Discover a selection of 139 holiday rentals in Oceanside, CA, 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 £ 180 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Oceanside. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Oceanside
Destination guide

The friendly area of Oceanside awaits your stay

Enjoy the churches and other features of Oceanside. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. LEGOLAND® California and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Oceanside

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and camping. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Oceanside a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • LEGOLAND® California (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • La Costa Golf Courses - North and South (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Twin Oaks Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Oceanside

Travellers enjoy Oceanside for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°C.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Oceanside

Travellers enjoy Oceanside for its seaside and sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oceanside is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oceanside Strand Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Oceanside Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Carlsbad State Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SoCal Sports Complex (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Oceanside

Fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), the closest airport, located 33.7 mi (54.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), which is 7.7 mi (12.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Oceanside Transit Center.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Oceanside?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a holiday. Now's the time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top holiday rentals in or near Oceanside:

  • "Treat Yourself Lake Views - Serenity" is a popular choice. Around 30 miles from Oceanside, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a kitchen island and an electric kettle.
  • Another appealing choice is "Balboa Park Super Luxe Tropical Hideaway Minutes To The Zoo", which is around 35 miles from Oceanside. Offering 2 bedrooms, a TV and off-street parking options, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Oceanside?

Whether you want to spend your getaway chasing outdoor adventure or connecting with your friends, Vrbo has attractive log cabins where you can do both. Pack your bags and check out these favourites in and around Oceanside:

  • "New Coleman Creek, Authentic Log Cabin + Spa In Forest. Thoroughly Disinfected": This is an ideal base to experience the fun outdoor activities offered in this region, including fishing and cycling.
  • "Charming Log Cabin Surrounded By The Hills Of The Cleveland National Forest": After a long day of trying out some popular local pastimes, such as cycling and mountain biking, put your feet up at this top-rated getaway.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Oceanside?

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget about your cares. If you're up for some fun and relaxation, these properties in and near Oceanside promise the ideal weekend getaway:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "Come Stay At Your Coastal Dream House", which is around 5 miles to the southwest of central Oceanside. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you on the go here. Try mountain biking and surfing and boogie boarding or simply take in the sights of Crown Point Shores and Cuvier Park.
  • "Beautiful Private Get - Away, Casita" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 6 miles southeast of Oceanside, use it as a base to enjoy some horse riding or snowboarding. Tenaja Trailhead and Dog Beach should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Oceanside?

Studio apartments are a hard act to beat when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Choose one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Oceanside and experience the local vibe and culture:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Beautiful Private Get - Away, Casita". This property is a terrific base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including a garden and internet services.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Spacious Beach Studio", which offers conveniences including a nearby zoo and a theme park.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore even more of Oceanside. Cultural sights like San Diego Archaeological Centre and San Diego Black Ensemble Theatre will help you get a better feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Oceanside?

Short-term rentals are plentiful in and around Oceanside. Chill out for the weekend in a penthouse, a cosy cottage or a spacious home. No matter what type of property you're chasing, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. Here are some of our top picks:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Fort 1 Craftsman On The Woods - Quiet" will suit your style. It's within reach of the heart of Oceanside and a convenient base to explore attractions like San Diego Zoo and San Diego Convention Centre.
  • Sleep, eat and explore from "Right On The Beach Exquisitely Remodeled 3br", another good option. Balboa Park and University of San Diego should be on your itinerary when it's time to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Oceanside?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Oceanside that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Ocean View With A/c And Game Room In A Tranquil Neighbourhood". Around 30 miles from Oceanside, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and winery tours.
  • "Villa On The Sand With Private Beach And Fire Pit" is another terrific option that's bound to impress. It's approximately 6 miles from Oceanside and comes with winery tours and beauty services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Oceanside?

You'll find some spectacular mansions for rent in and around Oceanside. If you're searching for somewhere with lots of room as well as a large dollop of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Character, style and charm — "Newly Renovated Gorgeous Beachfront Mansion On The Sand P1733" has it all, and then some. Around 6 miles southwest of Oceanside and offering a beach view and a fireplace, this place is hard to beat.
  • Alternatively, score some serious Brownie points and stay a week or two at "Hilltop Mansion Perfect For Families". It's located around 12 miles to the northeast of Oceanside and offers amenities like a swimming pool, golf and more.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Oceanside?

If you're eager to escape the daily treadmill of the life, lock in a holiday rental in Townsite. This popular neighbourhood is around 4 miles southwest of Oceanside. Alternatively, round up a few buddies and base yourself in South Oceanside. It's about 5 miles southwest of central Oceanside and another hot spot for a weekend away.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Oceanside?

Holiday with others and have more fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with pals or a big family gathering, you'll have your pick of large group holiday rentals in and near Oceanside:

  • You'll have loads of space to move around at "Perfect For 2 Or 3 Families. Unobstructed Park And Ocean Views. Steps To Sand". Around 25 miles south of Oceanside, this sizable retreat has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 15 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including an ocean view and a beach view.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Coastal Get - Away Where Summer Never Ends" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 6 miles to the southwest of Oceanside, as many as 12 people can stay in this holiday rental which has 5 bedrooms. A water park and a kitchen are among the many amenities on offer here.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Oceanside?

Whether you're hosting a shindig like a birthday party or a holiday with friends and loved ones, we can help you find the right place for your group. Round up your posse and browse these large holiday rentals in or near Oceanside:

  • "Fantastic Oceanside Condo Across Street From Beach W": With 11 bedrooms accommodating as many as 36 people, space is no problem at this inviting holiday home. An ocean view and a kitchen are a few of its amenities.
  • "Anglet - Villa 12 People - 100m Walk From The Beach": Offering privacy, space and comfort, this attractive home houses as many as 99 people in its 3 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a fireplace will help keep your team comfortable and content.

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