Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Brookdale getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Brookdale with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Brookdale

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Brookdale a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Byington Vineyard and Winery (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Roaring Camp Railroads (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • David Bruce Winery (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Valley Gardens Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Villa del Monte Winery (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brookdale

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brookdale is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Felton Covered Bridge Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Castle Rock Falls (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Davenport Landing Beach (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Brookdale

Fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Brookdale?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 94 vacation rentals near Brookdale. From 40 Houses to 5 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 Brookdale for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Brookdale:

  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 225 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 168 vacation rentals
  • Westside: 187 vacation rentals
  • Edenvale: 20 vacation rentals
  • Opal Cliffs: 311 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 Brookdale?

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

  • La Selva Beach: 433 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 495 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 872 vacation rentals
  • Rio Del Mar Beach: 280 vacation rentals
  • Seacliff State Beach: 550 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Brookdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brookdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available
  • Cottages: 14 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 Brookdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Brookdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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