Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Santa Rosa

Come and experience Santa Rosa and its wineries, festivals and art galleries. This city's shopping, restaurants and gardens draw many visitors. Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens and Petrified Forest are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Santa Rosa

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Santa Rosa a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sterling Vineyards (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • V. Sattui (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Robert Mondavi Winery (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Artesa Winery (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds (1 mi / 1.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Santa Rosa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Santa Rosa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Petrified Forest (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Jack London State Historic Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Old Faithful Geyser of California (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Sonoma Plaza (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Goat Rock Beach (22.4 mi / 36 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Santa Rosa

Fly into Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), which is 22.3 mi (36 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Santa Rosa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,143 holiday lettings around Santa Rosa. From 66 flats & apartments to 138 cabins, 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Santa Rosa?

We all appreciate a room with a view. But if you want views that'll make you feel on top of the world, you'll have to head for the hills. HomeAway has no less than 308 mountain getaway rentals available. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 252 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 131 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 83 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Santa Rosa?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your upcoming trip, renting an entire house is a fantastic idea. You and the gang will have ample space for all manner of holiday activities. There are 668 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £72 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Cottage: 106 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £72 per night.
  • Estate: 62 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £320 per night.
  • Hotel: 59 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.

Can I stay in Santa Rosa in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding the time to catch up with your relatives and friends. A group holiday is a fantastic opportunity to come together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. House holiday rentals are the leading choice here for large groups of guests. Our international database presently has 195 available. Properties in this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for rentals that can house 6 holiday makers? We have 351 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £92 per night.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 8 people? We have 266 that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £122 a night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 114 rental accommodation that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £179 a night.

You and your crew will be well looked after when you organise your Santa Rosa getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Santa Rosa?

Forget those soulless chain-hotel rooms! Appreciate the flexibility of living like one of the locals in an economical holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the diverse options that can be booked now on HomeAway. Old Town is a terrific area to check out if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 21 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £125 per night. You'll find another 9 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Southwest Santa Rosa. The average price here is £144 a night.

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