Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical San Juan Capistrano

The area's churches and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to San Juan Capistrano. Renowned for its beaches, cafes and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Main Beach Park and Mission San Juan Capistrano 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 San Juan Capistrano

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that San Juan Capistrano has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tijeras Creek Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Marguerite Aquatic Complex (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Talega Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)

Seasonal weather in San Juan Capistrano

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Juan Capistrano

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Juan Capistrano is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Citrus State Historic Park (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • O'Neill Regional Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Rancho Capistrano Soccer Complex (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Pittsford Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around San Juan Capistrano

Fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to San Juan Capistrano Depot.

How many holiday rentals are available around San Juan Capistrano?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 756 holiday lettings around San Juan Capistrano. From 296 houses to 284 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 San Juan Capistrano?

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 San Juan Capistrano:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 822 holiday homes
  • Townsite: 748 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Village: 170 holiday homes
  • Newport Shores: 129 holiday homes
  • Southeast Anaheim: 216 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 San Juan Capistrano? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in San Juan Capistrano. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Coach House: 2,209 holiday lettings
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano: 2,236 holiday lettings
  • The Ecology Center: 2,228 holiday lettings
  • Los Rios Historic District: 2,187 holiday lettings
  • San Juan Hills Golf Club: 2,194 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan Capistrano 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 San Juan Capistrano?

Yes, of course. offers 296 Houses in San Juan Capistrano. Our other popular types of San Juan Capistrano holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 284 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 36 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Juan Capistrano?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 272 holiday homes with pool available in San Juan Capistrano. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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