Destination guide

The beachside setting of Soquel is ready to explore

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Soquel. This city's surfing, beaches and biking draw many visitors. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Soquel

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Soquel a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Soquel Vineyards (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Poetic Cellars Winery (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • DeLaveaga Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Valley Gardens Golf Course (4.9 mi / 8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Soquel

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Soquel. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • New Brighton State Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Capitola Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Seacliff State Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Soquel

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 22.4 mi (36 km) away.

Where to stay around Soquel?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 748 vacation rentals near Soquel. From 452 Houses to 154 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 Soquel for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Soquel:

  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 235 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 177 vacation rentals
  • Central San Jose: 203 vacation rentals
  • Edenvale: 18 vacation rentals
  • Opal Cliffs: 320 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 Soquel?

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

  • Soquel Vineyards: 896 vacation rentals
  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales: 883 vacation rentals
  • Poetic Cellars Winery: 973 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 507 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 876 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Soquel 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 Soquel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 452 Houses in Soquel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Soquel include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 154 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 63 rentals available
  • Cottages: 63 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Soquel?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 59 vacation rentals with pool available in Soquel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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