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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Ocean Beach reviews


    "My husband and I wanted something ocean front, and did not think we'd find it in our price range. I looked for over 3 weeks, and then as luck would have it, I found this property. I cannot emphasize enough the view from this place! We were over the owners' main house, which sits right on what I believe is an adjoining portion of the area called Sunset Cliffs, south of Ocean Beach. I got up early every morning, and stayed up late each evening, sat on that deck, and enjoyed hearing the waves just below. Each day, we saw at VERY close range pelicans, dolphins, terns, seagulls, and the occasional seal - it is hard to describe how wonderful it was. The sunsets were everything one would think of in a place called "Sunset Cliffs". My only regret was I wished we had sprung for binocs. Trust me, make the investment! This is a one-level efficiency apt - has everything a couple could need, is clean and well-stocked, has a very comfy bed, has a laundry room next door, and is in a quiet and safe neighborhood. It has private off-street parking, and is well within walking distance of a small beach, the larger beach by the Ocean Beach Pier, and downtown Ocean Beach. OB is an easy shot to almost everything in San Diego. The owners Tim and Kathy could not have been nicer or more accommodating, during the time that I was calling and asking questions, booking the place, and then staying there. They gave us our privacy, but were available when we needed them, and were friendly and very helpful in making suggestions of things to do. We stayed about 5 days in this Ocean Front place, and then because it was booked for the remainder of our stay, stayed in the other larger, two-level place called "Ocean View", also on the property that was built later by the main house owner - more room for a family, though both properties have pull out sofa beds in the living area. It is newer and has a nice fireplace, and the view is also very nice there - I felt like if it were whale season, I might have a longer, better view as that place was higher up. But if we are ever able to go to San Diego again, we will plan it around the availability of this "Ocean Front" efficiency apt. It was truly everything we could ever have dreamed for in a vacation property, and quite honestly, our best vacation stay experience ever - and we have stayed in MANY hotels, motels, B&B's, inns, and rental properties. We miss it already! Thanks so much, Tim and Kathy!"
    Guest: happytraveler Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 24, 2014
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  • close to everything, beautiful apartment, avoid bringing a huge car/SUV

    "Karen was wonderful to work with and the apartment is a beautiful as the pictures. It is clean, modern and well stocked. It is close to everything and we were able to leave the car parked for many days. The designated parking spot is very tight and a visitor from another unit kept parking illegally across the spot making it virtually impossible to navigate (we were driving a full size sedan). Luckily the garage didn't need to be accessed during our stay and Karen told us we could use the entire parking area which was great. Warning to all light sleepers, Ocean beach is in the flight path starting at 5:30 AM. Warm weather required open windows (which wasn't great for the early morning wake up) but the ceiling fans and the ocean breeze kept us comfortable. There is an AC unit in the living room for the really warm days and it helped for the 1st two days that was hitting 90. The restaurants in OB are AMAZING! Almost all are casual and there were many excellent and fun choices. Daily trips to Azucar the Cuban pastry shop became a necessity for their treats, their great coffee and friendly service. Many great shops to check out and a fair numbers of decent antique shops. Again, all walking distance. There are no views at all from the unit and while there was a very small balcony with two chairs, there really isn't any outdoor space. The ad did mention use of the main house balcony for 1 night if you book for more than 5, but as Karen no longer lives in the main house but rents it so that option is no longer available. It would be best to remove that from the description. If you lean over the small balcony you can see the ocean which is really close by but you can't sit and gaze. It's so close though that a 90 sec walk in either direction will bring you to a public space where you can watch the waves and the sunsets. The unit is situated around a mile from the Dog beach and our family loved walking along the surf to watch the waves and the surfers to be rewarded with watching happy pups frolic in the waves. The unit is more on the cliff side and there were several access points to get you down to the rocks. It was great to sit on the rocks and watch and listen to the waves. We often went down with a book and just relaxed. The unit doesn't have any beach chairs, but most people just sit on the rocks. Excellent unit, I would rate it 4 1/2 stars because lack of outdoor space and views lost 1/2 star. I would definitely recommend it."
    Guest: Joanne K. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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  • Great vacation "home base"!

    "This Ocean Beach home was the perfect location. It has great ocean views from the front, perfect for gorgeous sunsets. The neighborhood was quiet, walkable. Walking distance into Ocean Beach restaurants or Sunset Cliffs. Easy drive to Sea World, downtown San Diego, shopping, beaches, etc. The pool, hot tub & back yard was an oasis. We spent the majority of our time back there. Plenty of seating for dining. The grill was well loved, but nothing a little foil couldn't overcome. The outdoor fireplace was perfect for making s'mores! The kitchen & master bath are both nicely updated. The guest bath is still of the original house era, but clean & functional. Liz, the property manager was great. Very responsive to any questions we had. We had a great week in San Diego & it had a lot to do with staying here. Would definitely recommend!"
    Guest: Toni S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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  • Great Location and Love the Neighborhood

    ""We really enjoyed the condo....the location was perfect for us; especially for those family members that's never been to SD. We loved the beach, jogging path, backyard and making s'mores under the stars. The sunsets were amazing as well. The house was fully stocked with everything we needed to make our vacation perfect. We will definitely be back........Thank you Mike for providing such a wonderful vacation spot. We are hoping to come back in June 2015 for our nephews graduation.""
    Guest: A Sailor longing to return to...SD Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
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Ocean Beach Travel Tips

Ocean Beach Rentals Are Casual and Laid-back

Ocean Beach, situated near San Diego, California and proudly referred to by locals as O.B., is a small and laid-back beach community. Visitors to this area will find that not only are there many different Ocean Beach vacation houses from which to choose, but there is also a host of entertainment options ranging from sailing and fishing to sunbathing.

World-class Surfing near Ocean Beach Rentals

If you enjoy surfing, then you will definitely want to consider San Diego vacation rentals that are right on the ocean. This is because Ocean Beach offers some of the best surfing in the San Diego area.

If you grow tired of hitting the waves, you may be interested in pursuing some calmer activities, such as shopping. Newport Avenue is situated near many Ocean Beach rentals and offers a range of boutiques and organic food stores, all of which are primarily operated by local residents. There are also many antique shops situated in the neighborhood as well. If you are a fan of organic food, be sure to check out the weekly farmers market for a selection of fresh produce and baked foods. You may even decide to take some back to your choice of San Diego vacation rentals to prepare your own special dish.

Celebrate All Year at Ocean Beach Vacation Houses

No matter what time of the year you visit and stay in Ocean Beach vacation houses, you are likely to encounter one of the many annual celebrations that take place on Ocean Beach. Ocean Beach rentals place you near everything, including the annual Chili Cookoff. You'll find plenty to see and do near most San Diego vacation rentals.

San Diego Vacation Rentals Offer Beachside Living

Residents and visitors alike will tell you that one of the best things about Ocean Beach is that it offers the amenities of beachside living but also offers a distinct small-town atmosphere. While you will not find a lot of fast food restaurants near Ocean Beach rentals, you will find friendly people, an expansive fishing pier, quaint shops and plenty of wholesome activities. If you are a dog owner and choose pet friendly Ocean Beach vacation houses, be sure to take your furry friend to Dog Beach where dogs are welcome to romp on the beach.

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