Destination guide

The beachside setting of Bolinas is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Bolinas. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and beaches, this romantic city won't disappoint. Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bolinas

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bolinas 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:

  • San Francisco Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Lincoln Park Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bolinas

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bolinas is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Muir Woods (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Angel Island (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Bolinas Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Bolinas

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Bolinas?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 424 holiday lettings near Bolinas. From 288 Houses to 51 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bolinas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Bolinas:

  • Richmond District: 757 holiday homes
  • Mission District: 584 holiday homes
  • North of the Panhandle: 714 holiday homes
  • Mission Bay: 140 holiday homes
  • Telegraph Hill: 34 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 Bolinas?

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

  • Bolinas Museum: 1,485 holiday lettings
  • 555 California Street: 2,160 holiday lettings
  • University of California San Francisco: 2,167 holiday lettings
  • Washington Square: 2,143 holiday lettings
  • Horseshoe Cove: 2,039 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 288 Houses in Bolinas. Our other popular types of Bolinas holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bolinas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Bolinas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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