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Bodega Bay vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Bodega Bay

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Bungalow in Bodega Bay
The Dune at Salmon Creek
This beach bungalow sits perched on a dune with distant ocean views. The large deck has a sunken sitting area, hot tub, and a new sunroom. A two-minute walk brings you to a giant sand dune that kids will love to play on. The beach is just beyond the dunes. The house is intimate and cozy, with one bedroom and a queen day bed, and is great for couples and families with kids. Nearby activities include kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, wine-tasting, fine-dining, and exploring the beach and dunes.
$239 per night
Home in Bodega Bay
Spring Lily Cottage - Views + Hot Tub
Spring Lily Cottage This quintessential coastal cottage overlooking Bodega Harbor features its own unique garden with a meandering path leading to the water's edge. The upper level includes a living room with a wood-burning fire place, a spacious tiled bath and a sleeping loft. Downstairs is a charming kitchen and dining area with French doors leading to a deck with views over the bay.
$254 per night
Cottage in Bodega Bay
Knix's Cabin at Salmon Creek
Our cabin has large picture windows providing views of Salmon Creek and the whitewater of the ocean. Our cabin is a cozy retreat for your getaway. Beachfront Access: A short and pleasant stroll from the cabin TOT Tax ID: We're a licensed vacation rental, and our TOT tax ID is 1186N. Your stay supports the local community and complies with all regulations.
$195 per night

Stay near Bodega Bay's top sights

The Tides Wharf & Restaurant31 locals recommend
Spud Point Crab Company89 locals recommend
Bodega Bay Trailhead4 locals recommend
Boat House10 locals recommend
Fishetarian Fish Market62 locals recommend
Sonoma Coast Vineyards23 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Bodega Bay

Home in Bodega Bay
Water’s Edge - Ocean Views, Private Hot Tub
$190 per night
Cabin in Jenner
Coastal Cabin, with king bed, big deck, hot tub
$271 per night
Cottage in Bodega Bay
Swallow's Nest - Ocean and Creek Views
$214 per night
Home in Bodega Bay
Ocean Views with Private Hot Tub, Gourmet Kitchen
$293 per night
Cottage in Jenner
Riverfront Serenity on the Sonoma Coast
$265 per night
Home in Bodega Bay
Ocean View Spa House
$486 per night
Home in Jenner
Pacific Sunset by the beach
$600 per night
Home in Bodega Bay
The Beach House
$650 per night
Cottage in Sebastopol
Stunning Sauna Cottage Retreat on Private Vineyard
$280 per night
Home in Dillon Beach
Dillon Beach Surf Cottage
$285 per night
Cabin in Cazadero
Architect cabin in the Redwoods
$164 per night
Cottage in Dillon Beach
A Stone’s Throw - Quaint Cottage with Ocean Views
$260 per night

Your guide to Bodega Bay

All About Bodega Bay

In northern California, nuzzled along Sonoma County’s Pacific coastline, you’ll find Bodega Bay, a cozy city brimming with spectacular ocean views, an abundance of hiking and biking trails, year-round whale watching spots, and a vibrant art scene. Bodega Bay uniquely encompasses the laid-back atmosphere of the wine country lifestyle and coastal city life. Lying at the southern end of Sonoma Coast State Park, Bodega Head is a rocky headland boasting bluff-top trails, magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, and a prime vantage point for whale watching. Mammoth Rocks is another spot to explore the city’s natural beauty with its impressive rock formations, sea stacks along the rocky coastline, and sweeping vista views of the ocean.

Art-lovers will delight in curated collections from local and international artists displayed in the city’s many art galleries showcasing original paintings, relic art, sculptures, and more.

Bodega Bay’s culinary landscape features locally sourced fine wines and fresh-caught seafood, including a variety of crab, cod, salmon, and tuna. Film enthusiasts can expect to marvel at Potter Schoolhouse and St. Teresa of Avila Church — two landmarks from scenes in a popular Hollywood movie. Regardless of when you visit Bodega Bay, you’re sure to enjoy this small coastal city’s atmosphere and natural beauty.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay boasts pleasant temperatures and a comfortable climate throughout the seasons. Summer is a great time to consider booking vacation rentals in Bodega Bay, as the balmy weather is nice for enjoying some of the city’s favorite activities, including hiking, and biking. Vibrant wildflowers blanket Bodega Bay’s parks, vistas, and bluff tops during the spring months and offer brilliant pops of color to the already breathtaking landscapes. Temperatures dip during the winter season, with February typically being the rainiest month of the year.

Top things to do in Bodega Bay

Sonoma Coast State Park

Sonoma Coast State Park stretches 17 miles across California’s northern coast and encompasses a scenic coastal hike, tide pools, hidden coves, and gorgeous beaches. Near the mouth of the Russian River, you’ll find Goat Rock — a popular spot to watch sunbathing seals. The well-maintained Kortum Trail meanders through wetlands and provides panoramic views of the vast Pacific Ocean and impressive offshore sea stacks and access points to several beaches. From kayaking and sunbathing to horseback riding, bird-watching, and more, Sonoma Coast State Park is abundant with activities and sights to take in Bodega Bay’s grandeur.

Wine Tasting

Located in Sonoma County, California’s bountiful wine country, Bodega Bay provides exciting opportunities to sample top-quality, hand-crafted wines made with local coastal grapes. In addition to the local restaurants that feature the region’s award-winning wines, many nearby tasting rooms and vineyards in Bodega Bay and its surrounding areas offer wine-tasting. Vibrant chardonnays and pinot noirs are popular varieties in the region.

Doran Regional Park

Doran Regional Park comprises year-round campsites, a two-mile stretch of beach along the bay, and grassy dunes. The park provides an exceptional backdrop for its many outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, biking, and bird-watching. The Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail is accessible from Doran Regional Park via the Cheney Creek Trail or a pedestrian bridge. It offers exciting opportunities to see the area’s prolific birdlife up close. The trail winds along a saltwater marsh and freshwater ponds that serve as a habitat for shorebirds, waterfowl, and songbirds.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do house rentals in Bodega Bay have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 90 house rentals with a bbq area in Bodega Bay. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there pet-friendly house rentals in Bodega Bay?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Bodega Bay. Choose from more than 20 house rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • How much does it cost to stay in hotel rentals in Bodega Bay?

    Experience the best of Bodega Bay with our hotel rentals, starting at about $17,070 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there family-friendly house rentals in Bodega Bay?

    Bodega Bay has more than 130 family-friendly house rentals. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Do house rentals in Bodega Bay have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 50 house rentals with self check-in in Bodega Bay. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Bodega Bay have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 110 house rentals with free parking in Bodega Bay. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there house rentals with a dedicated workspace in Bodega Bay?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 50 house rentals in Bodega Bay featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • What are the most popular amenities for House Rentals in Bodega Bay?

    Enhance your stay in our House Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 110 homes with free parking, over 50 homes with self check-in, over 90 homes with a bbq area, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

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