San Francisco is a beautiful city with a variety of amazing attractions for tourists and locals seeking a holiday experience like no other. Magnificent buildings and landmarks, picturesque natural landscapes, diverse culture, and delicious food to try are among the things San Francisco boasts of. For those seeking adventure and sightseeing, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, the famous Alcatraz Island, and many others are available to make your vacation special. History and art lovers also have a variety of museums, street fairs, and festivals to visit and attend. The nightlife here is also amazing. And if you still want more, there are also plenty of day trip ideas from San Francisco, including Yosemite National Park and Sonoma Wine Country. For a unique experience, we recommend staying in a houseboat on the waters since San Francisco is surrounded by the ocean. This will provide you with excellent opportunities for engaging in water-related activities like kayaking, skiing, boating, and also swimming. Enjoy all the living comforts while staying afloat in any of these Airbnb houseboats near San Francisco, California.
This air-conditioned, one-bedroom houseboat rental in San Francisco Bay Area features a double bed, TV, a modern kitchen with a dining area for two, and a modern bathroom with showerhead and enough essentials. Although there is no WiFi, you will be reconnected with nature, peace, and a quiet environment. This space is ideal for couples or solo adventurers looking for some quiet time away from the noise of busy towns. The interior is clean and is kept warm by a wood-burning stove which is easy to operate. Guests are free to use the hanging chair while reading or just relaxing. Note, the toilet available is compost so be sure you are okay with using it before booking this houseboat.
Newly Remodeled Houseboat!San Rafael, California, United States
Top guest reviewsand super clean top3this place was very clean and comfortable would definitely recommendthe houseboat is quite cute and clean and quiet at nightvery clean and cute place neighbors were friendly
Host:host makes us fill happyso kind nice host and quick answer for uscommunication with the hosts was easy and quick as was check inRead more reviewsvery cute and comfortable houseboat in central san rafael close to terrapin crossroads and sol foodsuper cute place to stay the marina is located just off the highway ample parkingloved that it was close to many parks and had a lot of places to go and explorethe price is good and is probably just the right place for the right person
To truly enjoy your vacation, in San Francisco, staying on this houseboat is perhaps the best you can hope for. This stunning houseboat enjoys close proximity to the attractions of downtown San Francisco as well as Muir Woods. Spend your day sitting on the sundeck taking in the breathtaking views of Mt. Tam and Bay Bridge and your evenings barbecuing as you watch the sunset. The interior of the houseboat features three bedrooms with cosy beds, two modern bathrooms, and a fully equipped modern kitchen which is in an open layout with the living room. Take your family or group of friends out to this incredible houseboat as you spend your holiday with them.
Sittin' on the Dock of the BaySausalito, California, United States
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Host:owner was quick to respond and very friendlygreat place and great host - would definitely stay again - sherizach is a great host awesome locationRead more reviewszachary’s lovely houseboat was the perfect location for our san francisco tripif you’re looking for some ware close to san francisco you can't go wrong with this lovely house boatgreat location the space is unique and is exactly as described
This charming houseboat is perfect for those who wish to indulge in a laid-back waterfront holiday that extends to a month. The one-bedroom houseboat is air-conditioned and features two double beds and a sofa bed as its sleeping arrangement. Other amenities include; dining area, well-furnished living room with a TV, Wi-Fi and laptop workspace, a modern bathroom and a full kitchen. Available to enjoy the views of Mt. Tam and the bay is a wooden deck with seats. Guests are free to use the kayaks and bikes for as long as they wish.
Luxury Floating HomeSausalito, California, United States
Top guest reviewscentrally located in the quaint houseboat community and has all the amenities for a very comfortable stayhuge flat screen tv bbq kayaks bikes etcclean and modern with beautiful unobstructed viewsstylish decor clean and warwick was always communicative and accommodating
Host:warwick is the perfect hostwarwick's floating home is simply one of a kindwarwick is a perfect host - friendly and responsivelast but not least warwick himself is a fantastic host - so responsive and accommodatingwarwick was very helpful and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsgreat location close to 101 nice restaurants and grocery store close bya special location that we hope to visit againhis location is the best in the areaif you want a special place on the outskirts of san francisco you've found it
Set right on the waters, this beautiful home can accommodate six guests. It is situated in a tranquil location and provides a myriad of amenities to its guests. It features large decks on each floor with panoramic views of San Francisco, East Bay, and wildlife. Modern design dominates the home with the interiors featuring a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a well-appointed living room, and a dining area suited for 10 guests. Other amenities include continuous WiFi, parking area, kayaks, laptop workspace, laundry facilities, and enough bathroom essentials.
