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Beach or Bay? Choose Both! This is it! Luxurious and Affordable-Low Season Rate*

(29 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 bedroom, 2 bath, apartment just a stones throw away from the Beach and the Bay

Spacious 1st floor apartment in quiet South Mission Beach. Bright, airy, open floorpan combining living, dining and kitchen areas with central island and barstools. Includes large master bedroom with private bathroom and French doors opening onto the front patio. Tandem 2-car garage from alley with direct access to interior of apartment. Large front patio includes BBQ and comfortable outdoor furniture on which to dine and relax, the patio is yours during your stay. We are child- and pet-friendly! Your rental includes everything you need for a beach holiday: surfboards, boogie boards, and beach games and toys for young and old alike. We also provide all modern conveniences such as laundry, cable television, and wireless internet for your use and enjoyment.

Located on one of the quiet tree-lined walkways of Mission Beach, this unit is just steps away from both the beach and bay. To the west, just across Mission Blvd is the exciting, vibrant boardwalk and the ocean front setting of South Mission Beach. Surf, boogie-board, or swim in the waves, stretch out on the sand in the sun, or make sand castles and play on the shoreline. Take an easy walk to South Mission Beach Park with its grassy picnic areas, basketball and volleyball courts, and rocky jetty extending into the ocean. Walk, jog, skate or bike along the famous boardwalk, which meanders for miles along the entire beachfront and around all of Mission Bay.

To the east, just a few steps from your door, you'll find the quiet, peaceful bayfront and the tranquil waters of Mariner's Basin, a protected arm of Mission Bay. Sailboats rest at anchor, wide sandy beaches stretch along Bayside Walk, and grassy park and playground areas are just a few minutes away. Watch boats cruise in and out of the channel between rocky jetties, gaze across the water to Dog Beach, Hospitality Point, enjoy views of bridges, the Hyatt Islandia hotel, and the SeaWorld Skytower.
Half a mile north is Belmont Park, featuring the restored 1925 wooden Giant Dipper roller coaster and other amusement park rides. The olympic-sized indoor swimming pool The Plunge is also here, as well as the Wave House and assorted retail shops and eateries. Farther north but within easy biking distance, enjoy Crystal Pier, boat rental facilities, as well as the exciting shopping, restaurants, and nightlife of Pacific Beach along Garnet Avenue.

This rental is situated perfectly to enjoy the vast playground of Mission Bay Park, where you can bike for over ten miles along the waterfront areas without ever encountering street traffic. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling/diving, boating, sailing, waterskiing, surfing, windsurfing, parasailing, jetskiing, and many other activities.
Within 5-20 minutes is SeaWorld, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Old Town with its excellent Mexican restaurants. In the downtown area you'll find Seaport Village, Petco Park, our modern Convention Center, and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Or visit scenic La Jolla, with its beautiful Cove and upscale shops and restaurants.

Half an hour's drive takes you to Mexico to the south or Legoland to the north. A bit farther is the Wild Animal Park, gambling casinos, and the quaint historic gold rush town of Julian, in the mountains east of San Diego. Even Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm can be easily done as a day trip.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, Basic Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24 years and older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We are a child-friendly property! We have a Pack n Play available, Beach towels, toys, games, and boogie boards are included for your use. We are located on the first floor and the patio is enclosed to keep an eye on the little ones....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is permitted outdoors beyond the walkway wall....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We welcome well behaved dogs who are potty trained, don't bark, and are not left alone on the premises without supervision. There is a separate refundable pet deposit required. Food/water bowls, and pet beds are included for your four-legged friends. Dog towels, brushes, treats and shampoo are also provided for your convenience. We reserve the right to deny accommodations to any size or breed of dog/animal....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Optional wheelchair ramp may be provided for front door entry at your request. Master bathroom shower has a 2 inch lip that must be cleared when entering and exiting the large open shower. Many of our wonderful past guest have been handicapped in some capacity and have found the property to be very accommodating for their needs....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    Twin on top of full bunkbed...moreless

  • Master bedroom has a New King size bed (2). The 2nd bedroom has a bunk bed. Full on bottom (2), and twin on top (1), also a trundle (1). The living room has a new Queen sofa sleeper....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master bathroom: toilet, shower

    Master bath with glassed-in shower enclosure....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Clean, crisp and comfortable.


  • Books:

    Library of books to peruse during your stay....moreless

  • Games:

    Multiple fun board games and cards available for your use. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat-screen wall-mounted television....moreless

  • Toys:

    Lots of beach toys, balls, shovels, pales, etc for you to use....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The bayfront is literally steps away and can be seen from the front patio and the walkway in front of the unit....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining room table seats 8 , barstools at breakfast bar(2)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer is conveniently located with washing machine in the closet off the hallway....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace can be started with the push of a button for those cool, cozy nights...moreless

  • Garage:

    Direct entry into the apartment from rear of garage for your convenience. Shelf storage for personal items. Surfboard, boogie boards, beach chairs and towels, umbrellas and a cooler provided in garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating controlled by wall thermostat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Dedicated High Speed Internet free of charge...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding, blankets, pillows, and linens are freshly laundered and will be waiting for you....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open, comfortable living space includes sleeper sofa. A futon is also available for use....moreless

  • Parking:

    Tandem garage allows safe, secure off-street parking for two vehicles. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, beach towels, and dog towels are all provided for your use....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine complete with detergent is conveniently located with dryer in the closet off the hallway....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    A coffee maker with coffee, tea and sugar are available for your pleasure. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with dishes, flatware, glassware, coffee mugs, utensils, and everything you need to prepare meals....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Spacious, open kitchen with recessed lighting. Central island with breakfast bar provides large surface for food service and preparation. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    A selection of spices, cooking oils, and condiments are included for your convenience....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large, landscaped brick patio provides plenty of room for lounging, grilling, outdoor dining, and space for enjoying the beautiful San Diego weather with family and friends....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Open and spacious Lanai (patio). It is very large and is gated. Great for kids and pets. This is not a shared patio, and it is yours to enjoy and utilize during your stay....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    A barbecue grill on the patio is provided for your convenience....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    A surfboard and boogie boards are provided for your use....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 3 - Nov 14, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 15 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 27 - Dec 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Pet Fee $300
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10.5%


Pet deposit is refundable. **Please note: rental periods over Holidays require an additional $300 charge.

