Vacation Rentals in Pismo Beach

Vacation Rentals in Pismo Beach

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Highlights Pismo Beach

  • Coastal rentals
  • Destination in California
  • Family getaway
  • Spring break destination
  • Natural landscapes
  • Water sports activities

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Pismo Beach

$562for 25 May - 1 Jun
$510 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Pismo Beach

8%for 25 May - 1 Jun
35% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Pismo Beach

Stunning rental locations in Pismo Beach

Plan your next vacation in the wonderful coastal city of Pismo Beach. You will find this city located in the southern part of San Luis Obispo County on the central coast of California, United States of America. If you are looking for a lowkey destination by the beach, this beach city has a population of just 7,655 inhabitants. Part of the Five Cities Area, this cluster of cities have historically been made up of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Halcyon, Fair Oaks and Nipomo. Here you will be able to lay on the beach, spend an afternoon shopping, learn about local history, as well as enjoy a gorgeous natural landscape.

Vacation Rentals in Pismo Beach

With its stunning location on the beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Pismo Beach will be able to provide you with rental properties that have scenic views of the area. Wake up in the morning to the sound of the waves crashing against the beach right outside your bedroom window. Spend an afternoon sunbathing by your private pool or have friends over for a barbecue lunch in your garden. Admire the sunset on the ocean with your partner from your balcony. These are just a few of the plans you could be making with accommodation in Pismo Beach.

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The area and getting around

The city is located just between Los Angeles and San Francisco, making it extremely accessible for any visitors that come from within the state, nation or from around the world. The closest airport to the city is San Luis Obispo County Airport which is located just 15 minutes from the city. However, you can also fly into the Los Angeles International Airport or the San Francisco International Airport. The journey here can also be made by train with the Amtrak which provides routes from Los Angeles to Pismo Beach. On the other hand, the city is also well connected to a highway that can also take you to San Francisco or Los Angeles, as well as to neighboring states.

Where to eat in Pismo Beach

Although it is a small city, you will still be able to find plenty of options for restaurants in Pismo Beach. If you are looking for outdoor dining, Chipwrecked is the place for you. ​​Here you will be served with amazing homemade chips and a whole variety of dips to choose from. On the other hand, Cracked Crab is a local favorite when it comes to seafood. The restaurant serves the freshest seafood available in the city in a casual atmosphere, an ideal spot for lunch with friends and family.

Travelers and activities

Pismo Beach for outdoor explorers

With its great location on the pacific coast, Pismo Beach will be able to offer you plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors. Head to Margo Dodd Park if you want to spend an afternoon laying on the grass and birdwatching. Here you can take a stroll on the beach, explore the coastal terrain, and admire the local wildlife. On the other hand, Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve is another great spot to observe the local flora and fauna. Being one of the most explosive coastal dunes in California, here you will be able to horseback ride and drive a sand buggy on the beach.

Pismo Beach for family activities

If you are planning to visit Pismo Beach with your family, check out one of these fun activities which can be enjoyed altogether. Head to the Pismo Beach Pier during a warm afternoon. Have a classic day on the beach, sunbathing, making a sandcastle or just splashing in the water. Here you will find lifeguards on duty, a stunning boardwalk, and many amenities. Another great activity to enjoy all together is the Dinosaur Cave Park. This 11-acre park is filled with dinosaur structures to explore, climb and play on.

Did you know that there is an 8 inch Pismo clam shell on display at the Pismo Chamber of Commerce?

Top 5 travel tips for Pismo Beach

1.Monarch Butterfly Grove

Admire a beautiful butterfly sanctuary. Over 250,000 butterflies come for shelter in this area during the winter.

2.Central Coast Aquarium

Learn about marine creatures. This aquarium offers hands-on learning experiences, even the possibility to pet a shark.

3.Pismo State Beach

Spend a sunny day at the beach. Known to be the best beach in the area, here you can go hiking, swimming, and surf fishing.

4.Morovino Winery

Try the local wine. California is well known for its vineyards and this wonderful winery will be able to show you why with wine tastings and tours of their grounds.

5. Pismo Bowl

Try out something fun for your evenings. This bowling area is the perfect place to go with friends and family.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Pismo Beach

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Pismo Beach last year?

We can see from last year that Pismo Beach had an average price of $550 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Pismo Beach are February ($514 the average per night for accommodation), January ($522), and March ($530).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Pismo Beach?

Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of May ($591), November ($590), and August ($574).

Is Pismo Beach a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Pismo Beach as only 25% of the accommodations remain available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Pismo Beach are June (the average amount of properties that are free reached 75% of the total last year), January (40%), and October (38%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Pismo Beach?

We have collected the offers from 4 different providers in Pismo Beach, so we can provide you with around 300 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!

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