Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Aptos 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 £ 236 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Aptos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Aptos

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Aptos. Travellers to this walkable city praise the cycling, restaurants and camping. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Aptos

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aptos a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nicholson Vineyards (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Soquel Vineyards (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Pleasant Valley Vineyards (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Alfaro Family Vineyards (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sante Adairius Rustic Ales (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Aptos

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Aptos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Aptos is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Seacliff State Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rio Del Mar Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • New Brighton State Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Aptos

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Jose, CA (RHV-Reid Hillview), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Aptos?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 645 vacation rentals near Aptos. From 445 houses to 166 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Aptos for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.