Discover a selection of 116 vacation rentals in Hayward, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $175 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Hayward. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Captivating Hayward will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Hayward. This cosmopolitan city is known for its football games, shopping and restaurants. Oracle Park and Levi's Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Hayward

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hayward a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tesla Motors (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • California's Great America (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Bridges Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Aqua Adventure Water Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hayward

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hayward is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Francisco Bay (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Lake Elizabeth (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Fremont Central Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Redwood Regional Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Lake Merritt (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Coyote Point Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hayward

The nearest airport is in Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK), located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), which is 17.2 mi (27.7 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Hayward Station or South Hayward Station and easily see more of the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Hayward?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental in or around Hayward that fits you like a glove. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • Around 12 miles from the center of Hayward, it's difficult to beat "Panoramic Views, Tempur - Pedic King Beds". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a restaurant dining guide and an iron and ironing board.
  • Another enticing choice is "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway", which is around 12 miles from Hayward. Featuring 1 bedroom, cable/satellite TV services and a desk, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Hayward vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Hayward?

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget all about work. If you're craving some relaxation and fun, these retreats in and near Hayward promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Escape the daily grind at "Lovely, Brand New, Fully Equipped Studio In North Berkeley", which is around 20 miles to the northwest of Hayward. There's plenty of adventure and nature on your doorstep here. Try rock climbing and kayaking or just appreciate the sights of Pillar Point Harbor and Telegraph Avenue.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a slower pace of life at "Luxurious Berkeley Home". Approximately 20 miles northwest of Hayward, fun activities around here include horse riding and windsurfing. Rather visit some sights? Find time for Diablo Hills Golf Course and Candlestick Point State Recreation Area.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Hayward?

Experience the culture and vibe of Hayward from the privacy and comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you're planning to get away on your own or have fun with a few pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in or near Hayward:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway". This vacation rental is a great base for sightseeing and features amenities including nearby museums and a kitchen.
  • Another awesome option is "Lovely, Brand New, Fully Equipped Studio In North Berkeley". Make use of coffee and tea making facilities, nearby museums and other handy amenities during your stay.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Hayward. Cultural attractions like Robert Lowie Museum of Anthropology and Black Repertory Group will help you understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Hayward?

Just because you only have a couple of days to spare doesn't mean you need to spend it in a boring hotel. Take a vacation but still have the comforts of home at one of these short-term rentals in or around Hayward:

  • If you'd love to be close to the action, "Lagoon House" has you covered. It's within reach of the center of Hayward and a handy base to explore sights like University of California, Berkeley and Oracle Arena.
  • "Private Retreat In The Heart Of Rockridge. Go To Everything" is another excellent option. We suggest adding RingCentral Coliseum and Greek Theater to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Hayward?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to take off for the weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Hayward that would make even old Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Sneak away on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Panoramic Views, Tempur - Pedic King Beds". Roughly 12 miles from Hayward, this property comes with lots of nice touches, like beauty services and winery tours.
  • Another place where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Beautiful And Lush Hidden Wisteria Getaway". Located 12 miles from Hayward, winery tours and a fireplace add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Hayward?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Treat your family to a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Hayward:

  • Style, character and charm — "Epic, Gorgeous, Huge Historic, Victorian Mansion" has it all with some to spare. Around 13 miles northwest of Hayward and offering beauty services and a separate dining area, this lovely place is hard to beat.
  • Another top pick is "Epic Mansion". Around 13 miles to the northwest of Hayward, this sumptuous vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of style and character and offers beauty services, a separate dining area and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Hayward?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your whole crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Hayward and get everybody together under one roof:

  • You'll have ample space to spread out at "Sunny Home By The Berkeley Rose Garden". Around 19 miles northwest of Hayward, this sizable property has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 13 guests. Amenities include a firepit and a garden.
  • "Epic, Gorgeous, Huge Historic, Victorian Mansion" is another fantastic option. It's around 13 miles to the northwest of Hayward, has 19 bedrooms and sleeps up to 50 guests. A garden and a kitchen are among the things that'll help make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Hayward?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool delivers the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Hayward and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to take your unicorn floatie:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take a break at "Lagoon House". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a barbecue grill and nearby ecotour services.
  • Otherwise, recharge your batteries at "2400 - Spacious 3b2b House Close To Zoo". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a dining table and a fridge.

Hayward has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 55 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Hayward vacation rental and organize your getaway for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Hayward?

It's always more fun when you share those precious memories with the ones you love the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or reuniting with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your style. Here are two of our best in and around Hayward:

  • Located around 12 miles to the northwest of Hayward, "Lagoon House" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a dishwasher and childrens activities.
  • Another popular choice is "Marbella Lane - 4bedroom City Escape In Hayward". This vacation rental is 1 mile northwest of Hayward and comes with coffee and tea making facilities, a TV and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 9 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

When it's time to leave the house and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Chabot Space and Science Center, Paramount Theatre and Oakland Zoo should be at the top of your must-do list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Hayward?

Nothing's more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Hayward and hang out with the ones you love:

  • "Cabin - Tiny House Getaway" - Approximately 4 miles northwest of central Hayward, this family-friendly getaway offers amenities like a kitchen and a microwave oven.
  • "Cabin - Tiny Treehouse" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or more at this inviting stay, which is around 14 miles to the north of Hayward. You'll have access to clothes washing facilities, internet access and a good deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Hayward vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.