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Destination guide

Head to the vibrant city of Castro District

Come and experience Castro District and its theatre scene, entertainment and opera. Travellers especially like the bars, art and skyscrapers in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Castro District

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Castro District a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Circus Center (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Morrison Planetarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castro District

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Castro District is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Angel Island (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Muir Woods (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Castro District

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around The Castro?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 290 holiday lettings around The Castro. From 197 flats & apartments to 61 houses, 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 The Castro?

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 The Castro:

  • Marina District: 374 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 686 holiday homes
  • Presidio Heights: 84 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 36 holiday homes
  • Prescott: 37 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 The Castro?

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

  • Castro Theatre: 2,264 holiday lettings
  • GLBT History Museum: 2,257 holiday lettings
  • Castro Station: 2,258 holiday lettings
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station: 2,289 holiday lettings
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,208 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Castro listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in The Castro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 197 Flats in The Castro. Our other popular types of The Castro holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 184 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 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 The Castro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in The Castro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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