to 6 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation 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 South San Jose?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South San Jose:

  • Westside: 182 holiday homes
  • North San Jose: 162 holiday homes
  • Upper Seabright: 117 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 22 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South San Jose? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South San Jose. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Logitech Ice Rink: 1,004 holiday lettings
  • Almaden Plaza: 986 holiday lettings
  • Capitol Station: 964 holiday lettings
  • San Jose Capitol Station: 917 holiday lettings
  • Curtner Station: 1,017 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South San Jose listed on 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 South San Jose?

Yes, of course. offers 23 Houses in South San Jose. Our other popular types of South San Jose holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South San Jose?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in South San Jose. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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