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Half Moon Bay, California Vacation Rentals and Tourism

As the oldest town in its county, Half Moon Bay, California features not only historic buildings, but an unusual rural charisma too. Sandwiched between the blue-green Pacific Ocean and the towering Santa Cruz Mountains, Half Moon Bay vacation rentals are surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery.

Rent a Half Moon Bay oceanfront condo or house; it’s easy to fall in love with a beach house at Half Moon Bay, but make sure to venture outside it and hit the waves too! 

But what all is in store for guests of Half Moon Bay vacation rentals? Historic lighthouses, horseback rides along the beach, scenic helicopter tours, unique Christmas tree farms, golf courses, deep-sea fishing, surfing lessons, wineries, art galleries, fun antique shops, and even whale watching… if you do all of this, you’ve still only scratched the surface!

If you’re turning down a hotel room and are instead interested in a beach house, Half Moon Bay has lots of great accommodations for you. Half Moon Bay beachfront rentals range from big to small, family-friendly to romance-inspiring, and lavish to cheap. But no matter what Half Moon Bay lodge you choose, you’ll definitely be impressed!

When visiting the California coast, it’s hard to pass up Half Moon Bay lodging. The seemingly untouched mountains and coastline, history-ridden architecture, and dozens and dozens of unique attractions, make this waterfront community a delightful vacation spot that cannot be missed!

Half Moon Bay Vacation Rental Deals

There are plenty of things to do in Half Moon Bay and believe it or not you can save money doing them! That’s right, if you are looking for a vacation where you can save money, cheap Half Moon Bay rentals are the perfect option for you and your group. With various budget-friendly Half Moon Bay beach houses, luxurious town homes, and spacious—yet cheap condos, you are sure to find the Half Moon Bay accommodation that’s perfect for your entire family, or just for the two of you. While on vacation, exploring can wear you out, so can dishing out the dough—don’t spend your vacation stressing about the price, choose low prices with Half Moon Bay discount vacation rentals and let the relaxing begin.

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Half Moon Bay things to do

 

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

This place is jaw-dropping at low, low, tide. Like -1.25 feet at 7:48am on Father's Day (Sunday, June 15, 2014). It was up to "0" feet at 10am, so no real...read more

 

Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve

39 min from the mission into a enchanted redwood forest? Yes, please. Great place if you are looking for a good solid 9 mile hike. I'd rather trek...read more

 

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

All you need to know is the 17th tee of the Ocean Course will get your ball lost and never to be found again. Beautiful and fun.read more

 

Sawyer Camp Trail at Crystal Springs Reservoir

Perfect trail for kids, beginner hikers, bikers, and families. This trail is pretty much flat the whole way around. i LOVE the beginning where I can see the...read more

 

Cowell Ranch Beach

Cowell Ranch beach is very nice with gorgeous views. However, it is very difficult to find. We knew that we shouldn't follow the map thanks to other reviews...read more

 

Montara State Beach

A secluded view on the north end of the beach at the base of the cliff, or an awesome view at the south end of the beach on top of the cliff. Montara State...read more

 

Half Moon Bay Kayak Company

Super nice people working here but I gotta give it a 1-star review. Don't let the Travelzoo/Groupon deal fool you. It's just a way to bait you in. For...read more

 

California Canoe & Kayak

Cheapest rentals in the area Excellent service Easy parking Great for beginner kayakers I came with a friend to kayak. We didn't make a reservation, which...read more

 

Half Moon Bay State Beach

Lovely place for sunset! If you and the family are looking for a place to enjoy all that is a Northern California beach park, this is a great one. Not the...read more

 

Pillar Point Harbor

A nice beach, a little dirty, but there are a few places to wash off after playing in the sand. Puppy friendly and they even have a dog baggie station in...read more

 

CaƱada Road Bicycle Sundays

Such a nice stretch of road that they've closed off. Best for cyclists since it's pretty long though there's no reason you can't run/walk it. If you're a...read more

 

Half Moon Bay Art Glass

Having taken several classes in San Jose, I thought my experience would be the same. I was SO MUCH better than anticipated. Douglas is a wonderful...read more

 

Trojak-Knier Winery

I will echo the other reviewers in their review of TK Winery - descriptors like, "treat", "diamond in the rough", "magical" etc. doesn't do this place...read more

 

The Bike Works

Cool cats work here and they are very friendly and helped me out by ordering some specialty parts for my special bike.read more

 

Sawyer Camp Trail

Whenever I feel a need to be alone, I come here to rejuvenate my soul and find inner peace. This is the only place I've been to in the Bay Area that feels...read more

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Private beachfront retreat w/ large deck firepit and hot tub
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  • bedrooms 3
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  • sleeps 6
  • baths 2
  • rates (USD) $350 - $475 /nt
    $2,500 - $3,000 /wk
 
 
 
 
 

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Historic Home w/ Large Yard + Fire Pit by the Beach!
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  • bedrooms 6
  • community Moss Beach
  • rental type House
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  • sleeps 15
  • baths 3
  • rates (USD) $400 - $600 /nt
    $2,500 - $3,500 /wk
 
 
 
 
 

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Beachtown retreat in beautiful Montara
Half Moon Bay House Rental Picture
  • bedrooms 2
  • community Half Moon Bay
  • rental type House
  • sleeps 5
  • baths 2
  • rates (USD) $350 - $460 /nt
    $1,600 - $2,475 /wk
    $3,550 - $5,575 /mth
 
 
 
 
 

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Moss Beach House with spectacular Ocean View
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  • bedrooms 3
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  • rental type House
  • sleeps 6
  • baths 2
  • rates (USD) $250 - $300 /nt
    $1,600 - $1,850 /wk
    $4,200 - $4,650 /mth
 
 
 
 
 

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Plum Tree Court
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  • bedrooms 1
  • community
  • rental type Cottage
  • sleeps 2
  • baths 1
  • rates (USD) $1,200 /wk
    $2,800 /mth
 
 
 
 
 

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HMB Picturesque Greenbelt & Ocean View Getaway-Ritz Carlton
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  • bedrooms 3
  • community Ocean Colony
  • rental type Townhome
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  • sleeps 10
  • baths
  • rates (USD) $1,650 - $2,025 /wk
 
 
 
 
 

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Large vacation home with separate lofts near the beach!
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  • bedrooms 4
  • community
  • rental type Villa
  • sleeps 12
  • baths 4
  • rates (USD) $600 /nt
    $3,600 /wk
 
 
 
 
 

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Spectacular Ocean Views, Beach Access 5 BR Home Near Ritz Carlton
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  • bedrooms 5
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  • sleeps 10
  • baths 4
  • rates (USD) $750 - $1,000 /nt
 
 
 
 
 

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Close To Beach/ Bluffs/ Trails/ Biking/ Surfing And Minutes From Downtown
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  • bedrooms 4
  • rental type House
  • sleeps 8
  • baths 3
  • rates (USD) $300 /nt
    $2,000 /wk
    $7,000 /mth
 
 
 
 
 

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Lovely Remodeled Beach House Next to Ocean, Hiking & Biking
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  • bedrooms 3
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  • sleeps 8
  • baths 1
  • rates (USD) $215 - $235 /nt
    $1,365 - $1,540 /wk
 
 
 
 
 

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Executive Vacation House Next to Ritz-Carlton
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  • bedrooms 5
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  • sleeps 12
  • baths 3
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9 reviews write a review