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Your patio to the beach, come sit and relax by the waterfront.


Last updated: 11/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Property description

The Kingfisher - Vacation Beach rental, part of the A Vacation By the Bay properties.

Please contact us first, either by phone or email, before selecting the booking reservation process.

Welcome, please take a moment to read the entire description as it will provide you will most all information you will need as well as the rest of the website information.

Choosing a vacation rental or home can be a big decision. To ensure you choose the right rental for your stay is important to us as well. Our service, for you, is personal, and we do speak to each vacationer personally, before confirming a reservation to ensure you are choosing the right rental/ home and location you are looking to stay.
The Kingfisher:
Our spacious newly renovated and updated, 2 bedroom serene waterfront beach front bayside rental, The Kingfisher is located right on the beach, bayside.

This is the quieter side of Mission Beach, which many people seek away from excitement of the ocean front.

Our rentals and beach front location works well for singles, couples, and small families who are looking for a quieter beach front experience away from the crowds.

Our rentals cater to that relaxed experience and type of renters. Families with small children especially love our rentals and location. You can play all day, and unwind in the evening and have the peacefulness of the bayside for sleeping. We offer this charming and spacious 2 bedroom waterfront beach rental which is located right on the peaceful bayside beach sand.

All Mission Beach properties, are very close to each other, so its important to choose the right location for your needs.

This lovely recently renovated two bedroom beach front bayside vacation rental is perfect for two people, a couple or 2 couples, or a small family with up to 3 children. (5 people max April to Oct, and 4 people max from Nov to April)

The Kingfisher, best suits vacationers who want a more low key vacation in a more mellow area of Mission Beach. Kids can play all day on the beach, then have the quieter evenings for sleeping after that long day.

We do offer monthly rentals, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan and February. We do limit monthly rentals in our one bedroom, to 4 guests.

Please check our rate chart for pricing on our nighty, weekly and monthly rates and choices.

Watch the glorious sun rise from your own private patio on the beach front or walk five minutes west to catch the action of the Pacific Ocean.

This vacation spot, is uniquely set in Mission Beach which is located between the mighty Pacific Ocean and quiet scenic Mission Bay. Step out your Bay Front patio door right to the sand. Put on your skates, hop on a bike or leisurely walk for miles on the boardwalk located along the water.

You can rent almost any thing you need with in a 5 minute walk. World class surfing, sailing, golfing, and fishing are all easily accessible from your unit.

The Kingfisher, is kept well maintained at all times, which allows us to keep it in top condition while being kept welcoming and impeccably clean. La Jolla, Sea World and the World Famous San Diego Zoo are all minutes away.

We offer many amenities for your comfort.: Our kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking pleasure. We even include: Dish soap, paper towels, laundry soap, plastic wrap, aluminum wrap, spices, assorted teas just name a few of the extras for your convenience and pleasure.

The Kingfisher has cable television, and DVD. All linens and bath towels are provided with 4 pillows on your comfortable King bed and two pillows for each twin bed. Beach towels and beach chairs are provided to ease your load and get you ready for your days in the sand.

• The master bedroom has a wonderfully comfortable king bed with crisp cotton sheets and linens. It also has its own powder room. with a 1/2 bath comes with a very comfortable king bed for your comfort and is decorated with colors reflecting the sand and the sea.
• Twin beds are provided for, in the second bedroom
• Sofa Sleeper for the extra 5th guest.
• Bathrooms include a 3/4 bath and a 1/2 bath in the master bedroom.
The Kingfisher’s living room opens to your own private gated patio and the sandy beach.
Open the gate and there you are - At the beach, no better place to vacation with friends or family wanting a wonderful peaceful place to stay.

If you are looking for that beach experience, come and discover the uniqueness of Mission Beach in the heart of America's Finest City, San Diego. Swimming, sailing, surfing, skating, biking, golfing, fishing and sight seeing are just a few of the activities at your doorstep. Sea World is 5 minutes away, Mexico is 17 miles to the south, Disney Land is 2 hours to the North and the World Famous La Jolla is a 10 minute drive from your door.

You are walking distance to waterfront dining, or casual beach eateries. You can easily shop for groceries, and plan your own picnic or romantic meal while sitting at the beach and watching the sunset on the glorious Pacific Ocean.

