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Beach and Waterfront Vacation Home - Mission Beach - San Diego Vacation Rentals

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

2 Bedroom 1 & 1/2 Bathrooms Accommodates up to 5 guests

The Kingfisher - A Vacation By The Bay Properties.

Please call us personally before reserving any dates, and we can also answer any questions you may have.

After Speaking with you personally. We can then proceed with booking on line.

We do offer last minute specials as well. So calling is always a way of checking for any discounts as well.

Unlike a hotel reservation, with our properties, we speak with all potential guests before accepting any online reservations. The ensures, you are choosing the perfect rental for your vacation and family. This home is perfect for couples, small families and friends.

We own and manage several properties, and care about the personalized experience we provide for you. We have other choices listed on HA/VRBO for you to choose from.

The Kingfisher is a Water and Beach front Vacation Beach rental in Mission Beach , Beach front bayside, perfect for vacationers looking for a gorgeous location, peaceful beach and close to all the wonderful activities we have to offer.

A Vacation By the Bay - The Kingfisher is a Beach front and Waterfront Vacation Rental

We can also offer you other choices and possible discounts if you contact us personally, then you can easily use HomeAway's and VRBO's easy online reservation process.

Welcome, please take a moment to read the entire description as it will provide you will most all information you will need as well as the rest of the website information.

Choosing a vacation rental or home can be a big decision. To ensure you choose the right rental for your stay is important to us as well. Our service, for you, is personal, and we do speak to each vacationer personally, before confirming a reservation to ensure you are choosing the right rental/ home and location you are looking to stay.

The Kingfisher:

Our spacious newly renovated and updated, 2 bedroom serene waterfront beach front bayside rental, The Kingfisher is located right on the beach, bayside.

This is the quieter side of Mission Beach, which many people seek away from excitement of the ocean front.

Our rentals and beach front location works well for singles, couples, and small families who are looking for a quieter beach front experience away from the crowds.

Our rentals cater to that relaxed experience and type of renters. Families with small children especially love our rentals and location. You can play all day, and unwind in the evening and have the peacefulness of the bayside for sleeping. We offer this charming and spacious 2 bedroom waterfront beach rental which is located right on the peaceful bayside beach sand.

All Mission Beach properties, are very close to each other, so its important to choose the right location for your needs.

This lovely recently renovated two bedroom beach front bayside vacation rental is perfect for two people, a couple or 2 couples, or a small family with up to 3 children. (5 people max April to Oct, and 4 people max from Nov to April)

The Kingfisher, best suits vacationers who want a more low key vacation in a more mellow area of Mission Beach. Kids can play all day on the beach, then have the quieter evenings for sleeping after that long day.

We do offer monthly rentals, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan and February. We do limit monthly rentals in our one bedroom, to 4 guests.

Please check our rate chart for pricing on our nighty, weekly and monthly rates and choices.

Watch the glorious sun rise from your own private patio on the beach front or walk five minutes west to catch the action of the Pacific Ocean.

This vacation spot, is uniquely set in Mission Beach which is located between the mighty Pacific Ocean and quiet scenic Mission Bay. Step out your Bay Front patio door right to the sand. Put on your skates, hop on a bike or leisurely walk for miles on the boardwalk located along the water.

You can rent almost any thing you need with in a 5 minute walk. World class surfing, sailing, golfing, and fishing are all easily accessible from your unit.

The Kingfisher, is kept well maintained at all times, which allows us to keep it in top condition while being kept welcoming and impeccably clean. La Jolla, Sea World and the World Famous San Diego Zoo are all minutes away.

We offer many amenities for your comfort.: Our kitchen is fully stocked for your cooking pleasure. We even include: Dish soap, paper towels, laundry soap, plastic wrap, aluminum wrap, spices, assorted teas just name a few of the extras for your convenience and pleasure.

The Kingfisher has cable television, and DVD. All linens and bath towels are provided with 4 pillows on your comfortable King bed and two pillows for each twin bed. Beach towels and beach chairs are provided to ease your load and get you ready for your days in the sand.

• The master bedroom has a wonderfully comfortable king bed with crisp cotton sheets and linens. It also has its own powder room. with a 1/2 bath comes with a very comfortable king bed for your comfort and is decorated with colors reflecting the sand and the sea.

