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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!
May 2 – 9
$427 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Ocean Beach Cottages 1 Sunshine Cottage
Charming Ocean Beach cottage in the heart of this vibrant beach community. Built in 1918-we’ve kept the original hardwood floors, wood beam ceilings & exterior. While updating the interior to include heat & air conditioning & amenities for a perfect beach vacation. The one room studio accommodation includes air conditioning, one queen size bed, 2 sitting chairs, full bath with tub, kitchen with gas stove & oven. Fast internet and a tv with Amazon Firestick for viewing your favorite shows.
May 4 – 11
$134 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 303 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Private Cottage near Balboa Park
Welcome to this stylish, romantic, and quiet casita situated in a private garden setting! Located in exciting North Park, you can walk just blocks to some of San Diego's best restaurants, cafes, and breweries, as well as the Observatory for concerts and Morley Field, home to a beautiful outdoor public pool and tennis facility. You are a five minute drive to the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, a 10 minute drive to downtown/airport, and a 15 minute drive to beautiful beaches.
May 9 – 16
$140 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews

Popular amenities for San Diego cottage rentals

Cottage rentals with free parking

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Cottage in Escondido
Mari’s Sunshine Cottage
Jul 16 – 23
$86 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 221 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
La Jolla Beach Cottage Gem
Dec 24 – 31
$235 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 400 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Original OB Beach Cottage 1 block to beach & town
Apr 23 – 30
$267 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 308 reviews
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Cottage in Carlsbad
By the beach-Cute Coastal Craftsman w/king beds
Jan 30 – Feb 6
$398 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 189 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Serenity Stay Mission Hills, Perfect SD Getaway
Apr 5 – 12
$113 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 171 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Mid-Century Retreat in Hillcrest
Aug 13 – 20
$170 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 319 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Custom built Beach Cottage - Sail Bay!
Jan 9 – 16
$158 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 111 reviews
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Cottage in Oceanside
Beach Bungalow on the Sand & Sea
Apr 19 – 26
$293 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 205 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego, California
Steps to the Sand-Upscale Beach Cottage
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$326 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 130 reviews
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Cottage in Spring Valley
Serene and comfy, your private retreat!
Apr 26 – May 3
$140 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 276 reviews
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Cottage in Oceanside
Beachfront Cottage Fully Remodeled
Apr 20 – 27
$372 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 173 reviews
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Cottage in Vista
Hummingbird Cottage a farmhouse in the hills
May 7 – 14
$126 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 239 reviews

Cottage rentals with a hot tub

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Cottage in San Diego
La Jolla Shores redwood beach cottage
Oct 18 – 25
$295 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 184 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Gorgeous Zen Cottage with Ocean Views
Jan 21 – 28
$365 per night
4.76 out of 5 average rating, 170 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego, California
Dragonfly Cottage - In the Heart of San Diego
May 26 – Jun 2
$223 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 386 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Mission Bay Cottage
Apr 14 – 21
$315 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 11 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego, California
The Avocado Hut- Private Guesthouse, HOT TUB!
Nov 2 – 9
$195 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 53 reviews
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Cottage in Poway
Relax & Soak-in at the Happy Escape San Diego
Aug 25 – Sep 1
$154 per night
4.67 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
Cottage in San Diego, California
NewDolphin Bay Hideaway: 2bd/1ba with shared yard!
Jun 13 – 20
$234 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 11 reviews
Cottage in San Diego
Cute, modern, private back house, w/ free parking.
Jul 24 – 31
$185 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
Cottage in Spring Valley
French Country Cottage with jacuzzi and city view
Feb 13 – 20
$282 per night
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Family-friendly cottage rentals

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Cottage in San Diego
Cozy Cottage -3 blocks from beach+parking+bikes
Oct 1 – 8
$169 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 499 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego, California
Sunset Cliffs Holistic Garden Studio
Jun 22 – 29
$168 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Couples Cottage Steps to Sand w/AC
Apr 5 – 12
$139 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 352 reviews
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Cottage in Ramona
Mountain Oasis Cottage
Sep 14 – 21
$167 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 678 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego, California
Charming cottage near Sunset Cliffs
Dec 24 – 31
$163 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 523 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Grand Ave. Getaway - Just 3 Blocks to the Beach
Nov 27 – Dec 4
$161 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 409 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Family and Pet Friendly Beach Bungalow
Jun 27 – Jul 4
$279 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 233 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
2-bedroom Mission Beach home with private patio
Sep 1 – 8
$282 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 307 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Dove Hollow - South Park Cottage w A/C &BBQ island
May 10 – 17
$235 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 190 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
Less than 100 steps to the beach!
Oct 23 – 30
$293 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 383 reviews
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Cottage in San Diego
WALK to the beach, village or cove!
Jan 14 – 21
$379 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 193 reviews
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Cottage in Oceanside
Writers' Cottage - AC,Pets OK, Close to everything
May 14 – 21
$106 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 363 reviews

Quick stats about cottage rentals in San Diego

Total rentals

320 properties

Wifi availability

310 properties include access to wifi

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

170 properties have a dedicated workspace

Pet-friendly rentals

130 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

120 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

40K reviews

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