(SC2) Sand Castle Beach Level

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(SC2) Sand Castle Beach Level

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Stay Information

  • From: $297 per night


Property Details

Iconic Mission Bay Front property 1 second from the beach, 3 exclusive decks with gas BBQ, Relax on your patio and watch the sail boats cruise around the bay, Experience epic sunrises, moon rises, sunsets and people watching, our favorite property!

Your Hosts: Magical Mission Beach Rentals
- Magical Mission Beach Rentals is a local, family-owned and operated business.
- We have lived in Mission Beach, San Diego, California for over 35 years.
- We love nothing more than to share this amazing space with guests from around the world.
- When you book, we'll share local/insider information about what to do and where to go.
- We look forward to hosting you in the most beautiful community in the world.

Property Summary:
- Ground floor unit in epic bay-front home
- 2 bedrooms
- 2 full bathrooms
- 3 beds
- Sleeps 4

- Located in highly coveted North Mission Beach, only seconds away from the most beautiful beach in the world and the Pacific Ocean.
- Located directly on the sands of Mission Bay, the largest aquatic water park in the world.
- A pedestrian only boardwalk surrounds the beach and Mission Bay creating an easily accessible community with everything you need to have the best possible experience.

Living Arrangements:
- 2 large ground-level patios facing the water, equipped with a gas grill and plenty of seating.
- Bright and comfortable living space with flat screen TV.
- Well-appointed kitchen with new stainless steel appliances and everything you need to prepare meals.
- Dining space with glass-top table that seats 4.

Sleeping Arrangements:
- 1 bedroom with king-sized bed.
- 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds.

Bathroom Arrangements:
- 1 full bathroom with tub/shower combo.
- 1 full bathroom with shower & 2 sinks

Kitchen Arrangements:
- Features quartzite countertops, a spacious kitchen island with stool seating, and new stainless steel appliances (fridge, oven/stovetop, dishwasher, microwave, and 12-cup coffee maker.)
- Fully stoked with all kitchen wares.
- If you love to cook, bake and entertain like we do, you'll find everything you need and plenty of counter space.

Parking Arrangements:
- This unit comes with an attached 2-car garage.
- An additional car may be parked just outside the garage, parallel to the door.

Toys and Entertainment:
- Stand-up paddle boards.
- 2 Kayaks (shared with other unit-- 1st come, 1st served.)
- Beach toys, body boards, umbrella and beach chairs are provided.
- This unit comes with 4 beach cruiser bicycles to use during your stay (located in garage.)

Additional Amenities:
- All bed linens provided. All bath and beach towels provided.
- FREE washer and dryer for your use.
- We provide all the little things too: paper products for bath and kitchen (paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, Kleenex), bath and hand soap, shampoo, dish soap, laundry soap, zip lock bags, tin foil, and cleaning products.

Please note: The Sandcastle property is a duplex consisting of 2 separate units:
- The listing your currently looking at is SC2 (2 bedroom/2 bathroom), and is located on the ground floor only.
- The middle unit and the penthouse with rooftop spa and elevated dining area is SC4 (4 bedroom/3 bathroom).
- SC4 is a separate property/booking from SC2.
- Each unit has exclusive patios that are NOT shared.

If you are looking for a beautiful, well-maintained, fully-stocked home that is seconds to the most beautiful beach, bay and ocean in the world, this is the place!


* Please read our cancellation policy and house rules before booking. *

Cancellation Policy

MMB Rentals Cancellation Policy
 - Please Note: Our Cancellation Policy is strictly enforced without exceptions.
- All cancellations receive a $100 cancellation fee.
 - If Guest’s cancellation request is received 60 days or more prior to check-in date, Guest will receive a full refund, minus a $100 cancellation fee.
 - If Guest’s cancellation request is received 30 days to 59 days prior to check-in date, Guest is entitled to receive 50% refund of the nightly rental/booking. Guest will also be refunded for cleaning fees, tax, or damage coverage paid as of cancellation date.
 - If Guest’s cancellation request is received less than 30 days prior to check-in date, Guest is not entitled to refund of rental/booking. Guest will however, be refunded for cleaning fees, tax, or damage coverage paid as of cancellation date.
 - Guest must submit a cancellation request to MMB Rentals by e-mail.  
 - Please consider purchasing Travel Insurance if you're concerned about cancelling your reservation.

House Rules

- Due to new short term rental regulations in San Diego, it is more important than ever that we are good neighbors.
- We want you to have the best experience, but not at anyone else's expense.  
- Your home is a private residence for use by our registered guests. 
- You are welcome to have a small number of visitors on the property for short visits only. 
- No additional overnight guests.
- No parties.
- No loud music or anything that disturbs neighbors at ANY time of day. 
- No Bachelor  or Bachelorette parties.
- There is no smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out. 
- Your property is overseen by a local property manager and house rules are strictly enforced without exceptions.
- Guests who are inconsiderate of our neighbors and other vacationers around us jeopardize our ability to continue vacation renting. Such behavior will not be allowed.
- Thank you for understanding.

