Private Jet to Oakland

Private jet to Oakland to see blue water and bay bridge

ABOUT OAKLAND

A historic city on the east side of San Francisco Bay, Oakland’s varied neighborhoods and rich background as a major port city for the country make it an equally interesting and relaxing place to visit. Recently identified as the most diverse city in the nation, Oakland is packed with wonderful opportunities for new cultural experiences in food and art, electric nightlife, and distinct shopping. The weather in Oakland is generally warm and sunny with dry summers and mild, wet winters. Take a private jet to Oakland, California with Latitude 33 Aviation.

private jet to Oakland with an orange sunset and bay bridge

WHERE TO STAY IN OAKLAND

The Claremont Hotel Club and Spa is a landmark luxury hotel in the East Bay area. Over 100 years old, with newly restored guest suites and rooms, The Claremont offers panoramic views and unmatched amenities. Relax poolside, enjoy an afternoon massage, and plan to indulge in award-winning dining at their signature restaurant, Limewood, featuring spectacular views of the Bay along with truly delicious regionally-sourced cuisine.

Situated right on the inner harbor of Oakland with sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, the Waterfront Hotel offers convenience to all that you will seek to experience in Oakland and the Bay Area. The BART station nearby gives you quick access to the area or take a ferry across the bay for a day in San Francisco. The Waterfront’s restaurant, Lungomare, features Italian fare focusing on local produce, heirloom grains, pasture-raised meats, and handmade pasta; dine al fresco under the stars while sipping craft cocktails or local wines.

Just 40-minutes east of Oakland, you’ll find a peaceful retreat in The Purple Orchid, Wine Country Resort & Spa. The warmth of California’s wine country will envelop you amidst extraordinary landscapes and fragrant breezes. With unmatched attention to detail, your stay will not only be exceptional, but restorative as you meander through rose gardens or indulge in spa treatments. With just a total of ten rooms and suites, the peace and quiet of this wine country escape is perfect for busy folks seeking private respite.

AIRPORTS FOR A PRIVATE FLIGHT TO OAKLAND

Oakland International Airport (KOAK) – Just 21 miles southeast of downtown San Francisco and 8 miles from downtown Oakland, this airport is bustling and convenient with a golf course and aviation museum nearby.

Hayward Executive Airport (KHWD) – Only about 20 minutes south of Oakland, this highly rated airport is a former WWII fighter base and is located at the heart of the Bay, offering easy access to all of the Bay Area.

San Francisco International Airport (KFSO) – This international airport services dozens of airlines, as well as private charter flights, featuring a dedicated terminal for private fliers with on-site sauna and VIP lounge.

Livermore Municipal Airport (KLVK) – Located about 40 minutes east of Oakland, this city-owned airport serves as a gateway to the Tri-Valley region with quick access to many Bay Area cities.

WHAT TO DO IN OAKLAND

Recently heralded by National Geographic as a Best Trip in the category of culture, Oakland’s vitality, diversity, and people will thrill you. There is an entire month dedicated to Art and the Artists of Oakland that innovate, as well as a culinary scene that is as diverse as it gets. Many restaurants celebrate cultural influences from the Caribbean to Ethiopia, while Chinatown (settled in the 1850s) boasts Pan Asian eateries where you can dine on truly authentic delicacies from savory to sweet. The nightlife is similarly packed with unique energy and cultural diversity. Whether you are seeking dance clubs or live comedy theater, you will find something exciting in Oakland. Because of the great weather all year long, there are annual events and festivals galore in the Easy Bay. Each season of the year has multiple opportunities to eat new food, find new music, see new art, and discover a new passion. Favorite annual events with locals are the Eat Real Festival, Autumn Lights Festival, and the Art & Soul Festival.

With the world-famous Napa Wine Region nearby, wine touring may be on your mind while in Oakland. The Napa Valley Wine Train is a charming method of travel to and around Napa’s wine country, or take a leisurely drive up to Napa and plan to stay overnight at a local B&B or wine country inn. If wine tasting is your desire, but you prefer to stay local, the Oakland Urban Wine Trail is calling. Mostly housed in renovated warehouse spaces, the local wine scene is second to none, with vintners sourcing grapes from all over California for their lovingly-crafted, award-winning varietals. Beer lovers will find fun along the Oakland Ale Trail, featuring 13 local breweries and awesome food trucks typically parked right out front. Relax in outdoor beer gardens or make new friends in the taprooms and don’t forget the growler to go!

Private jet to Oakland with forest trees and sun shining through the leaves

Outdoor activities in Oakland are bountiful, just like the sunshine. Whether you aim to to go hiking or biking, Oakland has breathtaking outdoor spaces tucked into every corner. Lake Merritt, an urban estuary and wildlife refuge in the heart of downtown, is one of Oakland’s most notable features. The mix of fresh and salt water makes this body of water home to unique and endangered animals. Enjoy a brisk morning jog along the pathways while viewing the indigenous wildlife or relax in the golden hours of evening while gliding along the water in a private gondola. Tilden Regional Park is one of the area’s oldest parks, featuring a carousel, Botanic Garden, lake swimming, and plenty of lush greenery to refresh your spirit. The Redwood Regional Park, on the hills east of Oakland, offers miles of winding trails that will take you through ancient Coastal Redwoods and beautiful ferns. At just a 15 minute drive from downtown, this regional park is a great place to go for a quick mountain bike ride, too.

Popular activities with tourists and locals alike include a visit to the Oakland Zoo, taking in a Golden State Warriors game, or hopping the ferry to San Francisco for the day. The Oakland Zoo houses over 700 native and exotic animals in their natural habitats, and has a particularly exceptional elephant care program. Or plan to take the younger children for a delightful day in one of the country’s earliest “themed” amusements parks, Children’s Fairyland. Opened in 1950, this 10 acre storybook-themed park was the source of inspiration for Walt Disney when he was designing his own fairytale-themed park. For indoor explorations, the Chabot Space & Science Center will thrill kids of all ages with hands-on interactive exhibits, planetariums, powerful telescopes, and much more. Located in the Redwood Regional Park, this facility also hosts gala events and weddings.

Private jet to Oakland with orange sunset over bay bridge

TAKE A PRIVATE JET TO OAKLAND WITH LATITUDE 33

The city of Oakland is as unique as it gets, with unparalleled cultural diversity that leads to new opportunities in food, music, art, and more. With gorgeous weather most of the year, outdoor spaces right in the heart of the city, and its convenient proximity to other fabulous destinations within California, Oakland will quickly become a favorite on your travel itinerary.

Latitude 33 Aviation manages one of the newest and largest fleets of light, midsize, and super mid-size jets in North America. The premier private jet charter, executive jet management and aircraft sales and acquisitions company that serves a wide variety of travelers and destinations around the world. Contact our charter department to schedule your next private jet experience to Oakland.