San Diego vacation rentals

We found 7,500 vacation rentals — enter your dates for availability

your current months are October, 2023 and November, 2023.
October 2023
November 2023
Find the perfect place for your stay in San Diego by choosing from 2247 houses, 986 apartments, and other vacation rentals. Vacation rentals provide the best amenities for you and your friends, family, or even pets, like WiFi and parking. What you'll find is a rental for everyone's needs, including places that are non-smoking or accessible.

Find spaces that suit your style

  • Peace of mind
    Our Book with Confidence guarantee gives you 24/7 support
  • All the privacy of home
    Enjoy full kitchens, laundry, pools, yards and more
  • More for less
    More space, more privacy, more amenities — more value
  • A place for everyone
    We stand for diversity, inclusion and families everywhere.
    Learn more

Head to the artsy city of San Diego

Come and experience San Diego and its museums, theater scene and art galleries. Travelers to this walkable city praise the zoo, seaside and beaches. Take in top local attractions like San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities and attractions in San Diego

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes San Diego a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (28.2 mi / 45.3 km)
  • LEGOLAND® California (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
  • Belmont Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Birch Aquarium (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Aquatica (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Diego

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, San Diego is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mission Bay (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Mission Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Rosarito Beach (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
  • Waterfront Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Coronado Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)

Seasonal weather in San Diego

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 74°F.

Transportation options to and around San Diego

Fly into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 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 (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.6 mi (10.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, San Diego Santa Fe Depot, Old Town Transit Center and San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around San Diego by jumping on the metro at Civic Center Station, Civic Center Station or 5th Avenue Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best area to stay in San Diego when booking a vacation rental?

Central San Diego is one of the most popular neighborhoods to snap up a vacation rental in San Diego. While in the area, take advantage of famous attractions such as San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.

How many vacation rentals are in San Diego?

Whether you're looking for a cabin, condo or something else, booking a Vrbo vacation rental means you'll always have the whole place to yourself — no sharing with strangers. Our current selection of vacation rentals in San Diego is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in San Diego?

Houses are the most popular style of vacation rental in San Diego, according to our data. Even if you have a different idea in mind, Vrbo has vacation homes in all shapes and sizes. Filter our options to find your ideal fit.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in San Diego?

Season, property type and length of stay are some of the things that can influence the price of a vacation home. Simply enter your travel dates to find your ideal escape. From homey country cottages to expansive luxury villas, all Vrbo vacation rentals offer incredible value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in San Diego?

Prices for beach houses in San Diego can vary depending on the size and type of the property and when you plan to travel. Just enter your travel dates into Vrbo and how many guests to see your rental options and prices. From there you can use the filters to refine your search by amenities, ratings, nearby activities and more.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in San Diego?

Yes. There are. You'll have a choice of 4,892 vacation rentals that allow pets in San Diego. Lots of our pet-friendly vacation rentals have an area outdoors for your four-legged fur baby to run around in, doggie beds, complimentary treats and proximity to parks and green space. Apply the 'Pets allowed' filter to find your place on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in San Diego?

Mark the 'pool' box in our handy filter tool and pick from 911 houses with private pools in San Diego on Vrbo. Morning dip, sunset soak or midnight swim? How you spend your free time is up to you when your vacation property has its own swimming pool.

What are popular rental amenities in San Diego?

The most popular rental amenities people look for in San Diego are a beach view, mountain views and a garden. Whether you're going on vacation with family, your besties or even pets, Vrbo vacation properties come with the best amenities for making new memories with the people that matter most.

Are there large group vacation rentals in San Diego?

You can pick from 616 vacation rentals in San Diego that can host a group of 10 or more people. Whether you're organizing a family vacation or an event like a party, there's enough space to get your favorite people together under the same roof.

Are there vacation rentals in San Diego that welcome kids?

San Diego has 4,866 family-friendly vacation rentals. And discovering a stay that welcomes kids is a cinch with our "Properties good for families" filter. In addition to having the whole place to yourselves, you'll get access to perks and amenities like multiple bedrooms, private pools and yards.

What are the top attractions for families in San Diego?

Keep your kids occupied at these fun family-friendly attractions in San Diego:

  • San Diego Zoo
  • USS Midway Museum
  • Belmont Park

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in San Diego?

Yes, you'll find 1,372 one-bedroom properties in San Diego to select from. A one-bedroom vacation property is a wonderful choice if it's just two of you or if you're vacationing alone. Add in more space, privacy and convenience compared to a regular hotel, and you've got the makings of a memorable getaway.