Destination guide

The remote city of Occidental awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Occidental. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognized for its forests, restaurants and bird watching. Goat Rock Beach and Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Occidental

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Occidental has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Northwood Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Links at Bodega Harbour (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Porter-Bass Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Marimar Estate Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pee Wee Golf and Arcade (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Occidental

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Occidental is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Goat Rock Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Western Hills Garden (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sonoma Coast State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Bodega Dunes (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mammoth Rocks (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)

How to get to and around Occidental

The nearest airport is in Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), which is 30.4 mi (49 km) away.

Where to stay around Occidental?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 640 holiday lettings near Occidental. From 407 Houses to 92 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Occidental is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: 909 holiday lettings
  • Mammoth Rocks: 755 holiday lettings
  • Western Hills Garden: 912 holiday lettings
  • Goat Rock Beach: 756 holiday lettings
  • Salt Point State Park: 460 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Occidental 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.

Can I rent Houses in Occidental?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 407 Houses in Occidental. Our other popular types of Occidental holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 92 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 92 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Occidental?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 149 holiday homes with pool available in Occidental. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.