Destination guide

The captivating city of Alameda awaits you

Take a holiday to Alameda and enjoy the area's architecture, entertainment and opera. This city's shopping, restaurants and beaches draw many visitors. Pier 39 and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Alameda

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alameda a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • St. George Spirits (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Alameda

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alameda

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alameda is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Angel Island (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Alameda

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 9.9 mi (15.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Alameda?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 875 holiday rentals near Alameda. From 296 Houses to 436 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alameda for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • West Alameda: 20 holiday homes
  • East End: 34 holiday homes
  • Ashbury Heights: 167 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 653 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 760 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Great White Adventures: 2,129 holiday rentals
  • Pacific Pinball Museum: 2,128 holiday rentals
  • Frank Bette Center for the Arts: 2,163 holiday rentals
  • USS Hornet Museum: 2,177 holiday rentals
  • AMF Southshore Lanes: 2,098 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 296 Houses in Alameda. Our other popular types of Alameda holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 436 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 35 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 35 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alameda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 91 holiday homes with pool available in Alameda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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