After You Book
- We love to share local insights about how to maximize your experience in Mission Beach, San Diego and Southern California.
- 24 hours before arrival you will receive detailed information with everything you need to know about your property/visit.
- We love to share local insights about what to do and where to go to maximize your experience.

Sleeping Arrangements

This property has 2 bedrooms



  • Bay
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Cleaning Protocols

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF
  • Contactless check-in and checkout is available
  • Disinfectant is used when cleaning the property
  • Enhanced cleaning practices are used
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)
  • SafeStay (AHLA - USA)


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heat
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet - Hi Speed
  • Internet - Wifi
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boat
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Water Sports
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat


  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront


  • Balcony
  • Bicycle
  • Deck/Patio
  • Gas Grill
  • Kayak
  • Veranda


  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector


  • Basketball Court
  • Biking
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Bay
  • Fishing Fly
  • Fishing Freshwater
  • Fishing Surf
  • Golf Optional
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind Surfing


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic



3880 Bayside Wk
San Diego, California


Cancellation Policy

Guest(s) who cancel at least 60 days prior check-in date will get back 100% of the amount they've paid minus $100 processing fee.
If cancelled between 31 and 60 days prior to check-in date, guests get back a 50% of the total nightly rate, cleaning, tax and damage deposit.
If cancelled less than 30 days prior to check-in date, guest(s) are not entitled to any refund of rental amount paid. Transient Occupancy Tax, Cleaning Fee and Refundable Damage Deposit will be refunded if guests have already paid.

GOOD NEIGHBOR/NO PARTY/OCCUPANCY LIMIT POLICIES: Magical Mission Beach has a NO TOLERANCE policy regarding parties, excessive noise and/or disturbing the neighbors. Bachelor/Bachelorette parties are not allowed under any circumstances. Parties that disturb the neighbors are prohibited and can lead to immediate eviction and a $250 Party Penalty! All of our vacation homes are enforced with strict City of San Diego noise ordinances.

Deposit Policy

Refundable Damage Deposit is fully refundable provided there is no damage to the property and check-out instructions are followed.

Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.

Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.

86 Guest Reviews

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"Airbnb Review #1032043641547002490 #231275"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #231275


Great location!

"Airbnb Review #1028399636122415571 #230996"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #230996


It is an absolutely beautiful place on the water. Since it’s on the Bayside is much quieter than being on the ocean side. I live in San Diego so I wasn’t here for vacation but had to relocate while repairs were done on my own home. Michael was a tremendous host really helped me with troubleshooting the Internet connection so I could work remotely. Access to the water was phenomenal. They had paddle boards, kayaks and everything you would need to enjoy a fun day at the beach. I really enjoyed my stay.

"Household repairs Refugee #230995"

by Review from Hosted Guest Review Form #230995


It is an absolutely beautiful place on the water. Since it’s on the Bayside is much quieter than being on the ocean side. I live in San Diego so I wasn’t here for vacation but had to relocate while repairs were done on my own home. Michael was a tremendous host really helped me with the Internet connection so I can work from home. Access to the water was phenomenal. They had paddle boards, kayaks and everything you would need to enjoy a fun day at the beach. I really enjoyed my stay.

"Airbnb Review #1023383058828025327 #230491"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #230491


Amazing location and very responsive host company. Since it is a company you are talking to different people and we did have one issue with getting different information about check out from different people.

The place was spotless when we arrived and all the directions for finding and accessing the place were clear and accurate. Beds were comfortable. It was great to have the use of the beach towels, paddle boards, bikes, and beach chairs. However, four bikes were advertised but one was not rideable (wheel did not turn), one was hard to ride (wheel did not turn freely), all seats were stuck on the lowest level. The wifi was spotty. Pictures of the place were accurate, but it is a lower unit, thus lower ceilings, fewer windows, etc. There were people in the upstairs unit when we were there, we could hear them a little bit, but it was not obtrusive at all. All in all, it was a great place to stay, but didn’t quite match my expectations based on the description and other reviews.

"Airbnb Review #1019046110710959361 #229838"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #229838


San Castle 2 has a great location in front of the bay and 3 blocks from Mission beach . Best place for those looking to enjoy beach related activities with family or friends . Garage has a whole sets of beach toys and amenities making stay full of adventures and relaxation . Apt appliance works perfectly , fully loaded kitchen . Apt was super clean, well maintained and good taste decoration on beach themes and furnitures . Check In Instructions were easy to follow and in our case with didn’t contact host during our stay l, as everything work perfectly and as planned . Outstanding sunrise scenes ,
We came out with great beach family memories ! ☀️?
Highly recommended place !

"Airbnb Review #1013224422338882050 #228856"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #228856


Great home. The noise was definitely a let down. The city moving the sand at 6am was terrible. The house next to us partying all night also sucked! Other than that the house and location was amazing.

