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Waterfront vacation rentals in San Rafael

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in San Rafael

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Home in San Rafael
Harbor House, Serene Waterfront home, near SF.Napa
SAN FRANCISCO & NAPA WINE COUNTRY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS IN TRANQUIL & MAGICAL WATERFRONT MARIN COUNTY HOME. CENTRAL HEAT & AIR CONDITIONING! Comforts of home @ serene, modernly furnished water / canal front home. Take in the beautiful water canal views while relaxing on the expansive outdoor deck. Feel away from it all yet only 15 miles to the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco & only 45 miles to Napa Wine Country and 5 minutes to downtown San Rafael w/ its great dining, night life, and shopping!
$196 per night
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Apartment in Mill Valley
Floating condo 'A' on Sausalito's Richardson Bay.
Luxury waterfront studio in a unique floating home. Clean, comfortable and breathtaking water views. Relax, unwind, and enjoy a tranquil escape in comfort. Lounge on the deck and watch the sunset or the occasional seaplane come and go. Romantic & intimate— perfect for a quiet getaway. Golden Gate Bridge is 6 minutes away. SFO Airporter stops 1 block away. Walk/bike path to Sausalito & Mill Valley. Ferry or bus to SF. Free parking Read our reviews and check out our 3 other floating condos!!!
$177 per night
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Bungalow in San Rafael
BAY VIEW BUNGALOW ON WATERFRONT 15 MIN 2 GG BRIDGE
FANTASTIC STUDIO BUNGALOW TUCKED ON A SECLUDED WATERFRONT ENCLAVE! ONE LARGE ROOM & SEPARATE BATH. SUPER COMFY ADJUSTABLE QUEEN BED. DECK WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO THE BAY. SPECTACULAR VIEWS! MAX. 2 GUESTS-MUST BE IDENTIFIED AT BOOKING. (NO KITCHEN-Kitchenette only, see details below). NO SMOKING (Entire property inside & exterior is non-smoking). No children under 12 yrs. NO PETS. 50+ STEPS To Unit / There is NO DISABLED ACCESS. **MAXIMUM STAY IS 5 NIGHTS** (Sorry, but No Exceptions).
$138 per night

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Pacifica
Luxury Beach View Apartment
$132 per night
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Apartment in Belvedere Tiburon
1br Water Front Flat, Tiburon
$225 per night
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Apartment in Stinson Beach
Sunrise Beach Retreat
$208 per night
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Apartment in Stinson Beach
Stinson Oceanfront - La Sirena
$256 per night
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Apartment in Half Moon Bay
The Captain's Quarters
$464 per night
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Apartment in Pacifica
Beach Front Luxury property only 7 miles to SF
$562 per night
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Apartment in San Rafael
Peaceful oceanfront retreat in Peacock Gap
$250 per night
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Apartment in Sausalito
Studio with Amazing Views!
$204 per night
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Apartment in Oakland
Oakland/Jack London Square stylish luxury 1BD Apt
$110 per night
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Apartment in Oakland
Lakeside retreat filled with art
$104 per night
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Apartment in San Francisco
Ocean Beach gem w/ surf views
$221 per night
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Apartment in San Francisco
Marina apt w/ private garden, 1 block from Bay
$125 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Muir Beach
Ocean Front Beach Cottage with Hot Tub & Fireplace
$409 per night
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Home in Marshall
Bleu Bay Cottage | Hot Tub, Beachfront, Fireplace
$318 per night
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Home in Novato
The Tiki Hut
$189 per night
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Home in Marshall
Driftwood | Waterfront Cottage | Quiet Beach Stay
$369 per night
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Home in San Francisco
Charming Garden Apartment, Steps From The Beach
$157 per night
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Home in Marshall
Paradise Pier Bayfront Bungalow
$239 per night
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Home in Alameda
Lagoon Front Living in SF Bay Area
$108 per night
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Home in Pacifica
Oceanfront Retreat🐬 with Oceanview🪂,15 mins to SF
$259 per night
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Home in Bolinas
Bolinas Beach Home
$601 per night
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Home in San Rafael
Waterfront retreat w/heated pool and hot tub.
$597 per night
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Home in San Rafael
Waterfront Sunny Relaxation Paradise
$282 per night
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Home in Pacifica
Oceanfront Boho Retreat - Pacific Sunset Views 🌅🌊🐳
$371 per night

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Sausalito
Beautiful Water Views In The Heart Of Sausalito
$270 per night
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Condo in Emeryville
Water View, Lux Condo Near San Francisco
$217 per night
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Condo in Oakland
Waterfront Condo! Great for Month rentals!
$90 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Bright Modern SoMA Studio Apartment - 1GB Internet
$109 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Historic cottage on Greenwich steps with Bay Views
$279 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Modern 1BR/1BA next to Waterfront. 1GB Internet.
$105 per night
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Condo in Alameda
Beautiful Modern 2br/2ba Condo for 6 guests
$218 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Penthouse Studio ~ Safe Waterfront Location
$90 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Sunny Waterfront Condo, South Beach
$180 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
180° VIEWS, lux bldg, secure, parking and elevator
$159 per night
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Condo in San Francisco
Lovely 2-bed condo 1 block from UCSF Medical Ctr
$167 per night
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Condo in Pacifica
SF Home Base-Stunning Views-2 bed/1 bth
$175 per night

Quick stats about waterfront rentals in San Rafael

Total rentals

20 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

10 properties have a dedicated workspace

Pet-friendly rentals

10 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

10 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

3.1K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$50 before taxes and fees

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