Destination guide

Travel to friendly Imperial Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Imperial Beach. Revered for its restaurants, hiking and cycling, this city is both welcoming and scenic. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Imperial Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Imperial Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • SeaWorld (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Club Campestre Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Chula Vista Nature Center (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • L.A. Cetto Wine Cellar (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Aquatica (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Imperial Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Imperial Beach

Travellers love Imperial Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Imperial Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Coronado Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mission Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Silver Strand State Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Imperial Beach

The nearest airport is in Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is 11.4 mi (18.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Imperial Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,514 holiday lettings around Imperial Beach. From 802 Flats to 459 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Imperial Beach?

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 Imperial Beach:

  • Mission Beach: 1,360 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 766 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,059 holiday homes
  • North Pacific Beach: 651 holiday homes
  • Country Club: 407 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 Imperial Beach?

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

  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages: 5,275 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,656 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets: 2,488 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Pier: 5,630 holiday lettings
  • NTC Promenade: 5,338 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Imperial Beach 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 Flats in Imperial Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 802 Flats in Imperial Beach. Our other popular types of Imperial Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 459 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 32 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Imperial Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 439 holiday homes with pool available in Imperial Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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