Destination guide

Welcome to wine country

Just 15 miles south of Paso Robles, Atascadero vacation rentals put you in the heart of San Luis Obispo County. It's one of California_s most lucrative wine growing regions, which means a luscious red or a fruity white is always well within reach. The warm Mediterranean climate has fostered a laidback lifestyle that revolves around good food and great wine. From artisan olive oil factories and organic cheesemakers to craft breweries and small batch distilleries, there are a host of epicurean delights to discover.

Things to do

Sip your way through Atascadero

Thanks to its fertile soil and sultry climate, San Luis Obispo County is a hotspot for Californian wine. Scores of vineyards dot Highway 46, and sipping your way through them is all part of the fun. Eberle Winery is a top pick, with sweeping vineyard views, a sun-drenched deck, and behind the scenes tours of its wine caves. Atascadero Creek Winery is a local family-run favorite, producing rich reds perfectly aged in French oak barrels. See something you like? With Atascadero vacation rentals you can stock up on your favorite bottles, then enjoy a private tasting session on your sun deck.


Soak up the scene in downtown Atascadero

Atascadero is anchored by a historic downtown core dotted with trendy boutiques, specialty wine stores, and farm-to-table restaurants. With Atascadero vacation rentals you can stay just steps from the action in beautiful cottages that capture the spirit of San Luis Obispo County. Sunken Gardens park is a beautiful place for a stroll, while nearby Stadium Park is laced with towering oak trees and wooded hiking trails. You'll probably work up a thirst, so why not venture north to Paso Robles? Skip downtown and head to the hip Tin City neighborhood where you'll find a tangle of breweries, distilleries, and wine bars.


A slice of the Mediterranean

Like the rest of San Luis Obispo County, Atascadero enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate. The region takes its wine culture seriously, culminating in the Paso Robles Wine Festival held every May. Other big events to look out for include the Vintage Paso weekend in March and the Harvest Wine Weekend in October. All 3 attract oenophiles from across the globe. Atascadero also fills up fast for July's California Mid-State Fair, featuring weeks of country concerts, carnival rides, and rodeos.

Natural features

Vineyard views in rural Atascadero

Atascadero sits in northern San Luis Obispo County, famous for its sprawling vineyards and sparkling Pacific coastline. Atascadero vacation rentals make the most of the setting, with luxury ranch-style properties complete with sweeping vineyard views. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the scenery, with Atascadero_s Jim Green Trail taking you past wildflower fields, oak trees, and the lush Chalk Mountain Golf Course. It may be small, but when it comes to wildlife Charles Paddock Zoo packs a punch. From Malaysian tigers and red pandas to carpet pythons and scarlet macaws, it's home to hundreds of animals from across the globe.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Atascadero

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP), located 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Atascadero?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Atascadero:

  • Take advantage of handy extras like air conditioning and a fridge at "Willow And Vine - - Your Upscale Destination In Paso Robles". Situated around 9 miles from Atascadero, this unique option has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • "Paso Escape - Beautiful Wine Country With Charming Active Downtown" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 3 bedrooms, cable/satellite TV services, mountain views and more. It's around 11 miles from Atascadero.

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

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

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Atascadero puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Power down all your gadgets and turn your focus to nature at one of these neat little escapes:

  • Take a couple of days off to enjoy a simpler way of life at "Lovely Tiny House Nestled In The Eucalyptus Trees". Located in Valbella, games and an indoor pool are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "New Lovely Tiny House On The Central Coast Of Ca" in Bosque de Geriba is another highly rated option. Nearby hunting activities and coffee and tea making facilities will help make your getaway even more cozy and comfortable.

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

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve to get away for a couple of days. Leave the office early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Atascadero:

  • Find some peace at "Balcon De Paso - Hidden Gem With Two Master Suites And Full Air Con". Around 11 miles to the north of Atascadero, this cozy escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including coffee and tea making facilities and a hair dryer.
  • Or, throw a spare set of clothes into a bag and head for "Spectacular City/mtn Views Private". This popular property is around 11 miles north of Atascadero and offers a kitchen and spa and beauty services.

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

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights resting up in your comfy hideaway. These properties in or near Atascadero are sure to please:

  • After a big day of outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Vineyard Guest House, Fabulous Views And Covered Parking". A hair dryer and a balcony are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, use "Captain Java's Cottage In Morro Bay" as a base to explore the best attractions around you. This comfy home away from home comes with beach towels, nearby whale-watching activities and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Atascadero?

Whether you're seeking a cabin for two or a villa with space for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Atascadero. These properties make a comfortable base for a flying visit:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Ocean Front Cottage Beauty On The Outside" has you covered. It's close to central Atascadero, so you'll have easy access to all the top attractions.
  • "Vineyard Guest House, Fabulous Views And Covered Parking" is also well located. Settle in here and discover why many guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

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

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Atascadero that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passion-filled nights at "Willow And Vine - - Your Upscale Destination In Paso Robles". Approximately 9 miles from Atascadero, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Paso Escape - Beautiful Wine Country With Charming Active Downtown", around 11 miles from Atascadero. Winery tours and a fireplace will help set the mood for romance.

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

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Atascadero and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • There's loads of space to sprawl out at "Spectacular City/mtn Views Private". Around 11 miles north of Atascadero, this expansive retreat has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. Amenities include a firepit and a water park.
  • "Modern Home Just Steps From The Beach With A Rooftop Sunset View" is another excellent option. It's around 25 miles to the south of Atascadero, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. A beach view and a kitchen are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

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

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Dig out your flamingo floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Atascadero that feature this added bonus:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable break at "Perfect Rural Getaway - Sprawling Ranch House". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a fridge and a TV.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "The Beach House Amazing Ocean Views". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of a stereo and a nearby laundromat.

Curious what the weather's like in Atascadero? It has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're searching for a little more inspiration on where to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Atascadero vacation rentals.

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

You'll always have more fun sharing the great times with the people you love the most. Whether you're planning a family reunion or reuniting with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Atascadero:

  • Get everyone together at "Spectacular City/mtn Views Private", which has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. This retreat is located 11 miles to the north of Atascadero and comes with amenities such as a toaster and a living room.
  • Another popular option is "Magical Retreat Steps From The Ocean". This large rental is 25 miles west of Atascadero and features a dishwasher, a meal delivery service and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

When you're ready to step outside your front door, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained and happy. Pismo Beach Pier, Fremont Theater and Bubblegum Alley should be on your to-do list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Atascadero?

Vacation with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Atascadero and get ready to create some lovely memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Lux Cabin Retreat In Nature" - Approximately 18 miles south of central Atascadero, this family-friendly getaway offers amenities like coffee and tea making facilities and towels.
  • "Rustic Charm In The Quiet Countryside: Olive Tree Cabin" - This property is also ideal for families and is around 20 miles south of Atascadero. Offering a smart TV, coffee and tea making facilities and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

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