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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

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 San Diego County

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!

Amenities

Del Mar Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.)

Reviews

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Del Mar Beach Condo, just steps from San Diego's best beach
average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews
5

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: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another great stay in Del Mar

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our return visit to the condo in Del Mar. The condo is perfectly situated

between the beach, race track, and Del Mar Village. Dan is a great person to work with, always responsive to any needs we might have, and very helpful with suggestions on restaurants and activities in the area. Would highly recommend this unit for couples or as a family destination.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific Del Mar condo

  • 5 of 5

The unit was clean and fresh on our arrival. Pictures and description were spot on. The beach was 1/2 block walk, and we enjoyed our dinner on the sand the first night, watching the sunset, as the grandchildren ran around. We had a family event to attend in La Jolla, and when it was over, we were back on the sand and in the water. The outdoor shower was great, we never heard neighbors, the street quieted down at night. We enjoyed a couple nearby restaurants. Solano Beach is very close for whatever you forgot to bring. Thank you Dan for being accessible by phone, and helping us have a terrific time.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and a great location for beach lovers

  • 4 of 5

This home was perfect for our vacation. We had our cousins stay in the 2nd room and kids on the couch. The mattress on the pull out sofa was not very comfortable, but I'm not sure any sofa bed is. Maybe bring a foam pad? I wish I would have read all the amenities and then I wouldn't have had to pack beach towels and boogie boards. Only other thing that would have been nice is coffee filters and maybe coffee. But very clean and close to the beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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4th of July fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying the week of the 4th. We were able to watch the fireworks from the private balcony. Walked to the beach everyday and saw the sunset every night. Very clean and nicely furnished unit. Plenty of room for 6 of us. Would definetly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 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

Costa Del Ray condo is located in Del Mar, San Diego, home to San Diego's best beaches and countless activities for families or couples on a get-away. Within 15-minutes of the condo there are gorgeous beaches, Torrey Pines State Reserve & Beach for hiking and site-seeing, Torrey Pines Golf Course, the Del Mar Fairgrounds and Racetrack, minutes from the Solana Beach Train Station to zip up and down the California Coast and head to the Gaslamp District in Downtown. The condo is located on scenic Highway 101 (aka: Camino Del Mar) and is minutes from several great bars and restaurnts including Brigantine Seafood, Pizza Port, En Fuego Cantina, Prep Kitchen, Culture Brewing and Carruth Cellars Winery. There is Hot Air Balloon rides and Horseback riding available just minutes away in Rancho Santa Fe. Minutes away from several great surf spots including 15 Street, Del Mar Rivermouth, Cardiff Rivermouth and Swamis. If you feel like walking or biking and staying out of the car, no problem! Del Mar Beach is half a block away, Brigantine Seafood is a quarter of a mile north on Camino Del Mar. Post up for the day on San Diego's finest beach and head to 'the Brig' for San Diego's best fish taco (' The Original Brig Fish Taco') and a great Happy Hour!

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Rates & Availability

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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.