Waterfront vacation rentals in San Diego

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in San Diego

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Cottage in San Diego
Oceanfront Cottage ON Beach w/ Prvt. Yard & Garage
Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean and the smell of the ocean air. You are ON the sand, beachfront in this cottage. Enjoy your coffee on the patio or on the front porch as you plan your day of beach fun & relaxation. The private side yard & private garage are yours to enjoy away from other beach goers if you want your own space, or you can get out there on the beach & enjoy the water, waves & sand! The choice is yours. This Ocean Beach property is the perfect location for your holiday!
Apr 14 – 21
$427 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Ocean Front Mission Beach Penthouse!
OCEAN FRONT BLISS IN THE HEART OF MISSION BEACH! Relax and Unwind in this 3rd Floor Penthouse End-Unit Ocean Front condo with panoramic views of the Pacific ocean overlooking the Mission Beach Boardwalk! Located equidistant between Belmont Park and Crystal Pier in the HEART of Mission Beach walk to everything including restaurants, bars, nightlife, coffee shops and so much more! Enjoy meals on your private balcony and people-watching with the Pacific Ocean as your front yard.
Jan 10 – 17
$389 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 229 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
ENDLESS VIEWS OCEANFRONT LUXURY condo PRIVATE deck
Welcome to your luxury OCEAN FRONT penthouse condo located on the boardwalk in Mission Beach. Enjoy the sun, romantic walks, play in the ocean, or enjoy water sports in the bay. Relax on the private deck with panoramic views of the ocean and beaches while enjoying the breathtaking sunsets. Condo is steps to stores, family friendly restaurants, fine dining, bars, and night life. Work remotely using the high Speed internet to make multiple simultaneous video conference calls.
Nov 18 – 25
$490 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 171 reviews

Popular amenities for San Diego waterfront rentals

Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Oceanside
Forty feet from Pacific Ocean
Aug 22 – 29
$293 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 544 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Ocean Front Dog Mahal
May 11 – 18
$180 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 304 reviews
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Apartment in Oceanside
Seaside Retreat with Ocean View-Steps to the Beach
Nov 17 – 24
$194 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 211 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Mission Beach Paradise with Sweeping Ocean Views
Dec 11 – 18
$300 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
The OB Dog Beach Penthouse Suite
May 7 – 14
$283 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 337 reviews
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Apartment in Oceanside
Beach Apartment near Oceanside Pier
Jun 4 – 11
$194 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Pacific Beach Getaway Blocks From the Beach
May 5 – 12
$170 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Apartment in Imperial Beach
Beachbreak Deluxe Getaway Designer Suite
May 3 – 10
$122 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
1 Block to the Beach+Parking+Sleeps 6
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$487 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 249 reviews
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Apartment in La Jolla
Ocean Side Living La Jolla
Apr 7 – 14
$264 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 332 reviews
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Apartment in Oceanside
Beachfront!Charming 2BD Cottage
Aug 6 – 13
$196 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 224 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Beachfront-Ocean views!-Luxury AC Home on Sand!
Jan 12 – 19
$637 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Carlsbad
Ocean View Beach House With Roof Top Deck & AC
Oct 13 – 20
$378 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Ocean Front at La Jolla Shores
Jan 1 – 8
$687 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Chic 1-Bedroom | Ocean Views | Steps to the Beach
Aug 27 – Sep 3
$286 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 138 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Casa Ballena, Luxury On The Bay!
Oct 29 – Nov 5
$879 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Bayview Paradise
Sep 13 – 20
$364 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 103 reviews
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Home in Carlsbad
Contemporary Beach Living - Waterfront Home
Apr 24 – May 1
$166 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 212 reviews
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Home in Oceanside
Betty's Beach House with Seascape Cozy Cottage
Feb 16 – 23
$916 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Modern House In The Hills | Killer Location!
Feb 21 – 28
$384 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Ocean View ☆Few Steps to Sand & Dining☆AC☆ Dogs OK
May 8 – 15
$948 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Luxury, Ground Floor Ocean Front Condo w/ AC
Oct 12 – 19
$488 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 30 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Icon of Mission Beach | Luxe Oceanfront w/ HotTub
Apr 30 – May 7
$664 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 44 reviews
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Home in San Diego
New Stunning Beach House! 2 Tubs & Outdoor Shower
Apr 19 – 26
$319 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 50 reviews

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in San Diego
Ocean front one bedroom condominium
May 12 – 19
$446 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Breathtaking Views-Steps to Sand, Beach Resort
Oct 24 – 31
$191 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 146 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Stay Steps from the Sea at Pacific Villas #2
Jul 13 – 20
$335 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 422 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Luxury Ocean View Oasis
Aug 19 – 26
$400 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 209 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Beach Front Condo - Capri by the Sea - Remodeled
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$281 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 250 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Mission Beach Escape! Sleeps up to 4 Guests!
Jan 8 – 15
$148 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
The Seashell - OCEANFRONT home away from home!
Jan 22 – 29
$324 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Beach Front Across From Sand 3 BR 2 BA + 2 Parking
Oct 13 – 20
$641 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Ocean Front Beach Townhouse with Balcony
Nov 23 – 30
$196 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Beautifully remodeled 10th floor oceanfront condo
Nov 1 – 8
$365 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Studio Oceanview King in Beachfront Apt (207)
Apr 26 – May 3
$229 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 124 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Brooks Beach Villa C-205
Jan 30 – Feb 6
$199 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 108 reviews

Quick stats about waterfront rentals in San Diego

Total rentals

1.4K properties

Rentals with a pool

380 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

400 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

960 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

49K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$40 before taxes and fees

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