Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Oceanside

Enjoy the churches and other features of Oceanside. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, seaside and surfing. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Oceanside

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and camping. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Oceanside a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Sealife Aquarium (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Fallbrook Winery (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Ferrara Winery (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Oceanside

Travellers enjoy Oceanside for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oceanside

Oceanside is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oceanside is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carlsbad State Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Moonlight State Beach (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Oceanside

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Oceanside Transit Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Oceanside?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,018 holiday lettings around Oceanside. From 759 Houses to 805 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 Oceanside?

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 Oceanside:

  • Fire Mountain: 86 holiday homes
  • Mira Costa: 19 holiday homes
  • South Oceanside: 345 holiday homes
  • Townsite: 821 holiday homes
  • East Side Capistrano: 490 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 Oceanside?

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

  • Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base: 2,568 holiday lettings
  • Mount Ecclesia: 2,598 holiday lettings
  • Mission San Luis Rey Church: 2,509 holiday lettings
  • Oceanside Pier: 2,544 holiday lettings
  • California Surf Museum: 2,493 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 759 Houses in Oceanside. Our other popular types of Oceanside holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 805 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 83 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 60 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oceanside?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 794 holiday homes with pool available in Oceanside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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