San Diego is the oldest town in California and it is packed with plenty of excitement to offer locals and visitors. With an idyllic climate and easy-going ambiance, it invites you to come and explore its beauty. San Diego lives true to its title “America’s Finest City" with its repertoire of amazing attractions. Coronado Beach, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, and La Jolla Cove awaits beach lovers. Embarcadero, USS Midway Museum, and Maritime Museum of San Diego allow you to have a glimpse of naval-related activities. Point Loma and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve are perfect for those who love to sightsee from a high vantage point. You can trace the yesteryears at San Diego Old Town, Old Point Loma Lighthouse, Seaport Village, and Whaley House Museum. Kids and the young at heart will love to explore attractions like San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and Birch Aquarium. Belmont Park, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, will also keep little ones awed. Plan your trip and find your home base in this amazing city by checking out our best short term rentals in San Diego, California.
Nestled in a quiet neighborhood and just across the beach is this cozy little private beach vacation home. Beach towels, beach chairs, sand toys, boogie boards, and beach cruiser bikes are supplied during your stay. Conveniences such as air conditioning and outdoor shower for rinsing off are available. Garage parking, street parking, and other nearby free parking lots are also available. On your stay, you’ll have access to the shared patio for outdoor relaxation. Entertainment is provided through free wifi and internet TV. This beautiful beach house can sleep two adults up to a maximum of four persons. It is well-suited for short term rental for couples, families or groups of friends.
*Travelers Paradise, Steps to Sand + AC and Bikes!San Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsall the usb outlets around the unit were a thoughtful touchwe simply loved our time at janet and scott's cozy cottagethe bed is super comfortablebed extremely comfortable also which is importantclean orderly and a very comfortable bedeverything was super cleanvery clean wonderful bed and bright and cheeryit is clean comfortable and you could not ask for a better locationthe place was small but very cute clean and in excellent condition
Host:they are great hoststhe hosts are super responsive and helpfuli've stayed with hosts before at another property and they clearly have the guest experience dialed invery nice unit described very well and the owners were extremely easy to work withcommunication with hosts was easy and they respond very quicklyRead more reviewsgreat location great value close walking distance to restaurants and beachnice place with great locationgreat place in a great locationperfect location you’re close to everything you could want or needthis cute little unit is in the perfect location to enjoy your trip to the beachWeekly discount: 10% off
Experience the epitome of a beachside getaway while staying in this romantic sea breeze condo. It comes with a nautical theme and thoughtfully selected modern furnishings. It has a fully supplied kitchen, a balcony, and a room where you can enjoy the ocean view. During your stay, you’ll enjoy a dedicated parking spot and access to the laundry room. This condo is perfect for several nights’ stay for a group of three persons. The relaxing beach home is located just one house away from the boardwalk.
Epic Condo Number Five by OceanSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsexcellent end unit location with a balcony view of the bay inlet and air conditioningefficiency studio with full kitchen amenities full sized frig and stovethe air conditioning worked well and quickly to keep the indoors dry and coolmodern appliances in the kitchen and a bathroom with a very nice showerthe apartment was the perfect place to stay in san diego and karena was an amazing hostthe place is clean comfortable and very stylishclean comfortable lots of extraskarena’s place was adorable and clean great communication and check in was super easyclean cute place as describedit was spotlessly clean and everything had been provided for
Host:karena is a thoughtful host and the big binder of information was awesomekarena is very responsive and a great hostshe is a host you can trust and i would absolutely stay at one of her condos againRead more reviewsgreat location able to walk everywheregreat location by the beachwe really liked the location and the parking spaceadorable place in a great locationlocation is awesome walking distance to beach boardwalk shops and restaurantsWeekly discount: 22% off
Step into this light and airy one-bedroom cottage that is just a five-minute walk to the beach. It is attached to a home with a separate entrance from the main house. This cozy bungalow has a living room with a kitchenette, a dining area, and it has been comfortably furnished. Its large bedroom includes a Cal King bed, while its bath has a separate toilet, shower and vanity area with a walk-in closet. The cottage is just a one- minute walk to restaurants, shops, and kayak and surfboard rentals. The bungalow can sleep up to three people.
California Beach CottageSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was an extremely hot (website hidden by airbnb) ac would have made it much more comfortablethe cottage is quiet and quite comfortablemicrowave and toaster oven as well as a full refrigerator and freezer as well well as wifiwe managed with two powerful fansit's very comfortable and stays plenty cool if you keep the windows open and fan goingclean and quiettowels were clean and smelled fresheverything was very clean and well stockedcottage quite spacious and cleanit was very clean with a comfortable bed
Host:she is a wonderful host and made sure i had an amazing staymaureen was an amazing hostgreat option great home great hostmaureen is a very nice host really helpfulmaureen was a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is amazingamazing location and nice placevery nice apartment close to everythinggreat location and an easy walk to restaurants and la jolla shores beachthe location was perfectly set in a quiet neighborhood close to beach and restaurantsWeekly discount: 15% off
This vacation home is well designed for solo adventurers, business travelers, and couples looking for a comfortable getaway. This remodeled petite suite features a bright boho-chic aesthetic and a relaxing patio with plenty of succulents. It also has a private entrance, a business nook with a desk and fast wifi. Other features include a small updated bathroom, beautiful flooring, and spaces with tons of natural light. Coffee, tea and small snacks are provided. This home is in a quiet and safe residential neighborhood, and it is nestled at the rear part of the host’s house. It can be accessed through a private walkway.
