Waterfront vacation 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. 22 – 29
$757 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 127 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.
Feb. 12 – 19
$851 CAD 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.
Jan. 29 – Feb. 5
$712 CAD 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 Oceanside
Forty feet from Pacific Ocean
Feb. 13 – 20
$498 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 544 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Ocean Front Dog Mahal
May 2 – 9
$326 CAD per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 304 reviews
Superhost
Apartment in Oceanside
Seaside Retreat with Ocean View-Steps to the Beach
Nov. 18 – 25
$368 CAD 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
$502 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 338 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Luxurious Oceanfront! Sand & Surf/Sun & Sunsets
Feb. 21 – 28
$1,054 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Apartment in Oceanside
Beach Apartment near Oceanside Pier
Jun. 4 – 11
$372 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Mission Beach Paradise with Sweeping Ocean Views
Sep. 3 – 10
$893 CAD per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
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Apartment in Imperial Beach
Beachbreak Deluxe Getaway Designer Suite
May 3 – 10
$219 CAD per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews
Superhost
Apartment in San Diego
1 Block to the Beach+Parking+Sleeps 6
Apr. 15 – 22
$814 CAD per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 250 reviews
Superhost
Apartment in San Diego
Pacific Beach Getaway Blocks From the Beach
Sep. 5 – 12
$413 CAD per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Apartment in San Diego
Beachfront-Ocean views!-Luxury AC Home on Sand!
Dec. 19 – 26
$1,184 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Apartment in La Jolla
Ocean Side Living La Jolla
Apr. 7 – 14
$471 CAD per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 333 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in San Diego
Chic 1-Bedroom | Ocean Views | Steps to the Beach
Jan. 23 – 30
$395 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 138 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Stunning Ocean View. Beach House. Garage/AC/Heat
Aug. 2 – 9
$870 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 388 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Ocean Front at La Jolla Shores
Jan. 3 – 10
$1,233 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Home in Carlsbad
Ocean View Beach House With Roof Top Deck & AC
Nov. 6 – 13
$727 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Bayview Paradise
May 13 – 20
$655 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 103 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Casa Ballena, Luxury On The Bay!
Oct. 29 – Nov. 5
$1,593 CAD per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Home in Carlsbad
Contemporary Beach Living - Waterfront Home
Apr. 24 – May 1
$332 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 212 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Modern House In The Hills | Killer Location!
Oct. 20 – 27
$709 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews
Superhost
Home in Oceanside
Betty's Beach House with Seascape Cozy Cottage
Feb. 5 – 12
$1,621 CAD per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
Superhost
Home in San Diego
Icon of Mission Beach | Luxe Oceanfront w/ HotTub
Apr. 30 – May 7
$1,187 CAD per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 45 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Luxury Oceanfront Unit: Hot Tub, Fire Pit
Jan. 27 – Feb. 3
$1,430 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews
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Home in San Diego
Mission Beach Oceanfront
Feb. 8 – 15
$1,436 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 16 reviews

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in San Diego
Beach Front Condo - Capri by the Sea - Remodeled
Mar. 14 – 19
$514 CAD 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 2 – 9
$748 CAD 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
Nov. 4 – 11
$368 CAD 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
Oct. 12 – 19
$532 CAD 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. 12 – 19
$1,017 CAD 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. 23 – 30
$698 CAD per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 178 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Beautifully remodeled 10th floor oceanfront condo
Oct. 13 – 20
$666 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Ocean Front Beach Townhouse with Balcony
Oct. 6 – 13
$356 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Condo in Oceanside
Brooks Beach Villa C-205
Feb. 19 – 26
$375 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 108 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Modern Mission Beach w/ Sweeping Ocean & Bay Views
Apr. 17 – 24
$555 CAD 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
$410 CAD 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
$426 CAD 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

$54 CAD before taxes and fees

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