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Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Montara

The beaches and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Montara. This romantic and relaxing city entices travelers with its hiking and whale watching. Mavericks and Twin Peaks 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

Sightseeing in and around Montara

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Montara a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Francisco Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Montara

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 66°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montara

Montara is famous for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Montara is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mavericks (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Montara State Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Montara

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 14 mi (22.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Montara, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 81 vacation rentals around Montara. From 53 house rentals to 20 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 when traveling to Montara?

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 Montara:

  • Marina District: 377 vacation rentals
  • Central San Mateo: 42 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 692 vacation rentals
  • Pedro Point: 17 vacation rentals
  • Sharp Park: 28 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Montara?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Montara. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gray Whale Cove State Beach: 1,359 vacation rentals
  • Ghirardelli Square: 2,186 vacation rentals
  • AT&T Park: 2,264 vacation rentals
  • Lombard Street: 2,193 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 2,231 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montara listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Montara?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 53 Houses in Montara. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Montara include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Studios: 18 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Montara?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 78 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Montara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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