Nestled among the wind-blown hills of a coastal bluff, Half Moon Bay is a peaceful and picturesque paradise overlooking the Pacific Ocean. In this idyllic region just south of San Francisco, frothy waves curl onto soft beaches, cool ocean mist blankets the bluff-top meadows, and in the distance, whales spout against the horizon. Between the beaches, hiking trails, quaint downtown, and watersports, Half Moon Bay is a city perfect for exploring. Marvel at breathtaking panoramas as you ramble along the California Coastal Trail or look for local wildlife on a whale-watching tour. Lounge on one of Half Moon Bay’s many state beaches, then discover teeming tide pools and fascinating nature walks at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Whether you prefer an adventure on land or in the sea, the area is fantastic for cycling, kayaking, horseback riding, surfing, and more! From family-friendly farms to gorgeous golf courses, Half Moon Bay brims with exciting things to see and do. Stay a while and plan your trip with this list of where to stay in Half Moon Bay, California.
Set on a cliff overlooking the stunning seafront, the Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, is a luxurious property offering lavish amenities and breathtaking views. The property features a relaxing spa, as well as an indoor swimming pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Two on-site restaurants let you sample mouthwatering fresh seafood and produce from local farmers, as well as regional wines, and the casual Club Lounge has food and beverage services too. The stylish guest rooms feature sea or mountain views. Situated near two championship golf courses, the hotel is close to many attractions, beautiful beaches, and fantastic restaurants.
The sophisticated Oceano Hotel and Spa Half Moon Bay Harbor overlooks the beautiful Pacific Ocean, and it provides luxurious comfort. Each of its enchanting rooms features breathtaking views of Half Moon Bay, and includes an elegant, en-suite bathroom, a fireplace, and either a scenic terrace or balcony. The charms of the hotel also include an amazing on-site restaurant, wonderful spa services, a sauna, a modern fitness center, and a bar. Attractions like the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company and El Granada Beach are within walking distance, along with many fine restaurants and shops.
Oceano Hotel and Spa Half Moon Bay Harbor
Address: 280 Capistrano Road
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Cycling Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Family rooms Facilities for disabled guests On-site parking Vending machine (drinks) Fax/photocopying
Facing the beautiful Pillar Point Harbor, this wonderful hotel is elegant and modern. In addition to its fantastic beachfront location, the Beach House Half Moon Bay has chic, spacious rooms that include a microwave, a refrigerator, and either a patio or a balcony for guests to admire the stunning sea views. Luxurious spa services can also be enjoyed from the guest rooms. The property is equipped with free Wi-Fi, and there is also a contemporary fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning.
A comfortable stay can be expected from this Quality Inn. Situated near Miramar Beach, the hotel is cozy and friendly, and it is close to many attractions. Each guest room is tastefully decorated, and has a private bathroom, a coffee maker, and a microwave. The hotel also offers a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. A continental breakfast is free for guests. Attractions like Pillar Point Harbor, the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, and the Obester Winery are nearby.
Address: 2930 N Cabrillo Hwy.
Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Free WiFi Private parking WiFi Available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities First aid kit available On-site parking
A quaint hotel with a great location, the Half Moon Bay Lodge is comfortable and tranquil. The property is set near the Half Moon Bay Links Golf Course, and it is only a short drive from many attractions in and around Half Moon Bay. The elegant rooms include cable television and a refrigerator, and every room also has a private balcony or terrace that overlooks the garden or the golf course. Other amenities of the hotel include a swimming pool, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, and a hot tub. The hotel also offers a complimentary breakfast.
This delightful cottage is charming, cozy, and peaceful. Tastefully decorated and surrounded by a tranquil, private garden, the studio property can accommodate up to two guests. The cottage has its own private entrance and designated parking spaces, and inside, there is a comfortable lounge area with a television, a king-sized bed, and a spacious bathroom. Guests also have access to shared indoor/outdoor entertaining spaces, as well as a communal backyard equipped with a barbecue, an outdoor shower, and a hot tub. Set across the street from Quarry Park, the property is close to many restaurants, shops, and hiking trails. Surfers Beach is only a quick walk away from the property.
Coastal Zen Cottage - Walk To Beach!Half Moon Bay, California, United States
Top guest reviewsa super stylish bathroom with beautiful subway tiles and a spacious showerthe apartment looks exactly like it does on the photoswe loved staying at this brand new stylish suite kitchen is complete bed super comfy hot tub awesomeas described this is a lovely apartment w great amenitiesthough it's attached to a larger house it feels like it's own space and is quiet and comfortablethe space was very clean and as advertisedsuper clean and super cozythe place was very clean and comfortableit was clean very comfy bedthe apartment is beautiful and very clean
Host:melanie and her husband were great hostsshe has 2 super friendly and well behaved dogsmelanie and mathew were very friendly and helpful hostsmelanie was super hospitable and fast to respond whenever i had questionscute little apartment under the hosts houseRead more reviewsvery relaxed location and quietgreat location lots of privacygreat location for a safe fun stayit's a wonderful locationbeautiful place in a great location
A bright and inviting property, this lovely apartment is a wonderful accommodation near the coastal bluff walking trails. The studio accommodation has a private entrance, and it is filled with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. With a relaxing queen-sized bed, a recently renovated kitchenette, a sleek bathroom, and a compact dining table, this rental creates a cozy getaway in Half Moon Bay. The apartment can host two guests, but a companion bedroom with another queen-sized bed can also be rented to accommodate parties of four. Guests can make the most of the nearby trails and beaches with the free bike and surfboards of the property.
