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Make a holiday rental villa or property in San Diego County your home away from home

San Diego County, California is famous world wide for its enviable combination of sun soaked beaches, stunning climate and of course, ‘America’s Finest City’, San Diego itself. San Diego County is the southernmost coastal county of California, bordering Mexico to the south.

Things to see and do in San Diego County

There is always a huge range of things to see and do in San Diego County. The coastline is one of the most celebrated assets outside of the city of San Diego, offering a vast range of water sports as well as glorious sandy beaches on which to relax and let the world drift by. Kayaking along the coastline of San Diego County is a wonderful way to relax and absorb the atmosphere, allowing you to see some of the rich wildlife that lives off the shore, as well as enjoy a little kayak surfing if the Californian surf is up.

There is also a huge amount of backcountry in San Diego County, partially carpeted in vineyards, and partially natural. There are a great range of vineyard tour options and wine tasting courses to enjoy, which cannot fail to entertain any lover of new world wines. This backcountry is also a perfect place to walk and ride horses in the sun. Horse riding holidays absolutely thrive from property in San Diego County, especially around the Descanso area, but there are endless trails to take throughout the county. Bird lovers must not miss the Tijuana Estuary and the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Those having trouble deciding what things to see and do in San Diego, a hot air balloon across the county is an excellent option.

Places to visit on holiday in San Diego County

The famous city of San Diego is the 7th largest city in the whole of America, and is absolutely brimming with tourist attractions. San Diego is a complete melting pot of culture and cuisine, where residents take a huge amount of pride in the rich diversity in their city, festivals (celebrating everything from food and wine to music and dance) and attractions. When ever you visit a San Diego property, there is always a huge amount to see and do in San Diego city. The famous San Diego Zoo is always a huge attraction, drawing visitors from across California, and the San Diego Legoland, Sea World Wild Animal Park will certainly delight any children with you in your San Diego property.

Oceanside is San Diego’s third largest city, located right on the coast. Oceanside is a perfect place from which to enjoy the best of San Diego County, with glorious surfing beaches within walking distance and great access to Legoland, San Diego Zoo and even Disneyland, all of which are within an hour.

Encinitas is a surfer’s paradise on the coast of California, with over six miles of prime surfing beaches and plenty of bars and restaurants in which to relax on the few occasions when the sea is calm. A San Diego property in Encinitas is a great base for golfing holidays too.

La Jolla beach is a wonderfully relaxed, chic beach resort boasting some fine restaurants, magnificent stretches of golden sandy beaches and a fantastically relaxed atmosphere. La Jolla is in a particularly attractive part of the coast, nestled between little sandstone cliffs. La Jolla is one of the most photographed stretches of the coastline, and a sensational spot to relax in peace.

Weather in San Diego County

The weather in San Diego is a fantastically sunny destination, with average monthly temperatures remaining between 18°C in January, the coldest month, and 25°C in August, the warmest. Rain is almost unheard of between April and October, leaving a fantastically long summer to enjoy from a San Diego property rental.

Travel to San Diego County

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is a great asset for those of us trying to reach self catering San Diego accommodation from the UK. There are regular, direct flights from London, and upon your arrival, all the facilities you might need, including hire car facilities, can be easily found.

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