Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Half Moon Bay 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 internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 223 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Half Moon Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Half Moon Bay

The area's festivals and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Half Moon Bay. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the beaches, seaside and restaurants. Mavericks and Computer History Museum 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

Activities and attractions in Half Moon Bay

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and surfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Half Moon Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (23.8 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Half Moon Bay

Travellers enjoy Half Moon Bay for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Half Moon Bay

Travellers love Half Moon Bay for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Half Moon Bay. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (23.5 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Shoreline Park (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Half Moon Bay

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Half Moon Bay?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 509 vacation rentals near Half Moon Bay. From 254 houses to 15 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Half Moon Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.