Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Ocean Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Ocean Beach. Well known for its surfing, shopping and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. SeaWorld and San Diego Convention Center 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.


Sightseeing in and around Ocean Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Ocean Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SeaWorld (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Athletic Area (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Belmont Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mission Beach Boardwalk (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Old Town Trolley Tours (3.1 mi / 5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ocean Beach

Travellers enjoy Ocean Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ocean Beach

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Ocean Beach has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ocean Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Coronado Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ocean Beach

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ocean Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 432 holiday lettings around Ocean Beach. From 169 flats & apartments to 140 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 Ocean 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 Ocean Beach:

  • Mission Beach: 1,353 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 754 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 849 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,051 holiday homes
  • North Park: 620 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 Ocean Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ocean Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ocean Beach Farmers Market: 5,456 holiday lettings
  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages: 5,409 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,795 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Premium Outlets: 2,656 holiday lettings
  • Caliente Racetrack Casino: 402 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean 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 Ocean Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 169 Flats in Ocean Beach. Our other popular types of Ocean Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 140 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 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 Ocean Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Ocean Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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