Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in San Carlos, 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 $99 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in San Carlos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your San Carlos getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of San Carlos. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Computer History Museum and Mavericks are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around San Carlos

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that San Carlos has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mariners Point Golf Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Troutmere Fishing (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of San Carlos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Carlos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mavericks (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Shoreline Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Laurie Meadows Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Marlin Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Casanova Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Port Royal Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around San Carlos

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is San Carlos Station.

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

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 605 vacation rentals around San Carlos. From 260 house rentals to 246 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 Houses in San Carlos?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 260 Houses in San Carlos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Carlos include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 246 rentals available
  • Studios: 236 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Carlos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 211 vacation rentals with pool available in San Carlos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.