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10 Best Airbnb Houseboats & Yachts In San Diego, California - Updated 2019

10 Best Airbnb Houseboats & Yachts In San Diego, California - Updated 2019
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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. Gorgeous houseboat in San Diego Bay (from USD 219)

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.

Houseboat in Beautiful San Diego Bay!
San Diego, California, United States
45 reviews
Boat 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It has all the amenities you need and plenty of room with spacious bedrooms as well
There is plenty of closet and drawer space
If you like being on the water
the 2nd floor living room and kitchen are gorgeous and spacious
fully stocked kitchen and bathrooms including towels for the beach or boat
Cleanliness:
2 big bedrooms and bathrooms
Their place was very clean
but you can feel it and between that and the ocean breeze
comfy attractively decorated and extremely clean
Very clean nice place
Host:
Super close to the airport
Great House Boat owner is fantastic to communicate with
David and Stephanie certainly know how to make guests feel welcome
They were quick to respond and answer all questions that I had
They had three kayaks to share
Location:
It's close to downtown
Its a great location to easily get to downtown San Diego or go explore Point Loma and other northern areas
Boat really only moves if it is really windy outside otherwise very stable
Check in and out was a breeze
did I mention the location?
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2. 55-foot (16.8-metre) houseboat by the water (from USD 299)

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.

HOUSEBOAT 55 FT HOTTUB+FIREPIT+PRKG+POOL , GASLAMP
San Diego, California, United States
16 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was so comfy
The boat feels like a home
The shower was a real hit with a large shower and bath
We spent time on top and also easily enjoyed the massage chair
Host:
the host was great very helpful
This boat was amazing Great view and quiet area can not recommend more
every night Lisa also gave us tips on local info that would have been a challenge to find
Lisa was so helpful and thorough
Lisa & Ben were very responsive to questions pre-rental & coordinated check-in without a hitch even though our flight was delayed
Location:
The top deck is lovely for BBQ-ing and relaxing with a glass of wine
Beautiful boat in an outstanding location
The boat lives up to the pictures plus great location & great hosts
The location is very convenient and Lisa and Ben were prompt in all responses Thanks for sharing your paradise with us
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3. Unique experience in a houseboat (from USD 129)

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.

San Diego Harbor with a View! A Unique Experience!
San Diego, California, United States
93 reviews
Boat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is so comfy
The harbor amenities are great
True serenity on the water
then we are use to
It was so relaxing having a cup of coffee outside in the morning
Cleanliness:
The facility is very clean and convenient
The place was super clean and stylish
The boat had everything we needed and
The boat is exactly as photographed and is very comfortable clean and stocked with thoughtful amenities by Joel and Mindy
Host:
showed us around the marina and boat and made sure we were set
They were always quick to answer any questions or concerns
Joe met us and showed us around left snacks for us and a book with local ideas
Great location and friendly helpful host
Everyone at the marina was super friendly
Location:
Two lovely waterfront restaurants 4 minutes walk away
There is not a lot within walking distance
Coffee on the water does not get much better Loved the bikes
Great stay Located near to a lot of eats and activities
Joel and Mindy were very great at communication
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4. Relaxing yacht stay (from USD 140)

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.

San Diego Yacht Life - Live the Dream
San Diego, California, United States
68 reviews
Boat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The boat is cozy and comfortable
The kitchen has a fridge
despite of that there are all basic amenities
The kitchen has everything you need
The boat has a very spacious upper deck that can host at least 6 people and a spacious living room
Cleanliness:
Very well kept and very clean
the marina facilities are clean and easily accessible
Everything was perfectly described and the experience was better than expected
I was surprised how spacious it was below deck
It was under water for almost 4 full days
Host:
he provided us with all necessary information to find his Yatch
James was a great host
James made things very clear and was great at quick communication
James is an amazing host Very friendly and easy to work with Book
and he let us know exactly where the yacht was
Location:
It is located close to everything
but I had to many other activities planned
A short 5/10 minute max 10$ uber ride to downtown area for checking out the city
Picturesque amazing views of the downtown skyline
Then to drive a few minutes off the island to the many sights of San Diego
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5. Yacht by the marina (from USD 180)

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.

