Accommodations: Sea Mist I: two bedrooms (one queen, two twin beds), one bath, sleeps four. Sea Mist II: one-bedroom studio (one queen bed), one bath, sleeps two
Rates: Sea Mist I: $200 per night; Sea Mist II: $150 per night; both units: $350 per night
Nearest airports: Sonoma County (STS), 45 minutes north; and San Francisco (SFO), 90 minutes south
Amenities: Sea Mist I: TV, VCR, DVD player, wood-burning stove, charcoal grill, CD player, stereo, fully equipped kitchen, private garden, and hot tub. Sea Mist II: TV, VCR, DVD player, wood-burning stove, charcoal grill, CD player, stereo, microwave, refrigerator, hot plate, coffeepot, and private garden. Rental rates include linens.
Need-to-know info: No smoking, no cable TV. One well-behaved pet allowed per unit. Two-night minimum stay. Cleaning fee and 10 percent tax required.
Don't miss: Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, California; 415/464-5100 or nps.gov/pore. Barbecued oysters at Tony's Seafood in nearby Marshall; 415/663-1107.
(published October 2007, April 2010)