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10 Best Airbnb Houseboats & Yachts In San Diego, California

Sheela
Published May 21, 2018

San Diego is a vibrant city with much to offer to visitors. Well known for its pristine beaches, parks and warm climate, the city attracts many tourists every year. Now, imagine if you are visiting San Diego and you are given the opportunity to have a different experience, such as sleeping on a boat. Sounds like a true adventure, right? Well, this is definitely possible with the range of houseboats and yachts available at your disposal. If you have no clue where to start, take a look at the suggestions provided below for guaranteed comfortable accommodation.

1. Contemporary houseboat on the bay (from 199 USD)

This is a delightful houseboat which is part of Zolna Yacht’s fleet. Completely renovated, the houseboat is spacious and luminous. It is furnished with contemporary features and the master suite comes with a lovely queen-sized bed. The living room comes with a queen bed, as well, and there are two gorgeous bathrooms with shower facilities.

There is a fully-equipped kitchen with a private deck for a BBQ. This deck is situated just above the water line, allowing guests to relax and watch the gorgeous sunset. Up to four guests can be accommodated in this houseboat.

Contemporary houseboat on the bay

Price: from 199 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Gorgeous houseboat in San Diego Bay (from 275 USD)

Stay at this gorgeous houseboat and enjoy your morning drink from the comforts of your living room, while absorbing the views of the water. This houseboat is spacious and spotless. The shuttered windows allow the sea breeze to enter, making the accommodation cool. There are fans and a space heater on board, should guests need to change the temperature.

There are two decks in this houseboat. The upper level has a spacious room with storage space, a pull-out sofa and some chairs. There is also a dining table, suited for four. The lower level has two bedrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances needed for a comfortable stay. There is Wi-Fi available.

Gorgeous houseboat in San Diego Bay

Price: from 275 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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3. 55-foot (16.8-metre) houseboat by the water (from 306 USD)

This gorgeous and large, two-story houseboat has recently been remodeled to make living more comfortable for guests. The houseboat is located on Harbor Island, close to downtown San Diego. The houseboat can comfortably accommodate four guests in two beds. There is a king-sized bed in the bedroom and a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room.

On the upper deck, there is a patio and some cookware. As a guest of this houseboat, you will be able to access the Sunroad Resort Marina & Yacht Center. The houseboat is only within walking distance to fine dining and casual restaurants. It is suited for people above 12 years of age, only.

55-foot (16.8-metre) houseboat by the water

Price: from 306 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Unique experience in a houseboat (from 152 USD)

This boat is cosy and good for a couple or a small family with a child. There is one main bedroom, which has a bed that can comfortably accommodate two guests. There are other amenities, like a pool, spa, full bathroom facilities and a firepit. A short walk will take guests to an array of delectable restaurants. Get away from your busy lives and enjoy the top-notch facilities offered in this houseboat.

Unique experience in a houseboat

Price: from 152 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Relaxing yacht stay (from 148 USD)

Enjoy this yacht all to yourself and enjoy the facilities on board. Guests can use the master stateroom that comes with a queen-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom. The entire boat is clean and spacious, making it a relaxing stay for all guests. All areas of the yacht are accessible by guests. There are also several recreational amenities, like a pool, hot tub, fitness centre, BBQ and so on. Wi-Fi is available on board the houseboat and up to two guests can be accommodated.

Relaxing yacht stay

Price: from 148 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Yacht by the marina (from 243 USD)

Come stay at this modern yacht for a couple of days and enjoy San Diego for what it has to offer. The yacht has a queen stateroom with an ensuite bathroom. There is also a forward stateroom. The dinette table converts into a double bed. The couch in the living area can be pulled out to form another double bed. The kitchen is fully equipped, so you can make meals on board.

Other amenities in the yacht include two smart TVs, a Bluetooth stereo with speakers, games and underwater nightlights, to watch the fish and spot sea turtles. The yacht is conveniently located, as it is close to major attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and several beaches.

Yacht by the marina

Price: from 243 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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7. Waterside boat (from 133 USD)

Welcome to this centrally-located waterside boat which exudes charm. This is a beautifully-decorated and fully-equipped boat that has a deck area, from where guests can enjoy spectacular sunset views. There are two comfortable beds in the boat and up to three people can be accommodated here. The bedroom at the front of the boat is separated from the dining, kitchen and rear bed area by a sliding door. The kitchenette is stocked with all the necessities that are needed to make delicious meals. Everything to contribute to a comfortable night’s sleep is provided in this boat.

Guests also get access to the full range of services in the marina. This includes access to the pool, hot tub, gym, waterside firepits and much more. There are also many restaurants in the vicinity. Although there is a bathroom in the boat, the shower amenities are a short walk away.

Waterside boat

Price: from 133 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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8. Stay on the harbour (from 123 USD)

This is a sailboat which has a walk-in, queen-sized bedroom at the rear end of the boat and a V-shaped queen bed at the bow. There is a fully-equipped kitchen that comes with two working top burners, a refrigerator, a microwave and two sink faucets. The main salon area comes with a working stereo with speakers. Outside, near the helm of the boat, is an electric grill, which can be used to roast meats and vegetables. Free, secure, gated parking is available to guests.

Stay on the harbour

Price: from 123 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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9. San Diego luxury yacht (from 611 USD)

Enjoy San Diego waterfront accommodation in the form of this luxury yacht. The yacht is located in a private setting and consists of all the necessary amenities, including an electric fireplace. It is within walking distance to Mission Beach and several restaurants and bars. There are two large couches and a large TV with a surround stereo, making the yacht very homely. Both staterooms have a private bathroom and shower.

The yacht is ideal for two to four people, though up to six guests can be accommodated. Free parking is available and bike and boat rentals are available within walking distance.

San Diego luxury yacht

Price: from 611 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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10. Well-maintained sailboat (from 170 USD)

This boat is a spacious accommodation which has been meticulously equipped with everything necessary to provide guests with a relaxing stay. The sailboat consists of a cable TV, internet connection, a fully-equipped kitchen, kayaks, bicycles and so on. The boat has a walk-in, queen-size bedroom at the back and a V-shaped double bed in the front. The salon area has a wraparound couch, where there is also a dining table.

Fast wireless internet is available throughout the boat. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen, which comes with burners, a microwave, a fridge and so on. Free parking is available for those who have a car.

Well-maintained sailboat

Price: from 170 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Best houseboats and yachts in San Diego

San Diego by itself is a charming city with so much to offer for people of all ages. Complement this with a unique stay in a houseboat or a yacht. Memories of this stay will remain with you forever. What are you waiting for? Go ahead and make a booking now.

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