Destination guide

The beachside setting of Bolinas is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Bolinas. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and beaches, this romantic city won't disappoint. Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Bolinas

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bolinas a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Francisco Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Lincoln Park Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bolinas

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bolinas is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Muir Woods (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Angel Island (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bolinas Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bolinas

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Bolinas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 427 holiday lettings near Bolinas. From 291 Houses to 51 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bolinas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bolinas?

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 Bolinas:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 758 holiday homes
  • Western Addition: 332 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 391 holiday homes
  • The Castro: 338 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 643 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 Bolinas?

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

  • Bolinas Museum: 1,538 holiday lettings
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,220 holiday lettings
  • Petaluma Historical Museum: 1,008 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,242 holiday lettings
  • Alcatraz Island: 2,195 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 291 Houses in Bolinas. Our other popular types of Bolinas holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bolinas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Bolinas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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