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South Mission Beach Penthouse, Steps to Ocean and Bay with Sweeping Views!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bed, 2 bath unobstructed views of ocean, bay, Belmont Park, Mt Soledad.


S p e c t a c u l a r ! Swimming, Surfing, Sailing, Skiing, Sea

World, Surf Fishing, Sunsets and Sand Castles are Steps Away!

L o c a t i o n ! This fourth floor penthouse condo is on a charming bayside court, excellent location with a short walk to the beach, bay, Belmont Park, the Wave House, the Plunge, and 2 close by playgrounds. Minutes from shopping, activities, and famed local attractions like SeaWorld, La Jolla Shores, World Famous San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Point Loma Tide Pools, Cabrillo National Monument, USS Midway Museum, Hotel Del Coronado, and more!

G r e a t V i e w s ! You will enjoy unobstructed 4th floor views of the ocean, historic Belmont Park roller coaster, bay, and La Jolla/Mt. Soledad evening lights. The kitchen is open with a breakfast bar where you can check out the surf while you make your morning pancakes! The balcony off the living room is perfect for enjoying barbeques, gorgeous sunsets, and the nightly fireworks display from Sea World. Plus, you'll have a front row seat to at least two 4th of July fireworks displays -- this is not to be missed!

C a s u a l E l e g a n c e . The space is light and breezy,

comfortable and laid back yet sophisticated with travertine tile, Corian counters, real hardwood floors, berber carpet, mirrors, and all new appliances. You will also enjoy the quiet security building with elevator, laundry room, and bike room. You also have 1 covered parking space which will fit a large vehicle, plus convenient nearby public parking.

A m e n i t i e s include FREE WiFi, one covered parking space big enough for an SUV, elevator, security building, bike room, onsite laundry, fully stocked kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, all appliances and kitchen ware, breakfast bar, dining area, living room with large sectional sofa, balcony. 2 BR, 2BA with all linens and bedding. Tons of closet space, nice airy and light. Ask about beach toys.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Rebecca

One of us transplanted from the Bay Area, and the other from Austin, Texas after life in a Navy family. We are now long time San Diego residents with over 25 years of local knowledge.

With children of our own, we take pride in assisting families with information on economical and kid-friendly local attractions, advice on restaurants and grocery shopping, etc. We can tell you about many of the typical tourist attractions, as well as those less known 'off the beaten path' adventures loved by locals!

Rebecca purchased this condo in 2000

Why Rebecca chose Mission Beach

My husband and I manage this condo ourselves. This is a very nice unit that we used to live in. Beach residents for over 15 years, we moved inland to raise a family in a house with a garage and yard.

As an avid water and outdoor sports family, we still claim South Mission as our home break. We stay in this condo when we can, keep in touch with the neighbors, and maintain the condo as a 'home away from home' where we would be proud to have our own family and friends stay.

We have a great track record of renting to families and responsible adults. We have several return families year after year -- you can see some of the great reviews they've left on the other site

What makes this condo unique

Excellent location with a short walk to the beach or bay, Belmont Park, and 2 close by playgrounds. Views from the 4th floor above surrounding buildings because this building was constructed before the 3-floor height limitation. Covered parking, elevator, security building, garbage chute, on-site laundry room.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My 13 yr old son and I had a father-son boys trip last summer and this place was perfect! Easy parking, close to everything - a block from the beach or bay, and we spent lots of time at Belmont Park arcades and rides, went to the Wavehouse, Legoland, and K-1 speedway and Horton plaza downtown! The owners were easy to deal with, and place was clean, quiet, well furnished.
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Mission Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) 3 twin beds. 2 can be combined to make a King., Baby Crib/Pack and Play can be provided upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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South Mission Beach Penthouse, Steps to Ocean and Bay with Sweeping Views!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 17 reviews

Overall I give five stars

  • 5 of 5

Condo was clean and is in a great location. Coming from the East Coast I was a little disappointed that there is no air conditioning. I then remembered you don't need it in San Diego. The kitchen was well equipped and everything was very clean. Rebecca replied to all my questions in a nice timely manner. I would recommend this location to anyone and would stay here again

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ken, and glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again next summer! Yes, I should include that in the description as a reminder that you don't need air conditioning here! I've lived on the Gulf Coast and in Texas so I know what heat and humidity are like and the constant need for A/C!
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This condo is old but well maintained.

  • 4 of 5

The location for us was perfect. Close to Belmont park, restaurants and bars (all walking). The bed was comfortable. Would suggest a king in master. Would suggest another set of keys be left on counter. All in all, enjoyed our stay and would return.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Perfect location, nice place, clean and they were quick to respond to anything we needed!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean well taken care of Mission Beach apartment