Please contact Tara 760-470-4428 for the best possible rate.

** RENTAL DEPOSIT. Shall total 50% of the Rent plus cleaning fee and taxes. For reservations made less than 30 days prior to the start of the Rental Period, the Rental Deposit shall total 100% of the Rent, cleaning and applicable taxes.

**CANCELLATIONS. If it becomes necessary for you to cancel your reservation, and we receive written notification from you at least 30 days before your Rental Period begins, we will return all monies received less a $500 administrative cancellation fee. If we receive notice of cancellation less than 30 days before the Rental Period begins, we will retain 50% of the Rent, plus applicable taxes, but return the Security Deposit and the Cleaning fee to you.

Check in at 3 pm

Check out is 10 am

Manager's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • San Diego Zoo

    "One of the best zoo's I've been too. Elephant rides, interactive exhibits. Exciting fun fo..."

  • Gaslamp Quarter

  • Old Town

    "Culture, history, and spectacular cuisine. You can spend an hour or an entire day taking in ..."

  • Balboa Park

    "Make sure you take a day meandering around the beautiful park in America's Finest City. Mus..."

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6.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Diego International (Lindbergh Field)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Pennant, The Beachcomber
7.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Coronado Island Ferry
5.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mission Bay Golf Course
8.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Fe Depot, downtown San Diego
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 8 or Interstate 5
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pizza & Pasta, Mexican food, Coffee shop
137 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snow Valley Ski Resort
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
South Mission Beach

Car: Recommended

Only minutes away from the Catamaran Spa, SeaWorld, the world famous San Diego Zoo; Balboa Park with botanical gardens, museums, historic architecture, miles of walking paths, and an Imax theatre, etc; Old Town with its authentic Mexican restaurants; SeaPort Village, downtown San Diego's GasLamp Quarter, the Convention Center, Petco Park, and numerous golf courses including Torrey Pines (the home of the Buick Invitational) and abundant executive courses.

Half hour from LegoLand, 40 minutes to The San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, 1 hour to Temecula wine tasting country, 75 minutes to the quaint historic gold rush town of Julian now famous for its apple pies, and another 30 minutes beyond that is beautiful Anza Borrego Desert State Park .Even Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knotts Berry Farm can be done as a day trip. Mexico is only 25 minutes away. Locally, you can enjoy sport fishing, whale watching, and all manner of water sports activities.

If the usual tourist sights are not your thing, kick back and enjoy Mission Beach's trendy ethnic and seafood restaurants, boutiques and bars or its wide white-sand beaches that stretch for miles.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: We are native San Diego residents who live and work in the area. We are San Diego City firefighters with over 29 years' combined experience serving the citizens of San Diego. We are proud to own property here and to share the charms of our fair city with visitors.

Why Mission Beach, San Diego, CA, USA:
Mission Beach is ideally situated to provide you the opportunity to enjoy the best of what San Diego has to offer. Centrally located with easy access to all major attractions, and just one block from either the beach or the bay, arguably San Diego's best feature. With only one thoroughfare providing limited access to the South Mission Beach properties, this area is quieter and more peaceful than the nearby neighborhoods of North Mission and Pacific Beach, which experience more traffic and activity. If you're in the mood for a little nightlife, two classic local watering holes, the Beachcomber and the Pennant, are just a few minutes' walk away, as well as convenient markets and delicatessens.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We think this property is the ideal place for your San Diego getaway, whether you're a couple looking for a romantic retreat, a group of friends on vacation, or a family looking for fun activities for parents and little ones alike. First floor location gives you immediate access to the beach and bay. A spacious tandem garage provides off-street shelter and protection for two vehicles. Take advantage of our complimentary surfboards, and boogie boards to enjoy this perfectly-situated location. Enjoy outdoor barbecuing on our spacious front patio or cook up a meal in our well-appointed kitchen. Watch TV or a Netflix movie on our flat-screen TV, and connect to complimentary wireless internet for your electronic devices.

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Speaks: english, Basic Spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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  • Living room & fireplace

    Living room & fireplace

  • Patio


  • Patio facing west

    Patio facing west

  • Entry


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining and entry

    Dining and entry

  • Kitchen


  • Laundry


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bedroom looking onto patio

    Master bedroom looking onto patio

  • 2nd bedroom with bunk beds

    2nd bedroom with bunk beds

  • Kitchen and living room

    Kitchen and living room

  • Exterior facing west

    Exterior facing west

  • Balboa Court walkway

    Balboa Court walkway

  • Patio


  • dining room

    dining room

  • Living room & dining area

    Living room & dining area

  • Kitchen & breakfast bar

    Kitchen & breakfast bar

  • Kitchen & breakfast bar

    Kitchen & breakfast bar

  • Master bedroom with French doors onto patio

    Master bedroom with French doors onto patio

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master bath

    Master bath

  • Hallway bath

    Hallway bath

  • Tandem 2-car garage

    Tandem 2-car garage

VRBO #690556

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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