Destination guide

The lush setting of San Francisco is ready to explore

The jungle and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in San Francisco. This relaxing and walkable city is well known for its yoga, golfing and coffee shops. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around San Francisco

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Francisco a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Las Huertas Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Rancho Mi Chaparrita (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Campo de Ensueno Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Flamingos Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Pacifico Golf Course (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Aquaventuras Park Vallarta (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Francisco

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, San Francisco is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lo de Marcos Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Playa Bucerias (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Destiladeras Beach (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Isla del Coral (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Punta De Mita Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • El Anclote Beach (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around San Francisco

The nearest airport is in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around San Francisco?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 484 holiday lettings around San Francisco. From 214 houses to 86 villas, 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 an ocean-view property in San Francisco?

Don't just spend an hour or two at the beach. Wrangle your buddies and stay as close as you can to it! The soothing sound of waves and amazing ocean views? Yes please! There are 206 beachside rental properties to choose from. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our selection here includes:

  • 170 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 141 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 134 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in San Francisco?

Instead of staying in a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just go for a whole house. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 231 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £27 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Villa: 97 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Apartment: 65 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.
  • Hotel: 35 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.

Can I stay in San Francisco in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful trip is catching up with friends and family in a totally new place. If you're hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway can help out. Why not browse through the 56 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the most popular option for big groups of guests. The rental options that are on offer for large groups around here include:

  • Searching for rentals that can hold 6 people? We have 192 that will be ideal. The prices start from £69 per night.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 107 that will suit. Prices begin at just £58 per night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent catering to 5 people? You'll be delighted to know we have 74 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £76 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your mom, your grandma and all your pals to San Francisco.

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