Where to stay around Lake San Marcos, CA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,408 vacation rentals near Lake San Marcos. From 611 Houses to 287 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake San Marcos for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Lake San Marcos?

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 in Lake San Marcos:

  • Townsite: 786 vacation rentals
  • Village of La Jolla: 347 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad Village: 301 vacation rentals
  • La Jolla Shores: 525 vacation rentals
  • Del Mar Heights: 1,697 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Lake San Marcos?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 611 Houses in Lake San Marcos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake San Marcos include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 287 rentals available
  • Hotels: 144 rentals available
  • Studios: 99 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake San Marcos?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 590 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake San Marcos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    The tranquil city of Lake San Marcos awaits you

    The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Lake San Marcos. Well-liked for its restaurants, boating and shopping, this city is both relaxing and romantic. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets 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 and around Lake San Marcos

    Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Lake San Marcos for its boating and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lake San Marcos a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Legoland California (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
    • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
    • The Crossings at Carlsbad (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Sealife Aquarium (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Ferrara Winery (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • San Diego Polo Fields (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Lake San Marcos

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lake San Marcos is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • San Diego Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
    • Moonlight State Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Encinitas Community Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Carlsbad Lagoon (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)