Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Gualala

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Gualala. This city's seaside, beaches and surfing draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Gualala

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy Gualala for its surfing, hiking and whale watching. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Gualala a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea Ranch Golf Links (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Maple Creek Winery (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Yorkville Cellars (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Goldeneye Winery (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Balo Vineyards (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Scharffenberger Cellars (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gualala

Travellers enjoy Gualala for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 18°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gualala

Gualala is famous for its beautiful ocean views, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gualala is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gualala Point Regional Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Pebble Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Galleons Point (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Black Point Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Schooner Gulch State Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Hendy Woods State Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gualala

The nearest airport is in Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), located 41.1 mi (66.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Gualala?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 312 holiday lettings near Gualala. From 290 Houses to 12 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gualala for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gualala?

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

  • Gualala Point Regional Park: 306 holiday lettings
  • Gualala Arts Center: 307 holiday lettings
  • Manchester Beach: 183 holiday lettings
  • Albertina Wine Cellar: 74 holiday lettings
  • World's Largest Redwood Tree Service Station: 55 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gualala 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 Gualala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 290 Houses in Gualala. Our other popular types of Gualala holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 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 Gualala?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 153 holiday homes with pool available in Gualala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.