Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Martinez

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Martinez. This city's bird watching, sporting events and cafés draw many visitors. Lafayette Gallery and Waterworld California are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Martinez

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Martinez has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Waterworld California (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Blue Rock Springs Golf Courses (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mare Island Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Solano County Fairgrounds (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Martinez

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Martinez is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tilden Regional Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Angel Island (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Benicia State Recreation Area (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Markham Regional Arboretum (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Ruth Bancroft Garden (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Martinez

Fly into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 15.7 mi (25.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Martinez Station.

Where to stay around Martinez?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 562 vacation rentals near Martinez. From 304 Houses to 150 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 Martinez for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Martinez:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 725 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 617 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 391 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 586 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 562 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 Martinez?

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

  • Martinez Station: 757 vacation rentals
  • Napa Valley Wine Train: 813 vacation rentals
  • Sonoma Plaza: 305 vacation rentals
  • Napa Valley College: 845 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,172 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 304 Houses in Martinez. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Martinez include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 150 rentals available
  • Cabins: 34 rentals available
  • Cottages: 34 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 Martinez?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 60 vacation rentals with pool available in Martinez. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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