Where to stay around Stinson Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 449 holiday lettings near Stinson Beach. From 293 houses to 43 cottages, 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 Stinson Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Stinson Beach?

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 Stinson Beach:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 115 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 143 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 116 holiday homes
  • Nob Hill: 154 holiday homes
  • Mission District: 232 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 Stinson Beach?

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

  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center: 1,890 holiday lettings
  • 555 California Street: 1,883 holiday lettings
  • Olympic Club: 1,824 holiday lettings
  • Pier 39: 1,860 holiday lettings
  • Marines Memorial Theater: 1,886 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stinson Beach 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 Stinson Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 293 houses in Stinson Beach. Our other popular types of Stinson Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stinson Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Stinson Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Stinson Beach, California is a perfect spot for an outdoor holiday to the San Francisco Bay area

    There are many great reasons to choose Stinson Beach for your next breakaway. Lovely beaches, fabulous food and many interesting attractions are just a few of those reasons. A holiday rental home in Stinson Beach will put you close to all the best reasons to visit this area. You are sure to feel right at home in your well-appointed rental.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Stinson Beach, California

    Beaches and hiking trails provide the setting for some of the most popular activities in and near Stinson Beach. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, hiking, cycling and snorkelling. The shopping near Stinson Beach is wonderful. One of the best shopping areas is Union Square where you will find small shops alongside well-known retailers such as Macy?s, Saks 5th Avenue and Neiman Marcus. Take in a cable car ride or make a stop to Chinatown for some very authentic shopping and cuisine.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Stinson Beach, California

    There are many lovely outdoor spaces to visit whilst on holiday to Stinson Beach. The Muir Wood National Monument is one of the most impressive. Here you will see massive old growth redwood trees as well as a variety of wildlife. The Monument is surrounded by Mount Tamalpais State Park where giant oaks are found alongside the redwoods. Martin Griffin Preserve is another example of a beautiful outdoor space. Other nearby places to visit include the infamous Alcatraz prison and several museums such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

    Weather in Stinson Beach, California

    The weather in Stinson Beach is usually mild and pleasant. While there are some variations in the temperatures based on the season, no matter when you visit you will be able to enjoy activities in the out of doors. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 8° and 10° C and the average highs are 14° to 17° C. In the spring the average lows are 9° to 11° C and the average highs are 17° to 18° C. During the summer, the average lows are 12° to 15° C and the highs are 19° to 20° C. From April to October there is between 1 and 37 mm of rain per month. From November through March there is between 80 and 117 mm per month.

    Travel to Stinson Beach, California

    The nearest airport to Stinson Beach is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) which is just a few kilometres away. Another option is Oakland International Airport (OAK) which is about 20 km from Stinson Beach. There is some public transportation available, but most visitors prefer to have a car for use during their stay.

    Sightseeing in and around Stinson Beach

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Stinson Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pier 39 (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
    • San Francisco Zoo (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
    • Aquarium of the Bay (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
    • Marine Mammal Center (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Pacheco Ranch Winery (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
    • Peacock Gap Golf Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Stinson Beach

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Stinson Beach

    Nature lovers will enjoy Stinson Beach for its pristine beaches, breathtaking sunrises and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stinson Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Palace of Fine Arts (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Twin Peaks (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
    • Muir Woods (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Angel Island (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
    • Golden Gate Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
    • Japanese Tea Garden (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)