Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Moss Landing

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Moss Landing. Travellers to this romantic city praise the whale watching, restaurants and bird watching. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Moss Landing

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Moss Landing a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Gizdich Ranch (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Moss Landing

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Moss Landing

Moss Landing is famous for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Moss Landing is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Moss Landing State Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Sunset State Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Monterey Bay (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Moss Landing

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Moss Landing?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 390 holiday lettings around Moss Landing. From 176 Houses to 12 Cabins, 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 Moss Landing?

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 Moss Landing:

  • Southeast Carmel: 213 holiday homes
  • Northwest Carmel: 184 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 190 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 285 holiday homes
  • Hatton Fields: 183 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 Moss Landing?

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

  • The Shakespeare Society of America: 1,458 holiday lettings
  • Hamlin Antiques: 1,462 holiday lettings
  • Kayak Connectin: 1,316 holiday lettings
  • Moss Landing State Beach: 1,383 holiday lettings
  • Carmel Beach: 646 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Moss Landing 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 Moss Landing?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 176 Houses in Moss Landing. Our other popular types of Moss Landing holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 129 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 12 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 Moss Landing?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 74 holiday homes with pool available in Moss Landing. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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