Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Half Moon Bay, California - Updated 2022

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Surrounded by rolling hills and flourishing farmlands, Half Moon Bay is an ideal holiday destination. Surely, state coasts like Dunes Beach and Venice Beach are worth visiting. It boasts a peaceful, coastal setting far enough from the urban jungle, but accessible enough through a winding two-lane country road that you would not have difficulties getting here. Plenty of outdoor activities await you during your trip here, such as fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and even sunbathing. If you live in the bustling San Francisco or other nearby metropolitan areas, this city is the quick escape for you. Check out these vacation rentals in Half Moon Bay, California, as you plan your getaway.

1. Luxurious house with a private backyard (from USD 1542)

Accommodating a maximum of 12 guests, this luxurious, five-bedroom house is perfect for large families and groups who wish to experience the quintessential Northern Californian lifestyle. It is centrally located, giving you access to many local cafes, restaurants, and shops.

This rental features a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and three fully stocked bathrooms. Outside, you will find a deck, which is a perfect spot for star-gazing at night. It also has a large private backyard with a seating area.

🆕Amazing Getaway☀️5BD/3BA☀️Walk To🏄🏻‍♀️Beach📸
15 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the home was clean and comfortable
the beach was close clean and beautiful
Host:
the owner was easy to work with
Location:
wonderful beach house great location and short walk to the beach
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2. Five-bedroom house with a hot tub (from USD 1205)

This 5-bedroom house boasts 353 sq. m. (3,800 sq. ft.) of living space, accommodating a maximum of 12 people. Conveniently, it is situated near the downtown area that is only a three-minute walk from the beach.

It has a chef’s kitchen where you can enjoy preparing home-cooked meals. Nonetheless, numerous restaurants are nearby, so you can easily head out if you do not feel like cooking. This property has a hot tub and outdoor dining area ensuring you a leisurely stay.

HMB Coastal retreat with Hot Tub!
18 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are so comfortable and it's so quiet that you can get a good night's sleep
Cleanliness:
it was great to have such a clean nice house and not be cramped in a hotel room
Host:
how lovely that these owners share their coast side dream home
the owner was very responsive to any issues or questions
the owner was super responsive and all was fantastic
she and her husband mark are terrific hosts
tracy the owner was great to deal with and communicated extremely well
Location:
this house is in a nice location close to the beach and it is a beautiful house
the house is very close to downtown and restaurants as well as to some of our favorite beaches
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3. Cozy house with a spacious backyard (from USD 280)

Only a two-minute drive from Poplar Beach and thirty minutes away from San Francisco International Airport, this cozy three-bedroom house is ideal for family vacations. Providing 174.7 sq. m. (1,880 sq. ft.) of living space, it has a family room, living room, kitchen, and dining room.

Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The living room offers an additional sleeping space in the form of a sofa bed. Outside, you and your loved ones can further bond and play in the spacious backyard.

Spacious remodeled House off Main Street
13 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean upon arrival
loved how clean house was
great spot and clean home in half moon bay i would recommend to anyone
Host:
owner was super responsive
jeff was easy going and responsive to emails
Location:
and location was great too - very close to poplar beach and main street shops and restaurants
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4. Coastal house with a fireplace (from USD 258)

Only a short walk from Poplar Beach, this three-bedroom coastal house gives you convenient access to numerous spots for activities like surfing and wading. Accommodating up to eight people, it offers 106.8 sq. m. (1,150 sq. ft.) of living space. The living room has a fireplace, so you can always be comfortable and warm during your stay. The master bedroom features a queen-sized bed. Meanwhile, one of the other two bedrooms comes with a full bed and the other one has a twin bunk bed.

Lovely Remodeled Beach House Next to Ocean, Hiking & Biking. Very Clean!
338 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy
the beds were firm and the sheets were good quality
the shower had excellent water pressure
Cleanliness:
very clean and well kept
the house is very clean and well furnished
the house was very clean and had everything we needed
sweet house was sparkling clean and spacious with ample excellent appliances in kitchen large dining table and comfortable beds
great location ~ super clean
Host:
the owners are wonderful
the host has a very helpful binder about how everything works
john the host was very helpful and attentive; he responded quickly to every phone call and/or email
the owners communicate well and checkin/out is easy
we had a great time and appreciated prompt responses from the owner
Location:
awesome location just a short walk to the beach
perfect location for a quiet beach getaway
meticulous and thoughtfully appointed little house in a perfect location to the beach and trails
it's a short walk to the beach and the coastal trail which is great for walking or bikes
super clean house close to the beach very comfortable feeling felt like home looking clear to revisiting
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5. One-bedroom cottage with an outdoor swing (from USD 210)

This one-bedroom cottage features 27.9 sq.m. (300 sq. ft.) of living space, sleeping up to four guests. With a studio layout, the main space has a full bathroom, kitchenette, and queen-sized bed. With this property’s ideal location, you can easily access attractions like Pillar Point Harbor and San Mateo County Event Center.