Mornings are breath taking as you wake up to the sunrise across the water from your own patio table. Sip your coffee or tea as you watch the the first glimpse of dawn across the water and relish the quiet and peace that is all your own on the bay front.

We are a smoke free and pet free vacation home, so this would be suitable for those who have allergies for those types of allergens.

If you are interested in The Kingfisher, please give us a call or email us for any questions. We like to personally speak with each vacationer, if possible, before confirming any reservations.

Personal service is how we have had such a positive experience for our rental career.

Keywords:Keywords: Condominium, beach front, water front, San Diego, Mission Beach, ocean, bay, beach, vacation rental, two bedroom.


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a smoke free premise entirely. All smoking is to be done in the back alley only, not on the property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We love animals, are pet free for people who have allergies to pet dander. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Sofa Sleeper: 1 double

    Best for 2 small children or one adult - Full sized sleeper...moreless

  • The master bedroom with 1/2 bath has a deliciously comfortable bed for your night's sleep and decorated in Pottery Barn style furnishings. The second bedroom has twin beds with that same nautical cottage decor. If you need an extra sleeping bed for one adult or two small children, the full sized sofa sleeper can accommodate for that....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom, has a shower, toilet and sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    This is a powder room with toilet and sink in the master...moreless

  • There is one 3/4 bathroom and one powder room, commode and sink, for bathrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • First and foremost our best amenity is our location on the beach. But, when you have had a fabulous day at the beach or exploring wonderful San Diego, you come home to a beautiful vacation rental. We do provide beach chairs and beach towels along with kitchens supplies to get you started for your stay. Our rentals are kept in immaculately clean condition and well maintained to ensure your enjoyment and comfort. We take great pride in our presentation. Your livingroom has a flat screen TV with a DVD player for you enjoyment and we provide wireless internet service. This unit has one reserved parking spot on the property. It will accommodate a medium sized vehicle. Please ask to see if your vehicle with fit in the space, you must fit between the white lines. If you have a large vehicle, there is parking nearby that will accommodate larger vehicles....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The quieter bayside beach is a welcome place to vacation with the choice just across the street for the mighty Pacific Ocean....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The Kingfisher is located both on the waterfront and beach bayside....Perfect for families or couples....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Your front door opens to the beach and waterfront bayside. Its the best Mission Beach has to offer....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Beach and Water are your front yard! Sit by the water and read or watch the kids play for hours. The location is amazing....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Seating at the kitchen bar for 4 and the outdoor patio for 6. This rental is great in the summer for 6 and 4 to 5 in the off season....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    A lovely Pottery Barn style living room which looks out on the beach and waterfront....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Call about parking limitations for size and kind of vehicle....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Great Kitchen which looks out on the beach front bayside. Gorgeous new renovations....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Great beach front patio...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Built-in Gas Grill. Grill while you look at the beach and water...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Special offer: Pre-Holiday Discounted Rates for December

Our available Pre-holiday dates have been discounted. Come take advantage of a great discount in December. Rates are priced to have your stay be affordable for a quick get away or a week of relaxation at the beach! Check our rate chart to see our discounted rates and call us today to reserve them.

Offer for: Nov 29, 2015 - Dec 19, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving 11.21 - 11.28
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015
4 night min stay
Great Rates December Weeks
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2015
4 night min stay
Holiday 12.19 - 12.26
Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
7 night min stay

December 26 - January 2, 2015
Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

January Discounted Rates!!!
Jan 2 - Jan 29, 2016
4 night min stay
January 30 - March 12
Jan 30 - Mar 11, 2016
4 night min stay
March 12 - April 9, 2016
Mar 12 - Apr 8, 2016
4 night min stay
April 9 - May 21, 2016
Apr 9 - May 20, 2016
4 night min stay
$275 $300
Fri, Sat
May 21 - June 4, 2016
May 21 - Jun 3, 2016
7 night min stay

June 4 - June 11, 2016
Jun 4 - Jun 10, 2016
7 night min stay

June 11 - June 18, 2016
Jun 11 - Jun 17, 2016
7 night min stay

June 18 - June 25, 2016
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

June 25 - July 2, 2016
Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

July 2 - August 13
Jul 2 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

August 13 - August
Aug 13 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning (up to 14 days) $155
  • Tax Rate 11.05%


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All reservations are taken in person via the phone for that personal experience. We like to speak to all potential vacationers, to assure the home is the right fit for your needs before reserving.

