Vacation Rentals in San Diego

Vacation Rentals in San Diego

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Highlights San Diego

  • Surf-worthy beaches
  • Mexican-inspired cuisine
  • Historical buildings
  • Incredibly diverse wildlife
  • Luxurious vacation homes

Best Vacation Rentals in San Diego

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in La Jolla, San Diego
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La Jolla, San Diego
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
10.0
(19 reviews)
You're going to love what we created for you. Working with a local designer, each unit has been completely remodeled ranging from the flooring, kitchen, bathrooms, AC, and elevated seaside interior design. The living room has been carefully crafted for comfort with a deep-seated couch perfect for curling up to watch your favorite streaming service on the 65" Samsung Smart TV.Each bedroom is equipped with a bathroom, luxurious linens, and 50" Smart TVs (with cable) so everyone can recharge for the next day of exploring. Working from home is a breeze with 200mbps internet speed available to y...
from $287 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in San Diego, San Diego County
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San Diego, San Diego County
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
8.0
(5 reviews)
Inside, you'll find bedrooms adorned with comfy queen-size beds, promising a peaceful night's sleep for everyone. The living room is all set with a convenient queen-size pull-out sofa bed, providing extra options for a comfy stay.Convenience meets practicality as you gain access to shared laundry facilities, making life just a bit easier. And since we're pet-friendly, your furry companions are more than welcome to join in the adventure.Your comfort is paramount here. With secure smart locks and an assigned parking spot, you can come and go as you please. Plus, there's plenty of unrestricted...
from $164 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in La Jolla, San Diego
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La Jolla, San Diego
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
9.2
(5 reviews)
You're going to love what we created for you. Working with a local designer, each unit has been completely remodeled ranging from the flooring, kitchen, bathrooms, AC and elevated seaside interior design. Both bedrooms have king-size mattresses, bathrooms, and Smart TVs (with cable) so everyone can relax and recharge for the next day of exploring. 200mbps internet if you’ll be working from home.Open all the windows to bring in the fresh ocean air and enjoy your view of the PacificOperated by experienced hosts, OwnRelax, we are always available to help ensure you have a memorable experience....
from $305 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices San Diego

$439for 27 Apr - 4 May
$508 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability San Diego

24%for 27 Apr - 4 May
43% annual average
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San Diego Vacation Rentals

Ocean view villas and seaside cottages await

If you’ve been longing for unmarred views of the Pacific Ocean and dreaming of drives along the coast, get cozy and make any one of the modern cottages, beach houses, sea villas and city center apartments in San Diego your not-so-humble abode. Enjoy the perks of being centrally located, with access to beaches, bays, airport (SAN), downtown, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, La Jolla, Tijuana, Balboa Park, world-class shopping at Fashion Valley and Mission Valley Malls. Private properties made specifically for vacationers promise more than just a home away from home. Here, the experience of luxury awaits as several rental homes feature private rooftop gardens and terraces, soothing whirlpools, and refreshing pools right on the premises. After unwinding at your rental home, take a beach break and get your tan on.

Beachside apartments to soothe the soul and rejuvenate the senses

Nestled in the heart of La Jolla, Pacific Beach and Mission Beach are charming, secure and fully furnished vacation rentals. These unique vacation home rentals are ideal for those travelers looking for the personal touch. Beach villas and cottages are steps from the Boardwalk, Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach and Belmont Park. They feature such creature comforts as gas barbecues, private entrances, all utilities including wifi, tennis courts, entertainment centers and 5 minute walks to the beach and hiking trails. The sunset will be only one of the many things to ensnare your senses.

Vacationing in San Diego

A shining city on the water

Located on the coast of Southern California and resting on the laurels of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego is a unique place where America’s historic past collides with its proud present. Known for its easy-going and sun-loving culture, great Mexican-inspired cuisine and mild year-round climate, San Diego is a true paradise for residents and travellers alike. Besides its obvious draws, San Diego is rich in culture with more than 100 identified neighborhoods.

Getting around San Diego

Downtown San Diego is located right on the S.D. Bay. Popular districts like Balboa Park, Hillcrest, North Park are surrounded by incredible canyons and lined with plan trees. Besides these, popular locations are University City, Black’s Beach and Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and the San Pasqual Valley for its agricultural preserve. Because the San Diego is known as the “city of villages”, it’s best to get around by car as the many neighborhoods are well-connected by a network of freeways such as Interstate 805, the I-8 and SR 94. To get around the city centre, use the light rail system or the SDMTS bus system.

