Where to stay around San Marcos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,181 holiday lettings near San Marcos. From 916 Flats to 816 Houses, 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:

  • Townsite: 780 holiday homes
  • Beach Barber Tract: 221 holiday homes
  • Village of La Jolla: 342 holiday homes
  • La Jolla Shores: 518 holiday homes
  • Carlsbad Village: 298 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent Flats in San Marcos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 916 Flats in San Marcos. Our other popular types of San Marcos holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 816 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 133 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins 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 968 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)