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Highlights San Diego

  • Beautiful modern city
  • Fantastic hiking
  • World-class theme parks
  • Best zoo in world

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in San Diego

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Mission Bay (sd), San Diego
Vacation Rental • 20 Guests • 7 Bedrooms
Welcome to Bay View Buyout A, an AvantStay home!This buyout is made up of 3 units for a total of 7 bedrooms.Perched right on the bay, this waterfront cottage invites you to spend your mornings in the sunny kitchen, your days playing in the sand, and your evenings gazing out into the bay wine glass in hand. Cheers! Nearby Attractions: Pacific Beach, Crystal Pier, Ocean Walk, Palisades Park, San Diego Surf School, Kono's Surf Club Cafe, PB Shore Club, Waterbar, Seaworld San Diego, Catamaran Spa, Rocky's Crown Pub (proclaimed best burger in town!), Mr. Frosite, Birdrock Yoga, The Loma Golf Clu...
from CA$547 / night
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San Diego, San Diego County
Vacation Rental • 111 m² • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
(22 reviews)
☀️26’ SunDeck w/Ocean VIEWS SUNSETS! - Fast WifiThis 1928 home is perched on a hilltop amongst the affluent Mission hills neighborhood of San Diego, just minutes from San Diego’s epicenter of culture and world-class tourist attractions.• Walk to cafes and dining • Private 26’ Sundeck w/Bay + Harbor + Ocean views • Fully equipped kitchen + Kemflo water filtration • Waterfront w/beach + resort access • 1000Mbps Wifi • 55” HDTV w/ Netflix Disney+ fuboTV • Private yard + BBQ • Private entry + self check-in • Indoor fireplace • AC + Central Heating • Onsite washer-dryer → Minutes to Downtown San...
from CA$412 / night
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La Jolla, San Diego
Vacation Rental • 3 Guests • 1 Bedroom
4.0
Need more space? The home is one of 7 similar units in a building complex at Prospect. Photos feature our layout and furnishings, specific designs may vary.Situated on the lively Prospect Street and only 5 minutes from La Jolla Cove, this Californian haven is waiting to host your next sun-kissed retreat. Encapsulating the laid-back, Southern California lifestyle, the interior flaunts a bright, beachy, modern decor that welcomes you home after a day on the beach. Venture out for a spot of shopping, sample the abundance of eateries and breweries nearby, or get your adrenaline pumping at Belmo...
from CA$117 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices San Diego

CA$592for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
CA$833 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability San Diego

40%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
46% annual average
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Vacation rentals in San Diego

Exciting vacations in San Diego

San Diego, the eighth largest city in the country, is often referred to as ‘America’s Finest City’, and for good reason! Known for its lovely climate, pristine beaches, friendly people and plethora of entertainment options, San Diego is a popular travel destination for visitors across the globe. Choose from hundreds of vacation rentals near the huge and spectacular Balboa Park, right downtown near the harbour, across the bridge on the quirky North Island, or a little further out of town near one of the many lovely beaches such as Windansea.

Phenomenal vacation rental await you

The vacation rental in San Diego are a real treat. Modern, and equipped to the highest standards, you can find dream properties all over the city, many just steps away from the beach, with spacious ocean view decks overlooking the shore. For couples there are ample luxuriously fitted out studio and one-bedroom rentals right in the downtown.

Vacations in San Diego

The area and getting around

Arrive at America’s favourite city

San Diego is a city of 1.5 million on the Pacific coast of southern California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. It is considered by many as America’s most beautiful city and considering its plethora of theme parks and other attractions, is undoubtedly one of its most fun to visit. You can fly to San Diego airport from all over the US and many countries internationally, and the city is particularly popular among weekenders from LA and San Francisco.

Explore San Diego’s diverse neighbourhoods

San Diego boasts so many unique neighbourhoods to choose from. Check out La Jolla for the classic Southern Californian beach experience. Head to North Park, a colourful urban neighbourhood which is full of museums, restaurants, and nightlife. Go back in time at Ocean Beach, a beach area perfectly preserved in the 1960s. Or go to the Old Town for fine Mexican food at good prices and early 1800s Spanish architecture.

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San Diego for families

San Diego is rated one of the top family destinations in America. Choose from a variety of theme parks, nature parks or water parks, kid-friendly museums or hiking trails, families will have a great time in San Diego. It boasts a multitude of world-class attractions such as San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and the one and only LEGOLAND California. And don’t miss the New Children’s Museum, a museum cum playground, where the kids can climb and play on the exhibits and installations.

San Diego for hikers

With its mild, sunny climate and myriad landscapes and natural features, San Diego County offers a diverse array of hiking trails you can enjoy all year round. The sheer variety of destinations within 30 minutes’ drive of San Diego is confounding. Magnificent ocean cliffs covered with Torrey pines, rolling mountain ranges, and the awesome Anza-Borrego desert. For a spectacular hike that is both close to the city and completely isolated, check out Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, an oasis with an ecosystem unlike any other in San Diego County. The trails take you past a bubbling creek feeding a dense grove of gorgeous riparian plants and trees.

San Diego imports 168 million gallons of water a day. In bottles, that would circle the earth more than one and a quarter times!

Top 5 travel tips in San Diego

1. Visit the best zoo in the world

San Diego Zoo is huge! And incredibly beautiful; the gardens are so well kept, immersing you in a lush, tropical paradise, which brings a new surprise around every bend in the path. No wonder San Diego Zoo is considered by many as the best zoo in the world!

2. Have a wild day at Belmont Park

Belmont Park positively embraces the kitsch, the indulgent, and the cheese, administering old fashioned fun for you and your family. Its highlight is the old-school Giant Dipper roller coaster, a 900-metre long Giant Dipper that soars above the park and offers expansive ocean views.

3. Discover the USS Midway Museum

This floating museum on a decommissioned aircraft carrier is dedicated to San Diego's important naval community. Get a taste of navy life by visiting the flight deck, which is full of planes, the sprawling hangar bay, mess hall, and sleeping berths.

4. Place your bets at Del Mar Racetrack

A real spectacle for high rollers and casual gamblers alike, the lightning-fast horse races provide an adrenaline-fuelled experience that few tourists get to experience. From Wednesday to Sunday there are about 10 races daily, with 30 minutes between races to place your bets and refill your drink!

5. Experience the cultural heart of San Diego

Replete with world-class museums, restaurants, and beautiful greenery, this lush 1,200-acre oasis in the heart of the city also boasts no less than 30 museums and cultural centres. Balboa Park has enough arts, culture, and attractions to fill days, weeks and months!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in San Diego

How much do you pay on average for vacation rentals in San Diego?

Considering the average price of CA$562.40 per night, San Diego lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in San Diego?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to San Diego in January, February, and October, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of CA$483.79, CA$496.83, and CA$498.08 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of vacation rentals in San Diego go up the most?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in San Diego, the highest prices are found in the month of August (with an average of CA$632.17 per night), followed by July (CA$621.42), and September (CA$605.96).

Is San Diego a good location for a last-minute getaway?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in San Diego, it is necessary to plan ahead as 82% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data in 2020.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The most available months are, on average, April (with an availability of 39.5%), May (34.6%), and December (25.67%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in San Diego?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is October (only 8% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by September (9.75%), and July (10.25%).

How many vacation rentals are there in San Diego?

In San Diego we collaborate with 13 different providers to give you a choice of 3600 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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