Where to stay around Morro Bay?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 350 vacation rentals near Morro Bay. From 270 houses to 25 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Morro Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Morro Bay?

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 Morro Bay:

  • Los Osos: 66 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 38 vacation rentals
  • Pismo Heights: 159 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 159 vacation rentals
  • Marine Terrace: 89 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 Morro Bay?

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

  • Morro Rock: 750 vacation rentals
  • Morro Bay Aquarium: 721 vacation rentals
  • Morro Bay Skateboard Museum: 712 vacation rentals
  • Pismo Beach Pier: 626 vacation rentals
  • Avila Hot Springs: 766 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Morro Bay 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 Morro Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 270 houses in Morro Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Morro Bay include:

  • Cottages: 25 rentals available
  • Condos: 18 rentals available
  • Studios: 6 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf resort rentals in Morro Bay?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 242 golf resort rentals in Morro Bay. You have also many other possibilities in Morro Bay area, including:

  • Near the ocean rentals: 230 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 113 rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 67 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Morro Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Morro Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Lounge in a Private Home in Morro Bay

    The seaside city of Morro Bay in Central California is a small cozy settlement with plenty of marine-centered activities to educate and delight the entire family and fun shops and restaurants to enjoy with your companion. Reside in a private home near downtown or the golf course, or a condo near the beach with a clear view of the mysterious Morro Rock. Cottages in the nearby mountains are delightful environments for bird watching. Experience mysterious misty mornings and glorious sunsets in a townhome or apartment, and there's even a boat for residing, so follow your heart to Morro Bay and let the fun begin.


    Morro Rock is the bay's most striking feature. Standing 581-feet high, this surreal volcanic plug stands at the entrance to the harbor inviting tourists to come and explore its base. Climbing is prohibited without special permit because Morro Rock is a resting ground for otters and a peregrine falcon reserve. Members of the Chumash and Salinan tribes are permitted to climb Morro Rock and conduct annual ceremonies that have been performed for thousands of years at this sacred site.

    Morro Bay State Park, encompasses the Morro Bay Lagoon, where saltwater marshes support a variety of bird populations and interesting strains of fish and crustaceans. Two of the Nine Sisters coastal chain of volcanic peaks are also on-site. You can hike the Black Hill Trail, sail, fish, and watch for unique birds, and the park's Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History has exhibitions about Morro Bay's geology, oceanography, ancient native Chumash Indian life, and their cultural history. The park also has a public golf course and a marina.

    Take a Tour

    • Central Coast Outdoors is highly praised for their bicycle wine tasting tours, kayaking, and canoe tours
    • Sub Sea Tours and Kayaks provides whale and dolphin watching tours
    • Try Red Anchor Charters for an exciting sailing tour
    • Kayak Shack is adored for having a friendly staff and great prices
    • Lost Isle Adventures Bay Cruisers is highly recommended
    • Morro Bay Boat Charters provides excellent tours to see whales, dolphins, and otters
    • Explore paradise with Maya Sailing Adventures
    • Chablis Cruises is adored for their all day tours of the bay


    The Morro Bay Golf Course is a fun course with stunning views of the bay. Beginners and advanced golfers can count on having a wonderful time on the sprawling greens.

    Weather in Morro Bay

    Morro Bay has a classification of Mediterranean climate, but you'll experience cooler, more moderate temperatures year round in this city. Summer highs in July and August range from 68 to 69 degrees in the day and 61 to 62 degrees at night, and December and January sees temperatures ranging from 64 to 65 degrees in the day and nighttime lows of about 54 degrees. This region is subject to dense fog in the mornings and at night.

    How to Get to Morro Bay

    Morro Bay is located on California's coastal route 101 and easily reached by car, so if you're longing for a road trip, this as a divine destination. Those traveling from afar arrive at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and rent a vehicle to complete their journey. Morro Bay is about 85 miles from the airport, so you can estimate approximately one to two hours of cautious coastal driving to reach this lovely city.

    Attractions In and Around Morro Bay

    Looking for places to see while you're in Morro Bay? Some of the area's family-friendly draws for travelers include Morro Bay Aquarium, San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and Charles Paddock Zoo. Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Morro Rock and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Morro Strand State Beach or experience the natural beauty of Morro Bay State Park.

    Activities around the area include Bluff Trail, Valencia Peak Trail and Reservoir Canyon Trail. Also while in town, you can visit Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, Morro Bay Golf Course or Museum of Natural History.