Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in San Leandro, 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 gardens and backyards and WiFi. Prices start at $89 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in San Leandro. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

San Leandro oozes suburban charm

San Leandro isn't just the gateway to the departure halls of the Oakland International Airport. It's also a pretty little section of the San Francisco Bay Area, known for its verdant recreational spaces, long history, quaint lighthouses, squiggling bicycle lanes, and down-to-earth suburban character. With great connections to downtown Oakland, beautiful views over Heron Bay, and oodles of classy San Leandro vacation rentals on the line up, it might just be hard to refuse a stint in this intriguing corner of Northern California.

Things to do

Birds and biking in San Leandro

San Leandro might not have the world-famous attractions of its big brother across the San Francisco Bay, but it does have its own share of cerebral, off-beat draws. Make a beeline straight for the Oyster Bay Shoreline to watch as hulking airplanes descend onto the runways of Oakland International Airport, or to join the Bay Trail as it weaves south from Oakland central. Meanwhile, biking paths extend all the way from the heart of the town to the Lake Chabot Regional Park, and Oakland Zoo is just a stone's throw from the city with its swinging chimps and hulking African elephants.

Activities

Rest and recreation in San Leandro

It's all about chilled living and enjoying the suburban character of the San Francisco Bay Area in San Leandro, which is precisely why most travelers here will find themselves enjoying long days of bird watching on the edge of the Pacific coast, hiking local reserves, boating on nearby lakes, or simply flitting between the quaint teahouses of the central streets. Festivals also sometimes pop up in earnest, from the Vietnamese New Year in winter to the Cherry Festival that matches with the fruit harvest in June.

Weather

Consider a summer in San Leandro

While all the vacation digs in the famous boho districts of Oakland and San Fran fill to bursting in the summer months, San Leandro vacation rentals remain abundant and affordable. That means that even as the pleasant, warm days between June and August set in over the Bay Area, you should still be able to find the perfect base for the whole family to explore the treasures of Lake Chabot, the Oyster Shoreline, the theaters of Oakland, and the haunting interiors of Alcatraz Island.

Natural features

San Leandro is the gateway to the East Bay region

Nestled just south of Oakland city and right next to Oakland International Airport, there's arguably nowhere that fits the bill of the gateway to the East Bay region better than San Leandro. Of course, that brings the wetland stretches of the Oyster Shoreline and the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the fore, but also the rising hills of the Anthony Chabot Regional Park. Those gradually turn from bucolic sylvan valleys to rugged, serrated peaks over on the Las Trampas Wilderness, hosting vultures, waterfalls, and bull pastures.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around San Leandro

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at San Leandro Station or Bay Fair Station and easily see more of the city.

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

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,617 vacation rentals around San Leandro. From 695 condo and apartment rentals to 596 house 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 San Leandro?

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 San Leandro:

  • North San Jose: 112 vacation rentals
  • Tenderloin: 204 vacation rentals
  • Financial District: 415 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 316 vacation rentals
  • Nob Hill: 378 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 San Leandro?

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

  • Monarch Bay Golf Club: 1,813 vacation rentals
  • Tony Lema Course at Monarch Bay: 1,832 vacation rentals
  • San Leandro Station: 1,766 vacation rentals
  • Mountain View: 654 vacation rentals
  • Presidio of San Francisco: 1,828 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Leandro 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 Condos/Apartments in San Leandro?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 695 Condos/Apartments in San Leandro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Leandro include:

  • Houses: 596 rentals available
  • Studios: 691 rentals available
  • Cottages: 52 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 Leandro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 231 vacation rentals with pool available in San Leandro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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