  • 5 of 5

Perfect apartment for our family of five. It was clean well taken care of and perfectly situated for our needs. My extended family has been taking the same vacation to Mission Beach every year for the last 39 years. We have grown enough that my wife and I now get our own place rather than sharing the other beach houses with the extended family. This place met all of our needs. Nearly equidistant from the beach and the bay it allowed our family a short walk to each of these prime locations. I would definitely love to rent again next year...and the year after that...and the year after that.. The owners made themselves available to us if we needed anything (we didn't) and the whole process was very simple. Thank you for helping my family have another memorable year at Mission Beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your time here and please do come back again next year - we always offer a 'return guests' discount too! Happy Summer!
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4th of July Week Fun in the Sun!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this condo centrally located just south of Belmont Park on the bay side. Rebecca was extremely helpful and accommodating to our family during the entire trip. We loved being in clean, family friendly South Mission, but still close to all the attractions near Belmont Park & Mission Bay Park. The bay in front of their street is clean & calm - lots of seashells to find in the clear water! We pulled our beach chairs right up to the water & let our feet soak while we were reading our books & relaxing in the sun. It was heaven! The two bedrooms were very spacious & having two bathrooms with teenaged girls was a huge plus! Their unit was extremely clean & had everything we wanted/needed. The beds were super comfy & I fell in the love with the most relaxing & comfortable L shaped sofa. The internet was super fast! The elevator was also really appreciated in bringing all of our gear up to the 4th floor, which had views of the ocean, bay & nightly fireworks. It is a great, secure building, and you can let visitors in with a press of a button on the phone line. There was a nearby garbage chute (super helpful) & the neighbors were all super friendly. Lots of games, beach towels, a nice beach umbrella and other beach gear we used each day. We would stay here again in a second - super nice family to deal with!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to meet you and your family -- I'm sure we will cross paths again! Happy to hear you enjoyed our place. We love it too! Please do come back and stay again next summer!
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Second Year and Twice as awesome

  • 5 of 5

My family loves this condo. It is convenient for our family of four with all the comforts of home. Only steps from the beach and a quick car ride to most San Diego attractions, I can't wait to go back again next year. I cannot recommend this location highly enough.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Olga! You and your family are the best! We're so happy your stay was so much fun! We love having great return families like you and welcome you and anyone you refer/recommend as I know they'll love it like you do! Enjoy the rest of your summer, and hope to see you back next year! - Rebccca
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Seafood Restaurant
La Perla Cocina
Mexican Restaurant
Bare Back Grill
Bar & Grill
Liberty Pizza
Pizza Delivery
Thai Village
Thai Restaurant
Vanoos Grillette
Mediterranean Restaurant
JRDN Restaurant
Californian Restaurant
Ramiro's Taco Shop
Mexican Restaurant
Kono's Cafe
710 Beach Club
Izakaya Pacific Beach
Japanese Restaurant
Board & Brew - Pacific Beach
Sandwich Shop
Backyard Kitchen & Tap
American Restaurant
Fat Fish Cantinagrill
Mexican Restaurant
Sushi Kuchi
Sushi Restaurant
Menyu Ramen Taphouse
Ramen Restaurant
Miller's Field Plates + Pints
Sports Bar
Pirate Snoballs
Spice Lounge - Best Indian Food in San Diego
Indian Restaurant
Firehouse American Eatery & Lounge
American Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Kate Sessions Park
PB Shore Club
PB Ale House
Baja Beach Cafe
Mexican Restaurant
Bahia PB Mexican Grill And Juice Bar
Mexican Restaurant
The Local Pacific Beach
Sports Bar
El Prez
Mexican Restaurant
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Fanuel Street Park
Mission Bay Aquatic Center
La Jolla Playhouse
Toots' Sand-Bar
Bar & Grill
Kojack's Restaurant
Greek Restaurant
Sandbar Sports Grill
Sports Bar
Luigi's At The Beach
Pizza Restaurant
ZoZo's Pizza Mission Beach
Pizza Restaurant
Cheesy Express
Sandwich Shop
Coaster Saloon
Bar & Grill
Marcy's Mexican Food
Mexican Restaurant
Mr. Ruribertos Mexican Food
Mexican Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Giant Dipper Roller Coaster
Belmonty's Burgers & Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Sweet Shoppe
Ice Cream Shop
Car: necessary

Just a few steps away on the bayside you’ll find calm water

swimming, sailing, fire rings, boat slips, and a playground. One

block in the other direction let’s you swing into the action on the

ocean side to catch some waves or check out the boardwalk scene. You can stroll, jog, run, bike or rollerblade on the paved lanes that wind around ocean or bayside.

WITHIN A FEW BLOCKS...there are markets, pubs, restaurants (with free delivery), and a postal store offering post office boxes and shipping services including FedEx, UPS, and USPS. One block to the north takes you to an expansive oceanfront park that’s excellent for lawn games, Frisbee, and picnics, as well as the historic amusement park with this historical Big Dipper roller-coaster, indoor swimming pool, arcade, and carnival/midway type rides and attractions. Ocean fishing boats are 2 minutes away, and there are also several places within 5 minutes walking distance where you can rent bikes, kayaks, roller blades, boogie boards, wet suits, etc.

CONVENIENT ACCESS to I-5 and I-8 means quick trips to nearby attractions. Sea World is just 5 minutes away. A 10-minute drive will take you to Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, or La Jolla. You're just 10-20 minutes from the airport, San Diego's thriving downtown scene, Torrey Pines Golf Course and River Walk Golf, historic Balboa Park, the World Famous San Diego Zoo, the Convention Center, and the Del Mar Race Track. A 30-40 minute drive will get you to LegoLand, the San Diego Wild Animal Park, or Mexico. Plus, there are beautiful mountains and deserts (and casinos) 1 hour

to the east.

Local attractions:

San Diego's Mission Beach

San Diego Zoo (The)

Seaport Village

Balboa Park

San Diego Maritime Museum

Wild Animal Park


Gaslamp Quarter

Hotel del Coronado

Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

H&M Landing (Sport Fishing)

Torrey Pines Golf Course

Horton Plaza Shopping Center Downtown

Presidio/Junipero Serra Museum and other historical sites


Museum of Making Music


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Linens included! $0
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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