Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Arroyo Grande, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $58 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Arroyo Grande. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to cozy Arroyo Grande

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Arroyo Grande. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and bird watching. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Arroyo Grande

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Arroyo Grande a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pacific Dunes Ranch Riding Stables (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Pismo Beach Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Blacklake Golf Resort (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Monarch Dunes Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Edna Valley Vineyard (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • The Spa at Dolphin Bay (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)

The Pacific coast is an adventure playground

Whatever kind of escape you might be after, Arroyo Grande and the surrounding San Luis Obispo county has got your covered. If you like water sports, the ocean is just a short distance away and offers secluded bays to kayak, Pacific waves to surf, and boats pulling water skiers. Further inland, the quiet meandering country roads take travelers to hiking trails through the canyons and adrenaline-inducing downhill mountain biking routes. The rolling landscape has helped to create some of California's most challenging golf courses where tourists can show off their expert – or amateurish – swings.


Year-round pleasures in Arroyo Grande

Arroyo Grande enjoys a pleasant temperature throughout the year. The spring is a wonderful time to visit with clear skies and warm days, ideal for a walk along the sandy dunes and trails of Pismo Beach. The summer heats up, but the cooling sea breeze means the temperature stays comfortable. Another good time to settle into Arroyo Grande vacation rentals is fall, when the leaves turn myriad hues of orange and gold, and you can hike along the rolling hills and past the vines being harvested. Winter gets cold but rarely drops below freezing.

Natural features

The most diverse dune ecosystem in the world

Arroyo Grande is surrounded by Californian vineyards that thrive in the mild coastal temperatures cooled by the sea breeze. Much of the nearby coast is backed by the Guadalupe-Nipomo dunes eco-system, home to some unique and endemic wildlife. The Huasna Valley is the agricultural heartland, and supports much of the fruit and vegetable farming in San Luis Obispo. If you enjoy food, visit the local markets for an authentic slice of central Californian rural life. Don't forget the ocean which can be explored from boats departed from the harbor in Port San Luis.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Arroyo Grande

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande:

  • Around 35 miles from the center of Arroyo Grande, you'll find it hard to resist "Willow And Vine - - Your Upscale Destination In Paso Robles". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a dishwasher and a pool.
  • "Paso Escape - Beautiful Wine Country With Charming Active Downtown" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, an electric kettle, lowered locks and more. It's around 35 miles from Arroyo Grande.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

For a memorable vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Arroyo Grande. A word of warning though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of thes pint-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Escape from the world and disappear to "Lovely Tiny House Nestled In The Eucalyptus Trees". This property in Valbella packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as nearby whale-watching activities and a living room.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend at "New Lovely Tiny House On The Central Coast Of Ca". Located in Bosque de Geriba, this teensy abode comes with a coffee grinder and a theme park.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Arroyo Grande?

If you've been busier than a squirrel in a nut factory, you deserve to escape for a couple of days. Leave the office early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Arroyo Grande:

  • "The Green Cottage, A Romantic Waterfront Get" is ideal for one or two days of enjoyment and rest. It offers convenient amenities, such as a fridge and a garden, and is located about 20 miles to the northwest of Arroyo Grande.
  • Alternatively, live it up with loved ones at "Captain Java's Cottage In Morro Bay", which is around 25 miles to the northwest of Arroyo Grande. Take advantage of nearby museums, free toiletries and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Arroyo Grande?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they sure do pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Throw your bags down at one of these terrific studio apartments in and around Arroyo Grande:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, relax in total comfort at "Captain Java's Cottage In Morro Bay". Water sports equipment and a boat are among the useful amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, use "1 Bedroom Condo With Outdoor Ocean View Bbq Kitchen" as a base to explore the sights around you. This cozy home away from home comes with winery tours, a restaurant dining guide and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Enjoy some downtime at one of these favorites in or near Arroyo Grande:

  • For a memorable vacation, it's hard to beat "Ocean Front Cottage Beauty On The Outside". It's close to the center of Arroyo Grande, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "Vineyard Guest House, Fabulous Views And Covered Parking". This comfy, conveniently located property makes it easy to explore the area's sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Arroyo Grande?

Forget about 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 Arroyo Grande that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and kick back together at "Ocean Front Cottage Beauty On The Outside". Around 30 miles from Arroyo Grande, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including winery tours and a fireplace.
  • Another option where you can spend a few dreamy days together is "Luxury 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo - Steps To Beach And Town". Located 10 miles from Arroyo Grande, winery tours and a fireplace add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • You'll have enough space to sprawl out at "Modern Home Just Steps From The Beach With A Rooftop Sunset View". Around 3 miles southwest of Arroyo Grande, this impressive property has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including an ocean view and a beach view.
  • "Minutes From Morro Bay, Beaches" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 20 miles to the northwest of Arroyo Grande, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. A garden and a fireplace are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Arroyo Grande?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is without a doubt the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Arroyo Grande and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable unicorn:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make yourself comfortable at "The Beach House Amazing Ocean Views". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including nearby whale-watching activities and beach sun loungers.
  • Spend leisurely days splashing around or just kicking back beside the water at "The Down Town House - Charming 1920's Bungalow In San Luis Obispo". This vacation rental is another top pick and comes with a toaster, towels and more.

Arroyo Grande has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 55 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Arroyo Grande vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

No matter if your ideal escape is high in the hills or by the ocean, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Arroyo Grande and bring along the whole gang:

  • Located around 4 miles to the south of Arroyo Grande, "Luxe Home On Boutique Farms With Animals" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 11 guests. It comes with lots of amenities, including a porch and a microwave oven.
  • "Modern Home Just Steps From The Beach With A Rooftop Sunset View" is another popular option. It's around 3 miles to the southwest of Arroyo Grande, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people. Useful amenities here include a video library and a separate dining area.

If you'd like to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your to-do list. Pismo Beach Pier, Fremont Theater and Bubblegum Alley are fine places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Arroyo Grande?

Vacation with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Arroyo Grande and get ready to make some incredible new memories together. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • "Lux Cabin Retreat In Nature" - Enjoy fun times with your gang at this escape, which is around 11 miles northwest of the center of Arroyo Grande. Coffee and tea making facilities and a fenced yard are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Rustic Charm In The Quiet Countryside: Olive Tree Cabin" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days at this appealing property, which is around 4 miles to the north of Arroyo Grande. You'll have access to a barbecue grill, a smart TV and a whole lot more.

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