Top 10 Vacation Rentals With Private Pool In San Diego, California


Spreading along the sunny California coast, San Diego is one of the state’s top tourist destinations. The city is known for its sunny weather and vibrant social life that can draw tourists to explore its beautiful beaches, craft breweries, and outdoor activities. With the city being so close to the Mexican border, it offers a mix of influences, from its unique cuisine to its historic architecture. San Diego is often flooded with locals and tourists who are looking to enjoy the perfect weather and ocean waves. If you would like to go for a swim, you can head to South Mission Beach. You can also visit Old Town San Diego to explore authentic Mexican cuisine. For a relaxing experience, check out the top vacation rentals with private pool in San Diego, California.

1. Pet-friendly home with a fire pit (from USD 407)

Offering plenty of space and privacy and a safe place for kids and pets to run around, this vacation rental is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, easily accommodating up to eight guests. The outdoor space is what makes this property truly stand out. In the backyard, guests can find a barbecue area with a dining space, sun loungers, a large L-shaped swimming pool, and a hot tub. There is also a covered lounging area, perfect for watching TV in the evening, enjoying a nightcap, and cozying up by the fireplace.

Private Home w/ Pool, Hot Tub, Firepit & Bikes
57 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this home has a wonderful pool and hot tub (photos don’t capture how nice it is)
the pool and hot tub are awesome
everything was as advertised great space for a family to enjoy a large space with comfortable living
house was clean and tidy
it was clean and had adequate supplies
house is clean and nice and the pool and spa got tons of use
house was very clean and had everything we needed for a great stay
the house was super clean and large enough for our group of 8
the welcome call was a great touch and the check out email was helpful too
we enjoyed our stay and beautiful san diego weather few minor issues but mgmt was very responsive
great location close enough to all of san diego
great and easy location in pacific beach
perfect location for the golf courses we played and for a bike over to the beach
very special property in a lovely neighbourhood
this was the perfect location a 15 minute care ride to almost all of the major attractions
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2. Centrally located vacation rental for 10 guests (from USD 417)

This bright and spacious vacation rental located in central San Diego has been recently renovated and updated. Everything is new, from the paint on the walls to the furniture, making it the ideal home for families with children. The backyard features a covered seating space and dining area. The accommodation also has a lovely pool and hot tub where you can relax after a long day of exploring. There is plenty of storage inside as well as a washer and dryer and a fully stocked kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their own meals with ease.

Family Getaway ★ Pool & Hot-tub ★ HVAC ★ 4BD & Central
57 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had plenty of room and enjoyed coffee on the patio
they also enjoyed lounging in the living room watching movies
the house was clean and well equipped
the backyard with the pool and hot-tub was beautiful and very well cleaned before our arrival
just had a great stay the house was as advertised spacious and comfortable
overall was a great stay nice house lots of space very clean
owners were very responsive and easy to deal with
the owner was helpful and quick to respond during the entire rental process
and on top of all of this the host (steve) was amazing
close to all from food shopping to attractions
nice pool house in the san diego suburbs close to everything
the house is at a great location and ample space
lots of great food options in the area and close to the beach (15 mins)
nice pool and hot tub well-equipped kitchen and lots of stores close by
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3. Chic house with an outdoor cabana (from USD 479)

Located right in the heart of San Diego, this beautifully designed and furnished vacation rental boasts a modern interior with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The open-space living and dining area can offer guests direct access to the backyard through floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Guests can sit back and relax in the pool or hide from the sun under the shaded cabana, where they can find a cozy seating area and a gas fire pit.

Chic Central San Diego House w/ Private Pool!
San Diego, California, United States
70 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv in every room and good wifi
not sure if the pool had a heater but the pool temp was perfect
you can tell recently updated the kids loved the bunk beds and a tv in every room
the pool is terrific and they supplied lots of pool toys
master bathroom is gorgeous with a huge shower and separate jacuzzi tub
spacious very clean and nicely decorated
pool was clean the place was clean and there was a great jacuzzi tub to go with it
house was sparkling clean and set up for a good time
this house is beautiful very clean spacious and family friendly
the hosts were super communicators and the house was very clean
host was super accommodating
the home was exactly as pictured and the host was responsive
the communication was easy and fast with the host
very spacious and close to pretty much everything
location is great and everything is fine
beaches and entertainment are close
location wise- we got to everything in sd within 15-20 minutes
the place is super close to la jolla cove and san diego airport
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4. Private one-bedroom rental for two (from USD 203)

Boasting sweeping views of the Californian coastline and San Bernardino Mountains, this one-bedroom vacation rental is the perfect getaway for couples. This guesthouse offers free WiFi access, so guests can stay connected. While the owners live on the property too, guests can have full access to the pool and the front garden. You can also take advantage of the hot tub. Guests should keep in mind that the pool is open from 9am to 10pm, and the hot tub is available for an extra fee.

Pool Side Studio Cabana - Stunning views & privacy
San Diego, California, United States
160 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 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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5. Mid-century home with a lovely pool (from USD 429)

This four-bedroom vacation rental is located in the Point Loma neighborhood, offering guests plenty of intimacy, peace, and quiet, with lush vegetation surrounding the property. Outside, there is a swimming pool with comfortable dining and lounging areas. Guests can find parking space in the driveway as well as useful amenities, including a washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and optional concierge and housekeeping services, so they can fully enjoy their getaway.