We accept personal Checks & CC (with a convenience fee added)

June - Oct all payments are due 90 days in advance

Oct to May - 7 night reservations are due 60 days in advance and longer reservations two weeks and longer, are due 90 days in advance of the reserved dates.

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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport
Mission Beach
Nearest Barpub
Lots to choose from
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Coronado Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Torrey Pines
7 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5&8
Mission Beach
Nearest Beach
Located On the Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Many seasoned vacationers prefer the bayside to the ocean front for its quieter nature and easier access for families with small children to play right out front of your patio.

This beautifully remodeled two bedroom, beach and waterfront rental, called The Kingfisher, is unique in that it is surrounded by water with both the Bay just out your front door and the ocean just steps away to the west. There are miles and miles of gorgeous sandy beaches for exploring, strolling, sitting and playing at for your pleasure. We are famous for our beaches, our culture, our diverse restaurants, San Diego Zoo, proximity to Mexico, outdoor activities, and our natural beauty as a city. There are world class golfing, fishing, sailing, museums and theater all through out the year. We are a leading area for conventions and attract many corporations which hold their annual meetings at our downtown convention center.

Other Activities: Rowing

Golf: We are located near the world class greens of Torrey Pines, just minutes away for your golfing adventure.

There are also other golf choices nearby too.


Manager info

About: Small personalized friendly service is a our business motto. We are individuals who own and manage vacation rentals for ourselves and a few neighborhood properties. With a long time family history in San Diego going back to the turn of the century, combined with roots from the midwest, we have both pride in San Diego, and good old fashioned values. The rentals showcased on this site, reflect, our goal to provide you with quality accommodations, along with personal service from the start of your reservation process, to your final departure. We like to think we attract vacationers who appreciate receiving the exact rental that is advertised on our websites and desire a well maintained vacation home or rental that much care has been taken to provide. In return, appreciate and care for the rentals during their stay. The environment we provide and the bayside in Mission Beach is perfect for low key vacationers, who want an amazing location on the waterfront and coast. We take each reservation personally over the phone to assure you are choosing the best rental for your needs. After 25 years of owning vacation rentals and managing, we have found it to the key to success to have personal experience for both you and our selves.

Why Mission Beach:
Its lovely, recently renovated with a very cute Pottery Barn style. The Kingfisher is well cared for and always impeccably clean for each arrival. Its located on the beach front bayside and perfect for couples, small families or friends looking for a low key vacation rental in a very nice area of Mission Beach bayside.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Benefits are easy to name: A great location on the waterfront. A well cared for rental and meets the standards of your expectations. Personalized service, so you know what to expect and will have no surprises when you arrive.

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  • Your patio to the beach, come sit and relax by the waterfront.

    Your patio to the beach, come sit and relax by the waterfront.

  • A large comfortable King bed with fresh cotton linens after a long day.

    A large comfortable King bed with fresh cotton linens after a long day.

  • Beach colors for your true coastal experience

    Beach colors for your true coastal experience

  • These are the beach rules

    These are the beach rules

  • Amazing mornings all year long

    Amazing mornings all year long

  • Coastlines are some the world's most beautiful

    Coastlines are some the world's most beautiful

  • Beautiful Mission Beach, an wonderful aquatic wonderland.

    Beautiful Mission Beach, an wonderful aquatic wonderland.

  • Early morning summer glass, and small waves, perfect for boogie boarding

    Early morning summer glass, and small waves, perfect for boogie boarding

  • Come Stay in Mission Beach for your vacation, and make memories.

    Come Stay in Mission Beach for your vacation, and make memories.

  • The Kingfisher

    The Kingfisher

  • Your livingroom looks out on the beach and water front

    Your livingroom looks out on the beach and water front

  • Twin beds in the crew quarters for that extra room needed.

    Twin beds in the crew quarters for that extra room needed.

  • The view from your patio.  Wow, how wonderful is that!

    The view from your patio. Wow, how wonderful is that!

  • Dolphins swim right off our shorelines and often surf the waves

    Dolphins swim right off our shorelines and often surf the waves

  • Great surfing at Pacific Beach

    Great surfing at Pacific Beach

  • Untouched Dec morning skyline.
San Diego is so very beautiful

    Untouched Dec morning skyline. San Diego is so very beautiful

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