Discover a selection of 281 vacation rentals in Monte Rio, 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 $185 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Monte Rio. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The riverside setting of Monte Rio is ready to explore

Take a vacation to Monte Rio and enjoy the area's opera, live music and theater scene. Travelers to this scenic city praise the riverfront, gardens and canoeing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway 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.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Monte Rio

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Monte Rio a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marimar Estate Vineyard (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Russian River Vineyard (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Matrix Winery (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Dry Creek Vineyard (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Mazzocco Winery (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Monte Rio

Travelers enjoy Monte Rio for its riverfront and gardens. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Monte Rio is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Johnson's Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Armstrong Redwoods State Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sonoma Coast State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Goat Rock Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Jenner Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Laguna de Santa Rosa (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Monte Rio

The nearest airport is in Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Monte Rio?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Monte Rio:

  • Make use of handy amenities like winery tours and a TV at "Views New Hot Tub; Across From Beach Path". Situated around 11 miles from Monte Rio, this property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate". Around 25 miles from the heart of Monte Rio, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a washing machine and winery tours.

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

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

Nothing beats a quick break to perk you up. Pack your overnight bag and take a load off at one of these appealing weekend getaways in and near Monte Rio:

  • Located 25 miles to the east of central Monte Rio, "A Stylish Getaway In The Heart Of Sonoma Wine Country" is a hit with adventure lovers and nature fans. Make your way to nearby outdoor attractions, such as Bodega Harbour Golf Links and Calistoga Visitors Center. If you're up for some fun activities, try hiking and biking or kayaking.
  • Alternatively, leave your worries behind at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country". Use it as a base to relax, or head out and try your hand at some golf and rock climbing. When it's time to discover more of the area, plan a visit to Spring Lake Park and Yountville Park. This great vacation rental is around 25 miles east of Monte Rio.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Monte Rio?

Typically compact, reasonably priced and conveniently located, it's easy to be impressed by a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and experience the culture of Monte Rio up close:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country". This vacation rental is a wonderful base for sightseeing and features amenities including a balcony and a microwave oven.
  • "Let The Sun Shine In" is another appealing option. Get cozy and enjoy the use of an oven, WiFi and more.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see more of Monte Rio. Cultural attractions like Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery and Main Stage West will help you get a feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Monte Rio?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Monte Rio. Stay a night or two in a cool condo, a budget studio apartment or a home that'll fit the family. Whatever type of property you're after, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. These are a few of our favorites:

  • Nice and close to the center of Monte Rio, "Snowbirds Winter 2023 Available" is perfect for a mini break. While you're about, be sure to visit leading sights like Bohemian Grove and Russian River Vineyard.
  • "The Perfect Wine County Couples Retreat" is another appealing option. Remember to add Korbel Champagne Cellars and Armstrong Redwoods State Park to your must-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Monte Rio?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Monte Rio that would make even Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Put on some mellow music and chill together at "Views New Hot Tub; Across From Beach Path". Around 11 miles from Monte Rio, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate". Located around 25 miles from Monte Rio, a fireplace and beauty services add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Monte Rio?

Nothing screams "Best. Vacation. Evvv-er." like staying in a mansion. Spoil your loved ones with a memorable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Monte Rio:

  • Approximately 18 miles to the east of Monte Rio is "Luxury Historic Mansion: 9 Bedrooms". Along with its grand design, you'll be impressed by its top-notch amenities, such as a fireplace and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, catapult your vacation to a new level and spend a few days at "Belleza By Avantstay | Hilltop Mansion W". It's about 30 miles to the east of Monte Rio and offers amenities like a swimming pool, ski lift privileges and more.

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

Share your stay and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Monte Rio:

  • There's plenty of space to move around at "5 Bedroom 6 1/2 Bath Luxury Home On 3+ Acres". Around 12 miles northeast of Monte Rio, this sizable property has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and a garden.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite people to "Luxury Golf Course Home With Spectacular Ocean Views 'royal Pacific" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 5 bedrooms and is around 11 miles to the south of Monte Rio. It's crammed with features to keep your large group occupied, such as a firepit and a fireplace.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Monte Rio and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy an unforgettable stay at "Stunning Tuscan House In The Heart Of Sonoma's Wine Country". There's a lot to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as a fridge and a toaster.
  • Otherwise, unpack your bags at "Sapphire Canyon Vineyard Guest House". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of outdoor furniture and cable/satellite TV services.

Monte Rio has a mediterranean climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 50 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Monte Rio vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

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

Whether your ideal escape is high in the hills or down by the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Choose one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Monte Rio and bring along the whole gang:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Views New Hot Tub; Across From Beach Path", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. This escape is located 11 miles to the south of Monte Rio and comes with amenities such as a travel crib and a balcony.
  • Another great option is "Brambleberry - Idyllic And Private Estate". This property is 25 miles east of Monte Rio and comes with a microwave oven, towels and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

When you want to explore your surroundings, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Safari West, Sonoma County Fairgrounds and Sonoma TrainTown Railroad should be at the top of your list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Monte Rio?

Take a break with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Monte Rio and get set to create some amazing new memories together. Here are a couple of favorites:

  • "Rustic Cabin In Dry Creek Valley With Beautiful Views" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your nearest and dearest at this getaway, which is around 12 miles northeast of central Monte Rio. A TV and a fridge are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Mckinney Cabin Salmon Creek - Spectacular Coastal Views" - Another excellent option, this rental comes with a TV, childrens activities and more. You'll find it around 9 miles to the south of Monte Rio.

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