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Great March Rates - One Bedroom, Beach Front and Waterfront Vacation Rental

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Your private patio along side the beach and waterfront


Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

One Bedroom - Sleeps 3 to 4 (Inquire) - Beach and Waterfront Quiet Location

The Dunlin - A Vacation By The Bay - Sleeps 3 (4th baby accepted)

Please email us first or call before reserving. We want your experience to be exactly what you are looking for your vacation. Reserving a home is an important choice.

We have other properties on HomeAway/VRBO that we can offer depending on your needs as well.

We own and manage several properties, and care about the personalized experience we provide for you.

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

The Dunlin, One bedroom Beach front Vacation home - Mission Beach California

A Vacation By the Bay, Rental Properties - Beach front and Waterfront Vacation Rentals in San Diego at Mission Beach California

We are the owners and offer our charming and spacious 1 bedroom waterfront beach rental which is located right on the peaceful bayside beach sand bayside.

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.

This lovely one bedroom beach front bayside vacation accommodation is perfect for the single traveler, a couple or a small family with 1 or two very small children. It 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, January and February. We do limit monthly rentals in our one bedroom, to 2 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. Catch Sea World's Summer evening fireworks as sit on your own private patio.

Our large one bedroom is uniquely set in Mission Beach which is located on scenic Mission Bay. Step out your waterfront patio door right to the sand and walk barefoot along the shoreline. 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 beach front accommodations.

The Dunlin, is owner managed while being kept welcoming and impeccably clean. We add that personal service which our regular travelers have come to welcome by personally speaking to you for your reservation and greeting you upon your arrival.

Best One Bedroom on the Beach - The Dunlin: You can easily park your car and not drive till you are ready to travel home. 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.

We offer many amenities for your comfort.

Our kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking pleasure with all that you would need for a beach vacation

We even include:
Dish soap, paper towel roll, laundry soap, plastic wrap, aluminum wrap, some spices, some assorted teas just name a few of the extras for your convenience and pleasure.

The Dunlin, has cable flat screen television in the living room, DVD and wireless internet service. All fresh crisp cotton linens and bath towels are provided with 4 pillows on your comfortable queen bed. Beach towels and beach chairs are provided to ease your load and get you ready for your days in the sand.

Parking is reserved for your mid-sized or smaller sized vehicle and off sight parking is nearby for large vehicles. ( the smaller the better for you as the reserved spot is narrow in width)

Your comfort and enjoyment always in mind: - This lovely one bedroom is decorated with bright colorful shades to reflect our amazing weather and climate to remind you that you are on vacation in San Diego.

-The bedroom comes with a deliciously comfortable queen maticulously clean with fresh crisp cotton linens for your pleasure and a great nights sleep.

-The full sized sofa opens to accommodate max one extra adult guest or two young small children.

-The Dunlin's living room glass doors open out on to the beautiful amazing beach and waterfront. Your view is beach front and on the water.

At your door step or minutes away are all types of activities such as swimming, sailing, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, golfing, hiking, skating, riding bikes, reading quietly on the beach, museums, the World Famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Sea World and shopping in La Jolla, the pearl of San Diego.
There are endless possibilities for you and your family in San Diego.

We pay attention to details in providing for your rental needs.

Location, Location, Location - The Beach: 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 glimpses of dawn across the water and relish the quiet and peace that is all your own on the bay front.

Summer, we reserve The Dunlin, for Sat to Sat weekly reservations.
Non Summer dates, have a 4 night minimum pricing structure.
We do offer monthly rates in January and February for 2 people.

The area is on the quieter side, and would work better for low key families and mindful vacationers.
Monthly rentals are limited to 2 guests.

Its always best to call as well as email and offer a phone contact so we may make contact with you as well.

We offer lovely rentals and want to find the best fit for your needs as a whole.

