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Adorable Cottage just blocks to Windansea Beach-great value!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Adorable studio cottage for 2 near beach and village

Absolutely darling studio cottage located within blocks of famous beaches and the village of La Jolla. Walk to all that La Jolla has to offer--wonderful shops in the village, great cozy restaurants, or world-famous Windansea beach to watch the local surfers. Walk or ride your bikes a few blocks to the best beaches.

Stay in our cottage built for 2, and enjoy a comfortable queen bed, modern furnishings, dining table, small desk, cable TV, WIFI, and a quiet patio and tropical yard with deck chairs.

We've supplied beach chairs, beach cruisers and towels...everything you need for a day at the beach!

More Details

Dolores Hickman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Why Dolores Hickman chose San Diego County

We love the ocean, and living 3 blocks to Windansea means we can walk to the beach and enjoy the sunset, yet be on a quiet street with awesome neighbors. It's just 5 or 6 blocks in the opposite direction to the Sunday Farmer's Market, and we have several terrific casual restaurants within walking distance. We love the location, and our 1940's beach house!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks! We loved your place and will be back next summer.
Jul 2014
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La Jolla Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • One queen-size bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Adorable Cottage just blocks to Windansea Beach-great value!
average rating of 4.8545456 based on 59 reviews

Perfect spot in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for my month long stay in La Jolla. Everything was as advertised and Dolores was a very generous and pleasant landlord! I felt very at home and comfortable here and I highly recommend this rental! Dolores was kind enough to restock my towels and linens and even had maids clean the place at no extra cost. You can walk to local coffee shops and restaurants in La Jolla and you're just about 1/5 mile from the beautiful Pacific! Thank you for everything Dolores!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so thrilled you enjoyed your stay--it was a pleasure to have you at the cottage!
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This cottage is a perfect retreat for 2

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage. It is incredibly clean, comfortable and spacious. The location is perfect, the street is quiet and parking was never an issue. If you choose not to have a car beaches, restaurants and shopping are all within walking distance. I would definitely stay at this cottage again!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dolores' cottage is the perfect place for your San Diego experience.

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at Dolores' backyard cottage. It is conveniently located for all surfers out there. It is equipped with so many great little details that you need for the perfect San Diego beach getaway..cooler, cruisers, beach chairs, boogies and much more. Would definitely vome back. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Affordable and conveniently located!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in La Jolla. The cottage is small but comfortable for two and is in a great location. Everything is walkable - restaurants, beaches, farmers market, grocery store, coffee shops, bars, etc. Dolores was a great host and made herself accessible if we needed her. I would recommend her cottage to family and friends looking for an affordable, quiet, and conveniently located place to stay in La Jolla.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Cute, comfortable cottage! Would definitely stay there again--wonderful location.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous. Loved it. Perfect location. As Described.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is perfect. We were able to walk everywhere in La Jolla. Tons of restaurants and shopping within a 5 - 20 minute walk. We would definitely go back and hated to leave. Perfect spot for a couple to relax and enjoy what La Jolla has to offer. Dolores was a fabulous host and very accommodating. Thanks again for making our time in La Jolla most enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Our charming studio cottage is located in the heart of the Windansea community, in the village of La Jolla. A few minutes walk away is the world-famous Windansea beach; check out the surfers, or just enjoy the sun, sand and bodysurfing at any of the neighboring beaches.

Walk a few short blocks to the best Farmer's Market, held every Sunday, and to the shops and restaurants of La Jolla. Enjoy fine dining and a sunset at Eddie V's or George's, overlooking the blue Pacific ocean, or brunch at the Cove, watching the kayakers and swimmers.

We are a few minutes drive from La Jolla Shores beach, where you can rent kayaks and tour the La Jolla Sea Caves, take a surfing lesson, sunbathe, swim and picnic.

La Jolla is centrally located in San Diego, and you can be hot-air ballooning or betting on the horse-races at Del Mar, or spending the day at the World Famous San Diego Zoo or SeaWorld, all just 15 minutes away by car.

We are a mere 20 minutes from the airport, as well as the restaurants and nightlife of the Gaslamp District downtown or Petco Park to catch a Padres game.

We have a lot to keep you busy, and a cozy cottage in a quiet neighborhood when you are ready to relax!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

$200 deposit, fully refunded within 2 weeks of departure, assuming no damage, theft, or excessive cleaning. $75 cleaning fee per stay.
Rates are for 2 people; additional guest is $25 per night, maximum total guests: 3.
Check in 3pm, check out 10am.
$200 cancellation fee if reservation is cancelled within 30 days of stay. 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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