10 Best Airbnbs With Pool In San Diego, California - Updated 2024

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Known as California’s beach city, San Diego is an extraordinary example of paradise when it comes to easy-going coastal excellence. Visitors to this delightful town can enjoy world-class tourist attractions, a fun-loving downtown district, intriguing art galleries, interesting museums, and scenic hiking venues in abundant national parks. One of the city’s famous tourist spots is Balboa Park, which features a museum and a zoo. The San Diego Harbor Cruise offers guided tours and stunning scenery. Replete with balmy weather, blue skies, and beachside splendor, the only thing missing from this blissful setting is an accommodation with a swimming pool. To uncover the top stays where you can be assured a replenishing and refreshing dip, scroll down to see the best Airbnbs with pool In San Diego, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to pool. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 22, 2024.

1. Divine guesthouse for two (from USD 298)

This vacation rental with a private pool in San Diego is a slice of heaven. A unique lodging of eye-popping design, this guesthouse provides a well-equipped outdoor kitchen and a compact snazzy interior with bursts of vibrant color. The standout feature is the outdoor space comprised of a soothing heated splash pool, stylish comfortable seating, a toasty fire pit, and a dandy weather-proofed TV. You may never wanter to leave this accommodation that’s the perfect couple’s hideaway.

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San Diego, California, United States
3.79 km (2.4 mi) from Balboa Park
565 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice big screen tv in the bedroom
really fabulous little pool house with outdoor amenities and large bedroom that opens to the outside
heater was not working due to previous rainfall knocking power out came to rescue to fix it
the heated wading pool was a perfect way to relax after exploring the area
bedroom is spacious with great lighting enough closet space large bed with great bedding
it was very clean and tidy
it was very clean and well laid out
most importantly it was spotless and well maintained
very clean accommodation imaginative use of space
very nice and super clean
host was super responsive
host was very responsive to any questions we had
host is very helpful and informative
host was really responsive when it came to needing help
great spot easy and convenient host were very good
away; which makes this location very beneficial
great location with a short driving distance to anywhere in san diego
great location with the best pool
great location in sd close to old town little italy downtown & hillcrest
it was the perfect location
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2. Cozy garage apartment near park (from USD 105)

This one-bedroom garage apartment offers a nice getaway vibe. Accommodating up to four guests, this lodging may be compact, but it is fully equipped. The deep-blue swimming pool dazzles with a unique design that’s captivating. Guests are welcome to throw steaks on the barbecue and enjoy a cookout in the beautifully landscaped surroundings. If you have small children in tow, there’s a lovely park you can reach on foot. The beaches of pleasant La Jolla, along with top eateries and shopping spots in San Diego, are a quick drive away.

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San Diego, California, United States
12.47 km (7.8 mi) from Balboa Park
143 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
his backyard was beautiful with a very stunning pool a sun deck and a balcony
the small balcony is great for breakfast before heading out
my husband and i enjoyed the deck pool and fun games they had available
the pool and upper deck were amazing we will be back for sure in the future
with the weather not playing in our favor the pool was a phenomenal relief
very clean and exactly as described
it was clean and convenient
it was clean and very comfortable
clean stylish nice touches
) the space was very clean with comfortable furnishes
jorge is a great host
jorge was very responsive to my requests
host was very responsive and helpful
jorge was very responsive and a very good host
jorge and elisa were wonderful and and flexible hosts
the location is superb
perfect location for me
it is pretty close to everything
the perfect location if visiting relatives in the area
close to downtown and not far from any of the attractions in san diego
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3. Bright cabana with stunning views (from USD 142)

You could not ask for a more compelling accommodation than this sunny studio cabana. Showcasing expansive coastline views, this lodging can easily seduce the most jaded world traveler. The go-to spot for lounging is the glamourous shared pool area that boasts impeccable views and a shimmering swimming pool. The soothing hot tub is available for an extra charge. The outdoor terrace - with a dining deck - is an irresistible place to enjoy an outdoor meal. Don’t forget to stroll through the beautiful garden on the premises. The cabana’s interior offers basic coziness with a cushy queen-sized bed.

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San Diego, California, United States
15.82 km (9.9 mi) from Balboa Park
296 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in villa 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was really comfortable and the deck offered an amazing and enjoyable view
absolutely stunning studio with pool and terrific view
absolutely beautiful pool with an unbeatable view
who needs a tv with a view like that
pool house studio with a gorgeous view— exactly as advertised
the poolside cabana was very clean and nice
the place was clean cozy and simple
it is very clean and about what you would expect from a pool house cabana
the cabana was clean & cozy while the pool sparkles i highly recommend staying here
it was a great getaway for my wife and i it was super clean and had cute touches
also the hosts were very helpful and friendly with quick response time to any questions i had
outstanding host with very quick response time and extremely friendly
tabita was a wonderful host
she was helpful and thoughtful
she was very responsive and quick
extremely close to great restraints and hikes
great location to all we wanted to see and do
amazing location quiet and perfect for mellow days
the location is also perfect since it is nearby the beach restaurants downtown etc
location was fantastic and we easily found shops dining and beautiful sightseeing spots nearby
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4. Compact guesthouse with essentials