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Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

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

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    We are located on the beach bayside and this rental will accommodate to younger children along with 2 adults...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a non smoking premises ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to our family allergies, we cannot accept animals....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • The Living room option for extra guest: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa sleeper, Perfect for one adult, or two young children...moreless

  • The Dunlin's Nest : 1 queen

    A peaceful bedroom setting, with the freshest of linens...moreless

  • We have created a very relaxing bedroom with a very comfortable mattress and fresh clean cotton linens for your night's rest. We feel that a great night's rest is the key to a relaxing vacation. If you have an additional single adult or a single teen guest or 2 young children, we also provide a sofa sleeper. (The sofa sleep would be too small for two adults, one adult would work well) This vacation rental best suits a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 to 2 small children....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • The Dunlin Full Bathroom


  • The Dunlin has a full bath, with a separate sink and toilet shower area....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We welcome singles, couples and small families. We are a owner manger run vacation rental business. We have been providing excellent service to vacationers for 25 years and enjoy our work and look forward to providing you with clean and well maintained rentals on the waterfront in fun and beautiful San Diego. All of our rentals are impeccably clean and well maintained for your arrival. We offer personalized service and like to speak to all vacationers before accepting a reservation to see if its the right location for you. We also greet all vacationers upon arrival in order to make for a smooth start to your vacation. Come stay at the mellow bayside beach, but when you are ready for lots of action, you need only walk 150 steps to the ocean front side. Our rentals are also pet and smoke free for people with allergies to those factors. ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Yes, the beach is your front yard....moreless

  • Beach View:

    The View is glorious, with magical sunrises and shore birds dancing a fine choreographed dance along the water's edge...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    You are right on the beach bayside....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Bayside is ideal for families or someone wanting a quieter place to spend at the beach....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    There are 2 seats at the kitchen bar, and you can fit two additional chairs. We also provide a lovely table for 4 on the patio...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared washer and dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide top quality linens for both the bed and the bathroom....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Your living room looks out on the beach and waterfront....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Please inquire about limitations for size and type of vehicle for parking...moreless

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

    Shared washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully furnished for your stay at the beach....moreless

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


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

    Your private patio opens up to the beach and bayside....moreless

  • Golf:

    Torrey Pines Golf is only a short drive up the coast....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.9
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late April & May
Apr 22 - May 27, 2017
4 night min stay
June 3 - June 17, 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

June 17 - June 24, 2017
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

June 24 - July 1, 2017
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

July 2016
Jul 1 - Aug 4, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

August 5 - August 26, 2017
Aug 5 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat, Sun

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Weekly rate $145
  • Tax Rate 10.5%


Please Read the entire Website before contacting me and then contact me to speak personally either by email on HA or by phone before sending a request to book.

To reserve on line with HA/VRBO we accept checks and CC via PayPal only. (there is a convenience fee for using CC payments).

Rates and Information:

2.25 - 3.11 $995.00 Weekly, $250.00 nightly, $275.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)

3.11 - 4.22.17 $1295.00 Weekly,$235.00 (4 night minimum)

4.21 - 5.27.17 $ 1195.00 Weekly, $235.00 (4 night minimum)

5.27 - 6.3.17 $1695.00 Weekly $300.00 nightly, $325.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)

6.3 - 6.10.17 $1390.00 Weekly, Sat to Sat only

6.10 - 6.17.17 $1495.00 Weekly, Sat to Sat only

6.17.17 - 6.24.17 $1695.00.00 Sat to Sat only

6.24 - 7.1.17 $1695.00 Sat to Sat Only

July - August 4, 2017 $1795.00 Weekly Sat to Sat

8.4 - 8.19 $1595.00.00 Weekly Sat to Sat only

8.19 - 9.6.17 $1495.00 Weekly Sat to Sat only

8.26 - 9.9 $1395.00 weekly

9.9 - 9.29.17 $1395.00.00 Weekly, $235.00

• For CC payments, Please Select on the HA/Payment Page, “Other Payment choices” and select PayPal to use a CC. (Convenience fee is added for all CC payments)

• You may also select “check” under the “Other payment choices.”

• Cancelation Policy: Refunds for 90 days in advance of arrival date cancellations.

