San Diego has a great deal to offer for those wanting to enjoy beautiful sandy beaches, world famous attractions and a vibrant city lifestyle in all seasons. Visitors to San Diego holiday villas will find plenty to do for all ages, and many return to the area year after year to enjoy the numerous activities it has to offer.
San Diego's beaches are the main activity, especially in this sunny climate. Soft sands and clean waters are ideal for swimming, sunbathing, surfing, sea kayaking, windsurfing, kite surfing and boating. The area has many fishing charters for sport fishing or recreational fishing. Boat trips can be enjoyed around the harbor at sunset or further afield. The seafront has boardwalks and parks for strolling, cycling, jogging or rollerblading within easy reach of your San Diego holiday villa. After dark there are a host of international restaurants to suit all budgets and there is plenty of music, bars and nightlife to enjoy.
Balboa Park is a must see during your stay in a San Diego holiday rental. As well as being a great place to relax or play sports, it hosts many free music concerts, films and events for locals and visitors to enjoy. The world-famous San Diego Zoo includes a safari park where African animals such as antelopes, giraffes, water buffalo and cranes roam free. For more maritime exhibits, spend the day at Sea World with its oceanarium and shows featuring dolphins, killer whales, sea lions and birds. Historic attractions around San Diego include the Mission San Diego de Alcala, founded by a Spanish missionary in 1769 and now a National Historic Landmark.
San Diego holiday rentals are popular all year round due to its Mediterranean climate characterized by warm dry summers and mild winters. Daytime highs average 23°C (74°F) in the summer months dropping to 17°C (63°F) from December to March. Lows in January are around 10°C (50°F). The winter months see slightly more rain showers but the area only has an average of 10 inches of rainfall in total per year.
The nearest airport to San Diego holiday rentals is San Diego (SAN) International airport which is just 3 miles northwest of the city centre. The airport has three terminals connected by shuttle buses. It services airlines from all over the USA and Europe including British Airways, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways. San Diego is also easy to drive to from Los Angeles along the I-15. A car is not necessary for enjoying the city sights but it is useful for exploring further along this scenic coast.