There are people who love camping and people who love traveling to big cities, and then there are people who love both. While it can be challenging to find an accommodation that suits both the urban and rural lifestyle, San Diego is a place where there are tons of glamping options right in the downtown area! San Diego is a naturally beautiful city and you will feel right at home in your city campsite after a day of hiking or surfing. However, it is also a culturally rich city and you’ll appreciate your cozy camping accommodations after a long day at museums and restaurants. Check out these top 10 spots for glamping in San Diego, California.
There is something about a vintage Airstream trailer that makes you feel like having an adventure. This classic trailer from 1976 has been converted into a cozy accommodation that will give you an experience like no other! The trailer has been fully refurbished with everything you could need for a cozy stay, including two convertible couches that can sleep up to four people. Shower inside the trailer or outside in the enclosed shower for an extra treat! The trailer is parked in a secluded patio area with lots of plants, seating, and a grill.
$145 Summer Special! Vintage Beyonce AirstreamSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewscozy peaceful quiet great energy flow w/ beautiful crystals and succulents surrounding the air streamthe outdoor shower was so amazing we all left wanting to build our own in our backyards
Host:chris was an excellent host who ensured we had all we needed despite such short noticevery hospitable and caring individualsRead more reviewsreally cute spot with a great locationthis place is in an authentic vintage airstream which is nice to experience
On par with the best camper rentals in San Diego, this vintage Airstream RV is Instagram-ready, both inside and out! The interior is fully updated with new appliances and furnishings but has a classic shape and retro feel to the décor. It can host up to two guests and has a full kitchen and bathroom. The trailer is parked in a private backyard which has imitation grass, a picnic table, and a fire pit - perfect for enjoying camping in San Diego, CA.
The Tin Lodge: Cali-Cool Urban Airstream GetawaySan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery homey with nice touches coffee on the patio table to start the day is amazingthe a/c worked perfectly on the hot & humid days we were theresarah’s family airstream is picture perfect cozy & with just the right amenitieswe had everything we needed and more the bed was super comfortableall the little details have been thought of and it’s just such a cool comfortable placethe space is clean well stocked and very stylishbeautiful clean and really spacious definitely recommenda must stay very cleanit was clean and comfortable and a great valuethe tin lodge was such a stylish clean unique little place to stay
Host:sarah is an amazing hostsarah was a lovely hostsarah was sweet and helpfulsarah was very courteous and friendlysarah was very quick to answer questions which was also very helpfulRead more reviewsit was such a cute placegreat place to stay nice getaway feeling but close to everythinggreat location -really neat place wb l san diegogreat location to get to other parts of san diegofun place to stay if planning a short trip to san diego
Experience the true southern California lifestyle by renting this vintage van for two. The fully furnished van comes equipped with a comfortable bed and plenty of windows to let in the natural light. The true highlight of this glamping option is the plethora of beach gear offered by the host, including surfboards, beach towels, skateboards, wet suits, and more. A heater, charging points, and many other useful amenities are available in the van. Many pubs and cafes are a short walk away.
Top guest reviewsi felt very comfortable with communicating with mengthe sheets were clean and cooling which i was particularly happy about
Host:host is communicative and niceamazing host amazing experience 10/10 recommendhe was easy to contact both before and throughout our stay and extremely helpfulfirst off he was an incredibly fast friendly and responsive hostwow meng is one of the kindest people i've ever metRead more reviewsthe location was amazingit’s a great location and a lovely vacationabsolutely beautiful location where we got to stay for the night
Those visiting San Diego destinations on a budget will find this to be a very affordable and comfortable accommodation. This charming cottage was lovingly hand-built by the hosts, meaning there is no other accommodation in the world quite like it! It is a cozy home with enough room for one or two guests. The bed and kitchenette are in the main living area, and there is a bathroom with a camping toilet too. Though the interior is small, the cottage is set in a large and peaceful garden with lots of flowers and plants, and seating areas and a pool where you can relax! This home was designed to be eco-friendly and has solar panels for the electricity, so you can feel good about staying here too.
