Destination guide

The friendly area of Pacific Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Pacific Beach. Revered for its surfing, zoo and bars, this city is both walkable and welcoming. SeaWorld and La Jolla Cove are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Pacific Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pacific Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SeaWorld (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Belmont Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mission Beach Boardwalk (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ocean Beach Athletic Area (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Old Town Trolley Tours (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Pacific Beach

Travellers speak highly of Pacific Beach for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacific Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Jolla Cove (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Balboa Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Mission Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Coronado Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Pacific Beach

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 5.6 mi (9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pacific Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,051 holiday lettings around Pacific Beach. From 406 flats & apartments to 480 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 Pacific 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 Pacific Beach:

  • Mission Beach: 1,364 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 764 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 866 holiday homes
  • North Park: 630 holiday homes
  • La Playa: 921 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 Pacific Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pacific Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Crystal Pier: 5,875 holiday lettings
  • Pacific Beach Park: 5,867 holiday lettings
  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages: 5,553 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,835 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets: 2,704 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pacific Beach listed on 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 Pacific Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 406 Flats in Pacific Beach. Our other popular types of Pacific Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 480 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 43 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 147 holiday homes with pool available in Pacific Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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