Point Loma Woods with pool in beautiful mid century home.
51 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture beds and living spaces are very well planned
our group of 6 adults and two children were very comfortable
very comfortable for our group of 6 adults and 4 small children
there was plenty of bedroom space and while quite dated having three bathrooms was great
back yard and pool were perfect
clean and fun decor
it is very clean and well kept
the house was spacious clean and comfortable as advertised
although the house is very dated it was clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and had everything we needed for the week we stayed there
the property manager was responsive to our questions and requests
rental agency that manages this rental was helpful with questions and getting us additional baby items
the location was great
the house was in a good location for all of our planned activities
the home is in a beautiful area and located in close proximity to many attractions
it was close to places we visited and would rent this beautiful mid-century home again
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6. Grand villa with spectacular architectural details (from USD 1400)

This fabulous villa is ideal for travelers with a keen eye for architecture. The floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors can allow plenty of natural light in the spacious living area with a cozy couch. The gourmet kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher and a wine cooler. The fully furnished patio boasts a fire pit and beach views, while the manicured backyard comes with a barbecue grill, a private hot tub, a pool, sun loungers, and a dining area.

Gorgeous Architectural Villa with Pool
San Diego, California, United States
53 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they had a trampoline and air hockey which kept us entertained after pool time
comfortable beds that easily accommodated our group of 7
the kitchen is beautiful and very well-stocked
the pool with the slide is lots of fun
the pool area is amazing very well maintained and relaxing (even better than the pictures )
the house is beautiful incredibly clean and comfortable
everything was sparkling clean and the backyard was absolutely beautiful
the house was clean well appointed and extremely comfortable
the house was also clean
the house was perfect clean comfortable and fun
owners are super responsive
the host was very efficient highly recommend staying here
thank you quinn for being such a good host and making sure all my needs were met
the host was responsive and delightful to work with
worth every penny hosts are more than accommodating and very friendly
the location is perfect close to the freeway and principal points of interest in san diego
easy to get to the beach and the house is close to a ton of restaurants
totally recommend quinn's place beautiful backyard and location many fun activities you will love it
location was great too - easy to get to places in san diego or la jolla
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Weekly discount: 3% off

7. Centrally located home with a tiki bar (from USD 259)

centrally located home with a tiki bar

This tropical oasis located in the heart of San Diego comes with amazing amenities, so guests can feel pampered throughout their stay. The open floor plan can make it easier for guests to hang out. You can enjoy cooking dinner in the fully equipped kitchen. The large TV in the living room can keep you entertained. Sunny days are best spent outdoors, where there is a heated saltwater swimming pool with a custom waterfall and plenty of lounge chairs for sunbathing. Guests can sip their morning coffee on the shaded patio, while the tiki bar and barbecue grill are great for evening fun.

San Diego Dreamin' -Heated salt water Pool, Hot Tub, Tiki Bar, BBQ, Firepit
153 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the hot tub the gas fire pit the heated pool and the sound system
the pool and hot tub are fantastic
the kitchen was stocked full of things that made cooking easier
we had such a comfortable stay
lovely pool jacuzzi bbq and lots of seating
super clean house with all items needed to make a great stay
it was very clean and during this pandemic that was extremely important to us
best host we've met to date will be visiting again
the pictures of this rental don’t come close to giving it justice
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8. Unique rental with a hot tub (from USD 364)

This one-of-a-kind pool house boasts luxurious amenities and complete privacy. Guests can have a good night’s rest in the cozy bedroom with a king-sized bed and a glass door that overlooks the spectacular garden. Outside, guests can relax in the hot tub, prepare drinks at the outdoor bar, or gather around the fire pit for a nightcap. The fully stocked kitchen and bar are excellent for grilling and preparing delicious meals, and there are flat-screen televisions both indoor and outdoor. Guests can also have access to a washer and dryer, as well as a free private parking spot.

The Most Amazing Completely Private Pool House!
454 reviews Superhost  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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9. Family-friendly rental with a fireplace (from USD 1290)

An excellent choice for a mid-sized group, this three-bedroom vacation rental boasts a stunning backyard with a private hot tub, a heated pool, a barbecue grill, plenty of seating space, a fire pit, and breathtaking sunset vistas. Guests can spend days sunbathing by the pool, relaxing in the hammock, or playing minigolf on the backyard course. At night, you can turn on the grill and gather around the outdoor fireplace for a nightcap.

Ocean View Private resort style back yard heated pool and spa
San Diego, CA, US
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Luxurious home with a game room

You can be charmed by this luxurious rental’s manicured little garden. The backyard can offer enough space for you to relax. The rental features an outdoor heated pool and an open-space layout with a spacious living room that boasts a two-sided fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining area. Featuring three bedrooms, up to six guests can be comfortably accommodated. All rooms have direct access to the pool through the sliding glass doors, except for one bedroom. Other amenities include free WiFi, a game room, and free parking.

Hip Mid-Century Modern With Heated Pool & Game Room
San Diego, California, United States
145 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Soak in the Californian sun

Southern California’s San Diego can quickly win you over with its craft breweries, superb beaches, and flavorful cuisine. If you’d like to enjoy the beautiful weather and have easy access to a good swim, consider booking any of the top vacation rentals with private pool in San Diego, California.

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