Discover a selection of 4,000 holiday rentals in Alameda County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 88 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Alameda County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your Alameda County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Alameda County with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Pier 39 and Santana Row Shopping Center are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Alameda County

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Alameda County 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:

  • Tesla Motors (28 mi / 45.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Fields (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Presidio Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alameda County

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alameda County. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Francisco Bay (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Alcatraz Island (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Muir Woods National Monument (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Lake Merritt (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alameda County

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Oakland-Jack London Square Station, Emeryville Station and Berkeley Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Alameda County by jumping on the metro at 12th Street/Oakland City Center Station, 19th St Station or Lake Merritt Station.

What are the top holiday rentals in Alameda County?

Whether you're organising your next epic adventure with friends or a romantic rendezvous with your darling, one of these top holiday rentals in Alameda County is sure to tempt you:

  • "Panoramic Views, Tempur - Pedic King Beds": This Oakland rental offers 2 bedrooms and is rated highly among visitors. Conveniences such as air conditioning and a boat are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway": Located in Greensboro, this sought-after getaway has 1 bedroom and lots of handy amenities. An iron and ironing board and cable/satellite TV services are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Alameda County holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Alameda County?

You need only set foot inside one of our tiny house holiday rentals in Alameda County to recognise that awesome things really do come in small packages. Smartly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these pocket-sized digs promise a big holiday experience:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Luxury Private Tiny House On 10 Remote Acres". This retreat in Ione packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as a fireplace and a garden.
  • "Among The Stars - Tiny Home With Views" in Ahwahnee is another popular option. A barbecue grill and a kitchen will help make your time here even more cosy and comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Alameda County?

Whether you're looking to rent a log cabin for a romantic getaway or a holiday with the family, we'll help you find the perfect property. Lock in one of these terrific holiday rentals in or near Alameda County and enjoy relaxing in nature for a while:

  • "Oceanfront 2bd Modern Log Cabin In Bolinas" is a fabulous mixture of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make the most of top amenities here such as a kitchen and a nearby beach.
  • You won't have to forego any home comforts at "Sonoma Wine Country Luxury Log Cabin". This sought-after option features off-street parking options, a private pool and more.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Alameda County?

Got limited time but still want to get away? A weekend break is what you need. Book a night or two at one of these rental properties and get ready to feel worlds away from your Monday to Friday:

  • "Lovely, Brand New, Fully Equipped Studio In North Berkeley" - This holiday rental in Berkeley Hills offers amenities that'll make your visit comfortable, such as golf and internet services. Its terrific location also makes it a great base to get out and explore.
  • "Luxurious Berkeley Home" - This is another option with all the extras that make for a lovely little getaway. Make use of golf and a nearby laundromat at this Berkeley rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Alameda County?

If you want something a little more personal than a standard hotel room, you'll like our studio apartments in Alameda County. Whip up a snack in your kitchen, flop onto the lounge and feel right at home. Take a peek at some of our coziest studios:

  • Settle in and get comfy at "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway", located in Greensboro. There are plenty of amenities available here, including shopping and nearby whale-watching activities.
  • Alternatively, use "Lovely, Brand New, Fully Equipped Studio In North Berkeley" as your base to get out and explore. This popular retreat is in Berkeley Hills and comes with a living room and a nearby marina.

Can I find short term rentals in Alameda County?

Alameda County has short-term rentals that come in all budgets and styles. Spend your break in a basic cabin, a luxurious lodge or whatever else appeals to you. Here are a couple of popular options to start you off:

  • Located close to central Berkeley Hills, "Lovely, Brand New, Fully Equipped Studio In North Berkeley" is well suited to a short-term stay. Unpack your bags and then discover all the fascinating attractions in the area.
  • Another popular option is "Luxurious Berkeley Home" in Berkeley. Whether you're on a quick stopover or enjoying a few days away, this holiday rental will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Alameda County?

Whether you've been with each other for a few months, a decade or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions burning. If you're searching for someplace dreamy to spend a couple of days with your boo, you'll fall hard for these retreats:

  • "Panoramic Views, Tempur - Pedic King Beds" in Oakland was just made for whispering sweet nothings in each other's ear. It's full of nice touches, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Another appealing option is "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway" in Greensboro. Enjoy amenities here including a nearby bay and winery tours, in addition to each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Alameda County?

Forget lining up at the hotel breakfast bar or fighting for a chaise lounge around the pool during your holiday. Round up your favourite people and give your getaway a major upgrade with one of these mansions for rent in Alameda County:

  • Settle in, unwind and enjoy all the plush perks on offer at "Epic, Gorgeous, Huge Historic, Victorian Mansion" in Oakland. Top-end amenities here include beauty services and a garden.
  • With beauty services and winery tours among its myriad of highlights, "Epic Mansion" also promises to make your stay unforgettable. You'll find this stylish property in Oakland.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Alameda County?

If a couple of dreamy days near the water sounds like your idea of the perfect weekend getaway, consider a holiday rental in Alameda. This dog-friendly spot in Alameda County is home to Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach. Go for an early morning stroll on the white sand, stare out at the natural beauty or simply sit and watch the waves lap at the shore.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Alameda County?

If you're thinking about taking a memorable trip away, don't travel alone; bring the whole crew along. You'll have loads more fun sharing the adventure with your friends and family. These holiday rentals in Alameda County are ideal for large groups:

  • "The White Rose Ranch + Annex In Fremont": With 4 bedrooms, this large holiday rental in Centerville has enough room for the whole gang. Amenities such as a kitchen and a garden are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "Eco - Design Chalet With View Of Mont Blanc And Nordic Bath - 15 People": This property in Hauteluce has 6 bedrooms, so you won't have to leave anybody off your invite list. A fireplace and a kitchen are among its many highlights.

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