Discover a selection of 191 vacation rentals in San Simeon, 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in San Simeon. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The historic area of San Simeon awaits your stay

Take a vacation to San Simeon and enjoy the area's history, architecture and museums. This city's beaches, seaside and local tours draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Hearst Castle and Elephant Seal Rookery. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around San Simeon

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes San Simeon a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hearst Ranch Winery (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Justin Vineyards and Winery (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Jack Creek Celllars (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Donati Family Vineyard (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • ZinAlley Winery (22 mi / 35.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in San Simeon

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Simeon

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what San Simeon has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Simeon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Elephant Seal Rookery (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • San Simeon State Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • William Randolph Hearst State Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Leffingwell Landing (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Moonstone Beach Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around San Simeon

The nearest airport is in San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional), located 38.3 mi (61.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into King City, CA (KIC-Mesa Del Rey), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Simeon, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 191 vacation rentals around San Simeon. From 157 house rentals to 17 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 an ocean-view property in San Simeon?

Sparkling waters, white sands and spectacular sunsets as your backdrop. If this sounds like your own personal heaven, now's your chance to really bliss out. There are 130 beachside getaway homes to choose from. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our options for this destination include:

  • 96 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 46 beach-view vacation rentals.
  • 30 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in San Simeon?

Rather than staying in a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could rent an entire house. You'll be part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 165 houses currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $117 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after rental types, like:

  • Hotel: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $69 per night.
  • Condo: 12 vacation homes. Prices start from $262 per night.
  • Cottage: 7 vacation homes. Prices start from $250 per night.

Can I stay in San Simeon in a large group?

Nothing compares to meeting up with your old friends or spending a few nights with extended family in a sensational new area. And the best thing, Vrbo has places big enough for the whole crew. Presently, house vacation homes are popular for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 76 listed on our database. The rental properties that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 167 vacation homes suited to that size. Stay a night from just $117.
  • Keen to find a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 44 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as $175 per night.
  • Hunting down vacation rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be thrilled to know we have 12 that will fit the bill. You can book one for as little as $300 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your sister and all your friends to San Simeon.

Where are the cheapest rentals in San Simeon?

Vrbo has an assortment of wonderful budget-friendly rentals. Treat your squad to a fancy meal out or extend your trip with all the moolah you save. Pine Knolls Estates is a good area to check out if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 48 rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable $165 per night. Another 52 Vrbo rentals are available in or around East Village. With an average price of $170 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting to your friends about.