Destination guide

The beachside setting of Del Mar is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Del Mar. Renowned for its horse riding, horse racing and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. La Jolla Cove and Legoland California are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Del Mar

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Del Mar has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • SeaWorld (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Del Mar

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, 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 Del Mar

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Del Mar is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Jolla Cove (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Balboa Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Mission Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Del Mar Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Del Mar

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Del Mar?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,757 holiday lettings around Del Mar. From 501 flats & apartments to 910 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 Del Mar?

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 Del Mar:

  • Mission Beach: 1,344 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 749 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 851 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,114 holiday homes
  • North Park: 625 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 Del Mar? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Del Mar. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Diego County Fair: 6,669 holiday lettings
  • Del Mar Beach: 1,013 holiday lettings
  • Seagrove Park: 6,685 holiday lettings
  • Medici Galleria: 6,668 holiday lettings
  • Del Mar Plaza: 6,714 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Del Mar 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 Del Mar?

Yes, of course. offers 501 Flats in Del Mar. Our other popular types of Del Mar holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 910 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 75 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Del Mar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 710 holiday homes with pool available in Del Mar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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