Response From: Kimberly Wise

Hello Manny, we're happy that you enjoyed our property. As previously explained to you, the City of San Diego builds a sand berm on the beach of Mission Bay during the winter months. The sand berm protects the beach, boardwalk and properties from the high tides that occur during the winter. We have no control over when the City of San Diego chooses to build the sand berm on public property. I'm sorry that this event happened during your visit, but as explained to you, we have no control over when this happens. As one of the owners of Magical Mission Beach Rentals, I personally handled the party that took place near your property on what was Halloween weekend. I visited the property and spoke with the owner. All the doors and windows were closed at the house with the party to reduce noise. To state that the party went on all night is not true. I went back over to the house at exactly 10:00 pm when quiet hours start. The party was over and the neighborhood was silent at 10:00 pm. I'm sorry that the party took place at all, but again, this event was beyond our control. I personally visited the house twice to ensure that the party ended when quiet hours started. I hope you can see that we did everything we could to make certain that you and your family had a great experience in Mission Beach. Michael, Magical Mission Beach Rentals

"Great home #228210"

by Review from Hosted Guest Review Form #228210


House was absolutely amazing. The noise around it definitely wasn’t. The city started pushing the sand at 6am Saturday morning. Didn’t let us sleep in. The house next to us had a party til 12 midnight. City time limit is 10pm. If it’s wasn’t for those 2 things it would be epic.

"Airbnb Review #1003054390844449432 #227360"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #227360


We had a wonderful weekend at this Airbnb. The host was very kind and answered all of our questions. She gave us great suggestions. What a beautiful location. We woke up looking at the sun shining on the bay. Just a couple of short blocks away and you are at the ocean. The town is around the corner and we had a wonderful breakfast at a great restaurant. A great weekend in Mission Bay. Great Airbnb, you don't want to miss it!!

Response From: Kimberly Wise

Thank you for staying with us, we hope to host you again in the future!

"Airbnb Review #989966861994902510 #226031"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #226031


we had a great time. the location is ideal for mission bay, mission beach, and pacific beach. easy to walk everywhere. out the back door is the bay and 3 minute walk the other direction is the beach. we actually talked to multiple people that were cruising past the back of the place during the week and said they had rented there and it was their favorite place. we will be back.

"Airbnb Review #915314209561151463 #203672"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #203672


Our Magical Mission Beach place was exactly as advertised. It was spotless and the communication was timely and detailed. It covered everything. The space is amazing and the location is perfect. Being on the Bay Side was quiet and felt local. We were able to walk just a couple of blocks when we wanted to get to the ocean side. We ate out on our patio most nights while looking at the boats on the bay. We rode the the bikes left for us every day. That was a real treat to ride them along side the water and end up at a place to eat or shop. In addition to the bikes, it had everything we wanted/needed - beach chairs, paddle boards, surf board, beach towels. Amazing place. We can't wait to stay here again.

"Airbnb Review #905178389796686606 #202291"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #202291


Great location, highly recommend and will be back!

"Airbnb Review #911686887928884904 #202116"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #202116


A beautiful property on beautiful Mission Bay. The place felt like home, and we loved the patio facing the bay. Kitchen is well equipped, lots of beach toys, the house was clean and walking distance to so many things. Best part for us was being able to sit on the patio and easily watch our toddler playing on the sand. Also loved the short walk to Mission Bay boating centre - we rented a pontoon a few times and it was easily to boat around the bay

"Airbnb Review #891392809708868614 #199617"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #199617


Awesome time! Great location!

Response From: Kimberly Wise

Thank you for staying with us!

"Airbnb Review #881318684378227375 #198079"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #198079


My family and I had a wonderful time. Enjoyed the location and calm atmosphere. Owners were very responsive, helpful, and nice. Very clean place.

"Airbnb Review #876150597929090528 #196642"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #196642


Great place to stay. Furniture is a bit outdated. The host did a great job communicating. Locks were a bit hard to use. The neighbors above us were wonderful and great to get to know! Overall a good stay

"Airbnb Review #834171580624192306 #190642"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #190642


Magical Mission Beach is professional and friendly. The house is gorgeous and the location perfect. Would stay again.

"Airbnb Review #820474106089703773 #187843"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #187843


We arrived early & all of our needs were accommodated. Check in sounded complicated but actually went pretty smooth. There are a lot of doors at least 6 of them! So be very careful if traveling with people that they are all locked accordingly. It was cold so we really didn’t even go out onto the back patio but it does have a nice view. There are a lot of people walking by naturally..Yes you are on the bottom floor so you can hear every footstep, every door opening you can also hear the water running. Be aware!

There was an odor when we arrived the smell of gas! We immediately went outside & texted the property manager who by the way is on top of her game! She was there to help in a matter of seconds! She called the emergency # and they came right out while we left the property for a bit until they figured out where it was coming from. It was coming from the fire place so we could not use it.