Art Studio Retreat/Rustic CabinSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit did get a little chilly at night but the space heater was an excellent toucha warm inviting oasis in a beautiful established garden with a poolthe bed was extremely comfortablethe studio was comfortable and had everything we neededtoo comfortable in factthe pool was sparkling clean and perfectvery clean and quiet neighborhood is quiet and safethe room was clean and we had all we neededthe place is a good size for 1 or 2 people clean and had nice amenities
Host:they were very responsive and helpful with any questions we hadthey were welcoming and friendlythe hosts are very warm and welcomingthe art studio is great and the hosts are warm and welcomingit’s the little touches that make it perfect and the hosts are outstandingRead more reviewsperfect location and great neighborhoodsuch a peaceful location close to everythingthe location was excellent - just minutes to many different sd locationswhat a wonderful retreat tucked away in a great locationfabulous location within walking distance to great restaurants and a quick uber ride to balboa park
Perfect for two guests, this glamping option is available in a beautiful yard in the city. Luxuriate on the comfortable bed while looking out over the serene greenery outside. This glamping site also offers some storage options and plenty of space to move around. Guests have access to an outdoor shower and kitchen, a covered hot tub, alfresco dining space, hammocks, a barbecue grill, and more. Several restaurants and shops are at a walking distance from this pet-friendly glamping site.
Gorgeous Glamp with Queen Bed, Jacuzzi & FireplaceSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsit gets a little bit during the day but there is a portable fan that helpedthe bed was super comfortable and very aesthetically pleasingbathroom was super stylish i loved it honestlytent and bathroom were very cleanvery clean great atmosphere and very kind host will definitely be staying here again
Host:kelly was super friendly and quickly responder in everything i neededRead more reviewsi absolutely love the little details put into this locationthe location is not convenient and didn’t feel safethere are a lot of great things to do and places to eat near by
This RV accommodation is just as clean and cozy as a hotel room for a fraction of the cost. Plus, you will get the unique experience of camping in a city environment! This camper can host up to three guests with one overhead bed and a couch that converts into a mattress. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a booth for dining seating and a full bathroom. The RV is parked in the host’s driveway and is surrounded by lovely landscaping for a tropical feel. It is only a few minutes away from downtown and just two blocks away from the beach, make this the perfect spot to stay if you plan on exploring San Diego on foot.
Wee Rose RV Private RetreatSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsi slept like a king on the memory foam bedthe heater is really helpful and amber is great thx for the hostinglocation was exceptional beautiful views and neighborhood accommodations low key and comfortable felt at homeit’s small but comfortable and charmingthe water was hot so that was nice as least you can take a warm showerinterior was fresh clean and brightcute space clean and welcomingthe wee rose is absolutely darling it is super clean and really quite cozystay was great amber was accommodating of my flight arriving early and the rv was very tidy
Host:amber was an amazing hostshe is very responsive and helpfulvery kind attentive host who provided an extra blanket quick as a flashamber is a great hostotherwise good experience with hostRead more reviewsfantastic location and very cute rvthe location is really excellentgood location close to the obcute and cozy really wonderful locationgreat location and friendly neighborhood
You’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time when staying at this accommodation! The rental is for a 1971 vintage camper parked in a secluded backyard. The views from this hilltop are stunning and include the urban hills of San Diego and Mt. Miguel in the hazy distance. Closer to home, you’ll enjoy both the sounds of city life as well as some more outdoorsy encounters like the occasional insect or lizard! It’s a spot that is better suited to guests who enjoy being out in nature, but for a couple of adventurous folks, this is the perfect glamping pick!
