Destination guide

The lively area of Chula Vista awaits your stay

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Chula Vista. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, beaches and restaurants. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Chula Vista

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Chula Vista a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • SeaWorld (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Club Campestre Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Aquatica (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Chula Vista Nature Center (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • L.A. Cetto Wine Cellar (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Chula Vista

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Chula Vista

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Chula Vista is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Coronado Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Mission Beach (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Silver Strand State Beach (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chula Vista

The nearest airport is in Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

It's easy to get around Chula Vista by catching a ride on the metro at Palomar St Trolley Station, H St Trolley Station or Bayfront - E St. Trolley Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Chula Vista?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,986 house rentals around Chula Vista. From 1,876 Houses to 2,201 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Chula Vista is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chula Vista?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Chula Vista:

  • La Jolla: 747 vacation rentals
  • Mission Beach: 1,363 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 1,663 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 432 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Chula Vista?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Chula Vista. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • U.S. Olympic Training Center: 2,384 home rentals
  • Living Coast Discovery Center: 4,919 home rentals
  • Chula Vista Nature Center: 4,917 home rentals
  • Atlantis Laser Tag: 4,899 home rentals
  • The Auld Course: 3,940 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chula Vista listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chula Vista?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,876 Houses in Chula Vista. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chula Vista include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,201 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 243 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 243 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chula Vista?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,095 vacation homes with pool available in Chula Vista.

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