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"Condo on the Water" in Sunroad Marina

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq ft
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Stay on a yacht near the airport, downtown, and Convention Center

Sunroad Marina!!! Far and away the nicest and most secure marina on either Harbor or Shelter Island. We offer private reserved parking for your car. TV cameras and guards are always patrolling so we have little or no criminal mischief. Sunroad is slightly more expensive than other marinas, and of course our rental rate reflects that reality.

Our guests enjoy staying on a beautiful yacht within walking distance to San Diego airport and the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center. It is a quick and inexpensive Uber or taxi ride to downtown or other San Diego locations. 3 great restaurants are literally across the street! Walk over for Happy Hour or a sumptuous dinner!

Stay overnight or multiple nights on a luxurious yacht in San Diego's best marina. We can arrange harbor cruises upon request because our yacht is owned and operated by a USCG licensed Captain. A Captain license is a USCG and Port Authority requirement for "charters," which are overnight stays or cruise rentals. A Captain License is also a liability insurance requirement. You are uninsured if you pay to stay on a boat under circumstances other than a legal "charter" as defined by the USCG and Harbor Police.

Seayalater has a huge cockpit area that provides shade over 6 comfortable boat chairs around a dining table on the back of the boat. Perfect for evening cocktails or dinner with friends. Now and then a sea lion swims by. The view of the marina is spectacular!

The salon area has a dining table and comfortable couches. The master bedroom is where most couples sleep. They store their luggage, etc. in our V-berth on that mattress. Between the bedrooms is a 3/4 bath with compact shower. TV sets are in the salon, MBR, and V-Berth. All have cable access and remote controls. This yacht is extremely pleasant for a couple.

Guests often enjoy quiet dinners while listening to music. We have nearly 1000 popular tunes on an iPod for guest use. Everyone enjoys the view of the nearby power and sail boats across the marina. Sea lions occasionally pop their heads above the water.

Perfect for a couple for a romantic weekend. Sunroad is a very quiet and very safe marina. You and your car would be safe in the nicest marina on Harbor Island and probably the most desirable marina in San Diego.

I always talk with arriving guests on the phone before they arrive. I meet each guest as they drive into the marina. I show them how to use the keycard gate entry and where to park. Each guest gets his own parking access keycard and two marina access tokens so couples can walk around separately.

More Details

Larry Whitaker
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Larry Whitaker

Captain Larry and Teresa are retired. We live in San Diego North County, about 30 miles from the Sunroad marina. We bought this boat a few years ago and extensively remodeled the interior and exterior. As you see in our reviews, every renter has loved it. We love to stay on it ourselves!

Larry Whitaker purchased this boat in 2014

Why Larry Whitaker chose Midway District

" Condo on the water!" A yacht in San Diego Harbor is a great overnight or weekend option. Even though we reside in a regular home 30 miles away, we stay overnight on our boat during major holidays or while attending a downtown event, concert, etc. It is a really fun experience to be in the marina with all the other boaters. you will make friends fast!

What makes this boat unique

This is a "condo on the water" in a marina near downtown San Diego, Petco Park and San Diego airport. Minutes to the Convention Center. Private reserved parking that is walking distance to the airport.


Midway District Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • boat
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Two vanities, one sink. Shower is small, like in a camper trailer. People who stay on the marina boats walk up to the NICE Marina facilities.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • There is a double bed in the master bedroom. The V-berth is usually used for overflow sleeping accommodations or storage of luggage. The boat is probably too crowded for four adults.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
This is a yacht in a marina near downtown San Diego and San Diego airport. Private reserved parking inside a gate. The marina has every requirement, toilets, showers, snack shop, etc. Larry Whitaker is a USCG Captain and qualified to give paid passenger rides on his yacht.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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"Condo on the Water" in Sunroad Marina
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Don't think twice!!!

  • 5 of 5

Larry and Teresa couldn't have been more helpful or accommodating. Their yacht, Seayalater, is the perfect place to stay for a relaxing and peaceful getaway. The boat is clean and has everything you need for a perfect stay. Two staterooms with comfortable beds, fully equipped and stocked galley, relaxing salon, and outside cockpit seating to enjoy the many yachts in the marina along with morning coffee and afternoon sunsets. There is even an iPod with perfect tunes selected by Larry and Teresa.