This studio-style guesthouse is cozy and the perfect setting for a low-key getaway. The space is furnished just enough for a comfortable stay. The highlight, of course, is the serene swimming pool that also boasts a relaxing hot tub. The kitchenette offers standard amenities such as a handy microwave, toaster, and coffee machine. The full-sized fridge is a nice perk, so you can store lots of groceries. The bathroom is pristine with a wonderfully large walk-in shower, fresh bath towels, and fragrant shampoo.

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San Diego, California, United States
7.54 km (4.7 mi) from Balboa Park
63 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was stylish yet cozy with all the comforts of home
the pool and hot tub were very soothing and fun while we were there
i rented this place mainly for the pool/hot tub for my kiddos and it didn't disappoint
very clean and the shower is amazing
beautiful and clean guest suite :)
very modern and clean
excellent place very clean and nice thank you
the backyard is very nice and it is very clean inside
the hosts were friendly
the hosts were very nice
great new hosts on airbnb
the hosts were very responsive and made sure we had privacy
they were also very sweet and kind
great central location can accommodate a family of four
relaxing and quiet location
the location is ideal for anyone visiting a student at sdsu
good value and lots of places close by to explore (shopping beach university etc
great place with pool and jacuzzi located right in front of door
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5. Sleek condo near all (from USD 169)

This handsome one-bedroom condo is surrounded by an array of top services and beautiful beaches in San Diego. If you’re a hiker, enjoy a splendid and unforgettable trek from nearby sandy Black’s Beach to picturesque Torrey Pines State Reserve. To soothe any achy muscles, head to the expansive pool area that boasts a great hot tub and sparkling swimming pool. The pool area may be closed due to COVID so inquire before booking. The interior of this accommodation is ultra-modern with a big flat-screen TV loaded with streaming services such as Apple TV and Netflix.

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San Diego, California, United States
16.59 km (10.4 mi) from Balboa Park
198 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no ac but still comfortable with the fan
very clean and overall the best value i’ve seen in san diego would stay here again
jens home is a stylish thoughtful and clean home in an amazing location
host was so very helpful
it was great jen is an amazing host and provides great hospitality
jen is an absolutely amazing host
she is very kind and helpful with suggestions about the area
would definitely recommend her as a host
the location is safe walkable to utc and just a short drive to beaches and la jolla village
the place is in a fantastic location in utc
it's a nice cozy spot that's close to everything; shopping great food and the beach
some nice shops walking distance as well
one of my favorite airbnbs yet so cozy it felt like staying at a close relative’s home
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6. Renovated beauty close to Mission Bay (from USD 108)

Polished and comfortable throughout, this one-bedroom apartment for up to four persons is a gorgeous home away from home. This apartment provides shiny stainless steel appliances in the compact but well-appointed kitchen area, laid-back contemporary furnishings, and attractive minimalist decor. The kidney-shaped swimming pool is modest in appearance but offers a chilled invigorating swim. It is within easy reach of the beach on Mission Bay, which is one of the best places to live in San Diego. Beach toys are available if you have little ones at your traveling party.

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San Diego, California, United States
10.7 km (6.7 mi) from Balboa Park
140 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had all the cooking utensils i needed everything was nicely stocked and the bed is extremely comfortable
super clean modern contemporary unit
very clean with everything you need
the place is very clean and nicely decorated
the place was very clean
this renovated apartment was really nice and clean when i arrived
the host was very responsive and helpful
the hosts can be reached quickly and easily for information if needed
airbnb was perfect the hosts answered very quickly and efficiently to my questions upon arrival
anthony and martha are great hosts aways ready to help quick responses and the place is very well furnished
this is an amazing apartment hosts leave snacks when you get there
good location about 2 miles from pb
the location is great
great location very accommodating
we were pretty close to everything
great place near everything
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7. Well-equipped floating delight

Experience a one-of-a-kind stay on this wonderful boat moored at San Diego Harbor. An absolute tranquil setting, this boat that accommodates two persons is within walking distance of many local eateries. With the gentle sloshing of the water, you can easily drift off to sleep on the soft queen-sized bed. Guests have access to the marina’s tidy and uncluttered pool area that offers a sparkling swimming pool, a steamy hot tub, and comfortable sun loungers. There’s even access to clean showers and a gym facility.

