Destination guide

Artsy Solana Beach will entice you

Take a vacation to Solana Beach and enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and festivals. This city's beaches, bars and horseback riding draw many visitors. Legoland California and La Jolla Cove 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 Solana Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Solana Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland California (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • SeaWorld (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Solana Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Solana Beach

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Solana Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Jolla Cove (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Mission Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Del Mar Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Del Mar Horse Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Encinitas Community Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)

Traveling to and around Solana Beach

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Solana Beach Station.

Where to stay around Solana Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,421 holiday lettings near Solana Beach. From 458 Condos/Apartments to 639 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Solana Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Solana 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 Solana Beach:

  • Lomas Santa Fe Country Club Villas: 24 holiday homes
  • Olde Solana Beach: 157 holiday homes
  • La Costa: 36 holiday homes
  • Sorrento Valley: 16 holiday homes
  • Clairemont: 53 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 Solana Beach?

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

  • Solana Beach Station: 5,544 holiday lettings
  • Oceanside Transit Center: 2,448 holiday lettings
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve: 5,868 holiday lettings
  • Balboa Park Carousel: 5,038 holiday lettings
  • Harbor Island Park: 5,064 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Solana 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.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Solana Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 458 Condos/Apartments in Solana Beach. Our other popular types of Solana Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 639 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 35 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Solana Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 630 holiday homes with pool available in Solana Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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