Magical Sausalito Floating Home !Sausalito, California, United States
Top guest reviewsloved the style the amount of space and the comfortable yet sophisticated decora wonderful comfortable space with wonderful viewsgreat well equipped comfortable home with fantastic viewskids happily spread out in the lower level bedsit’s a fabulous space with many thoughtful touches and plenty of room to spread outthe place was clean and comfortable and we immediately felt at homevery clean large complete kitchen and nice touches throughout
Host:all interaction was fast and helpfulpati is a very nice and helpful hosteveryone on the dock was very friendlypati was a fantastic host and communication was easy and quickhe was always responsive available and attentive without being intrusiveRead more reviewsabsolutely beautiful home and locationwe had a wonderful stay the location is serene but yet so close to everythingvery nice place quiet and close to everythingwonderful houseboat extremely well located and nicely decoratedwe had such a nice time super fun location and wonderful little home
Stay with your family or group of friends in this charming houseboat which comfortably accommodates six guests. It is conveniently located close to shops and restaurants and is a part of the Sausalito houseboat community. The houseboat boasts an expansive rooftop deck with cosy seating and majestic views of Mt. Tam and the bay. Enjoy cooking in the fully equipped kitchen as you chat with your family in the living room adjacent to the kitchen. Continuous WiFi, indoor fireplace, laptop workspace, TV, laundry facilities, and hot water in the shower are among the amenities you will enjoy while staying in this houseboat.
Sausalito houseboat livingSausalito, California, United States
Top guest reviewslots of light easy parking well equipped and very comfortableit was quiet well furnished and cleanhouse has all you need and it is really cleangreat place very well located but not exactly a modern or clean place
Host:alan is a very attentive host and his home is really comfortable and spaciousalan is a great host the boat house is a unique experiencealan is a wonderful host his place is a is simply spectacularif you want a peaceful stay this is the place very family friendly and quietRead more reviewsgreat place in a houseboat community close to downtown sausalito and the highwaythis is a great place to stay for a couple or family
Located on the estuary separating Alameda from Oakland, this two-storey property is situated close to restaurants and grocery stores. It has one bedroom and a common area with two beds and a couch, making it ideal for a small family. It features a full kitchen which is in an open layout with the living room. This makes it easy for one to cook while bonding with the family. The property also features a lovely deck overlooking the waters and sailboats. After a day spent visiting the romantic places in San Francisco Bay, you can unwind in this stunning property with your loved ones and enjoy the views of the area.
Lovely and cozy floating home.Alameda, California, United States
Top guest reviewsloved having breakfast and great coffee right one the waternice surrounding and having breakfast outside with a view on the water was awesome
Host:susan is a great hosti couldn’t have asked for a better hosther instructions were very clear and susan was very helpful and hospitablesusan is a great host who responds to communication quicklyRead more reviewsthe location was ideal and easy to get to from oakland airportvery attractive and comfortable home in a beautiful and quiet locationconnections to sf by ferry are close and fun
More houseboat options in San Francisco from Vrbo
A group of nine guests can comfortably sleep in this fully equipped luxury yacht docked at Brisbane Marina. The yacht is available for dockside living or for chartered cruises of the bay or Sacramento River. An open-plan salon, dining area, a well-equipped kitchen with a bar, five beautifully appointed bedrooms and bathrooms, and a top deck with a barbecue grill and seating are accessible to guests. The host can also dock the yacht at Pier 40 near Oracle Park (formerly AT&T Park) on request.
85' Luxury Yacht, sleeps 10, can be moved to Pier 40 San Francisco
Stay in a historic ferryboat from 1888 during your vacation in San Francisco. Perfect for couples or a family, this carefully remodeled houseboat can sleep six guests. Enjoy views of San Francisco Bay from the gorgeous solarium that doubles up as a beautiful dining room. A modern living room, a large and fully equipped kitchen, an additional dining area, three plush bedrooms, and two full bathrooms are available on the boat. Guests also have access to the front and back decks, two stand-up paddle boards, and more. Golden Gate Bridge is just five minutes away from the boat.
Fabulous Ferryboat on San Francisco BaySausalito, CA, US
A couple on a romantic weekend getaway will enjoy staying at this well-appointed houseboat close to San Francisco. From the furnished living room, take in the serene harbor views or tuck into scrumptious meals at the snug dining space. A cozy kitchen, a full bathroom, and a loft bedroom complete the interior of this houseboat. Spend time on the outdoor deck with seating and watch the local birdlife. All the attractions in San Francisco are just 15 mi (24 km) away from this houseboat.
Gorgeous Yacth Harbor Views, Amazing Summer Rental
For a relaxing vacation close to all the action, book a stay at this beautiful houseboat in Sausalito. Offering unhindered San Francisco Bay views, this houseboat is suitable for up to six guests. On the sun-soaked outdoor deck, lounge around or enjoy alfresco dining while admiring the surrounding views. Inside, there is a welcoming living area, a chic dining area, a full kitchen, three comfy bedrooms, an office space, a den, and two elegant bathrooms. Guests can also use the two-person kayak. Golden Gate Bridge is a short drive away from this houseboat.
Spectacular 3Br/2Ba Houseboat For RentSausalito, CA, US
Vacation in a houseboat near San Francisco
Home to rich natural resources and magnificent structures, there’s no best way to unravel the wonders of this town than by staying on the water. So if you’ve had your fill of glamping and other land accommodations, you can stay at any of the above Airbnb houseboats near San Francisco, California, for a new memorable and amazing experience. You can even enjoy your dinner and still be on water by trying one of the city’s best dinner cruises!
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