Stylish Private Entry Suite/Patio -10 Min to BeachSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewssuper comfortable stay amazing views and lovely surroundingsthis cool boho suite is cozy and comfortable with a breezy patio and a nice viewthe bathroom is equipped with an efficient ventilation system which kept the space free of extra humiditycould spend time relaxing in bed without feeling claustrophobic or cooped up as i have at other airbnb'sthe space was extremely comfortable with thoughtful touchesroom was exceptionally clean modern and tastefully decoratedoutstanding the space was beautiful and clean and comfythis place is amazing very clean and brightthe bathroom was spotless which put me at easevery impressed with how clean and the little touches in how the space was decorated
Host:very good hostjoel was the best host and provided us with many great recommendationsjoel was a great hostjoel was an exceptionally attentive and considerate hostlovely place great host really stylish too :)Read more reviewsthe location is greatthe location and it’s proximity to the city was perfectbeautiful apartment in a great locationthe location is nice because it’s relatively close to everything but in a quiet peaceful areathe location was perfect with easy access to all of the major highways beaches and attractionsWeekly discount: 11% off
Come and stay in this estate with an open-plan layout. It is polished with natural finishes, rich textures, and beamed ceilings. It features a patio with a gazebo, barbecue space, pool, a waterfall rock feature, and a basketball net. It has three bedrooms with seven beds including a California King bed and queen bed. It has two baths and a hot tub. This exquisite home can comfortably fit 10 guests.
Gorgeous Architectural Villa with PoolSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthey had a trampoline and air hockey which kept us entertained after pool timecomfortable beds that easily accommodated our group of 7the kitchen is beautiful and very well-stockedthe pool with the slide is lots of funthe pool area is amazing very well maintained and relaxing (even better than the pictures )the house is beautiful incredibly clean and comfortableeverything was sparkling clean and the backyard was absolutely beautifulthe house was clean well appointed and extremely comfortablethe house was also cleanthe house was perfect clean comfortable and fun
Host:owners are super responsivethe host was very efficient highly recommend staying herethank you quinn for being such a good host and making sure all my needs were metthe host was responsive and delightful to work withworth every penny hosts are more than accommodating and very friendlyRead more reviewsthe location is perfect close to the freeway and principal points of interest in san diegoeasy to get to the beach and the house is close to a ton of restaurantstotally recommend quinn's place beautiful backyard and location many fun activities you will love itlocation was great too - easy to get to places in san diego or la jollaWeekly discount: 3% off
Enjoy a beachside retreat in this studio nestled at the southern tip of Mission Beach. It is just steps away from the beach, and a short walk to stores, groceries, and restaurants. The studio features luxury designer details with hand-painted murals and custom-designed wallpaper. It is fitted with modern conveniences and comes with a full luxury kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Plenty of parking is available with options of uncovered parking space. This is an excellent short stay accommodation for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families.
#4 Dreamy Supreme Ocean CondoSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe fan in the closet was a god send for white noisegood sized kitchen/bathroom high speed internet and cablethe unit has strong wifi and is easy to connectexcellent construction and the white noise of the a/c cancels out almost all noise from aircraftthe bed was nicely firm and super cozysheets smelled wonderfully clean and overall very tidy placeeverything was very clean and up to datevery nice place- quiet cleanvery clean and cozy spot on the bottom floorthe condo is sparkling clean comfortable with personal touches
Host:host was awesome too highly recommendaccommodating and responsive hosthe was very responsive and helpfulsimon was very responsive and provided enough details for self check init is well represented simon was very responsive and helpful with any questions i hadRead more reviewsthe location is idealthe location is perfectcute condo in an amazing location close to the beachperfect location and great valuegreat location in the heart of san diego and right next to the beachWeekly discount: 9% off
Just steps away from the beach is this modern stand-alone guest house. The studio is situated behind the main house and has its own private entrance, bathroom, kitchen, washer, and dryer. It has two beds and can fit up to three guests. During your stay, you are free to use its three beach chairs and beach towels. Safe and free street parking is available in front of the property.