• We do send a contract upon speaking with you personally.

• 7 night minimum for June – Labor Day

• 4 nights After Labor Day – End of May

• Cleaning fee for weekly $145.00 Res of 4weeks or longer - $175.00

• We offer additional cleaning options for month or more reservations.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego lindberg Field
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Torrey Pines
7 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5&8

Car: Not Necessary

The Sand is right outside your front door.

We are owner manager of this wonderful one bedroom, The Dunlin.

Our spacious one bedroom beachfront bayside vacation rental is located ground floor right on the sand and waterfront. Mission Beach is unique as it is located between two bodies of water. One one side you have the serene and peaceful Mission Bay, while just 75 yards away, you are standing on the wild Pacific Ocean. There are miles and miles of shoreline on both side for walking, running or just exploring along the waters edge. We are located close to Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, Mexico, La Jolla also known as the Pearl of San Diego. Whether your tastes run to a relaxing vacation or one filed with activities and sightseeing, San Diego will not disappoint you. Our vacation rentals are owner managed and we take great pride in providing a great stay for you.


Manager info

A Vacation By The Bay

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.

Why Mission Beach, San Diego, CA, USA:
Location in Mission Beach is the key to the perfect beach experience. If you are looking for a quieter experience, the bayside beach is the best choice. But you can easily walk across to the ocean front and experience the ocean and its glory. When you want to shut down the excitement and noise of the ocean front, you can come home to the bayside. Our summer season, Memorial Day to Labor day rentals, is suited for families who want to enjoy a low key atmosphere. Summer group gatherings which are popular in some rentals, would not be suitable for this property.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
1. On site owner/manager 2. Waterfront so you never have to leave the beach 3. Restaurants and cafes nearby 4. A well managed and cared for, vacation rental 5. Personal Service from the reservation process to greeting you upon your arrival and nearby for emergencies and to assure your stay is wonderful. 6. And no unpleasant surprises where by your rental is exactly the clean well maintained home you wanted.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • Your private patio along side the beach and waterfront

    Your private patio along side the beach and waterfront

  • The Dunlin - The One bedroom's name sake

    The Dunlin - The One bedroom's name sake

  • Cozy area for you to watch the water

    Cozy area for you to watch the water

  • Our kitchen is fully stocked with all the conveniences and cooking amenities

    Our kitchen is fully stocked with all the conveniences and cooking amenities

  • A full bath awaits your after your day at the beach

    A full bath awaits your after your day at the beach

  • Morning sunrise to the east - untouched

    Morning sunrise to the east - untouched

  • Morning off shore winds tipping off the waves in Mission Beach - Looks like fun

    Morning off shore winds tipping off the waves in Mission Beach - Looks like fun

  • Views of the beach

    Views of the beach

  • A early spring morning just as the sun starts to peak through the mist.

    A early spring morning just as the sun starts to peak through the mist.

  • Cabrillo National Monument.
Only 15 minutes away in beautiful Point Loma.

    Cabrillo National Monument. Only 15 minutes away in beautiful Point Loma.

  • A great spot for morning meditation

    A great spot for morning meditation

  • Vacationers sitting on the bayfront on a summer's late morning

    Vacationers sitting on the bayfront on a summer's late morning

  • Light bright and comfortable

    Light bright and comfortable

  • Your peaceful comfortable bedroom.

    Your peaceful comfortable bedroom.

  • Rare Winter Snow Day - Sixty miles to the East, snowing mountains and warm shore

    Rare Winter Snow Day - Sixty miles to the East, snowing mountains and warm shore

  • Come Vacation at the Beach

    Come Vacation at the Beach

  • PB Point surf break

    PB Point surf break

  • Our pot of gold over Mission Beach bayside

    Our pot of gold over Mission Beach bayside

  • Historic Balboa Park - A must see in San Diego
Next door to The San Diego Zoo

    Historic Balboa Park - A must see in San Diego Next door to The San Diego Zoo

  • Come stay in San Diego at Mission Beach!

    Come stay in San Diego at Mission Beach!

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