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Highlights Mission Beach

  • Water sports paradise
  • Sportfishing
  • Excellent boating experiences
  • Recreational parks
  • Oceanfront Amusement park
  • Exciting nightlife

Best Vacation Rentals in Mission Beach

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Mission Bay (sd), San Diego
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(46 reviews)
One level, ground floor with a private patio, just 60 steps to the sand! Boardwalk just steps away to the sunset every night! Excellent location close to Belmont Park and walking distance to all the attractions and eateries!This is a great value and very close to the beach, just a block in from the boardwalk. You will love our Sand Castle which is located just off the Boardwalk, fifty steps to the sand! Three doors from the shore near the corner of Ocean Front Walk and Dover Court. Bright and sunny cottage style unit with a big patio area and covered parking.We have two of these cottages si...
from $275 / night
Mission Bay (sd), San Diego
Vacation Rental • 635 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(31 reviews)
Island Court Cottage II is charming, vintage beach house (this is one unit of a duplex), 3 doors from Mission Bay and a quick walk across the street to the famed Mission Beach boardwalk and roller coaster. The cottage is fully equipped to make your stay relaxing, comfortable and hassle free, including a washer/dryer, free WiFi, AC, cable TV with DVD/VCR, BBQ, and a one-car garage (which fits a small to medium vehicle). All your beach accessories (4 beach chairs, 4 beach towels, 2 umbrellas, and sand toys) are included! Enjoy hanging out on The Cottage's front patio, watching the summer's ni...
from $141 / night
Mission Bay (sd), San Diego
Vacation Rental • 646 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(11 reviews)
Remodelled charm of a 1930's cottage offering peaceful court living. Ideal for a family getaway or romantic vacation.The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and stone counter tops. Comfortable queen size bed main bedroom , two bunk beds located in the second bedroom. Hardwood floors throughout cottage. Spacious seating for family and friends. French doors open to an open deck that offers a view of the bay. Large flat screen TV available in living room and smaller one in bunk room. Wi-fi available. Pac n play and high chair availableThere is parking space for one car b...
from $233 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Mission Beach

$598for 4 Feb - 11 Feb
$663 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Mission Beach

53%for 4 Feb - 11 Feb
59% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Mission Beach

An aquatic sports paradise!

Enjoy San Diego’s biggest water sports hub with your family and friends. Every year a host of tourists flock to Mission Bay for its nearly white sand beaches, exciting water sports and numerous parks with long walking paths. This is also a great place for whale watching, fun and unusual boating experiences and exciting seaside entertainment! And, to fuel your trip, Mission Bay has plenty of restaurants serving up fresh, sustainable seafood and other favorites. Most of the rentals are strategically located right along Mission Beach Boardwalk and near attractions like Belmont Park.

Beautiful modern rentals for everyone

These rentals are ready to impress with stuccoed walls and stylish interior. These accommodations are great for families, couples and large groups. Some can accommodate 16 people or more! Travelers can find rentals with a pool, jacuzzi, TV, large kitchen and workspace for remote workers. There are plenty of pet friendly options as well for visitors hoping to bring their beloved pets to the famed dog beaches of Mission Bay. So, whether you’re itching to cook up a homemade meal during your trip, or just want to kick back and relax on the deck, these rentals make your ideal vacation possible!

Vacations in Mission Beach

The area and getting around

An area full of parks and endless walking paths

Mission Bay is the type of place where you can find walking trails along boardwalks, recreational parks and biking paths all around. There really is something for everyone. On Fiesta Island dogs run free. Mission Bay Bike Path offers a relaxing cycling detour around the area. De Anza Cove Park, towards the northeast, has a lifeguard beach as well as a picnic area and is a popular local hangout for flying kites and playing volleyball. Be sure to also check out the different beaches along Mission Bay’s 19 miles of sandy shoreline.

Plenty of unique activities to try!

This fun San Diego destination is full of fun activities for visitors of any age to enjoy. Famous for being the place where Tiger Woods won his Junior World Title, the Mission Bay Golf Course offers great practicing greens and features the only nighttime golf in San Diego. Divers will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to dive in a kelp forest, which is a breathtaking experience. Another bucket-list activity to try is sailing. Travelers can take sailing classes at the Mission Bay Sportcenter and sail the bay!

Travelers and activities

Mission Beach for Water Babies

Mission Beach is the place to go to learn how to surf. Beginners can take lessons at Surfari Surf School. Mission Beach is also one of the best places in San Diego to rent water sports equipment for a host of activities like wake surfing, standup paddleboarding and kite surfing. For something different, try chartering an electric boat with Duffy of San Diego to explore Mission Bay in style and sans the noise. Alternatively, travelers can have a more robust boating experience with San Diego’s strong rowing community. Rowing beginners can find lessons and equipment at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center.

Mission Beach for Entertainment seekers

Entertainment seekers need look no further than Belmont Park. This Mission Beach seaside amusement park has rides that visitors of all ages can enjoy. The Giant Dipper, built in 1925 and the second-oldest thrill ride in the nation, is the historic centerpiece of the park. Belmont Park has other fun activities like the Coconut Climb, Sky Ropes Adventure course, ziplining, laser tag and much more! Mission Beach and Pacific Beach are where you’ll find the bulk of the cafés, beach bars and nightclubs along the boardwalk. And, Mission Bay Aquatic Park will introduce you to nearly every water oriented activity imaginable.

Mission Bay is probably most well-known for being the largest aquatic park and man-made marine bay in the United States.

Top 5 travel tips in Mission Beach

1. Visit Sea World San Diego

One of San Diego’s biggest attractions is located right on the oceanfront of Mission Bay. Visitors come every year for its renowned sea animal shows, thrill rides, incredible interactive programs and more! It’s the perfect place to take the whole family.

2. Spend a day in Balboa Park

Every visitor to San Diego County should try to make a time for Balboa Park. This amazing park is where you’ll find attractions like the San Diego Zoo, 15 incredible museums and many visual and performing arts venues. Nearly all the city’s highlights in a nutshell!

3. See all of Mission Bay on a hot tub cruise

Mission Bay is full of fun activities, but the one that stands out the most is probably the luxurious, temperature-adjustable hot tub cruise provided by Rhodes on Water. This tour company really knows how to help you indulge with amenities like deck seating, sound system, a grill and coolers!

4. Go Whale watching

San Diego is known for being one of the best places in California to watch a whale migration. There are many sport fishing companies that offer tours to the best whale watching hotspots. This activity is high on the to-do list for a life-changing experience.

5. Paddle out after dark

Every month Aqua Adventures hosts a 90-minute, Full Moon paddle tour of Mission Bay on kayak. If the conditions are right, you might see bioluminescent organisms glowing in the water as well as other nocturnal marine life. Another great way to explore the bay after dark is with “NightSUPS” (standup paddleboarding). These tours provide high-intensity LED lights that illuminate up to 40 feet around your board!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Mission Beach

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Mission Beach?

At an average cost of $555 per night, Mission Beach lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Mission Beach?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible visit Mission Beach in April, May, or October, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $516, $520, and $521 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Mission Beach?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($654), August ($603), and June ($586).

Do I need to plan a trip to Mission Beach well in advance?

It is better to plan ahead in Mission Beach as only 14% of the accommodations remain available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

January, October and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 28%, 26%, and 22%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 26%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early Mission Beach.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Mission Beach?

Our catalog features around 490 vacation rentals from 7 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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