Where to stay around Shell Beach, US?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 414 vacation rentals near Shell Beach. From 173 Condos/Apartments to 152 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shell Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Shell Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shell Beach. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Morro Bay: 479 vacation rentals
  • San Luis Obispo: 939 vacation rentals
  • Oceano: 507 vacation rentals
  • Avila Beach: 551 vacation rentals
  • Central Coast California: 5,716 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Shell Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Shell Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shell Beach:

  • Morro Bay: 479 rentals
  • San Luis Obispo: 939 rentals
  • Oceano: 507 rentals
  • Avila Beach: 551 rentals
  • Atascadero: 525 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Shell Beach?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Shell Beach are:

  • San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP): 858 vacation rentals
  • San Luis Obispo, CA (CSL-O'Sullivan Army Heliport): 1,092 vacation rentals
  • Oceano County Airport (L52): 599 vacation rentals

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

The charming city of Shell Beach awaits you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Shell Beach. Travelers like the local tours, bird watching and surfing in this romantic and scenic city. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and Morro Bay State Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities and attractions in Shell Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Shell Beach a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monarch Butterfly Grove (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Pismo Beach Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Central Coast Aquarium (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Pacific Dunes Ranch Riding Stables (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Kynsi Winery (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Shell Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, September, August, October and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Exploring the natural features in Shell Beach

Shell Beach is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Shell Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morro Bay State Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Margo Dodd Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • North Beach Campground (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Pismo Lake Ecological Reserve (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Grover Heights Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)