Destination guide

The remote city of Occidental awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Occidental. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognized for its forests, restaurants and bird watching. Goat Rock Beach and Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Occidental

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Occidental has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Northwood Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Links at Bodega Harbour (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Porter-Bass Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Marimar Estate Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pee Wee Golf and Arcade (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Occidental

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Occidental is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Goat Rock Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Western Hills Garden (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sonoma Coast State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Bodega Dunes (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mammoth Rocks (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Occidental

The nearest airport is in Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County), located 13.6 mi (21.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), which is 30.4 mi (49 km) away.

Where to stay near Occidental?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 629 house rentals near Occidental. From 397 Houses to 89 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Occidental for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Occidental?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Occidental. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Goat Rock Beach: 746 home rentals
  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: 909 home rentals
  • Mammoth Rocks: 756 home rentals
  • Western Hills Garden: 899 home rentals
  • Hanna Winery and Vineyards: 759 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Occidental listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Occidental?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 397 Houses in Occidental. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Occidental include:

  • Cottages: 89 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 89 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 89 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Occidental?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 149 vacation homes with pool available in Occidental.

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