Where to stay around Central Coast California?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,476 holiday lettings near Central Coast California. From 2,766 Houses to 324 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Central Coast California area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Coast California?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Central Coast California. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Los Angeles: 5,904 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 2,177 holiday homes
  • Santa Barbara: 904 holiday homes
  • San Francisco Bay Area: 6,130 holiday homes
  • Los Angeles County: 6,308 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Central Coast California! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Coast California?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Central Coast California with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Los Angeles: 5,904 holiday lettings
  • Malibu: 2,177 holiday lettings
  • Santa Barbara: 904 holiday lettings
  • Monterey: 717 holiday lettings
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea: 700 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Central Coast California?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Central Coast California are:

  • Chatsworth Station Airport (CWT): 2,996 self catering accommodations
  • Mineta San José International Airport (SJC): 717 self catering accommodations
  • Marina Municipal Airport (OAR): 870 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Central Coast California?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Central Coast California. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Zuma Beach: 739 holiday rentals
  • Googleplex: 802 holiday rentals
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course: 848 holiday rentals
  • California State University Monterey Bay: 864 holiday rentals
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links: 725 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Coast California listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

A holiday rental home in the Central Coast of California is a wonderful choice for your next breakaway.

The Central Coast of California is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Outdoor activities abound, and there are many interesting attractions for the entire family. A holiday rental home in the Central Coast of California will be your home base for all of your adventures.

Things to do on holiday to the Central Coast of California

There is so much to do in the Central Coast of California that you may have trouble choosing how to spend your days whilst on holiday. There are a number of spectacular wineries where you can have tastings or just enjoy the beautiful views of the vineyards. Fine dining and a very active nightlife are also features of the Central Coast of California. Some of the best chefs in the United States have restaurants here and people come from near and far to sample their creations. There are seemingly endless beautiful beaches. Some of the best surfing in the country can be found in the Central Coast of California. There are also world class golf courses, opportunities for every type of water sport as well as hiking, climbing and cycling.

Places to visit on holiday to the Central Coast of California

There are many popular attractions in the Central Coast of California. The Monterey Bay Aquarium features more than 200 galleries designed not only to entertain, but also to teach visitors about marine life and their environment. There is a one million gallon “indoor ocean” in which lives sea turtles, sharks, barracuda and many other kinds of marine life. The Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park is a horticultural park that is home to 40 attractions.   Designed to be of interest to every member of the family, there is a butterfly habitat and a live honeybee exhibit. Note that this attraction is only open from March to November. The National Steinbeck Center is an interactive museum that pays homage to author John Steinbeck and many of his most well-loved works, such as Of Mice and Men.

Weather in the Central Coast of California

The weather in the Central Coast of California can get quite warm in the summer months. From June through August, the average high temperatures are between 32 and 37 degrees. The winter months are quite mild, with average temperatures of about 10 degrees. There is not much rain in the summer, but it rains much more often during the winter months.

Travel to the Central Coast of California

There are many airports in and near the Central Coast of California including Monterey Airport (MRY), Salinas Airport (SNS) and Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). From the airport, you will need to take a shuttle bus, rental car or taxi to your final destination. A car is recommended for use during your stay in the Central Coast of California.  

Sightseeing in and around Central Coast California

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Central Coast California has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chalk Mountain Golf Course (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Hidden Oak Winery (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Pozo Saloon (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Charles Paddock Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Cass Winery (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Wild Horse Winery (13 mi / 21 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Central Coast California

Central Coast California is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Central Coast California is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morro Bay State Park (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Atascadero Lake Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Leaning Pine Arboretum (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Santa Rosa Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Dallidet Adobe and Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)