Where to stay around San Marcos?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,781 holiday lettings near San Marcos. From 821 houses to 472 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Marcos is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Marcos?

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 San Marcos:

  • Andalucia: 19 holiday homes
  • La Jolla Shores: 187 holiday homes
  • Lomas Santa Fe Country Club Villas: 20 holiday homes
  • Del Mar Heights: 163 holiday homes
  • Village of La Jolla: 357 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 San Marcos?

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

  • U. T. C.: 5,136 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Botanic Garden: 4,128 holiday lettings
  • Swamis Beach: 4,585 holiday lettings
  • Del Mar Horse Park: 5,826 holiday lettings
  • Legoland California: 2,538 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Marcos 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 San Marcos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 821 houses in San Marcos. Our other popular types of San Marcos holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 472 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 79 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 55 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 San Marcos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 666 holiday homes with pool available in San Marcos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Take in the lakeside beauty of San Marcos

    Enjoy the live music and other features of San Marcos. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the lake, restaurants and beaches. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets 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 and around San Marcos

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Marcos a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Legoland California (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
    • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
    • Ferrara Winery (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • The Crossings at Carlsbad (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Orfila Vineyard and Winery (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Sealife Aquarium (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in San Marcos

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the natural features in San Marcos

    Travellers love San Marcos for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Marcos is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
    • San Diego Botanic Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Carlsbad Lagoon (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Encinitas Community Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
    • Moonlight State Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)