Discover a selection of 63 holiday rentals in San Jose, 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 internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 80 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in San Jose. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — San Jose
Destination guide

Travel to lively San Jose

Take a holiday to San Jose and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its sporting events, bird watching and art, this city welcomes all visitors. Levi's Stadium and San Jose Convention Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in San Jose

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that San Jose has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tesla Motors (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
  • Happy Hollow Park and Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Raging Waters (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Twin Creeks Sports Complex (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Jose

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Jose is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Plaza de Cesar Chavez (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Alum Rock Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hakone Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Baylands Nature Preserve (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lake Elizabeth (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Santa Cruz Mountains (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Jose

The nearest airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is 33.4 mi (53.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, San Jose Diridon Station, San Jose College Park Station and Tamien Station (Caltrain) are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around San Jose by jumping on the metro at Santa Clara Station, St James Station or San Antonio Station.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near San Jose?

Whether you're in search of a cosy retreat for you and your sweetie or someplace roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around San Jose. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Around 9 miles from the centre of San Jose, it's difficult to beat "Guest House Suite - Serene Setting". It has 1 bedroom and a range of amenities including a hair dryer and a nearby laundromat.
  • "310 - 1 Bedroom Gem San Pedro Square San Jose" is another top pick, offering 1 bedroom, internet services, a washing machine and more. It's around 0.1 miles from San Jose.

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

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

We all need a break now and then. If you're yearning for a couple of lazy mornings lingering in your pyjamas with a good book and a steaming coffee, there's no shortage of excellent weekend getaways in and near San Jose. Check out two of our favourites:

  • "310 - 1 Bedroom Gem San Pedro Square San Jose" is perfect for one or two days of enjoyment and rest. It offers convenient amenities, such as a stovetop and golf, and is located 0.1 miles to the west of San Jose.
  • Alternatively, create new memories with your crew at "309 - Lg. Studio Centre Of San Pedro Sq. San Jose", which is around 0.1 miles to the west of San Jose. You'll have use of coffee and tea making facilities, spa and beauty services and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around San Jose?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Make yourself comfortable at one of these quality studio apartments in or near San Jose:

  • After a big day of urban exploration, come home to the comforts of "Guest House Suite - Serene Setting". A free nearby fitness centre and a nearby laundromat are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another top option is "310 - 1 Bedroom Gem San Pedro Square San Jose". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfortable apartment is packed with convenient amenities like a stovetop, a microwave oven and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near San Jose?

From modern apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your mini break sorted. Here are two of our most popular stays in and around San Jose:

  • For a wonderful night or two away, settle in at "207 - Centrally Located Studio Apt. In San Jose City". It's close to the centre of San Jose, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • Another great option is "212 - Trendy 1 Bedroom Apt In Downtown San Jose City". Gather a few friends and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of San Jose.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near San Jose?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around San Jose that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Put on some soft tunes and chill together at "Santana Row Executive Luxury Condo". Around 3 miles from San Jose, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days enjoying each other's company at "Guest House Suite - Serene Setting", around 9 miles from San Jose. Beauty services and a fireplace will help set the scene for romance.

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

Approximately 5 miles from San Jose, North San Jose is the ideal place to escape to if you're pressed for time but want a little fun. Spend your days getting to know this well-known commercial district and your nights kicking back at one of our fabulous holiday homes. Or, check out our range of rental houses in the cosmopolitan neighbourhood of South San Jose, which is about 6 miles from San Jose.

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

Sneak a look at these large group holiday rentals in or near San Jose where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • A range of amenities including a kitchen and a TV make "Sj Landmark The Hensley House Unit 1" a winner. This generous property has 1 bedroom and accommodates up to 28 people. From the heart of San Jose, it's around 1 mile away to the north.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Stylish 5bed3bath San Jose Downtown House" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 2 miles to the northeast of San Jose, as many as 14 people can stay in this holiday rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a restaurant dining guide are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near San Jose?

Of all the amenities a holiday rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near San Jose and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Guest House Suite - Serene Setting", where your top priority will be spending time in the pool. Amenities such as a nearby laundromat and a TV help make this getaway a guest favourite.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Sj Landmark The Hensley House Unit 1". In addition to its inviting pool, you can also make use of coffee and tea making facilities and a microwave oven.

Don't know what to pack for your San Jose getaway? This enticing destination has a mediterranean climate. In the summertime, expect average temperatures of between 55null and 80null. Check out our range of San Jose holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near San Jose?

Whether your ideal getaway is out in the country or on the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with people you love. Look up these large family holiday rentals in or near San Jose and bring along the whole gang:

  • Get everyone together at "Crane Living Grand House 4b3b Downtown San Jose", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This retreat is around 2 miles to the northeast of San Jose and features amenities such as childrens activities and a dishwasher.
  • Another great choice is "Stylish 5bed3bath San Jose Downtown House". This large rental is 2 miles northeast of San Jose and features a microwave oven, free toiletries and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your invitation list.

When you're ready to get out and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. California's Great America, Children's Discovery Museum and Lick Observatory should be at the top of your agenda.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near San Jose?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near San Jose and create wonderful new memories with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - Guesthouse Farmstay @ Barrelcreek Farm And Vineyards" - Enjoy fun and good times with your crew at this escape, which is around 25 miles southeast of the centre of San Jose. A smart TV and a kitchen are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Los Gatos Downtown Cabin" - Another superb choice, this property comes with a theme park, a video library and more. You'll find it around 9 miles to the southwest of San Jose.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the San Jose holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

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