Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Capistrano Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Capistrano Beach. This walkable city is known for its camping, shopping and cafes. Main Beach Park and Mission San Juan Capistrano 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.


Activities and attractions in Capistrano Beach

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Capistrano Beach for its camping and whale watching. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Capistrano Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shorecliffs Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • San Clemente Pier (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Talega Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bella Collina Towne and Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Capistrano Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Capistrano Beach

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Capistrano Beach has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Capistrano Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Pines Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Doheny State Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lantern Bay County Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Dana Cove Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Harbor Point Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Capistrano Beach

The nearest airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Capistrano Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 446 holiday lettings around Capistrano Beach. From 178 Houses to 196 Flats, 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 Capistrano Beach?

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 Capistrano Beach:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 843 holiday homes
  • Balboa Island: 301 holiday homes
  • Newport Coast: 575 holiday homes
  • Riverview West: 19 holiday homes
  • West Newport: 846 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 Capistrano Beach?

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

  • Pines Park: 2,098 holiday lettings
  • Surfing Heritage Foundation Museum: 1,259 holiday lettings
  • Southern States University: 3,425 holiday lettings
  • Westcliff Plaza: 3,484 holiday lettings
  • San Clemente Pier: 1,218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Capistrano Beach 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 Capistrano Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 178 Houses in Capistrano Beach. Our other popular types of Capistrano Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 196 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 22 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Capistrano Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 128 holiday homes with pool available in Capistrano Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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