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Destination guide

Hit up California_s original beach scene

With its laid-back vibes and retro aesthetic, Grover Beach is a Californian gem. Legendary Pismo Beach is just a few miles up the coast which means you're never too far from its bustling wooden pier, colorful clam shacks, and 1950s diners. Beyond the sparkling Pacific coast, Grover Beach serves as a gateway to San Luis Obispo (aka SLO) County, one of California's best wine regions. This means that whether you hit up a local wine store or sip your way through vineyards, the rich reds and zesty whites of the region are always well within reach.

Things to do

A true taste of the county

Thanks to its fertile soil and sultry climate, SLO County produces some of California's best wine. Grover Beach is a great base for exploring the scene, with scores of vineyards dotting Highway 46. Eberle Winery is a top pick, with sweeping views, a sun-drenched deck, and fascinating tours of its wine caves. You'll also find it hard to resist SLO County's glut of artisan olive oil factories, organic cheesemakers, craft breweries, and small batch distilleries. See something you like? With Grover Beach vacation rentals you can stock up on your favorite picks, and enjoy drinks at home while the sun goes down.

Activities

Surfin_ USA

Grover Beach is all about fun in the sun, so don't feel guilty about spending your days simply soaking up the rays. Want easy access to the water? From rustic cabins to luxury condos, Grover Beach vacation rentals put you just steps from the sand. If you feel a little restless, nearby Pismo Beach is packed with places to rent wetsuits, surfboards, and SUPs. Sign up for a lesson at the iconic Pismo Beach Surf Shop, or brave the waves solo. If you're lucky you could even spot dolphins frolicking in the waves.

Weather

A summer daze in SLO County

Summer sees SLO County drenched in sunshine, with temperatures climbing well into the 80s. It's a great time to swim, sunbathe, and visit local vineyards. December to March is wonderfully quiet, though Grover Beach does receive its fair share of rainfall. Of course, with cozy oceanfront Grover Beach vacation rentals, watching rain storms roll in is an absolute treat. Held every October, the Pismo Beach Clam Festival has been running for over 70 years. Locals celebrate the tasty mollusks with a public clam dig, chowder cookoff, food vendors, and live music.

Natural features

From golden sand to lush grapevines

Grover Beach sits on California's Central Coast, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It's a diverse slice of the Golden State, bordered by sandy beaches on one side and lush wineries on the other. Kids will love the Monarch Butterfly Grove, which serves as a sanctuary for the flocks of butterflies that migrate to Pismo State Beach in the cooler months. Dinosaur Caves Park is another natural highlight, sitting atop a rugged bluff. While there are no actual dinosaur fossils, you'll find scenic trails, grassy picnic spots, and a playground.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Grover Beach

Fly into San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), which is 18 mi (29 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Grover Beach Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Grover Beach, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 479 vacation rentals around Grover Beach. From 211 house rentals to 164 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Grover Beach?

Sparkling waters, white sands and blue skies as a canvas. If this is your idea of the perfect vacation, now's your opportunity to get your bliss on. There are 181 beachside rental homes to pick from. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has loads more options, including:

  • 153 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 132 beach-view vacation rentals.
  • 95 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Grover Beach?

Instead of booking a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just rent a whole house. You'll feel like part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 203 houses currently listed on Vrbo. Prices start from $59 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular lodging options, like:

  • Condo: 130 vacation homes. Prices start from $80 per night.
  • Hotel: 39 vacation homes. Prices start from $46 per night.
  • Apartment: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $103 per night.

Can I stay in Grover Beach in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to spend with your relatives and friends. A getaway is the perfect way to get together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, Vrbo has options to suit. The most popular choice for large groups here are house vacation homes, and there are 54 available. Around the area, the rental options that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 125 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Book a night for as little as $80.
  • Need a place for 8 people? We have 74 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as $110 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 25 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices start from $290 a night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you organize your Grover Beach escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Grover Beach?

Vrbo has plenty of fantastic budget-concious rentals. Treat everyone to an extravagant night out or stay a few extra nights with all the dollars you have left over. When it comes to looking for a great deal, your first port of call should be Downtown. Here, Vrbo has 38 rentals at an average price of $164 a night. Old Town Historic District is another place to check out. We have 42 rentals here, and the average price is around $168 a night.