Destination guide

The lively area of El Cerrito awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's festivals, live music and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in El Cerrito. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Alcatraz Island and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around El Cerrito

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes El Cerrito a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Waterworld California (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Indian Rock Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Eastshore State Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Cerrito

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in El Cerrito. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Angel Island (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around El Cerrito

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at El Cerrito Plaza Station or El Cerrito del Norte Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay around El Cerrito?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 308 holiday lettings near El Cerrito. From 151 Houses to 102 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Cerrito for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Cerrito?

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 El Cerrito:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 752 holiday homes
  • Western Addition: 327 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 377 holiday homes
  • Castro District: 328 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 641 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 El Cerrito?

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

  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,196 holiday lettings
  • Altarena Playhouse: 2,080 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,221 holiday lettings
  • Holocaust Center of Northern California: 2,226 holiday lettings
  • Alcatraz Island: 2,168 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 151 Houses in El Cerrito. Our other popular types of El Cerrito holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 102 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Cerrito?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in El Cerrito. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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