Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Moss Beach

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Moss Beach. This romantic and relaxing city entices travellers with its hiking and restaurants. Mavericks and Twin Peaks are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Moss Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Moss Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Francisco Zoo (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Moss Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Moss Beach

Nature lovers will enjoy Moss Beach for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Moss Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Twin Peaks (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • JV Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Montara State Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Miramar Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Moss Beach

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

Where to stay near Moss Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday rentals near Moss Beach. From 55 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 Moss Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Moss Beach?

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 Moss Beach:

  • Ashbury Heights: 160 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 637 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 742 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 481 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 576 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 Moss Beach?

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

  • JV Fitzgerald Marine Reserve: 1,069 holiday rentals
  • Painted Ladies: 2,207 holiday rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,219 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,220 holiday rentals
  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,209 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Moss Beach 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 Moss Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Houses in Moss Beach. Our other popular types of Moss Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Moss Beach?

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

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