Discover a selection of 328 vacation rentals in Pajaro Dunes, Watsonville 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $195 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Pajaro Dunes. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Pajaro Dunes

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Pajaro Dunes. Travelers appreciate the whale watching in this relaxing city. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Mystery Spot are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Pajaro Dunes

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Pajaro Dunes has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Seascape Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Pleasant Valley Vineyards (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Gizdich Ranch (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Alfaro Family Vineyards (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Nicholson Vineyards (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Pajaro Dunes

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 73°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pajaro Dunes

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pajaro Dunes is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Sunset State Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ramsay Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Manresa State Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Moss Landing State Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Pajaro Dunes

Fly into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Salinas, CA (SNS-Salinas Municipal), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pajaro Dunes, Watsonville?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 328 vacation rentals around Pajaro Dunes. From 149 house rentals to 102 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay near Pajaro Dunes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near Pajaro Dunes:

  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 253 vacation rentals
  • Westside: 182 vacation rentals
  • Opal Cliffs: 293 vacation rentals
  • Upper Seabright: 117 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Monterey: 20 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses near Pajaro Dunes?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 149 Houses near Pajaro Dunes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Pajaro Dunes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 102 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 39 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Pajaro Dunes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 65 vacation rentals with pool available near Pajaro Dunes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Pajaro Dunes?

    Yes, Vrbo offers a selection of 328 vacation rentals to book directly online and 130 with instant booking available near Pajaro Dunes. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Pajaro Dunes! 

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