Where to stay around San Diego?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,298 holiday lettings near San Diego. From 2,065 houses to 1,450 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Diego is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Diego?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Diego:

  • Andalucia: 19 holiday homes
  • La Jolla Shores: 187 holiday homes
  • Gaslamp Quarter: 388 holiday homes
  • Del Mar Heights: 163 holiday homes
  • Village of La Jolla: 357 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Diego?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in San Diego. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages: 4,579 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Convention Center: 4,328 holiday lettings
  • U. T. C.: 5,136 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets: 2,003 holiday lettings
  • San Diego State University: 4,697 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Diego listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in San Diego?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,065 houses in San Diego. Our other popular types of San Diego holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 1,450 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 647 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 210 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Diego?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,381 holiday homes with pool available in San Diego. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in San Diego, California, USA your home away from home

    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.

    Things to Do in San Diego, California

    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.

    Places to Visit Around San Diego, California

    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.

    Weather in San Diego, California

    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.

    Travel to San Diego, California

    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.

    Activities and attractions in San Diego

    Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that San Diego has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • San Diego Zoo (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • SeaWorld (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Legoland California (29.7 mi / 47.8 km)
    • Club Campestre Golf Course (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
    • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (27.8 mi / 44.8 km)
    • Balboa Park Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

    Seasonal weather in San Diego

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in San Diego

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, San Diego is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Balboa Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • La Jolla Cove (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
    • Coronado Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Old Town San Diego State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Ocean Beach Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Mission Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)