Destination guide

The captivating city of Alameda awaits you

Take a holiday to Alameda and enjoy the area's architecture, entertainment and opera. This city's shopping, restaurants and beaches draw many visitors. Pier 39 and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Alameda

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alameda a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • St. George Spirits (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Alameda

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alameda

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alameda is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Angel Island (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alameda

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 9.9 mi (15.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alameda?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 908 holiday lettings around Alameda. From 259 houses to 425 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 Alameda?

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 Alameda:

  • East End: 33 holiday homes
  • West Alameda: 42 holiday homes
  • Marina District: 382 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 690 holiday homes
  • Presidio Heights: 86 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 Alameda? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alameda. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alameda Naval Air Museum: 2,195 holiday lettings
  • Altarena Playhouse: 2,161 holiday lettings
  • USS Hornet Museum: 2,185 holiday lettings
  • Pacific Pinball Museum: 2,151 holiday lettings
  • Frank Bette Center for the Arts: 2,150 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 259 Houses in Alameda. Our other popular types of Alameda holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 425 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 28 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 Alameda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 144 holiday homes with pool available in Alameda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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