What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Beach:

  • South San Mateo: 35 holiday homes
  • Central San Mateo: 38 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 50 holiday homes
  • Shoreview: 34 holiday homes
  • Bayview-Hunters Point: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • AT&T Park: 1,937 holiday lettings
  • San Francisco Railway Museum: 1,869 holiday lettings
  • Academy of Art University: 1,861 holiday lettings
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 1,889 holiday lettings
  • California Historical Society: 1,887 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Why people love visiting exciting South Beach

Enjoy the area's museums, architecture and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in South Beach. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Take in top local attractions like San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and AT&T Park. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in South Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.9 mi / 3 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of South Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Beach. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Angel Island (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)