Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Santa Fe

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Santa Fe. This city's beaches, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Johnson Space Center - NASA and Kemah Boardwalk 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Santa Fe

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Santa Fe a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kemah Boardwalk (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Galveston Schlitterbahn Waterpark (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Haak Vineyards and Winery (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Chaparral Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Bay Area Raceway (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Bayou Wildlife Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Santa Fe

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Fe is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Galveston Island State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Moody Gardens (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Paul Hopkins Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ray Holbrook Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Hometown Heroes Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside (10.6 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Santa Fe

The nearest airport is in Houston, TX (EFD-Ellington Field), located 18.2 mi (29.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Santa Fe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 765 holiday lettings near Santa Fe. From 666 Houses to 32 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Santa Fe for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Fe?

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 Santa Fe:

  • Beachside Village: 80 holiday homes
  • Bermuda Beach: 63 holiday homes
  • Riverside Terrace: 74 holiday homes
  • San Jacinto: 378 holiday homes
  • Terramar Beach: 483 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 Santa Fe?

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

  • Haak Vineyards and Winery: 2,059 holiday lettings
  • Grand 1894 Opera House: 2,372 holiday lettings
  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum: 1,437 holiday lettings
  • Kemah Boardwalk: 74 holiday lettings
  • Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier: 1,452 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 666 Houses in Santa Fe. Our other popular types of Santa Fe holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 28 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Santa Fe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 451 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Fe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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