Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Marina

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Marina. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognised for its sporting events, aquarium and restaurants. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Marina

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Marina a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Ventana Vineyards Tasting Room (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Steinbeck's Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Marina

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marina

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

  • Carmel Beach (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Marina State Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Del Monte Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Marina

Fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marina?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,097 holiday lettings around Marina. From 651 houses to 204 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 Marina?

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 Marina:

  • Westside Santa Cruz: 160 holiday homes
  • Carmel Point: 94 holiday homes
  • Downtown Monterey: 21 holiday homes
  • Upper Seabright: 106 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 176 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 Marina? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marina. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marina Dunes Preserve: 927 holiday lettings
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course: 869 holiday lettings
  • Carmel Beach: 514 holiday lettings
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links: 746 holiday lettings
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: 480 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 651 Houses in Marina. Our other popular types of Marina holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 204 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 82 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 82 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 Marina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 123 holiday homes with pool available in Marina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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