Master suite/studio private entranceHalf Moon Bay, California, United States
Top guest reviewswi-fi was good and easy to connect tolove the four poster bed natural light higher-end fixtures and tasteful finisheswe were given a lovely bedroom with ensuite and were very comfortableextra room was very usefuli enjoyed the room and would stay there againclean well stocked with necessitiesthe place was very cleanbut in general the place was clean and cozythis place was a comfortable clean place to stayit was updated and super clean
Host:tim was a great hosttim was a great hostthe host was very kind to let us use 2 bedroomstim is a gracious hosttim was such a generous hostRead more reviewsthe location is great so close to beacha great location and really a very cute spacegreat location in half moon baytim's place is an ideal locationthis was the perfect location for us
For a cozy stay, this quiet one-bedroom apartment is an excellent choice for accommodation. Surrounded by the scenic hills of El Granada, this rental offers accommodation for up to two guests and it has a private entrance, a comfortable bedroom, a colorful bathroom, and an airy living room. There is also a microwave, a small refrigerator, and a coffee maker. Guests can also relax on the sunny deck and lounge in the hot tub. The property is within walking distance of the beach, as well as many restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and a microbrewery.
Modern Coastal StudioEl Granada, California, United States
Top guest reviewsno kitchen but a microwave mini fridge and coffee maker fit the bill for ussimple country setting and informal furnishings make it comfortable and relaxedwith the exception of a full kitchen you have all of the comforts of homethe space is large with a full-sized living room for relaxingcomfortable excellent amenities and conveniently located to sfthe space was incredibly clean and comfortablevery clean and great price for basically a suiteher place is clean and the neighborhood is really friendlyhelen’s place was clean comfortable and very cutebeautiful room very clean and nice location with views
Host:helen is a wonderful hostshe was such a wonderful host and her home is beautifulhelen is a fabulous and welcoming hosthelen is a super nice host with a lovely placehelen was a wonderful host and her place was just as greatRead more reviewshelen's place is a great location with walking distance to the beach/ close driving distance to hikinggood food in walking distancequiet serene and a close walk to a cute beach towna wonderful studio in a wonderful locationi also liked how the location was near everything we went
A charming accommodation for couples or solo travelers, this bright one-bedroom apartment is located in downtown Half Moon Bay. The quaint accommodation has its own private entrance, and the space consists of a well-equipped kitchen, an airy bedroom, a full bathroom, and a compact lounge space. Free parking is available in front of the house. The apartment is situated near the historic Main Street filled with restaurants and shops, and nearby coastal trails lead to the beautiful beaches.
One Bedroom Apartment in Downtown Half Moon BayHalf Moon Bay, California, United States
Top guest reviewsbed is comfortable wifi strongthe photos really do capture how comfortable and beautiful the space issuper nice mattress on the bed and good water pressure in the showerit's small but comfortable and had everything we neededthis room was perfect for me traveling aloneclean and compactcharming quaint and clean little studioeverything was cleanmeg's place was very clean and comfortablevery clean and spacious for a couple
Host:paul and his wife were a great hostmeg was such a wonderful hostthe hostess meg was friendly and ready to answer any questionspaul was so kind an accommodatingmeg is a great hostRead more reviewsloved the location very cute placevery nice location for weekend getawaythis is the perfect locationthe location is perfect right in the heart of downtowncute little place with a great location in downtown half moon bay
A vibrant style and terrific location make this apartment a delightful place to stay in Half Moon Bay. The two-bedroom property is spacious and scenic, and is only a five-minute walk away from the beach. Inside this wonderful accommodation, you will find a large, sleek kitchen, a comfortable dining area, two quiet bedrooms, a bright lounge area, and a chic bathroom. There is also a gorgeous balcony and a scenic deck with a hot, outdoor shower. Beautiful coastal trails are nearby, and the downtown is within walking distance. Up to four guests can stay here.
Modern apt steps to beach, trails & downtown HMBHalf Moon Bay, California, United States
Top guest reviewssmart tv and wifi availablethe quiet neighborhood and plush beds made for easy sleepingthere is a great deck and outdoor shower would love to come back againwe especially loved the shower (2 shower heads) and the outdoor seating area on the deckmichelle and pete have done an exceptional job creating an inviting clean comfortable spacesparkling clean with comfy bedsvery clean with comfortable beds and fluffy towelsit was clean convenient & modernclean bright and spacioussuper clean cozy and modern apartment
Host:owners are responsive to questionsvery friendly hosts would definitely returnhosts to the apartment are quick to provide any help or recommendationsgreat house really helpful hostsamazing hosts very communicative and flexibleRead more reviewsgreat location and fabulous placelovely location close to the beachthe location was great as wellvery close to beach in a nice neighborhoodbeautiful cozy & close to beach
The breathtaking beauty of Half Moon Bay
There is so much to discover in the charming coastal town of Half Moon Bay! With its gorgeous beaches, family-friendly attractions, and unlimited options for outdoor recreation, this seaside city is a delightful destination. Plan your trip today and choose your accommodation from this list of brilliant hotels and private vacation rentals in Half Moon Bay.
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