$pring$pecial! Private Camper Glamp - Central SDSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewslove the natural vibe of the place - eco-friendly amenities composting toilet drsoaps etc are really luxurious- try showering during a rain shower which i was lucky enough to doit can get a bit cold even with the small heater but the bed was warm and comfortablethe space somehow feels more like a studio apartment than a camperadditionally the fully enclosed outdoor area and outdoor shower were awesomethe whole place was clean and organizedthe space is clean and accurately described with lots of charmthe space was clean cozy and beautifulvery clean calming backyard great townher place is charming and very clean
Host:the host are very welcoming and niceem was an excellent hostem & james were wonderful hosts and we will definitely book with them againem and james are very nice people who seem to be accommodating and very hospitablehelpful advice and tips great private space for a great priceRead more reviewsexcellent location close to all freeways and attractionsthe camper is in a good locationthis place is awesome em and james have really created a thoughtful and cute spotit's minutes from all the major attractions and it's such a cozy placeit’s clean it’s cozy and it’s close to downtown and north park
If you love camping and city living equally, this rental would be the perfect place to stay! The accommodation is a spacious, three-room tent that can sleep up to four guests. There are two queen-sized air mattresses, carpeting, lights, and a power strip inside for your convenience. If the idea of sharing three rooms with four people sounds like it might be too crowded, you’re in luck as this tent is located in a spacious backyard that guests have full access to. The fenced-in yard has a hammock, patio furniture, a barbecue, and even a pool table! Guests are also welcome to use the bathroom and kitchen inside the host’s home.
Urban camping at the Ollie Street Guesthouse!!Point Loma Heights, San Diego, California, United States
With room for up to six guests, this camper is larger than most other RV accommodations in the area. It has a queen-sized bed, a double bed, and two bunk beds, all of which have their own curtains for privacy. There are also lots of other amenities that surpass similar rentals or even resorts in the area, like air-conditioning, a TV with a Blu-Ray player, hookups for gaming consoles, and free Netflix. In addition to its spacious size, this camper is the perfect spot for families because of its proximity to family-friendly attractions. In just a 10-minute drive you can be at Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, and Balboa Park!
*****FIVE STAR***** Rated Accommodations in SDBay Ho, San Diego, California, United States
Those who wish to enjoy beach glamping in San Diego will love this Airstream rental. The inside of this trailer has a fun, tropical vibe perfect for an accommodation that’s just a short walk away from the beach! This 2016 Airstream still looks like one of the classic models with the perk of having a completely modern interior and amenities. It is large enough to sleep one or two guests and has the option of a double bed or converting the dining room table into a bed. The hosts have provided everything you could need including linens and towels and even a coffee and tea maker. Parked on a private driveway, this rental is only a few houses away from the ocean!
North Pacific Beach Airstream Surf CottageSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe airstream was incredibly comfortable clean conveniently located wth amazing views and had amazing amenitieswe especially liked being able to make coffee and breakfast in the morningsit was super cozy and comfortable with all the amenities we needed and really cute on the insidethe camper was comfortable for the three of us and had everything we neededdon't be shower and toilet just like a hotel we loved the little community of la jolla toothe airstream is amazingly clean and efficientthe airstream is clean modern and just adorablethere were plenty of clean towels lots of pillows sheets and blanketsthe stay was nice and clean would book again in a heartbeatclean comfy and modern airstream gave us a nice taste of the "airstream" lifestyle
Host:our hosts were adorable and accomodatingjohn & riya were incredible hosts easy to contact and provided great recommendationsthey are responsive to your needs if you have questions or concernsjohn and riya are wonderful hosts as welljohn and riya were awesome hostsRead more reviewsthe location is amazinggreat location a short walk from the beachthis is the perfect location to enjoy pbawesome location - only a few steps from the beachexcellent location steps from the beach
Country living in a city center
The amazing number of San Diego glamping sites means that you don’t have to choose whether you’d like to have a rural vacation or an urban adventure. These RV’s, campers, and cottages are all comfortable, affordable, and will give you a completely unique vacation experience. If combining a camping trip with a city visit sounds like it might fit your travel desires, book one of these charming glamping options today!
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