Overall we had a great time! Beautiful San Diego!

"Airbnb Review #816030936643647344 #187837"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #187837


Great place to stay!!!!! Easy walk to pacific beach and quiet walkway right outside the door.

"Airbnb Review #769008623408111858 #180940"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #180940


Wow, what a lovely, well-maintained, and comfortable condo in an amazing location right on Mission Bay. This is a great location for families since there are no waves like Mission Beach. We enjoyed relaxing dinners on the patio most evenings just watching the kids happily play out front on the beach. It’s also an easy drive to nearby attractions such as Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. Thank you Annika and team for a dream vacation!

"Airbnb Review #734847819970556982 #174549"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #174549


We had a wonderful time and had everything we needed for our little getaway!

"Airbnb Review #739214196748654574 #174254"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #174254


This is a great place. Great location, close to local restaurants at all price points, quiet bay view to enjoy while sitting on the patio or playing in the water with all the great beach gear available.

"Airbnb Review #733390205077968918 #173617"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #173617


Clean,spacious, great parking, toys, location,
Very nice place and we enjoyed your home, thank you!

"Airbnb Review #718885284861405498 #170869"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #170869


This is an absolutely perfect place to stay in the Mission Beach area. We loved that it sits on the quiet bay side and we could simply bike across the boulevard to the boardwalk and ocean side for all of the fun Mission Beach action. It is perfectly located for a less than 5 minute bike ride to all of the shops and restaurants. The bikes and beach gear were a huge perk and the unit was adorable and very clean. The management company was excellent to work with and was very responsive throughout our stay. This was our first time to San Diego and this place was a wonderful introduction to a beautiful city!

"Airbnb Review #710222034577010060 #170001"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #170001


We had a great trip and it was a wonderful location!

"Airbnb Review #687702217177911556 #165326"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #165326


What a wonderful experience my family and I had during our week-long stay at this location! Everything in the description was exactly how the place was, check-in was smooth, communication with our host was immediate, and all-in-all the host was very attentive. The house is beautiful remodeled, fitted with high quality furnishing. We had everything we needed and felt very much "at-home" that the week went by very fast. Highly recommended!!

"Airbnb Review #672494038271702213 #162959"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #162959


This is our second year at this place on the Bay. Last year we stayed in the middle floor and this year we stayed at the bottom, and both were outstanding. The place is clean, a couple steps to the Bay and a quiet neighborhood with lots of families. The amenities offered are the best. Boogie boards, paddle boards, chairs, bikes you name it anything beach and they seem to have had it in the garage for your use. I really didn't have a down side to this trip. Thanks again to the hosts who were on top of everything, sending out special things to do nearby, fireworks timing and the exact time we would see the Super Moon during our stay. I would highly recommend this place.

"Airbnb Review #677660005344818159 #162902"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #162902


A+ location and the unit is stacked with amenities. Hosts are super responsive. The entire family loved the place.

"Airbnb Review #667403611324380537 #160072"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #160072


Spent a week here over the 4th of July and the unit did not disappoint! Great location, short walk to restaurants, beach, Catamaran Resort, etc. And the fact that this place came with just about anything you could want for water activities- paddle boards, kayaks, boogie boards, sand toys, chairs, and then 4 bikes- AMAZING! It was definitely the most well equipped of any place we have stayed in the San Diego area and we visit a lot.

The only negative to this unit would be exactly what we read in previous reviews- you can hear EVERYTHING from the upstairs unit. So when there are young children upstairs, be prepared to be woken up at 6 or 7am every morning. In the master bedroom, it sounds like a heard of elephants above you all day long. We were prepared for this since we read the reviews before going, so we took a fan from home and used the white noise app on our phone at full blast to try to block out some of the early morning noise. It helped a bit...But If you are a light sleeper, I would suggest renting the upstairs unit.

"Airbnb Review #654431032534844257 #157891"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #157891


Great location!!!

"Airbnb Review #637719130297445844 #155996"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #155996


This place is beautiful and the location is perfect. The only issue was the noise through the ceiling. The upstairs neighbors were not loud at all but we could hear every step and movement of chairs, not just clearly but loudly. it wasn't pleasant waking up at 6am to someone having breakfast upstairs. That being said, it was still a wonderful weekend getaway.

"Airbnb Review #643578679624609196 #155335"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #155335


Thank you for a wonderful few days on the beach! We loved staying bayside. The neighborhood is lovely / peaceful, with easy walk to stores and restaurants. We loved being just steps from the water. Enjoyed meals on the patio, the water toys and walks along the boardwalk. The unit was super clean, loved the decor and puzzles and games we were able to enjoy. Oh and the jumping Mullet fish were a hoot! Thanks again, we hope to be back!

