Destination guide

The charming area of Castroville awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castroville. This city's restaurants, shopping and aquarium attract many visitors, and its romantic and relaxing location add to the charm. Monterey Bay Aquarium and Fisherman's Wharf 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

Activities and attractions in and around Castroville

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Castroville a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Dennis the Menace Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Pebble Beach Golf Links (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Salinas Fairways Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Castroville

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Castroville

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Castroville. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carmel Beach (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Lone Cypress Pine (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Moss Landing State Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Marina State Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Sunset State Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castroville

Fly into Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), which is 11.2 mi (18 km) away.

Where to stay around Castroville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 186 vacation rentals near Castroville. From 53 Houses to 91 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 Castroville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Castroville:

  • Pebble Beach: 727 vacation rentals
  • Carmel Point: 117 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 181 vacation rentals
  • Beach and Boardwalk District: 95 vacation rentals
  • Cannery Row: 46 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 Castroville?

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

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 519 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 873 vacation rentals
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: 595 vacation rentals
  • Rio Del Mar Beach: 279 vacation rentals
  • Carmel Beach: 649 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in Castroville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Castroville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 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 Castroville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation rentals with pool available in Castroville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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