Modern Tropical Oasis STEPS from bay!San Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviews*really liked having a remote for the fan and the lightthe only thing i wish they had was an air conditionerthe bed is superrr comfy and i loved the two chairs in the yardalso the aesthetic of the room was very beautifulthe space is great for two adults and the bed & bedding was comfortablereally clean and super convenientvery nice place and cleanthe place was just as described and very cleanthe guest house is super nice and cleanbeautiful clean private and a fantastic host
Host:the host were respectful and quick to response for any questionsnadia was a great host quick responses and instructionsnadia was the best hostnadia was a great host she replied to us very quick when we needed hernadia was a great host as she responded quickly and was very helpful along the wayRead more reviewsgreat location right on the bay close to everythingvery cute studio with a perfect locationabsolutely amazing location right on the bay and close to several beachessmall but the location is fantasticgreat place and amazing locationWeekly discount: 11% off
Come and enjoy this modern condo located in a peaceful historical neighborhood. The unit is located in a rebuilt building which was once an officer’s quarters built in WWII. It features a private deck that faces the sunsets and downtown skyline. Sleeping arrangements include a king-sized bed, queen-sized sofa pullout, and queen-sized blowup mattress. Conveniences include a full kitchen, centralized air-conditioning, two bikes, and free street parking. The property is within walking distance to downtown.
Downtown Skyline Sunset View King SuiteSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was a nice apartment and a good viewthe view from the 2nd-story balcony was very nice and the apartment itself is appealing overallwe liked the fact that there was cable and a large-screen tv in the living areavery clean & privatevery bright and clean cozy stayexceptionally clean and well maintained made for a great staybeautifully decorated and clean spaceit is very clean which is a very important pint for me
Host:mike was a great hosthost kept checking in to make sure everything was okay perfect home to have a nice mini vacationdefinitely my go to host when in san diegocheck-in process was very easy and host was very quick and detailed in communicationit is a quiet place and mike was very helpfulRead more reviewsvery nice location which is close by to the airport and all the attractionsloved the location everything was 10 mins or less away from usthere is a beautiful of downtown san diego very close from the park the restaurantsa great value at a great locationwe will return i very like this apartment the location was excellentWeekly discount: 11% off
Enjoy a homey and cozy ambiance in this classic Spanish-inspired bungalow. It features original hardwood floors and comes with two bedrooms. Its larger bedroom has a queen bed with a beautiful vintage vanity set and the smaller room has a full bed. Both bedrooms are fitted with walk-in closets. Meanwhile, its bathroom has a 1920’s era style and comes with a tub and shower combo. It has a fully equipped kitchen, and a separate spacious formal dining room that’s perfect for big family meals, or a romantic dinner. Its living room offers a cozy ambiance with tall coved ceilings and a faux fireplace. The casa also has private parking and a huge yard with lemon and guava trees. The rental is situated 1.5 blocks (500 meters) to the beach.
Carla’s Coastal Casa-Updated 2 BR 1.5 Blk to BeachSan Diego, California, United States
Top guest reviewsgood heating (we’ve been there in winter) in all rooms (except kitchen)comfortable for 4 of usnice and clean apartmentit’s a neat and clean house updatedthe house itself was extremely clean charming and well equipped with beach accessories and morei felt safe and clean in the home with my family the entire time we were there
Host:good communication with our hostcommunication with the host carla/brianna was super easy and answers were always provided very quicklyRead more reviewslocation location location wonderfully cute bungalowgreat location close to the beachterrific location and nice houseit's perfectly situated close to the beach restaurants and shoppingeasy walk to the beach restaurants and shoppingWeekly discount: 11% off
Perfect for short term rentals for eight people is this three-bedroom condominium. This waterfront property offers scenic water views from its kitchen and dining areas. Its master suite comes with a walk-in closet and opens up to a private patio that allows you to enjoy bay views, whether you’re sitting on the couch or laying in the comfortable queen bed. Its large bathroom contains a soaking tub, shower, and dual vanity. Two other bedrooms are located down a hallway. One is set up with a queen bed and the other room has two twin bunk beds. Private, covered parking is also available for two cars in the carport.
Amazing property on the sand in Mission Bay.San Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen was fully stocked tons of sheets and towels a great heating/ac system easy accessthe bunk beds were fun for the kids but would be pretty tight for adults to usetons of room for everything loved itthe house was very clean and easily accessiblevery very clean and ready when we arrived booked again already for next year
Host:host was extremely responsivethe host was very helpful and kindour host was super helpful and kindhosts were great and extremely attentivehost’s service is surely a+++ his responses were immediate and he accommodated all our requests without any hesitationRead more reviewsthis location and house is amazingthe location of this condo is fantasticthe location of this house is amazing right on the beach and close to everythinggreat location for getting all over san diegoit seemed like the best location you can getWeekly discount: 5% off
Be amazed by San Diego
Be amazed by San Diego and get the best out of it during your stay. Recollect your escapades as you tuck yourself comfortably in your home away from home in this impressive city. Start planning your trip by selecting a vacation rental from our list above.
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