Holiday rentals in San Diego

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-34%
e.g. 21/09 - 28/09
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £151 £229
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-37%
e.g. 1/06 - 8/06
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Little Italy, San Diego, California, United States
from £183 £292
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-40%
e.g. 30/11 - 7/12
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £147 £247
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Find a letting matching your preferences among the 19,582 great options from more than 30 providers in San Diego. HomeToGo directly highlights the best offers by comparing the listed properties.

Recommended holiday lettings in San Diego

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in San Diego from just £24 per night

Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Paradise Hills, San Diego, California, United States
from £24
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Teralta West, San Diego, California, United States
from £25
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Mission Valley East, San Diego, California, United States
from £48
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Miramar Ranch North, San Diego, California, United States
from £38
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Azalea - Hollywood Park, San Diego, California, United States
from £24
Airbnb
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Condo ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States
from £69
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £59
Airbnb
5.0
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Bungalow ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bay Park, San Diego, California, United States
from £61
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
La Jolla Shores, San Diego, California, United States
from £102
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4.5
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Oak Park, San Diego, California, United States
from £22
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Pet-friendly
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £153
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5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 2 guests
Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £97
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5.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £59
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5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hillcrest, San Diego, California, United States
from £63
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5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £144
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Best holiday lettings with a pool

Pool
Apartment ∙ 3 guests
Pacific Beach, San Diego, California, United States
from £57
Airbnb
4.5
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Pool
Condo ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
University City, San Diego, California, United States
from £77
Airbnb
4.5
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Point Loma Heights, San Diego, California, United States
from £79
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4.5
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Popular holiday rental amenities in San Diego

  • Internet (17,181)
  • Kitchen (16,636)
  • TV (14,935)
  • Washer (13,166)
  • Microwave (9,216)
  • AC (9,122)
  • Dishwasher (6,666)
  • BBQ (6,458)
  • No smoking (6,068)
  • Pet allowed (4,551)
  • Parking (4,255)
  • Fireplace (4,116)

Price and Availability Index for San Diego

Holiday Letting Price Information in San Diego

We analysed holiday cottages, homes and apartments to display a price graph showing the average price per night in San Diego. The most expensive dates to travel to San Diego are in July (13/07 - 20/07). The cheapest week to book a holiday rental is in March (07/03 - 14/03).

Holiday Home Availability Information in San Diego

This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the next twelve months. Be careful if you plan to go to San Diego in March, as it is the busiest week of the next 6 months (23/03 - 30/03). More properties are available during one week of August (24/08 - 31/08), when the booking rate is only 25%.

The Weather in San Diego

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Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. On average, the warmest month is September. January is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 10°. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is June.

Accommodation options in San Diego

In San Diego, one-third of the 19,582 properties in San Diego are apartment rentals, which represent 32.39% of the available properties. The median size of apartment rentals in San Diego is 92 m², with a median price of £230 per night. Furthermore, if you're going in a group of 5, apartment rentals are the perfect property type in San Diego, as they are usually able to welcome 5 people. If you would prefer something else, you could search many other options, including house rentals, which are the second most typical property type in San Diego. These properties cost £412 per night, on average, and have an average size of 163 m².

Stay in a San Diego Holiday Letting for Sunshine and Adventure

The eighth largest city in North America, San Diego is world-renowned for its outstanding climate, friendly locals, extensive beaches and endless array of activities. Amongst the city's attractions, San Diego Zoo is an undisputed highlight. The historic and charming beachfront amusement park, Belmont Park, is another gem that keeps visitors coming back. When you choose to stay in the comfort of a San Diego holiday letting , you can access the city's wealth of attractions as well as its surf-friendly beaches.

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Getting There

Getting to San Diego

San Diego International Airport is served by flights from several major airlines, including Delta, United Airlines and Virgin America. Getting from the airport to your San Diego holiday home is easy, as downtown can be reached in a mere 10 minutes. Catch a taxi or opt for the convenience of a car letting . Buses to various local destinations can also be found at the airport bus station, next to the main terminal building.

