Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of San Leandro

Learn about the unique charm of San Leandro with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's restaurants, sporting events and golfing attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. Lafayette Gallery and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 and attractions in and around San Leandro

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that San Leandro has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Monarch Bay Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Golden Tee Golfland (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in San Leandro

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Leandro is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around San Leandro

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at San Leandro Station or Bay Fair Station and easily see more of the city.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Leandro?

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 San Leandro:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 731 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 384 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 333 holiday homes
  • Bernal Heights: 232 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 570 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 San Leandro?

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

  • Monarch Bay Golf Club: 1,944 holiday rentals
  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,163 holiday rentals
  • John McLaren Park: 2,133 holiday rentals
  • Bay Street: 2,062 holiday rentals
  • Fillmore Auditorium: 2,143 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Leandro 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 San Leandro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 693 Houses in San Leandro. Our other popular types of San Leandro holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 932 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 54 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 54 holiday houses

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 San Leandro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 208 holiday homes with pool available in San Leandro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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