Destination guide

The beachside setting of Pacifica is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Pacifica. This city is relaxing and scenic, recognized for its surfing, hiking and restaurants. Mavericks and Twin Peaks are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Pacifica

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like surfing and hiking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Pacifica a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Pacifica

Travelers enjoy Pacifica for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pacifica

Pacifica is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacifica 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:

  • Mavericks (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Angel Island (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Pacifica

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Pacifica?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 993 holiday lettings near Pacifica. From 297 Houses to 607 Condos/Apartments, 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 Pacifica is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pacifica?

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 Pacifica:

  • Sharp Park: 22 holiday homes
  • Fairway Park: 25 holiday homes
  • Central San Mateo: 45 holiday homes
  • South San Mateo: 32 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 34 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Pacifica?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 297 Houses in Pacifica. Our other popular types of Pacifica holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 607 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pacifica?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 55 holiday homes with pool available in Pacifica. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.