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Make Bodega Bay your next getaway—choose from 29 great vacation rentals

Perched on California's scenic Highway 1, Bodega Bay boasts breathtaking coastal views, small town charm, and proximity to a host of town-centric and outdoor attractions. Only 40 miles north of San Francisco, you'll discover teeming tide pools, unique shops, and everything in between when you stay at one of our Bodega Bay vacation rentals or beach house rentals. 

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Bodega Bay vacation rentals for every getaway

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Fisherman's Cottage 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Fisherman's Cottage - Bodega Bay, CA

From $147
Bayside Cottage 3D Tour
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Bayside Cottage - Bodega Bay, CA

From $144
Whaleship Retreat - Dorothy's Room 3D Tour
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Whaleship Retreat - Dorothy's Room - Bodega Bay, CA

From $99
Whaleship Retreat - Upstairs 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Whaleship Retreat - Upstairs - Bodega Bay, CA

From $350
Coastal Dream 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 5

Coastal Dream - Bodega Bay, CA

From $250

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Recent Bodega Bay vacation rental reviews

The perfect spot for a quiet, cozy getaway! Lots of wildlife to see. The beach is within walking distance… B E A -utiful sunsets…Would highly recommend!
Ines S. | Dec 2021
Stunning home! Spacious and well stocked. Love it!
Ana V. | Dec 2021
We loved all of the outdoor spaces around this sweet house. Made all the difference to have little outdoor nooks to go read a book and drink our morning coffee.
Molly S. | Nov 2021

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

Book confidently. Stay comfortably.
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Professional cleaning
Professional cleaning

Things to do in Bodega Bay 

Renowned for its rocky Pacific Ocean scenery, Bodega Bay is also notable a specific kind of birdwatching - that is, for its association with Hitchcock's The Birds. Most of the movie was filmed here, and you can swing by the picturesque Potter School House, a compelling sight whether or not you're a fan. For less spine-tingling entertainment, right on Highway 1 in the heart of town sit a variety of quaint shops selling local wines, art, antiques, gifts, and other goodies. 

Outdoor attractions in Bodega Bay 

Truly memorable experiences lie in the natural beauty of this coastal town. A walk, or even a horseback ride, on Doran Beach will acquaint you with the bay's roaring shores. On top of Bodega Head, you'll find unbeatable views of the Pacific and perhaps even a family of humpback whales, if your timing is right. 

A short 17-minute drive north on Highway 1 takes you to Sonoma Coast State Park. At the northern tip of the park near Jenner, CA, you'll find Goat Rock Beach, home to wild harbor seals where the Russian River empties into the ocean.

Attractions near Bodega Bay 

After admiring the coast, it's worth venturing inland to some of Sonoma County's small towns. A scenic drive on the exotically named Bohemian Highway takes you 20 minutes away to Occidental, which offers cute cafes luxurious day spas. Go antiquing at the adorable Duncan Mills on California 116. It might be hard to resist wine country, but you don't have to venture too far east to find visit-worthy wineries. Just take a 30-minute drive to nearby Sebastopol and Forestville. If you wanted a taste of the city, take a day trip to San Francisco, where you'll enter via the famous Golden Gate Bridge. 

After a fun-filled day wandering the gorgeous sites of this slice of California, when you return to your Bodega Bay vacation rental or beach house rental, you'll have a wonderfully quiet and private place to relax!