"Airbnb Review #631963708958222434 #153273"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #153273


The location directly on the bay is fantastic! You are mere inches from the living room door to the sand. My only complaints are that the ground floor unit, which we had, experienced a lot of noise from the renters above us. You couldn't hear voices, but the footsteps of kids running around or the moving of any furniture was heard and quite annoying each day/night. My other issue is that for the nightly price of this unit, the bedding is terribly subpar. I actually went out and purchased a $50 comforter that rivaled the old school style one they had. Aside from that, we did enjoy our stay here and do recommend it.

"Airbnb Review #628306005145882681 #153234"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #153234


This place was amazing, we couldn't ask for more! I definitely recommend booking and I would definitely stay again. The place is nice, clean & modern. The architecture of the home on the outside is so neat! There are a ton of big windows and sliding doors that let all of the natural light in. The A/C's work great! We really enjoyed our time on the patio. It was so nice to be right on the bay! The location is so great! We were able to walk to the restaurants in Pacific Beach and there are also tons of small restaurants & coffee shops within a 5 min walk. The rental comes with 4 beach cruisers that we were able to take out; it was so fun! Several reviews mention the noise upstairs but it truly wasn't bad at all. We could definitely hear foot steps from time to time & occasional chairs, but it really wasn't bad. We made friends with the group upstairs and had a great time! We brought sound machines for the night time, just in case, but didn't end up needing them.

"Airbnb Review #611650088254719992 #149990"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #149990


Honestly the best location if you have young kids…and also if you don’t. :)This home has every amenity you’ll need and you won’t want to leave! The bay was perfect for beach days and was so much less crowded than the ocean side and the kids could play freely without enormous waves. We also kayaked and paddle boarded which was awesome! You won’t regret staying in this beautiful beachfront home! It is a hair noisy but nothing too bothersome. This is a bottom floor unit and you can absolutely hear footsteps of guests above as well as some boardwalk noise when people are walking/biking/running past. It really didn’t hinder our stay but would be the only con. We had an amazing week and would definitely like to return!

"Airbnb Review #592811899630482599 #146231"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #146231


This home is in the perfect location! We stayed here for the weekend and it was amazing. We spent most of our time on the patio or on the sand right outside the patio. The home has many amenities and Kimberly is available with any recommendations you may need. We can not wait to stay here again!

"Airbnb Review #590684767863881320 #146228"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #146228


Amazing place with incredible views. Will definitely be back.

"Airbnb Review #567413482059487119 #142992"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #142992


You couldn't ask for a better location than this home! You walk out the door and are at the boardwalk and beach. There is a lovely low key vibe on this side of the bay. The house was clean and quiet. I would definitely recommend it!

"Airbnb Review #565281655386076096 #142693"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #142693


5 star location! Right off of the boardwalk, steps to the sand. Home was beautiful and had everything you would ever need from inside to outside. Hosts were great, available and had great tips. One & only drawback was the noise from the guests above us, could hear every movement, including before sunrise. We would definitely come back again and again!

"Airbnb Review #547121427093681634 #139664"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #139664


I am also an Airbnb host and this place is amazing! The layout is perfect for keeping privacy from other guests and plenty of room to be together in one spot too. Beach front, you can kayak (many other toys) everyday right when you wake up. It’s an actual slice of heaven. The best location, views from inside the house, walking distance to everything, amazing communication, clean and updated property. Not one bad thing to say. She’s clearly a pro!

"Airbnb Review #542153070144456956 #139264"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #139264


Nice location, very clean, and stocked with everything you will need.

"Airbnb Review #532695360551057042 #137803"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #137803


The place is lovely, great location, cozy unit. However, be warned that if you are renting the bottom unit and there are guests in the unit above, and those guests are heavy walkers or jump around, you will hear it all, including the screeching sound of the kitchen chairs being moved around. But the owner was understanding and relayed our concern to the upstairs renters and they did make an effort to keep the stomping down.

"Airbnb Review #520367043699392084 #136909"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #136909


An absolute delight of a stay! Kimberly was wonderful.

"Airbnb Review #510963839870840163 #134562"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #134562


My family and I had an incredible time at Kimberly’s place! The location is amazing and the views are gorgeous. The home is fully stocked with any and everything you can imagine; cooking supplies, bikes, sand toys, kayaks; etc. The weather was on the cooler end during our stay, and the cozy fireplace was a HUGE bonus. Being steps away from the sand was such a great experience; the neighborhood was safe and quiet, perfect for a late night bike ride or walk. I would totally stay here again!

"Airbnb Review #502966944699983354 #134124"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #134124


All great, exceeded my expectations. Hopefully it's available for our next vacation

"Airbnb Review #505848474769959222 #133927"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #133927


We loved the place. Right on the bay and walking distance to town with lots of toys!!! We loved our stay!!!

"Airbnb Review #495741403111635493 #132640"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #132640


Wonderful location and well stocked house.

"Airbnb Review #478988410454285600 #130852"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #130852


Beautiful first floor apartment. Location is right on the sand / bay & a 3 min walk to the beach. Lots of great cafes , restaurants etc nearby. VERY quick drive to Sea World and around 15 min to zoo, La Jolla, Old town.