★☆ 41' YACHT marina w/pool+hottub+gym+firepit+prkg
San Diego, California, United States
15 reviews
Boat 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place was much better than I expected with the updated amenities and Smart Home
The accommodation was comfortable and hosts were gracious
It was spacious and the 4 of us never felt cramped
view from the Aft sunroom and check-out
Cleanliness:
fantastic Bathrooms in marina were very clean
It was clean and the snacks were a great touch
Host:
Jomo was a great host very nice and responsive and
Stay here You will have a great time Meredith was awesome in getting things set up and Jomo was a super gracious host and making sure all was good on this awesome yacht
relaxing wonderful Great location and pool and hot tub in marina were
Location of boat slip is awesome
and we enjoyed the marina amenities (pool hot tub cafe clean restrooms)
Location:
It was very close to airport downtown restaurants and the beaches (OB and PB being my favorite)
So peaceful and relaxing Very quiet at night
Extremely stocked in every way and enjoyed using the marina's pool and jacuzzi
cleanliness special touches (like the Snack and Drink Shop onboard and toiletries)
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6. Waterside boat (from USD 99)

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.

Spacious and Airy B&B on the Water
San Diego, California, United States
264 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Like camping on the water Plenty of blankets so that was good
I didn't like using toilet inside the boat although the shower room is great
wine apples and fresh cold water in fridge Highly recommend
The boat itself can sleep three
The harbor itself is very protected
Cleanliness:
As promised the communal bathrooms were very clean
and I was surprised that is
The marina facilities were fantastic as well
The bathrooms were clean and they were never busy
it doesn't happen too frequently
Host:
great Dan had great communication
He was very responsive by text
He checked in with us advised on weather and very prompt
Dan was super attentive and communicative
Dan was awesome and accommodating
Location:
perfect easy location to and from the airport and in a great location to get to anywhere
Fun secluded spot that is also minutes away from plenty of restaurants and shops
we were able to walk to a lot of little restaurants and bars
I never took her out on it
The deck is perfect and it's ideally located to Little Italy and Downtown
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7. Stay on the harbour (from USD 105)

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.

San Diego on the harbor!
San Diego, California, United States
91 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Also the shower on the boat is the entire bathroom
The bed was so amazingly comfortable
If you do have to use the bathroom
We were asked to use the toilet as little as possible
turn on the water heater
Cleanliness:
Very clean and tidy 2 rooms
Very relaxing You can't beat the location and ambiance of boat life
so we were able to take walks and bike along the water
The marina bathrooms are very nice
The description and check-in procedures were detailed and accurate
Host:
What a awesome experience the boat is great
Matt was a great host and helped us out with any questions we had
Matt & Jill were quick to respond with questions or concerns
They were easy to communicate with and very thoughtful hosts
Exactly as advertised Hosts were great
Location:
There are also great places to eat within walking distance
It's central location made it a breeze to get to anywhere
it's very close to downtown and Coronado
it's about 30 minute walk to the embarcadero
we were really enjoyed quietness
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8. San Diego luxury yacht (from USD 594)

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
San Diego, California, United States
Boat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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9. Well-maintained sailboat (from USD 134)

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.

SAILBOAT!! KAYAKS!! AND RENT MY TESLA!!
San Diego, California, United States
330 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The boat is cozy and very comfortable
plus the boat is pretty spacious
The space is a little tight but expected from the boat stay
Thanks Dave - next time we'll include the sunset sail
and it was a true highlight
Cleanliness:
The marina facilities are updated and clean
Super clean and easily accessible to EVERYTHING
It was clean and had everything we needed
My other notes were supposed to be for public viewing
Host:
very responsive and an all around great guy
location is superb and the sailboat experience was amazing Even with rain our first day we enjoyed being in the boat
helping bring our gear to the boat bringing us water and ice answering any questions promptly
accommodating and always available and quick to respond to texts
The owner was very nice and responsive
Location:
Thoughtful touches like snacks and bottled water
Lots of places to eat near by
Perfect location to take in San Diego
Central location with easy access to airport and great restaurants
Took the bikes around the city which was an amazing way to explore the city
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10. Contemporary houseboat on the bay (from USD 195)

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!
San Diego, California, United States
29 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
open doors and the ceiling fans kept it comfortable inside the houseboat
The living space is spacious and offered everything we needed
The TV's and WiFi worked well
The master bedroom was very comfortable and my two sons shared the pull out couch without complaint
the bed was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
Very clean close to parks and easy to find
Shari and Amos' place was absolutely amazing Great views; quiet; peaceful and really clean place
Shari's boathouse was even bigger and brighter than in the pictures and incredibly clean which we loved
This house boat was stylish and unique; we really loved it
so the waters are quiet
Host:
A gracious host and a great mini vacation stay
We had a wonderful weekend aboard the boat
sure we knew everything about the boat for our stay
the person they have hired to check us in did an excellent job
I absolutely loved the houseboat
Location:
The reservation and check in process were very easy
Did I mention 75 degrees in January?
It was the perfect way to spend a weekend in beautiful San Diego Right on the water and walking distance to some excellent restaurants
The Sheraton nearby has a pool and facilities nearby--it's a nice walk along the water to get to it
very calm and well located - on a 8min ride from the aeroport not far from downtown
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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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