Waterfront vacation rentals in San Diego

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in San Diego

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Guest suite in San Diego
Luxury Bayview Roost Studio -San Diego/Mission Bay
Welcome to San Diego! The Bayview Roost awaits you - a newly built 465 sq. ft luxury studio with a breathtaking view overlooking Mission Bay and Sea World fireworks! Modern amenities include a full kitchen and bath with a rain shower, quartz counter tops, washer/dryer, central AC/heat, high speed Wifi, Smart TV and your own private entrance! Situated less than 10 minutes to Sea World, Little Italy, Old Town, Gaslamp, San Diego Zoo, Petco Park, La Jolla, beaches, local universities & SD trolley.
Apr 29 – May 6
$178 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 198 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Luxury Ocean View Oasis
Perched atop a cliff overlooking the pristine beach below, this seafront gem is the perfect home base for enjoying Ocean Beach’s bohemian vibe. Outdoors and fitness enthusiasts will love our location. You can bike (we have two for you to use), inline skate, and jog along the beach, dive and snorkel, and enjoy the area’s world-class golf courses. We are a short drive from museums, Indian casinos, outlet malls, and San Diego’s famous zoo, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, Sea World, and Legoland.
Jan 6 – 13
$367 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 209 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.
Nov 3 – 10
$384 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 229 reviews

Popular amenities for San Diego waterfront rentals

Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in San Diego
Ocean Front Dog Mahal
Apr 9 – 16
$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 1 – 8
$194 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 211 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, 338 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Mission Beach Paradise with Sweeping Ocean Views
Nov 29 – Dec 6
$300 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Luxurious Oceanfront! Sand & Surf/Sun & Sunsets
Feb 22 – Mar 1
$587 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Pacific Beach Getaway Blocks From the Beach
Apr 11 – 18
$159 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 116 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 Imperial Beach
Beachbreak Deluxe Getaway Designer Suite
May 3 – 10
$121 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 105 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, 333 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Beachfront-Ocean views!-Luxury AC Home on Sand!
Dec 6 – 13
$637 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Great location and value - Mission Beach 🏖
May 6 – 13
$204 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 214 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
1 Block to the Beach+Parking+Sleeps 6
May 8 – 15
$464 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 250 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in San Diego
Ocean Front at La Jolla Shores
Feb 10 – 17
$723 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
Jul 11 – 18
$305 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 Carlsbad
Ocean View Beach House With Roof Top Deck & AC
Aug 18 – 25
$429 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Bayview Paradise
Nov 27 – Dec 4
$372 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 103 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Modern House In The Hills | Killer Location!
Jan 5 – 12
$350 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
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Home in Oceanside
Betty's Beach House with Seascape Cozy Cottage
May 7 – 14
$899 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Home in Carlsbad
Contemporary Beach Living - Waterfront Home
Sep 4 – 11
$166 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 212 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Icon of Mission Beach | Luxe Oceanfront w/ HotTub
Apr 30 – May 7
$663 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 45 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Luxury, Ground Floor Ocean Front Condo w/ AC
Feb 20 – 27
$593 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 30 reviews
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Home in Encinitas
Sunset Surf House
May 15 – 22
$859 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 14 reviews
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Home in San Diego
New Stunning Beach House! 2 Tubs & Outdoor Shower
Aug 16 – 23
$395 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 50 reviews

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in San Diego
Beach Front Condo - Capri by the Sea - Remodeled
Mar 14 – 19
$269 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 250 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Ocean front one bedroom condominium
May 10 – 17
$438 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Bay Front, On the Sand, with garage
Nov 16 – 23
$580 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 143 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Stay Steps from the Sea at Pacific Villas #2
Oct 1 – 8
$299 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 424 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Beach Front Across From Sand 3 BR 2 BA + 2 Parking
Jan 28 – Feb 4
$647 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
The Seashell - OCEANFRONT home away from home!
Dec 24 – 31
$395 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
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Ocean Front Beach Townhouse with Balcony
Oct 21 – 28
$197 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Beautifully remodeled 10th floor oceanfront condo
Sep 8 – 15
$383 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Breathtaking Views-Steps to Sand, Beach Resort
Jul 7 – 14
$259 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 146 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Modern Mission Beach w/ Sweeping Ocean & Bay Views
Apr 17 – 24
$308 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Studio Oceanview King in Beachfront Apt (207)
Apr 26 – May 3
$226 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Penthouse B: Luxury w Rooftop deck & Ocean View!
Oct 10 – 17
$223 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 231 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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