"Airbnb Review #465252817330431006 #127728"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #127728


Great host and communication. Easy check in. Very professionally managed. Nice location and has all the things you need for a beach visit. Walking distance to restaurants. Can be a little noisy but you’re at the beach and thats kinda part of it. Our kids slept no problem.

"Airbnb Review #455765206499312569 #126758"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #126758


Fantastic stay! Great location!

"Airbnb Review #444940368682569801 #124830"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #124830


So fun if you are into any water activities

"Airbnb Review #408741095768756528 #118644"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #118644


I will start out saying this was a gorgeous house. We have a 3 and 5 year old so the location on the beach was a dream. I loved it. Everything was absolutely perfect except one thing. You heard every footstep from the people upstairs. They were not loud, up late people but you heard every (barefoot) step they made and chair they moved. The steps to get up to their suite was right over the master bedroom. It echoed so loud that you couldn’t sleep. The upstairs patios also overhung our patio so when they sat out you had zero privacy. They would sit and chat and it was so loud that I couldn’t have a conversation. Again I must say these people were not loud, it’s just how close you are. A cool feature about the upstairs is their entire beachside of the building was these garage door windows so they could open up and be wide open. Unfortunately it made us feel like we were vacationing with them. We heard every conversation. They could talk to their kids on the beach. We even would have to listen to their tv while we were on our patio. If we were outside we felt like we had an audience the whole time. It is a neat concept but totally not feasible if you are sharing a building.

"Airbnb Review #388466847696418685 #113013"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #113013


We loved staying here! The location is perfect - on the Bay side, which has the calm water and less foot traffic than the beach side. Though there was still lots of activity right on the main path just outside the patio gate - which made for great people watching! Not a lot of privacy with people just walking, biking, blading, running, etc... but we loved keeping the doors and shades open to let in all that natural light and enjoy the views! This place had a great indoor/outdoor vibe with 4 sliding doors. We would definitely stay here again. We loved using the kayaks, SUPs, bikes and beach toys!

"Airbnb Review #760711950 #108981"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #108981


Beautiful beach house that comes with everything you could need! We loved being right on the sand!

"Airbnb Review #750627332 #105016"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #105016


Great spot, clean and well kept

"Airbnb Review #748968623 #104132"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #104132


Guest room has two twin bed. Don't make the mistake like I did and book this home for a couples trip. Everything else was fine!

"Airbnb Review #739222233 #102101"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #102101


Great location, right on the water. It's quieter on this side, which is nice. House is stocked with all of the beach toys you could ever want - stand-up paddle boards, etc. Many places within walking distance to rent wet suits or get coffee, drinks, or dinner. Overall highly recommend for a quieter beach getaway.

"Airbnb Review #735465442 #100687"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #100687


Gem on the bay! The home was warm and inviting, with a lovely modern coastal aesthetic and excellent location overlooking the bay. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you could possibly need, and the patio was definitely the highlight! Perfect place to slowly start your mornings while soaking in some rays, or unwind at night with a glass of wine, getting lost in those stellar views. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

"Airbnb Review #732461179 #99447"

by Review from Airbnb Guest #99447


Great location right on the bike path. It’s on the bay side, so a lot less foot traffic than the ocean side. Place is clean, great kitchen, good deck for hanging out or grilling.

"This place doesn’t stop with just the beach fun!"

by Mark C


“This home was a perfect fit for my family and I to enjoy. We were so impressed literately anything and everything you can think of for the beach is included in this home. We really loved hopping on the bikes that are provided to enjoy a bike ride down the board walk. It’s on the bay side and the water is like glass, my two kids took advantage of the stand of paddle boards and kayaks. The patio is great, My husband and I grilled as we were enjoying a glass of wine while we watched our kids play in the sand. This place doesn’t stop with just the beach fun. It was warm, welcoming and just cozy! The inside was spotlessly clean, the kitchen was great with an open floor plan. The fireplace was very easy to use which was a nice touch at night. We can’t wait to plan our next trip back here!!”

"Great Communication"

by Eric Y


Communication was smooth and the place was well furnished. It is on the bayside, so it is a bit quieter if that is what you are looking for. However, it is only a few minutes walk to the beachside

"Family Vacation"

by Shannon J


This was the perfect accommodations for our family of 4! We loved the location on the Bay and the rental had everything we needed. Hosts were extremely helpful! Will definitely be back!

"We highly recommend this place!"

by Sylvie S


The location is perfect with view of bay and a block from ocean. Kimberly and her team were super responsive to address any questions and concerns we had. We would highly recommend this place. Full nice kitchen. A few suggestions to make stay even better. New pillows would be useful to have and bike chain on one of the bikes need fixing. Everything else was working well. Thank you!

