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Steps to the Beach & Shops, Bikes, Grill

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Yes, you can have it all! Very convenient location, right between the Pacific Ocean and beautiful Sail Bay, just a block to either one and about a half mile North of historic Belmont Park with it's 1925 wooden roller coaster and indoor Olympic-size plunge, and The Wave. Just 200 steps to put your toes in the sand of the ocean. Sit out on your private balcony in the early morning sipping your coffee and checking your email. See, hear, smell the ocean as you plan your day. Prepare breakfast at home before heading out for a fun day of sightseeing in San Diego. Head for the world famous Zoo, SeaWorld, The Embarcadero, Coronado Island, Old Town, the Gas Lamp district or venture a little further North and NorthEast to Legoland or the Wild Animal Park. Or maybe just enjoy a day of riding bikes, walking on the boardwalk, strolling with your toes in the wet sand or just relaxing under an umbrella on the beach, close to home.

Fresh Ocean Air Beach Condo: * The light and airy living room has high ceilings and skylights and is tastefully and comfortably furnished and the soft ultra-suede couch is a queen sofa-bed for additional guests.

* The California style kitchen is open to the living room and has tile counter tops, Saltillo tile floors and natural wood cabinets. The first bedroom has a top of the line queen bed and flat-screen TV.

*Upstairs is a large, semi-enclosed loft area with a queen bed, sitting space, and a door out to a small balcony. Upstairs you will also find a small nook with a trundle bed (two singles). Ceiling height in the trundle bed area is about 5 feet so it's best for kids.

*There are two bathrooms in the home, a full bath/shower downstairs and a walk-in shower upstairs.

Extra Amenities: * No searching for parking at the beach as this unit comes with it's own garage. Extra large vehicles won't fit but there is free overnight parking a few blocks away. Boogie boards, beach chairs and umbrella and two new red beach cruiser bikes are in the storage area. There is a also a laundry room near the garage for your convenience. Everything you need to enjoy a vacation at the beach!

* Cable Internet, WiFi and phone line with free nationwide long distance insures that you can keep in touch with work if necessary and there is a large flat-screen cable TV with DVD player. ASK us if this unit has AC!

More Details

Property Manager
Nancy's Vacation Rentals
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Nancy's Vacation Rentals

We live in Northern California and enjoy coming down to San Diego when work allows. Meanwhile, we love sharing our beach retreat with you!

Nancy's Vacation Rentals purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Nancy's Vacation Rentals chose Bay View Villas

You have the ocean on one side and the bay on the other. What a location! We like the casual beach atmosphere and the many wonderful ethnic and interesting restaurants and the miles and miles of boardwalk along the beach and bay.


Bay View Villas Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This bedroom is a semi-enclosed loft area upstairs.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
ASK us if this unit has AC!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

The ocean smell,the waves, the sand and the ambience!

  • 5 of 5

We were very comfortable. Quiet and private. Very good price versus quality ratio.If you want to live the beach, the surf and promenade experience you cannot be much closer!

Paul Martineau

St-Nérée province de Québec, Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Steps to the beach

  • 2 of 5

Unit was clean and represented accurately. Steps to the beach and amazing restaurants. Bakery below had an outside cafe which had metal chairs clanging at 7am. Skylights on the second floor woke you up with the sun. Construction on the corner began at 7am. Walls were paper thin and the baby next door woke us up at 6:30am on two of the five days. So, if you want to sleep in, this is not the place for you. Beautiful but too noisy.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pam, My apologies for your experience. We contacted the tenants next door, per you request, and asked them to try to minimize the noise. This property is in a residential area near the coastline, and there are construction areas sometimes. The beauty of vacation rentals is that you experience the area like a local. Resort accommodations tend to be less noisy. We are happy you enjoyed San Diego. Cheers, Nancy and Team
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735 Santa Clara, #1

  • 5 of 5

Could not ask for a better location!! The view is great, and being on top of a bakery, you wake up every morning to the smell of bread and pastries baking. So what do you do, you go downstairs and get some.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Denny, We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Olive bakery is delicious! Stay with us again the next time you are in San Diego. Cheers, Nancy's Vacation Rentals
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Great place, just steps from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days here with our family of 5 in May 2017. The apartment is perfect for a family. Anything you might need to enjoy a beach holiday is available (beach towels, body boards, bikes, a BBQ etc.). The place is not brand-new, but it is super functional and the beds are great (nothing is worse than bad sleep during your vacation)!! The apartment is literally steps away from the beach and its boardwalk (amazing for running, if you are into that!). There are also lots of restaurants and bars around the corner, so you won't go hungry if you don't want to cook. Our kids loved going to the little bakery downstairs for breakfast treats and we really enjoyed their coffee. The unit next door was empty when we stayed but we did meet the permanent neighbours on the other side of the building (you share the laundry room with them), and they are super friendly. We loved our stay and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled to hear you had such a great stay! Thank you for the kind review. We look forward to having you stay with us again when you return!
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Nice place to relax and stay

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely try to stay here when we go back to SD. The parking here, like everywhere nearby, is definitely a challenge 😁򐐠Don't bring a large vehicle and expect to park in the available garage. We really enjoyed being above a bakery so we could get some goodies. The unit was perfect for us. We were generally close to or within a short drive to everything we needed/ wanted. This unit is reasonably priced and allowed us the space we needed. The beds were comfortable and 2 bathrooms was a definite plus. We were in SD for Marine Corp boot camp graduation and a little vacation. We had a couple questions when we first arrived and we got immediate, courteous assistance. The kitchen was nicely equipped for our basic food preparation needs. The open floor plan allowed us to visit without being crowded. Thank you for a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you had a great stay! We agree parking can at times be a challenge, but we're glad your vacation (and graduation celebration!) was a positive one. We look forward to your next stay with us in San Diego!
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Mission Beach Great Location

  • 5 of 5

You can see the ocean from the balcony off the living room! Sits above a wonderful bakery that bakes fresh bread every day. Great location close to grocery store, restaurants, steps to the beach. Bikes, grill, sand toys and beach chairs are all included. Very spacious. Was large for our family of four. The Property Management Company was very responsive.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Within 5-20 minutes is Sea World, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Old Town with it's excellent Mexican Restaurants, Belmont Park & it's authentic 1920's wooden roller-coaster, Sea Port Village, downtown San Diego's Gas Lamp Quarter, the Convention Center & Petco Park. 30 min to Lego Land, 40 min to The Wild Animal Park and gambling casinos, 75 minutes to the quaint historic gold rush town of Julian, in the mountains, & another 30 minutes beyond that is beautiful Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Even Disneyland & Knotts Berry Farm can be done as a day trip. Mexico is only 25 minutes away. Local activities include Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Concerts, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, & Indian Gaming Casinos.

Other Activities: boating, wildlife viewing, basketball, shopping, kayaking, parasailing, mini golf


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver $49
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Due to HomeAway's limited ability to post additional fees, certain fees are not included in the quote/rate and may be required:
-Additional $25 for Summer Cleanings.
-Additional $50 cleaning fee for stays 2 weeks and more.
-Baby equipment (if available): Fees vary based on equipment needed.
-Portable Air Conditioning Rental (if available): $50 delivery, $25/day (3 day min).

Nancy's Vacation Rentals is not responsible for any erroneous descriptions or rates posted on this website or any other 3rd party travel website. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed by Nancy’s Vacation Rentals​.

You must read and accept our Terms and Agreement and House Rules prior to us approving your reservation request.

Contact us for last minute deals or for monthly rentals.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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