Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in La Mesa, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $65 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in La Mesa. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to friendly La Mesa

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of La Mesa. Well known for its bird watching, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in La Mesa

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that La Mesa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • SeaWorld (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Boomers El Cajon (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Steele Canyon Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Mesa

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in La Mesa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Coronado Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around La Mesa

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Spring St Trolley Station or 70th St. Trolley Station to easily get around the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around La Mesa, CA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,647 vacation rentals around La Mesa. From 1,236 house rentals to 1,691 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in La Mesa?

Don't just spend a few hours at the beach. Wrangle your buddies and crash as close as you can to it! The sound of rumbling waves and extraordinary sea views? It's a no-brainer! Vrbo has 1,244 places to stay beside the beach. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has plenty more options, including:

  • 871 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 844 beach-view vacation rentals.
  • 799 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in La Mesa?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love having lots of room to move, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 1,346 options available on Vrbo. Prices start from $40 a night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we have a range of different property types to choose from, such as:

  • Condo: 972 vacation homes. Prices start from $12 per night.
  • Apartment: 875 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.
  • Townhome: 238 vacation homes. Prices start from $80 per night.

Can I stay in La Mesa in a large group?

It can be tricky finding the time to catch up with friends and family. A vacation is an ideal opportunity to come together. If you were hoping to kick back together, Vrbo has options to suit. 290 condo vacation homes are available. Presently, they're the most popular option here for big groups. The rental options that are on offer for large groups in the area include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can house 6 vacationers? We have 895 that will fit the bill. The prices start from $83 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 504 vacation homes that are ideal. Prices begin at just $119 per night.
  • Trying to find places for rent catering to 5 guests? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 231 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just $82 per night.

You and your posse will be in good hands when you book your La Mesa escape with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in La Mesa?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Renew the connections with those you hold dearest and organize a thrifty vacation with Vrbo. Windsor Hills is a great area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 9 rentals, and the average price is an agreeable $158 per night. Hillcrest is another great option. We've got 228 rentals here, and the average price is around $187 a night.

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