"Super Trendy Oasis"

by Louie R


We had an amazing time at this super trendy oasis. There was so much for us to do with the paddle boards, kayaks, bikes, surf boards, boogie boards, paddle boat etc etc. We didn’t have to leave other than to get food which was great during these times of quarantine. Kimberly was very easy to get ahold of for any questions we had. Highly recommend this piece of heaven steps away from the beach. Definitely coming back !!

"Blown Away!"

by Shannon L


The thought of EVERYTHING! Very funky spot right on the water. Immaculate, stylish, funky, with everything you never knew you'd want at your fingertips. I was blown away.

"The unit was awesome!"

by Ann and Mike


The unit itself was awesome! Just as pictured, very clean, very well equipped kitchen, wonderful bathrooms, and comfortable! There were a couple of things that may or may not bother other vacationers. The unit above us was also rented and we could hear all their movements. The public sidewalk was maybe a foot from the patio, which left no privacy inside or out. We could also hear everyone's conversations as they went by. We decided to move somewhere else ... the hosts were extremely nice, flexible, and very understanding!! Even though we found another place on our own, they did try to help us find something else. The communication was great.

"Great Place!"

by Tiffany L


Great place! House was sparkling clean and beautiful just like the pictures. The beach is literally a step out of the door. There was an abundance of windows and sliding doors out onto the patios. The beach toys, bikes, paddle boards, etc were an added bonus and very appreciated! The only downside is that the house has two other properties available for rent. The unit directly above does have a patio and stairs right above the master and living room. Traveling with little ones made it a little challenging as we heard quite a bit of trekking up and down the stairs as well as the siding of patio furniture quite frequently. I am still kicking myself for not contacting the host sooner. As soon as we contacted she immediately got in touch with the other occupants and advised them of the noise disturbance. Host was very communicative and responsive! Overall we had an amazing time and enjoyed our stay!

"Fun place!"

by Lauren O


A fun place to stay you can’t beat the location or amazing views. Super easy!

"Full of toys!"

by Kimm A


Best thing about this place is all the fun toys! Steps from the water and my kids were able to body board and kayak. Responsive management and great to have parking. We walked to a great coffee shop every morning

"Great weekend getaway!"

by Zach S.


Great location on Mission Bay and only a few hundred yards from Mission Beach. The owner was extremely pleasant and easy to work with. The beach cruisers and lounge chairs were ours to use when we wanted. The roof top patio with hot tub has amazing views of the bay and is a great place to relax. There is no kitchen, however, the mini fridge, coffee/tea maker, and microwave were more than enough for what we needed. Plenty of restaurants in walking or biking distance! Highly recommended for a romantic getaway.

"Conference Call!"

by Yvonne G.


We were in town as business professionals in order to attend a conference at the San Diego Conference Center. The fact that it was close to downtown but yet felt secluded from the noise was amazing. Having parking was a must and the garage provided us that. The house is amazing. Thank you

"Castle on top of the world..."

by Jackie L.


We spent four nights in paradise. The suite in the sky was meticulously maintained with a pelican theme and was extremely comfortable. We rode bikes on the boardwalk, kayaked the bay and took morning strolls on the beach. Highly recommend for a quiet get away.

"Favorite Place to Stay on Mission Bay!"

by Alice


Perfect location for so many beach activities! I enjoyed both worlds with provided Boogie Boards on the Beach and Paddle Boards and Kayaks on the Bay. Bikes are also provided, so I didn't need to drive my vehicle as everything was close. The new updates to the room were beautiful!

"Sup n' Cruise"

by Hope


We stayed for a quick weekend and the Sandcastle was perfect! The private deck and amazing view made you feel like you owned the place. The location was clutch, very close to a ton of little cafes and shops. We enjoyed the activities at the Sandcastle nestled on Sail Bay, complete with beach cruisers and stand up paddle boards. We can't wait to visit again next year! Thank you for the wonderful hospitality!!


by Julie


My husband and I stayed in the rooftop room for a weekend. It was everything we hoped for and more. The room is clean and the bed is super comfy. The view from the private deck is beautiful!! We took full advantage of the paddle board, kayak and bikes. Location is perfect (steps away from bayside beach and a few min walk to ocean beach) and the owners made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable. I would definitely recommend this rental!!! There are a lot of stairs and the tub is a little hard to get in and out so maybe not for someone who has trouble with stairs (try the lower level). Would LOVE to visit this home again!!

"A Place above the bay"

by Sandra B.


First and foremost, Thank you for making me feel so at home. What a special place to stay love the privacy of the top deck and hot tub. We stayed for the weekend of my nephews wedding @ sunset cliffs 20 min away. My Brother and his wife came on Saturday and we took advantage of all the toys.. bikes .. paddle board ... and kayak. Thank you again for your wonderful hospitality. I plan on coming back soon if available because it is a hidden gem.

"Terrific Property"

by Richard


My wife and I had a wonderful experience at this property this summer. The unit is very comfortable, very clean, has a large deck with an umbrella table, a spa and an elevated portion of the deck with an additional table for dining/ games, etc. The view of Mission Bay is terrific. They also have bikes, kayaks, and beach chairs available for use by the renters.

