Destination guide

The beachside setting of Pacifica is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Pacifica. This city is relaxing and scenic, recognised for its surfing, hiking and restaurants. Mavericks and Twin Peaks are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pacifica

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pacifica a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)

Seasonal weather in Pacifica

Travellers enjoy Pacifica for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pacifica

Pacifica is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacifica is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Angel Island (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Pacifica

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pacifica?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,139 holiday lettings around Pacifica. From 640 flats & apartments to 371 houses, 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 Pacifica?

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 Pacifica:

  • Linda Mar: 28 holiday homes
  • Pedro Point: 19 holiday homes
  • Sharp Park: 27 holiday homes
  • Edgemar - Pacific Manor: 16 holiday homes
  • Marina District: 377 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 Pacifica? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pacifica. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pacifica Pier: 1,718 holiday lettings
  • Esplanade: 1,905 holiday lettings
  • Pacifica State Beach: 1,538 holiday lettings
  • Sharp Park Golf Course: 1,675 holiday lettings
  • Coastside Comics: 1,872 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pacifica 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 Flats in Pacifica?

Yes, of course. offers 640 Flats in Pacifica. Our other popular types of Pacifica holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 371 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 13 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 Pacifica?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 101 holiday homes with pool available in Pacifica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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