Destination guide

The captivating area of Salinas awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Salinas. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and aquarium, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Salinas

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Salinas a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Laguna Seca Golf Club Ranch (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salinas

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

  • Carmel Beach (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Toro County Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Marina State Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salinas

Fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Salinas Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Salinas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 908 holiday lettings around Salinas. From 548 houses to 132 flats & apartments, 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 Salinas?

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 Salinas:

  • Carmel Point: 92 holiday homes
  • Downtown Monterey: 20 holiday homes
  • Golden Rectangle: 174 holiday homes
  • Northeast Carmel: 254 holiday homes
  • Southeast Carmel: 195 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 Salinas? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Salinas. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course: 763 holiday lettings
  • Salinas Valley Model Railroad Museum: 837 holiday lettings
  • First Mayor's House: 837 holiday lettings
  • Steinbeck House: 841 holiday lettings
  • National Steinbeck Center: 877 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Salinas listed on 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 Salinas?

Yes, of course. offers 548 Houses in Salinas. Our other popular types of Salinas holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 132 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 78 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 Salinas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 99 holiday homes with pool available in Salinas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.