While many beaches are only a stone’s throw away, but if you do not feel like going out, you can simply lounge on the spacious patio. An outdoor swing is also available.

Living large in a coastal tiny house
47 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything was as stated clean and cozy
accommodattion is very clean private and include all basic amenities
the cottage was clean and cozy for the four of us
the property was private clean and check-in was super easy
great clean and cozy and very conveniently located
Host:
owner responded quickly to questions prior and provided clear directions on property information
owners were very nice and welcoming
guliz was very easy to contact and very accommodating
Location:
locations is conveniently located to shopping centers and places of interest in hmb
the location was great close to beach hiking trails restaurants and stores
plus a few blocks down the street to the most awesome beach
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6. Large house with a decked-out kitchen (from USD 668)

Only a short walk from the beach, this large, four-bedroom house offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Accommodating a maximum of nine people, it features a huge living room with lovely ocean views.

Three bedrooms are equipped with one queen-sized bed, while the other bedroom comes with two twin beds. This rental has a fully functional decked-out kitchen where you can cook your own food. Since it is near the local harbor, you can quickly go out fishing and get a taste of the fresh and finest local seafood cuisine.

Ocean view house for coastal vacation
10 reviews  Wifi Available
House 9 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Location:
steps away from an ocean path for a beautiful walk to the beaches
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7. Three-bedroom townhome with a balcony (from USD 420)

This three-bedroom townhome is nestled in a quiet upscale neighborhood. By providing 241.6 sq. m. (2,600 sq. ft.) of living space, it accommodates up to eight guests. It has two skylights and plenty of large windows that flood every corner of the living room with natural light.

Each bedroom is tastefully decorated and has a private bathroom and a queen-sized bed. Off the living room, you will find a balcony where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful views. A garden patio is also available near one of the bedrooms.

Greenbelt & Ocean View - Ritz Carlton - Gated - Save 20% on 30 plus nights
199 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and well maintained
the house is clean with plenty of rooms for two families
clean comfortable and great host
this is a large clean townhouse in a very safe neighborhood in half moon bay
Host:
easy communication with the host
Location:
great house in a great location
fabulous location and well maintained
and a peaceful location
the location is great right on the golf course and within walking distance to costal trail
loved the quietness and location
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8. Two-bedroom house in a quaint neighborhood (from USD 189)

This two-bedroom house is peacefully tucked in a quaint neighborhood 5 minutes away from downtown Half Moon Bay. With its strategic location, you are only a few steps away from the beach.

Accommodating up to four guests, it has 92.9 sq. m. (1,000 sq. ft.) of living space. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a tiny deck leading to a private yard. Meanwhile, the other bedroom features two twin beds. This property also has a dining room leading to a small patio.

Upscale cottage: First block from the beach
1 review  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

9. Four-bedroom country house with a large backyard (from USD 1595)

Offering 371.6 sq. m. (4,000 sq. ft.) of living space, this four-bedroom country house accommodates a maximum of eight people. It is located in Ocean Colony, an exclusive gated community that is only a five-minute walk from nearby beaches. If you love cooking, you will appreciate the gourmet kitchen and the large backyard with a barbecue area. This rental features a two-car garage, so you have nothing to worry about if you are bringing a private vehicle during your stay.

Chateau in Private Gated Community with Beach Access Near Ritz
Half Moon Bay, CA, US
8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

10. Three-bedroom house with hardwood floors

This three-bedroom house was recently restored to feature hardwood floors, large windows, and thoughtful furnishings at every corner. With 120.8 sq. m. (1,300 sq. ft.) of living space, it accommodates up to five guests. It has an eat-in kitchen fully equipped with high-end appliances and granite countertops.

With an open floor plan, this property has a living room leading up to a formal dining area with a six-seater dining table. Situated in a 2.8-hectare (7-acre) property, it is only a short bike ride from the downtown area.

Welcome to The Blue House! Located in the quaint coastal town of Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay, CA, US
5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Have a fun-filled coastal staycation in Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay takes pride in its coastal setting and offers dramatic sceneries and a breath of fresh air not far away from San Francisco. So, plan your leisure trip with these vacation rentals in Half Moon Bay, California.

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