Where to stay around Cayucos?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 562 vacation rentals near Cayucos. From 428 houses to 38 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cayucos for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Cayucos:

  • Los Osos: 61 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 39 vacation rentals
  • Marine Terrace: 91 vacation rentals
  • Park Hill: 67 vacation rentals
  • Pine Knolls Estates: 49 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 Cayucos?

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

  • Cayucos Pier: 857 vacation rentals
  • Moonstone Beach Park: 400 vacation rentals
  • Hearst Castle: 208 vacation rentals
  • San Simeon State Park: 312 vacation rentals
  • Montana De Oro State Park: 805 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 428 houses in Cayucos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cayucos include:

  • Cottages: 38 rentals available
  • Condos: 23 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

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

Can I rent near the ocean rentals in Cayucos?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 312 near the ocean rentals in Cayucos. You have also many other possibilities in Cayucos area, including:

  • Golf resort rentals: 294 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 126 rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 84 rentals

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cayucos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Cayucos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Savor the Views from Cayucos Houses and Cottages

    Known for its inviting beaches, fishing pier and legendary cookie company, the small surfside community of Cayucos is a beachcomber’s delight. Cayucos is an authentic beach town with a little flair of the Old West. Tucked between beach communities like Morro Bay and Cambria, Cayucos offers its own brand of gift and antique shops, seafood restaurants and candy shops. Those who snag a vacation house or cottage here can look forward to quick ocean access, on-site parking, satellite TV and high-speed Internet.

    There’s Fun for Everyone on Cayucos Beaches and Pier

    At the heart of Cayucos is its newly restored pier and Cayucos State Beach. The beach is long and filled with soft sand perfect for sunbathers. Kids enjoy the children’s playground, and you can fish off the pier, take a surfing lesson, rent a sea kayak or savor some beachfront dining. A dog beach farther south makes Fido happy too.

    Annual Events Keep Cayucos Festive Year-round

    Locals start the year off right with a celebratory noon-time dip in the chilly surf. The Polar Bear Dip attracts hundreds of costumed and suited-up souls ready to tackle a new year of challenges. Just to ensure that everyone is still enjoying the new year, Cayucos follows up with a Wine & Food Festival in mid-January. San Luis Obispo County is home to hundreds of wineries and restaurants, and the festival brings together some of its best. The city’s Sea Glass Festival in March is a great time to admire beautiful sea glass jewelry and home decor. Cayucos also hosts an Antique Street Fair, summer Farmers Markets, Rock to the Pier Fun Run, a Portuguese Festival and a stellar Independence Day fireworks display on the beach.

    Explore the Hillsides, Marshes, Tide Pools and Beaches

    With Cayucos’ picturesque location between Estero Bay and gorgeous rolling hills, hiking and walking trails are abundant here. At low tide, you can stroll the beach from the Cayucos Pier to Morro Bay, an excellent five-mile adventure. The bluffs north of town offer captivating views of the ocean. If you head a little farther north, you’ll come to the Harmony Headlands State Park where you can hike a 1.5-mile trail through beautiful grasslands and hills along the coastline. On the east side of Cayucos, you can also hike around Whale Rock Reservoir. Often, you can catch special guided hikes and talks through San Luis Obispo trails for an extra treat.

    Revel in Sunny Days and Cool Breezes in Cayucos

    Although the Central Coast has a Mediterranean climate, seaside towns like Cayucos enjoy cool ocean breezes that pick up during the afternoon. Winter, spring and fall here are beautiful, even during the occasional bouts of rain. You’ll also enjoy quieter beaches during the winter and fall. Most days are sunny throughout the year, although if you travel here during the summer, you may need to wait for the June Gloom marine layer to burn off.

    Cruising Along to Cayucos Along Scenic Highway 1

    Cayucos is located along the enchanting Highway 1. If you have a convertible, this is the time to put the top down and cruise on over to Cayucos. Even if you don’t have a convertible, the drive from north and south areas is breathtaking. Are you flying or riding the Amtrak train into San Luis Obispo? Then, rent a car and drive into Cayucos through the county’s fertile wine country via Highways 101 North and 46 West. You’ll backtrack a few miles south on Highway 1, but you’ll get a more intimate look at the fabulous countryside, encounter a dozen excellent wineries and get a good feel for the area.