Hercules, California is located along the coast of San Pablo Bay lying in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 10 miles north of Berkeley. Hercules is one of the most unique towns in the Bay Area, offering ocean kayaking, hiking at the historic Point Pinole, and great local eats such as Kinder’s BBQ. Hercules has something for everyone! Are you commuting to San Francisco, Oakland, or maybe South Bay? Finding an apartment in Hercules is a fantastic way to shorten your commute. Hercules is home to of the newest and most amazing apartment communities. The Grand with its waterfront location, high-quality apartment features, and best-in-class amenities.