Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Santa Ana

Come and experience Santa Ana and its history, museums and live music. This city's shopping, beaches and theme park draw many visitors. Santa Ana Zoo and Bowers Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. 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 Santa Ana

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Santa Ana a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Disney California Adventure® Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Disneyland® (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Santa Ana Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Medieval Times (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Santa Ana

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Santa Ana

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Santa Ana is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Main Beach Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Jerome Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Santiago Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Twin Lakes Recreation Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tewinkle Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Santa Ana

Fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (6.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 11.1 mi (17.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

Where to stay around Santa Ana?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,485 holiday lettings near Santa Ana. From 1,454 Houses to 664 Flats, 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 Santa Ana is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Santa Ana?

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 Santa Ana:

  • Riverview West: 15 holiday homes
  • West Floral Park: 17 holiday homes
  • Balboa Peninsula: 866 holiday homes
  • Anaheim Resort: 388 holiday homes
  • Old Towne: 33 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 Santa Ana?

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

  • Old Orange County Courthouse: 3,247 holiday lettings
  • Westfield Mainplace: 3,210 holiday lettings
  • Santa Ana Zoo: 3,192 holiday lettings
  • Peters Canyon Regional Park: 2,955 holiday lettings
  • Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center: 3,216 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,454 Houses in Santa Ana. Our other popular types of Santa Ana holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 664 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 135 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 26 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 Santa Ana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 663 holiday homes with pool available in Santa Ana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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