Destination guide

The beachside setting of Seaside is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Seaside. This city's aquarium, biking and shopping draw many visitors. Fisherman's Wharf and Monterey Bay Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Seaside

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Seaside for its biking and golfing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Seaside has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Monterey Pines Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ventana Vineyards Tasting Room (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Seaside

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Seaside

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Seaside has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Seaside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carmel Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Point Lobos State Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Del Monte Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Lake El Estero (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Seaside

The nearest airport is in Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Seaside?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,000 vacation rentals near Seaside. From 599 Houses to 160 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Seaside for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Seaside?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Seaside:

  • Mescal Corridor NW: 20 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Carmel: 400 vacation rentals
  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 234 vacation rentals
  • Carmel Point: 118 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Monterey: 27 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Seaside?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Seaside. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • California State University Monterey Bay: 1,055 vacation rentals
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course: 1,045 vacation rentals
  • The Links at Spanish Bay: 1,027 vacation rentals
  • Carmel Beach: 661 vacation rentals
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: 602 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Seaside listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Seaside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 599 Houses in Seaside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seaside include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 160 rentals available
  • Cottages: 92 rentals available
  • Cabins: 92 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Seaside?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 109 vacation rentals with pool available in Seaside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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