Activities

San Diego for Families

For families, the easiest way to align your activities in San Diego is to base it on the kids. Traveling with children means tons of stimulating that will occupy them and inspire as well as make for excellent memories. The best place to start building these is at Legoland in Carlsbad, California, only a 45-minutedrive from San Diego. Families will also love exploring the San Diego Zoo at Balboa Park, animatronicdinosaurs at the San Diego Natural History Museum and get their hands dirty at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

San Diego for Surfers

For surfers looking to earn their waves, there are a ton of amazing beaches to ride. A range of different waves for all skill levels is what makes San Diego such a draw for surfers. Del Mar and La Jolla Shores are particularly great for beginners looking to flex their chops.Trestles and Blacks Beach are popular spot that require a bit of a hike a lineup of expert and professional surfers and feature waves that are fierce.

San Diego for Tourists For those who wish to explore the city on foot a bit more, there are plenty of distractions to keep you occupied without even venturing to the beaches. Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter is an area featuring a collection of restored 19th and early 20th century buildings. Though the beautiful architecture remains, travellers will find this district full of trendy shops, chic restaurants and galleries. If strolling through town truly is your thing, don’t miss Seaport Village, a great way to spend an afternoon in the beautiful San Diego weather. Quaint seaside shops, picnic tables right on the waterfront and open-air patios pepper this popular tourist spot. In the afternoons, buskers and outdoor performers bring their own brand of entertainment.
Crystal Pier, San Diego
Crystal Pier, San Diego

Top 5 things to do in San Diego

1. Sunset Cliffs Not To Be Missed

There’s a reason why this spot is called what it is: Sunset Cliffs is the place to go to catch that perfect sunset. Every photographer’s dream and every surfer’s post-ride relaxation spot, Sunset Cliffs are not a well-kept secret but they shouldn't be passed up.

2. See Willy?

Whale watching is a big draw in San Diego and the city is perfectly poised to view these formidable sea creatures in their annual migrations. Hop on a tour or scout them yourself from the shoreline.

3. What’s In The Pool?

If you’re traveling with kids, this is a great activity to help them explore sea life: check out the shallow tide pools that collect. These mini-ecosystems are not just holes full of seawater: they’re usually homes for starfish, sea anemones and small crabs.

4. Check Out The Hotel Del Coronado

At 125 years old, the Hotel Del Coronado is more than simply a place to stay overnight: it has become San Diego’s iconic spot for travelers. The large and beautiful building is like a mini-city in itself and you can spend the afternoon enjoying a great meal, treating yourself to a massage, taking a tour of the property and renting a cabanette on the beach.

5. Explore the La Jolla Caves

Sea lions and dolphins abound at La Jolla Caves. The best way to explore this area is to grab a snorkel and a partner, along with your sense of adventure. The caves are protected from ocean waves, thanks to their formation, so you can take your time and find a whole new world underwater.

San Diego is the unofficial home of guacamole. Why? Because it’s the single largest producer of avocados in the United States.

Useful Information

San Diego Knows How To Party

As laid back and as relaxed as San Diego is, California is the sunshine state that knows how to enjoy a good party. There are tons of festivals that come out throughout the year, partly in thanks to the city’s stellar and mild climate. The Gaslamp Quarter celebrates an impromptu Mardi Gras Parade and Festival. It’s a one-day block party complete with live music, larger-than-life floats, graffiti artists and great food.

San Diego’s Local Culture

There’s an undeniable Spanish influence that touches everything from festivals to languages to food in San Diego. It’s no surprise, given the city’s Mexican roots. Many of the restaurants feature “authentic” Mexican cuisine and this is not a stretch.

San Diego is a city full of “mini-cities” or “villages”. Residents are pretty devoted to their own neighborhoods which can sometimes feel like their own special little corner of the world. San Diegans also tend to move around quite a bit and there is a large influx of simple but expedient mobile homes across the county.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in San Diego

On average, how much do vacation rentals in San Diego cost?

San Diego is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. The price for a vacation rental is around $468 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in San Diego?

If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to San Diego, pack your bags and travel there in April ($401 per night on average), March ($426), or February ($441), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

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

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 ($532), August ($498), and September ($484).

Should I plan a trip to San Diego well in advance?

It is better to book sooner than later in San Diego as only 15% of the properties remain available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, January (with an availability of 24%), October (24%), and December (21%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The months with the lowest properties available in San Diego are, in order, May, June, and July with respective average availability figures of 6%, 8%, and 9%, based on the previous year. During this period, the availability is very low (8%). It is therefore preferable to book early.

Are there many rentals in San Diego?

In San Diego we have an extensive catalog of approximately 1,400 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 9 local and international providers.

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