Destination guide

The beachside setting of Seaside is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Seaside. This city's aquarium, cycling and shopping draw many visitors. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Seaside

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Seaside for its cycling and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Seaside has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Monterey Pines Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ventana Vineyards Tasting Room (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Seaside

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 20°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Seaside

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

  • Carmel Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Del Monte Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Lake El Estero (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Seaside

The nearest airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Seaside?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 996 holiday lettings near Seaside. From 596 Houses to 157 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Seaside for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Seaside?

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 Seaside:

  • Mescal Corridor NW: 19 holiday homes
  • Southeast Carmel: 231 holiday homes
  • Northwest Carmel: 200 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 209 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 308 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 Seaside?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Seaside. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course: 1,037 holiday lettings
  • California State University Monterey Bay: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • Carmel Beach: 665 holiday lettings
  • Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club: 915 holiday lettings
  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course: 888 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Seaside listed on HomeAway 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 Seaside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 596 Houses in Seaside. Our other popular types of Seaside holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 157 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 93 self catering accommodations

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 Seaside?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 108 holiday homes with pool available in Seaside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.