To retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city, spend some time relaxing in Half Moon. This Californian coastal city is just 45 minutes away from San Francisco but offers a place to unwind on the beach, watch the sunset and appreciate nature. With several state parks in Half Moon, you can go on an adventure and enjoy being outdoors. Plus, there are oceanfront golf courses and if you're daring enough, you can go surfing at one of the most challenging spots in the world. Once you've worked up an appetite, be sure to try the local and fresh seafood on the menu at one of the many restaurants in Half Moon.
Top things to do in Half Moon include visiting Half Moon Bay State Beach. Here you can enjoy the peace of sandy beaches and blue waves, as well as the refreshing sea air. Poplar Beach is also a recommended spot, where you can unwind and soak up the sun. Alternatively, wander the Pillar Point Harbor and admire the Pacific coastline. For nature-lovers Pigeon Point Light Station Historic Park is home to one of the tallest lighthouses in the country and might be lucky enough to spot seals and whales here. For surfers, head to Mavericks to see if you have what it takes to ride some of the biggest waves in the world. This is where the famous Mavericks Surfing Competition is held, with surfers attending from around the globe.
The best time to visit Half Moon is during September and October when the weather is warm and there are plenty of opportunities to explore.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Half Moon Bay. The warmest months in Half Moon Bay are April and March, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 30 ˚F. The wettest month in Half Moon Bay is November with 7.4 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.04 inches of rain.
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Browse vacation rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Bed and Breakfast and others at AllTheRooms.com. Half Moon Bay has 188 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Half Moon Bay can be affordable - our lowest price vacation rental is available at $32 per night. A typical accommodation in Half Moon Bay costs on average $326 a night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Half Moon Bay can pick from 59 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 5 accommodations that include a breakfast included. If you are driving to Half Moon Bay, you'll want to pick from 57 places to stay that provide parking.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 10 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
120 of our places to stay in Half Moon Bay have been rated by previous guests. They rated 89% as great. 13 accommodations allow instant booking.