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Farol - It's Never Not About the Views of the Beach!

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
8 reviews


  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Tomales Town Hall
    11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Tomales Regional History Center
    11 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Wild Flour Bread
    24 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Hot Dog
    27 min drive
  • Airport
    Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County)
    51 min drive


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    About this area

    Dillon Beach

    Located in Dillon Beach, this vacation home is on the waterfront. Potter Schoolhouse and Children's Bell Tower are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Point Reyes National Seashore and Dillon Beach.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Tomales Town Hall - 11 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Tomales Regional History Center - 11 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Links at Bodega Harbour - 27 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Bodega Harbour - 28 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Doran Beach - 30 min drive

    Getting around

    • Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County) - 51 min drive


    • Wild Flour Bread — 24 min drive
    • Hot Dog — 27 min drive
    • Lucas Wharf Restaurant & Bar — 27 min drive
    • Island Style Deli — 27 min drive
    • Gourmet au Bay — 27 min drive

    About this property

    Farol - It's Never Not About the Views of the Beach!

    Within 5 minutes of a one mile long soft, golden, sandy beach, that is a pleasure to sink your toes into! Watch the surf, explore the tide pools during low tides, go for a beach walk on a moonlit night! Water views from every bedroom. You will enjoy spectacular white water views from kitchen/great room while entertaining your family and friends in our fully equipped, gourmet kitchen loaded with amenities! Granite slab island, double ss sinks, thermador stove, convection oven, dishwasher, compactor, microwave, wine fridge. Our 6 bedrooms & 5 full baths equally loaded with amenities, built-in heaters, 2 jetted tubs, lux showers. The open, gourmet kitchen & dining area, are ideal for cooking together while interacting with family and friends and enjoying expansive white water views. The expansive views of the beach, Tomales Bay and point Reyes laid out to delight you and make you feel like you are on top of the world. Our lighthouse(Farol) sits on top of a hill, offering completely unobstructed views of Dillon Beach, Tomales Bay and Point Reyes Peninsula. It's located within 1 hour drive North of the Golden Gate Bridge, close to a full array of San Francisco Bay Area attractions as well as the Sonoma wine country and the beautiful Redwoods at Muir Woods If you are a shopper be sure to visit the Petaluma Outlets. Local Attractions-Nature: Muir Woods - 50 minutes; Point Reyes - 40 minutes. Wine Country/Wine Tasting and tours: Napa/Sonoma/Russian River Wine Valleys - 45 minutes. Boating and Fishing and Kayaking at Lawson's Landing in Dillon Beach. Horseback Riding/stables, Bodega Bay, CA. Also Golfing in nearby Bodega Bay. Keywords: house

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager


    Speaks English



    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    Check-out before 10:30 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.


    • Pets not allowed

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

    Property amenities


    • Near the beach


    • Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking

    Family friendly

    • Highchair
    • Toys


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster


    • 6 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 5 bathrooms
    • Bathtub or shower
    • Hair dryer
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Dining room


    • Arcade/game room
    • DVD player
    • Books
    • Games
    • Video library

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    • On the waterfront

    Things to do

    • Scuba diving nearby
    • Whale watching nearby
    • Kayaking nearby
    • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
    • Windsurfing nearby
    • Rafting nearby
    • Parasailing nearby


    • Sleeps 12
    • Unit size: 2200 sq ft (204 sq m)

    Nearby things to do


    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    • Rafting nearby
    • Parasailing nearby
    • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Kayaking nearby
    • Windsurfing nearby
    • Scuba diving nearby


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    5/5 Excellent

      Farol - Best Family get together location!

      This property was the perfect location and home for our family get together! Views of the beach, Stars galore at night and family friendly for all ages!!

      5/5 Excellent

        Perfect Vacation Rental

        Our group of 8 people stayed in Faro in mid-July and enjoyed ourselves immensely. The room configuration was perfect for our group of couples, singles and teens. Our young adult son ended up staying in the TV room downstairs. Having lots of bathrooms and ample bedrooms meant that we all rested comfortably and enjoyed hanging out in the common space. Because the location is more remote from restaurants, we ended up cooking almost every meal in the house. The kitchen was very well stocked (one of the best we've enjoyed), and had a great layout with the adjoining dining area. The views from the house are stunning. It was the perfect setting to unwind with friends and family. Fernanda & David were so easy to work with and only a phone call away when we had questions. Thank you for stocking the house with supplies and making our friends/family reunion such a relaxing and comfortable event!

        5/5 Excellent

          Beautiful home & amazing views!

          We had a small family reunion here and we LOVED our stay here. We were a party of 7 adults, 2 toddlers and 2 kids. The kids had a blast at the beach which is super close. The photos simply don't do justice to the views from this house, it is magnificent. The kitchen was awesome as well, and we spent a lot of time cooking and grilling. We spotted several deer around the property and went for walks in the beautiful neighborhood. I personally loved the fact that many of the bedrooms came with attached bathrooms, made getting ready easier :-). The host was quick to respond to any questions I had.

          5/5 Excellent

            Beautiful views! Great location!!

            This house is the perfect location for a fun filled family getaway. The views of Dillon Beach are breathtaking. The kitchen is well stocked. The bedrooms are beautiful with very comfortable beds. Coffee on the patio in the morning, watching the deer run through the hills was my favorite part of my vacation. Fernanda responds to your every need quickly. I’m hoping we can come here again soon.


              Christmas without Sports T.V.

              Not being technically savvy on WiFi T.V. we assumed that we would be able to watch Network Television in real time. Unfortunately this house does not have Network cable T.V. . We had planned our weekend around watching the NFL and NBA games between our normal Christmas activities. We have been coming to the Bodega Bay Area for over 25 years and have always been able to watch Network T.V. we thought for the amount of rent we were paying this would be the same situation. The owner explained that he and I suppose his entire family do not care to watch NFL or NBA sports. Seriously can't the cost of cable be added to the rental fees? So we missed all of the key games played over the weekend. This really ruined our Christmas Weekend. The house itself is nice and is well supplied with utensils , glassware, plates, pans, etc. etc. It was apparent by reviewing the owners photos in the hallway that the house was modified to accommodate the families of the owners.and their children. Note: They are a beautiful looking family. The bathrooms are nice however, the marble floors are easy to slip on, if soap is spilled and there are no handrails in the showers. This is not an A.D.A. equipped house. Given that you are requested to not wear shoes in the house it is easy to slip on the hardwood floors if you are wearing socks. Also the bottom step of the hardwood stairwell blends in with the floor causing the step to be missed when descending the stairwell. We also noted that the ceiling lights in the lower downstairs bedroom on the left flicker and will not stay on. So we did not use them. The cause of this condition could be a serious electrical problem that might cause a fire. The communal area is small and the furniture uncomfortable and old compared to other houses we have rented in Bodega Bay. . We made the best of the weekend but would not recommend this house to anyone with a disability or an interest in watching sports while they vacation. We did have a couple of beautiful sunsets but had to go out into the street to photograph them because the neighbors house blocks the view. Other than that what I have written above it was Feliz Navidad. Sincerely, Buck J. Schwan

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