Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Montara

The beaches and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Montara. This romantic and relaxing city entices travellers with its hiking and whale watching. Mavericks and Twin Peaks 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

Sightseeing in and around Montara

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Montara a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Francisco Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Montara

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Montara

Montara is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Montara is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Montara State Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Montara

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Montara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 87 holiday rentals near Montara. From 51 Houses to 2 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Montara for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Montara:

  • Ashbury Heights: 159 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 620 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 736 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 471 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 571 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 Montara?

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

  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach: 1,259 holiday rentals
  • Painted Ladies: 2,187 holiday rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,194 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,163 holiday rentals
  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,189 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 51 Houses in Montara. Our other popular types of Montara holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Montara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Montara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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