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San Diego, California, United States
4.64 km (2.9 mi) from Balboa Park
173 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hot showers a pool a jacuzzi and the best view of san diego imaginable
the deli had a great breakfast too
joel & mindy's space is wonderfully appointed and incredibly comfortable
clean and cozy
the facility is very clean and convenient
their place is nice and super clean
super clean and host is very nice and responsive
super clean and quietnice host thanks a lot
amazing hosts so helpful and informative
hosts are awesome and others in the marina were very friendly
joel and mindy are wonderful host
everyone at the marina was super friendly
super hosts for a reason
perfect location
fantastic value great location for downtown
it's close to everything the beaches amazing food downtown and the airport and train station
perfect getaway and stunning location
great experience very cool environment and awesome location
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8. Nifty studio near the beach

Only minutes from the sandy shoreline, this Pacific Beach studio apartment blends present-day modernity with a subtle retro feel. The furnishings display a laid-back refinement and the kitchen is nicely equipped, although the fridge is small. The well-maintained property offers no less than two large and sparkling swimming pools and a soothing hot tub. This accommodation is just a quick drive to some of Pacific Beach’s tastiest restaurants and liveliest bars.

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San Diego, California, United States
13.43 km (8.4 mi) from Balboa Park
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 1 Guest 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo itself had all the things i needed for a comfortable stay
the condo is perfectly clean and has all the necessities
this place had everything and it was so clean and tidy
the apartment was clean cozy and perfectly located around shops and bars
joane was a good host
joane was an accommodating very responsive host
joane was a great host always making herself available to answer all my questions prior and during my stay
joane was amazing and very accommodating
excellent location within walking distance to food beach etc
the condo is in excellent location
this airbnb is a great location and is very cozy
her condo is a pleasant place to stay in a great location
the location is perfect very safe you can also walk to the beach within minutes
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9. Crisp and modern one-bedroom

Located in a tranquil neighborhood, this contemporary one-bedroom apartment is ideal for travelers seeking solitude in a luxury environment. The glistening aqua-blue swimming pool in the shared pool area is a terrific diversion and large pool towels are provided to guests. The pool area also features a fabulous hot tub that will certainly repair any sore muscles. An expert barbecue grill is on hand if you want to enjoy a cookout. Guests can stroll to shopping venues, convenient grocery stores, and delicious restaurants. This locale is also a quick drive to many tourist attractions.

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San Diego, California, United States
8.94 km (5.6 mi) from Balboa Park
375 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quaint space with a nice kitchen lots of windows and natural light and a thoughtful host
we loved the space plenty of room comfortable sitting and sleeping and a great bathroom set-up
a great apartment beautifully decorated and amazing amenities
the apartment has an a/c located in the living room but the bedroom would feel noticeably warmer
great place to stay very clean bedroom got pretty hot but with provided portable fan did the trick
great place clean and simple
nicely appointed apartment clean and comfortable
clean amazing space to stay
the apartment was very clean and nice modeled
apartment is very clean and modern
the host is very thoughtful
the host communicated quickly and efficiently
jeff was a great host
the host communicated quickly and was thoughtful
beautiful place with a great host
location was great
location provides easy access to all the sites
the unit is located central to many great restaurants
it’s a great location near sdsu and freeway entrances
the apartment was great located in a location with many restaurants and even a brewery within walking distance
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10. One-bedroom dazzler in Little Italy

Your jaw will drop at the sight of this stunning one-bedroom apartment that boasts phenomenal views. Exuding a subtle elegance, this apartment offers floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum views of the water and more. Situated in the city’s delightful Little Italy neighborhood, this accommodation is close to everything, such as inviting bars and exceptional shops. The interior features top-tier luxuries - from a breezy terrace to a large Smart TV with Roku. The property’s amenities are also divine, with a fitness facility and a lovely swimming pool and hot tub located on the ground level.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.79 km (1.8 mi) from Balboa Park
54 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wow stunning apartment & view
amazing view bed is super comfy
kitchen appliances and amenities were perfect for light meals and are mostly brand new
two words: the view the apartment could not be in a more perfect location
clean luxurious elegant and professional
this place was beautiful clean and not to mention a beautiful view
awesome stay with a beautiful view the place was very clean and overall well worth it
the views are amazing the space is clean modern very tasteful and comfortable
nice place the host was friendly
the host was very attentive as well
can’t beat the view we had various questions about the airbnb and experienced fast helpful responses from the host
overnight parking was kind of hard to find but we will definitely come again
amazing apartment and location
the location was also perfect for walking around the city
perfect location for all san diego has to offer
great location you can walk to several restaurants and coffee shops
great place to stay at with an amazing view of the city and very close to everything
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Sensational San Diego Airbnbs with pool

San Diego offers Pacific Coast bliss that’s hard to resist. There are plenty of places to visit and things to do in San Diego. Luckily, the collection of Airbnbs with a pool is equally tempting. So don’t hesitate to choose from one of these incredible accommodations and experience a memorable time in San Diego.

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