Just steps from the boat is the pool, clubhouse, bathrooms, and laundry and a short walk will get you to two great waterfront restaurants. Everything else San Diego has to offer is just a short distance away.

We would highly recommend a stay on "Seayalater" to anyone looking for a unique and special travel experience. We will definitely be back for another stay next time our travels bring us back to San Diego

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks! That may be the best among a dozen great reviews. Come again! Larry and Teresa Whitaker
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation ever. I loved being on the water. The boat was better than expected. Larry and Teresa beautifully decorated their boat and thought of everything we needed and more for a great stay. They had stocked the boat with food items and even a bottle of Kendall Jackson! Yum! The marina is nice and walking distance to restaurants. It was nice to rent the nearby bikes and scooters, and relaxing to sit and watch the boats go by in the harbor. We planned on going out at night, but decided we would much rather sit on the back deck and enjoy the peace and serenity. It was a great way to recharge before going back to reality. The owners were super nice and easy to work with. I can’t wait to go back!! Thank you again for a great stay đź’•? Sandi

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sandi, We enjoyed having you! Be sure to come back and collect on a free night. Larry and Teresa
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Super cool experience!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our on vacation on Larry & Teresa's yacht! It was wonderful for both of us. The beds were super comfortable, the kitchen was well accommodated & the table & booth seating were great for playing cards in the evening! They also had an iPod & speaker with a wonderful "boat" playlist with a large variety of music that we really enjoyed.

It was awesome to be in the marina among so many beautiful boats. We loved walking along harbor and going to several great restaurants on Harbor Island.

We took the tour of the USS Midway Museum which was excellent! We also went on a whale watching tour & saw 3 whales and some dolphins. It was chilly - so dress warm!

We had a great time shopping in Seaport Village. It would have been fun to rent some bicycles but we ran out of time!

Overall a wonderful & memorable experience!

Larry & Teresa - thank you for your thoughtfulness, kindness & generosity to ensure we had a fabulous trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do yourself a favor

  • 5 of 5

I have never reviewed anything in my life but wow. This was an amazing experience even though we didnt get to stay as long as we wanted. Great views,plenty of restaurants nearby although we chose to cook and sit on the water. Larry and Terresa are fantastic they go above and beyond to make sure you feel at home and have a good time. If you just want to get away for the weekend or are looking for something more unique than a hotel book this place. You will not regret it

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Travis! We appreciate your kind words. Larry and Teresa Whitaker
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time staying here while in San Diego for the weekend. The location was great; I was just a quick Uber ride to anywhere in the city. The restaurants near here, in walking distance, were also outstanding and the walkway along with harbor had some great views. The owners were very accommodating and had the boat stocked with some snacks and drinks. I would certainly consider staying here again if I return to San Diego.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Travis, Welcome back anytime! We'll arrange a discount or even a free harbor cruise! Larry and Teresa
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Perfect get away for flip flop lovers!

  • 5 of 5

Seayalater amazing, Larry and Teresa are best host's I've had the pleasure to get to know! Bottle of wine, cheese, crackers and fresh fruit. Couldn't connect our timelines for harbor cruise, but we will next time.

Great recommendations, communications and sincere concern that we were enjoying our stay and wanting for nothing.

Great yacht rental for a couple of friends, a romantic getaway! Everything was clean, beautiful and the boat has character and feels like a home on water.

Cannot say enough about what a godsend this sanctuary on the sea was for me! My buddy enjoyed it as much as I did, neither one of us wanted tp leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
San Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
San Diego to Coronado Ferry
Nearest Train
1 Miles
San Diego AMTRAC and Coaster depot
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
C-Level , Coasterra, Island Prime
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Spanish Landing Park
Car: not necessary

Seayalater is in the best Marina in San Diego harbor. Harbor Island marina has every amenity available to tenant boat owners. Walking distance to San Diego Airport and San Diego Convention Center. Taxi or bus to downtown or Gaslamp restaurant area.

We offer both overnight accommodations and harbor cruise boat rides.

See our web site for details. Call 858-204-3099


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

I will meet them at the marina to give them an access card to free parking and gate access key. I will meet them at the end of their stay to inspect the boat and retrieve those items.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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