"Family Vacation"

by Wife and Husband


My wife and I have stayed here several times and we just love it! This time we brought our son and his friend also my parents who just loved it. We stayed in both top and bottom floors. My favorite if it's just two of you is top floor. We've stayed at several places over the years on the bay and beach and bar none this is the best! The location and the views are incredible you won't be disappointed. They supply you with bikes, paddle board, kayaks, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas you name it it's probably there. Bay is there every morning you wake up to enjoy and the beach is a short walk across the street to also enjoy it's the best of both worlds. We will be back again and again!

"What a view!"

by Wife and Husband


My wife and I spent our first anniversary weekend here. The location was great and the rental was perfect for our taste...it had everything we needed. The property owners were extremely helpful upon arrival and made sure we had everything we needed. The keurig coffemaker and off-street parking spot were great bonuses.

The view from the decks is amazing...we had a hard time leaving to explore San Diego because we found ourselves missing the deck. The hot tub was great as well. We enjoyed being able to walk to Pacific Beach in the evenings for a drink/dinner and there were plenty of restaurants close by.

The only thing we wished at times was that the unit had air conditioning. This would almost never be an issue, but we happened to be there for a few days of 90+ degree temps...certainly not normal San Diego weather. The unit cooled off nicely in the evenings and there were 2 fans available that kept us pretty comfortable during the day. Also, the bath tub/shower is a bit tough to get in/out of...this wasn't an issue for us but could be for others.

Overall, this property is highly recommended and we are hoping to come back and hopefully be able to enjoy a full week there next time!

"Exellent vacation"

by Pat S.


Wonderful vacation. The rooftop deck is huge and we pretty much lived there sunrise to bedtime, and enjoyed panoramic views, walking distance to restaurants, ocean beaches, and bay beach at the foot of the stairs. The hosts were flexible and accommodating and we had a great time using the tandem kayak.

"Beautiful view"

by AmazedUrah


Very clean, very friendly helpful 2nd floor residents, the view can't be beat, the deck and hot tub were amazing. The area is quiet right on the sand, the busier ocean side of mission beach is a 5 min walk away. Very close to shops and restaurants. Don't miss the Mission for breakfast but know the food is amazing and huge portions.

"Great Location, quiet and very accessible to Mission Beach and bayside"

by Charles


The location of the property is great because it is within walking distance to Mission Beach. It is on the bay side and has a great view of the water. The bedroom has plenty of space for a couple with two couches and a walk-in closet. We did not get to use the refrigerator and microwave as it was not in the bedroom. The bathroom was fine but just be aware that the tub is unique in that it is like a freestanding bathtub and is a little hard to get into. They provided bikes, kayaks etc to use as a part of your stay. It was lovely and I recommend staying here. I did not have time to use the hot tub but it looked clean and easy to use.

"Fabulous Rooftop Room"

by Kathy B.


Unfortunately, I was unable to go due to a serious back injury, which I'm still recovering from. I can't say enough about the owners as they were very understanding and accommodating. As soon as I'm recovered I won't hesitate to book here again!!!

"A Little Glimpse of Heaven!"

by Becca


I can't say enough good things about our stay in the rooftop room. I was just re-living our trip and realized I didn't leave a review before.

I loved everything about this room! The private rooftop deck with the hot tub were obviously great, but I never expected the bed and pillows to be so comfortable! I've never slept so good away from home, and often enough not that good at home either! Seriously--I emailed when I got home to ask where they bought the pillows and have since purchased my own set. 🙂

My husband and I went back and forth when deciding whether to rent this room or not, because it seemed small and my husband prefers a modern feel. I'm so glad we didn't turn down the opportunity to stay here! It had plenty of space for our needs, and as it turned out, we spent most of our time kayaking or biking around, playing beach games, or just sitting in beach chairs--the owners really provided everything we would need to enjoy our stay! And whenever we needed rest, our room was perfectly quiet any time of day.

We would visit twice a year if we could just arrange babysitting that often!

"Excellent Wonderful Stay!!!"

by Leo M.


I was in SD on business. The rooftop studio was perfect. I had a great view of the Bay, sunrise every morning. Hot Tub was a nice, clean & pretty cool.

Hosts are terrific people, highly recommend.

"Great room, great owner"

by Nicholas P


I had a wonderful time renting this unit. The owner is extremely nice and accommodating and the rooftop deck is the highlight of the rental, which overlooks the bay and is very quiet and relaxing. I rented the room with a friend, but would highly recommend for a couple looking for a getaway.

Thanks again for the great experience and hospitality!

"Great Property"

by Eric A.


I had high expectations and I was not remotely disappointed! Not only is it a nice and comfortable room, the owner's are fantastic! It is conveniently located to everything and a really nice neighborhood. I plan on returning here often!

from $297 / night


Oct 9-14

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