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Recent North Coast property reviews

  • Exceptional!

    "Stayed three nights. Beautiful property in excellent condition with all the comforts of home! Spotless, well-appointed, terrific views from living room and upstairs bedroom/balcony. (Weren't able to make upstairs bedroom TV work, and a few hotel soaps in the shower would be nice (bring your own!). But those were our only tiny issues.) Rental agent was great to work with, and this home was everything it was advertised as and more! Recommend 100%."
    Guest: Linda Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Lovely, Quiet Stay

    "My husband and I have stayed in this unit twice, now. It has a fabulous view of the bay and small deck. . The bed is wonderfully comfortable. Nicely appointed overall. We loved the security and the elevator!! :-) I would recommend this property for 1-2 people. The only negative is that I feel it is overpriced for the actual unit. You are paying for the view, I suppose."
    Guest: Ray and Mary Peterson Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: December 4, 2013
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  • Best Views!

    "We spent a week at this cute place on the ocean. It was perfect for my son, husband and self. The deck is so nice to spend time enjoying the beachfront below. There are unbelievable views of a spectacular coastline. We experienced beautiful weather and incredible sunsets. The house is nicely stocked with everything you need. The homeowner is a charming lady and very nice to work with. There was also a local person available if needed during your stay. Thumbs up!"
    Guest: Carrie Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 13, 2014
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  • Annual Clear Lake boating vacation

    "We have been taking our boat to Clear Lake in the summer for a week for the last 8 years. This is the first time at Marta's rental. It was a great find! My husband and I brought our two miniature pinscher dogs along with our boat and in-laws. We all had a great time. The area is just secluded enought--nice and private. We were able to launch our boat across the lake and leave it tied to the swim dock. Marta got back to me immediately after I called or emailed her with questions. I would definitely recommend this home to others. We have already booked our vacation there this year. Couldn't ask for a better vacation...looking forward to our annual trip this year."
    Guest: Debbie B. Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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North Coast Travel Tips

The Beauty of North California Coast Vacation Rentals

The Northern California coastline is famous for its beautiful beaches, historic lighthouses and miles of hiking trails through the giant redwood trees in the national state parks. The area is a paradise for nature-lovers who can anticipate seeing herds of elk or migrating whales, depending upon the season. With quiet sandy beaches offering strolls along the water’s edge, museums, wineries and quaint little towns, the spectacular coastline is what keeps visitors returning time and time again to recharge their batteries and de-stress from their busy lives. A luxury vacation home or log cabin offers the perfect retreat.

The Many Benefits of North California Coast Vacation Rentals

For those looking for an away-from-it-all vacation in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings, a vacation rental is the perfect place to stay. Whether you want an ocean view Mendocino home or a secluded Ukiah cabin amidst towering redwoods, there will be something perfect to suit your needs. For those travelling with children, vacation rentals offers the perfect relaxed lodging. Youngsters have room to play, teenagers will enjoy a second TV and internet access and in-laws will appreciate their own private space too. Calculate the cost of a vacation rental home per head and it adds up to a great deal.

Those enjoying outdoor pursuits will welcome the space to store all-weather gear and sports equipment. Return home to a long soak in the warm bath or outdoor hot tub. A home-cooked meal around the fire or outdoors on the porch makes the perfect end to a relaxing day out. Cost, comfort and convenience are the three Cs of a good vacation rental. Enjoy all the modern amenities and comforts of a luxury home-away-from-home as your base for exploring this delightful area.

Things to do From Your North California Coast Lodging

Choosing somewhere with plenty of attractions and things to do is key to avoiding bored children. North California has a host of attractions and unique things to do to suit the most difficult-to-please family! The Skunk Train is a great way to explore more than 40 miles of forest, rivers and natural scenery from Fort Bragg to Willits. These colorful steam or diesel locomotives have been running for over 125 years and offer trips lasting anything from four to seven hours in length. Those who enjoy architecture will want to visit the William Carson Mansion, one of the most photographed Victorian homes in the U.S. The Point Arena Lighthouse and Museum was rebuilt after the 1906 earthquake and can now be toured. Gourmet food-lovers will want to head for the Sonoma Cheese Factory, or go berry picking on the Country Farm Trails. Arts centers, water parks and botanical gardens are all within easy reach of your North California coast vacation rental. “I’m bored” is not something you are likely to hear on this trip!

North California Coast Travel Tips

North California is well served with a number of international airports. Sacramento Airport is 59 miles from Clearlake. Oakland International Airport is 30 miles further south and San Francisco International Airport is around 99 miles from Clearlake. A car is a necessity for making the most of your vacation in this beautiful area but there are plenty of car rentals to choose from at each airport, including 4x4s or convertibles to really feel the wind on your face. Biking, kayaking and horseback riding are all available from your vacation rental home.

Neighborhoods Around Your North California Coast Lodging

Historic Fort Bragg has a host of attractions, miles of oceanfront walking and whale watching during migration. Mendocino National Forest is a great area to visit with abundant wildlife. The Village has some charming shops and is well-known for its excellent restaurants. Visit nearby Russian State Park with its refreshing waterfalls and fern-covered gullies. Lake County is well known for its excellent wine route while Clear Lake is the perfect spot for bass fishing and boating.

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