Food & Drink

Dining in San Diego

Whether you choose to cook in your fully equipped San Diego holiday home or to dine out, you're sure to have access to wonderful, fresh food during your holiday. Being so close to the sea, it is perhaps unsurprising that San Diego has many great seafood restaurants. Among these, El Pescador Fish Market in the upscale La Jolla neighborhood stands out for its relaxed ambiance and seriously fresh fish. Marine Room is a great choice for a romantic night out, boasting views onto the incoming surf, while Oscar's Mexican Seafood offers a rustic setting and favorites such as shrimp ceviche and fish tacos.

If you choose to cook up a storm in your San Diego holiday letting , then head down to The Fishery market or Catalina Offshore Products. In both markets you can find an enormous selection of fish and seafood, and all fresh out of the water.

Weather & Climate

The Ideal Climate

San Diego boasts an appealing climate all-year round, with low humidity and coastal temperatures remaining around 75 degrees (24°C). This moderate and sunny climate means that relaxing by the beach or sightseeing in town are both great options, however, it is worth bearing in mind that May and June tend to be rather cloudy, so if you want to work on your tan, plan your trip for later in the summer.

Attractions

San Diego's Coastal Attractions

It would be impossible to mention San Diego's sights without mentioning the miles of beaches, perfect for swimming, surfing, sunbathing and beach sports. Several surf schools are on hand to help eager but inexperienced surfers.

For more water activities just a quick jaunt from your San Diego holiday letting , consider whale watching. Several companies offer private trips to get up close to the majestic creatures. The best time of year for a whale watching trip is February, when gray whales migrate south along the coast, although it is possible to catch a glimpse of orcas, minke and fin whales all year round. The Cabrillo National Monument, the Birch Aquarium at Scripps and the hiking trails of the Torrey Pines State Reserve are popular sites for whale watching along the coast.

Another thrilling activity is exploring the Seven Caves of La Jolla on a guided kayak tour. La Jolla Underwater Park is rich with marine life, including sea lions, leopard sharks, and garibaldi.

Family Activities

San Diego with the Children

Although adults are sure to enjoy it too, the little ones are especially likely to enjoy a trip to San Diego Zoo. Regarded as one of the world's best, this zoo is located in Balboa Park and houses around 3,700 animals of over 650 species. Even more impressive is the fact that this is the only place outside of the wild where you can see rare animals such as the giant panda and more. The open-air, cageless enclosures also help to give the impression of seeing the animals in their natural habitats. Fun and educational events such as the KinderNights, KinderTots and Animal Encounters allow children to learn about the animals they see, while stroller letting helps to make your visit a bit easier.

If your kids fall in love with wildlife during your holiday, consider taking them to San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where you can witness lions lounging in leafy glades and tigers prowling in the grasslands. Explore extensive, climate-controlled areas and discover the park's 2,600 plus inhabitants as you tour around on a trolley bus.

For guaranteed thrills and old-world charm, take the kids to Belmont Park. Opened in 1925 and looking over the ocean, the amusement park includes several original attractions such the Giant Dipper, a wooden rollercoaster. After a fun-filled afternoon here, the whole family will be glad to return to your San Diego holiday letting to rest and share stories of the day's adventures.

Sights & things to do in San Diego

San Diego Explored

SeaWorld San Diego California

Family-friendly SeaWorld includes theme park rides, an oceanarium, aquarium, and marine mammal park. The sea lion and otter shows will leave you in splits.

La Jolla Cove

Come here to catch families of sea lions creating a spectacle. Enjoy the cliff views, ice cream, and quirky souvenir stalls, and consider kayaking, snorkelling, or diving.

Balboa Park

America's largest urban cultural park houses 15 museums, the San Diego Zoo, performing arts venues, gardens, and a handy Visitor's Centre. See it all using the free open-air tram.

San Diego Zoo

Spend a day at this sprawling zoo, which pioneered the idea of open-air, cage-free exhibits. Home to over 3700 animals, the internal trams and free bus tours are indeed useful.

USS Midway Museum

Located in downtown San Diego at Navy Pier, this maritime museum is best enjoyed via self-guided audio tour. Brace yourself for a few steep stairways and narrow passages as you navigate California's military history.

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