Destination guide

The remote city of Occidental awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Occidental. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognized for its forests, restaurants and bird watching. Goat Rock Beach and Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Occidental

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Occidental has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Northwood Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Links at Bodega Harbour (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Porter-Bass Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Marimar Estate Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pee Wee Golf and Arcade (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Occidental

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

  • Goat Rock Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Western Hills Garden (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sonoma Coast State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Bodega Dunes (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mammoth Rocks (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Occidental

The nearest airport is in Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), which is 30.4 mi (49 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Occidental, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 627 vacation rentals around Occidental. From 400 house rentals to 86 cottage 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 Occidental?

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 Occidental:

  • Old Town: 21 vacation rentals
  • Montgomery Village: 28 vacation rentals
  • Junior College Neighborhood Association: 17 vacation rentals
  • Southwest Santa Rosa: 26 vacation rentals
  • Alta Vista Homeowners Association: 16 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 Occidental?

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

  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: 970 vacation rentals
  • Western Hills Garden: 965 vacation rentals
  • Wine Country Experience: 955 vacation rentals
  • Doran Beach: 620 vacation rentals
  • Johnson's Beach: 943 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Occidental 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 Occidental?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 400 Houses in Occidental. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Occidental include:

  • Cottages: 86 rentals available
  • Cabins: 86 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 86 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Occidental?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 162 vacation rentals with pool available in Occidental. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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