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Del Mar Beach Condo, just steps from San Diego's best beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,200 sq ft, with washer/dryer, full kitchen & fireplace

This Del Mar Beach condo is just steps away from San Diego's finest beach. It's 1,200 sq ft with 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths. Condo includes washer/dryer in unit and has a full kitchen with granite countertops and large family room with wood-burning fireplace. The condo features two balconies on front and back of unit and also offers a outside shower to rinse off after a trip to the beach. One covered parking spot is included and 4 other guest spots available.

The following is included in rental: cookware and full kitchen, dishes, beach towels, linens/bedding, bathroom towels, etc.

More Details

Property Manager
Dan Monaco
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Dan Monaco

My husband and I are both originally from San Diego. We currently live in the Palm Springs area and we both work in real estate. We have two kids and five amazing grandkids, who we are head over heels for! We still have family in San Diego and we come down often to visit them and to enjoy our Del Mar Beach Condo.

Dan Monaco purchased this condo in 1999

Why Dan Monaco chose Del Mar

We are originally San Diego natives. A job transfer moved us to the Palm Springs area 30 years ago. We wanted desperately to have roots in San Diego and so we purchased the beach condo in 1999 to have a place to come back to. Many family vacations have been spent in this condo and now our family, including the grandkids, enjoy this condo with us!

What makes this condo unique

When we found the beach condo, we instantly fell in love with the location. It's a half a block from the most gorgeous beach in San Diego and with great restaurants nearby, a bench on the front balcony and an outside shower, you never need to leave! Although if you do, it's a hop away from so many activities that San Diego has to offer, including the Del Mar Fairgrounds just behind the condo. Even though you'll likely want to spend much of the day at the beach, we loved that our condo was spacious, offering everything we needed for a family to stay. The master bedroom is rather large, and with two full bathrooms, a large family area, and a full kitchen, it's the perfect spot to spend a holiday or a long weekend with the family. We fell in love with Del Mar the moment we drove up to this condo, and we've been in love with it ever since. We hope you enjoy the beach just as much as we do!


Del Mar Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bathroom has a stand up shower and has been newly renovated. Spacious second bath has a shower/tub and is directly across from second bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size bed, flat screen tv, sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom features a king bed and guest bedroom features a queen bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The condo has been newly renovated, new flooring, new windows, new kitchen, new paint and the bathrooms have been completely remodeled. (Renovated summer of 2014.)


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Del Mar Beach Condo, just steps from San Diego's best beach
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

wow!!! We loved this place and we will be back for sure. Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for us! location was ideal -- across the street to the best beach and 10 minutes walk along the beach to the darling town of Del Mar! Condo was darling and stocked with everything we would ever have needed. We will be back for sure! Kitchen was great for our holiday cooking and even a whole foods around the corner.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adel Iowa

Great place..

  • 4 of 5

Clean and updated unit. Easy walking distance to the racetrack which is why we were there. Thought the price was too high. Paid $500 a night. Normally it's $250-$300.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Thank you for your review. The price was increased due to Del Mar hosting the Breeder's Cup this year. All prices in the area increased for this event. Thanks for staying with us, Dan Monaco
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Phoenix, AZ

Great location and beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful and nicely updated. The location was perfect and easy to get to the beach. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large, attractive condo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Me and my two young daughters thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this condo. It is a large unit with plenty of common space and nice furnishings to facilitate hanging out. The relatively recent re-model gives the place a fresh and inviting feel. The master bedroom is large and extremely comfortable. The second bedroom is quite a bit smaller but comfortably accommodated my kids in the queen. The full size washer and dryer in the unit were key to a successful beach trip.

The condo is located in an older building. Don't let that worry you. It's very well maintained and even features a private outdoor shower which is a great feature.

We also really appreciated all the beach stuff available. There were boogie boards, chairs, umbrellas, a cooler, games, toys, books and lots of beach towels.

The best part about this condo is the location. It is a three minute walk to one of the best beaches in the greater San Diego area.

Things I didn't like were minor: 1. The condo has no AC and it was quite stuffy at times, esp in the second bedroom. 2. As others have noted, there is a lot of street noise.

All in, we would absolutely come back. Dan the owner was a pleasure to work with and the location is fantastic.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Beach Condo

  • 5 of 5

Adorably decorated, spotlessly clean and ideally located. I was skeptical about being a whole street up from the beach, but it turned out to be perfect. There is much less chaos compared to being right on the beach. The walk is short and there are no steep hills, though there is a set of stairs (4 up, 4 down). And, the beach is AMAZING. We also saw pelicans dive bombing and seals and dolphins playing. One thing to note is that the beach closest to the condo is designated for surfing. You can play on the beach there but if you want to swim you have to go about a block in either direction.

The condo itself is well appointed with higher end furnishings and well stocked with kitchen essentials. There are plenty of good quality linens in the hall closet. There are beach chairs, sand umbrellas, boogie boards and assorted toys in the living room closet. I LOVE the keypad entry lock. No keys to keep track of at the beach, brilliant! The king size bed in the master bedroom is the most comfortable that I have slept on and I travel a lot for work. The ceiling fan in the master was welcome as the room would otherwise have been a bit stuffy with the arcadia door closed at night. Which, was essential during our stay as the neighbors consistently talked loudly in the parking lot below every night. The queen in the 2nd bedroom is on the firm side and the room could benefit from a ceiling fan although there are a couple of floor fans available. The sleeper sofa in the living room is typical and really only suitable for children. We brought an air mattress as advised in another review and were glad for it. Both bathrooms are nicely appointed and modern. The flooring throughout is a tasteful combination of highly functional and attractive wood-plank ceramic tile with throw rugs in all the right places. The clothes rod in the laundry room allowed us to hang dry our suits each night. The clothes washer and drier, while functional, are dated and inefficient resulting in extremely long cycle times.

The covered parking was tight for my Ford F150 Supercrew but I managed. The guest parking at the end of the building was much better but was on a first-come first-park arrangement.

The owners are easy to work with and attentive without being intrusive. They even stopped by with a couple of new boogie boards and some other toiletries.

All in all, I would highly recommend this condo for your next beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Condo in a prime Del Mar location

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better location in Del Mar, just steps away from Dog Beach. The condo is spotlessly clean and very nicely updated. The owners are very responsive and this was one of our best VRBO experiences. thanks for setting the stage for a great stay in Del Mar, we hope to be back soon.

Gordon and Elva

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Brigantine Seafood
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Solana Beach
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Brigantine Seafood
Nearest Beach
Del Mar
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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