• Twin beds are provided for, in the second bedroom

• Sofa Sleeper for the extra 5th guest.

• Bathrooms include a 3/4 bath and a 1/2 bath in the master bedroom.

The Kingfisher’s living room opens to your own private gated patio and the sandy beach.

Open the gate and there you are - At the beach, no better place to vacation with friends or family wanting a wonderful peaceful place to stay.


If you are looking for that beach experience, come and discover the uniqueness of Mission Beach in the heart of America's Finest City, San Diego. Swimming, sailing, surfing, skating, biking, golfing, fishing and sight seeing are just a few of the activities at your doorstep. Sea World is 5 minutes away, Mexico is 17 miles to the south, Disney Land is 2 hours to the North and the World Famous La Jolla is a 10 minute drive from your door.

You are walking distance to waterfront dining, or casual beach eateries. You can easily shop for groceries, and plan your own picnic or romantic meal while sitting at the beach and watching the sunset on the glorious Pacific Ocean.

Mornings are breath taking as you wake up to the sunrise across the water from your own patio table. Sip your coffee or tea as you watch the the first glimpse of dawn across the water and relish the quiet and peace that is all your own on the bay front.

We are a smoke free and pet free vacation home, so this would be suitable for those who have allergies for those types of allergens.

If you are interested in The Kingfisher, please give us a call or email us for any questions. We like to personally speak with each vacationer, if possible, before confirming any reservations.

Personal service is how we have had such a positive experience for our rental career.

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Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

About Cynthia

Small personalized friendly service is a our business motto.

We are individuals who own and manage vacation rentals for ourselves and a few neighborhood properties.

With a long time family history in San Diego going back to the turn of the century, combined with roots from the midwest, we have both pride in San Diego, and good old fashioned values.

The rentals showcased on this site, reflect, our goal to provide you with quality accommodations, along with personal service from the start of your reservation process, to your final departure.

We like to think we attract vacationers who appreciate receiving the exact rental that is advertised on our websites and desire a well maintained vacation home or rental that much care has been taken to provide. In return, appreciate and care for the rentals during their stay.

The environment we provide and the bayside in Mission Beach is perfect for low key vacationers, who want an amazing location on the waterfront and coast.

We take each reservation personally over the phone to assure you are choosing the best rental for your needs. After 25 years of owning vacation rentals and managing, we have found it to the key to success to have personal experience for both you and our selves.

Why Cynthia chose San Diego County

Its lovely, recently renovated with a very cute Pottery Barn style. The Kingfisher is well cared for and always impeccably clean for each arrival.

Its located on the beach front bayside and perfect for couples, small families or friends looking for a low key vacation rental in a very nice area of Mission Beach bayside.

What makes this condo unique

Benefits are easy to name:

A great location on the waterfront.

A well cared for rental and meets the standards of your expectations.

Personalized service, so you know what to expect and will have no surprises when you arrive.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I receive many thank yous about my work and properties, but wanted to post this expecially nice one from a returning family that I adore.


Thank you so very much for making the week in San Diego, one of the BEST weeks in our lives! We leave there w/amazing family memories and ready to take on life again. Its such an important time for us bc we do nothing but enjoy life, each other and the beautiful beach! Till next year xo J & M
May 2015
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Mission Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom, has a shower, toilet and sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , This is a powder room with toilet and sink in the master
  • There is one 3/4 bathroom and one powder room, commode and sink, for bathrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa Sleeper - 1 double , Best for 2 small children or one adult - Full sized sleeper
  • The master bedroom with 1/2 bath has a deliciously comfortable bed for your night's sleep and decorated in Pottery Barn style furnishings. The second bedroom has twin beds with that same nautical cottage decor. If you need an extra sleeping bed for one adult or two small children, the full sized sofa sleeper can accommodate for that.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
First and foremost our best amenity is our location on the beach. But, when you have had a fabulous day at the beach or exploring wonderful San Diego, you come home to a beautiful vacation rental. We do provide beach chairs and beach towels along with kitchens supplies to get you started for your stay. Our rentals are kept in immaculately clean condition and well maintained to ensure your enjoyment and comfort. We take great pride in our presentation. Your livingroom has a flat screen TV with a DVD player for you enjoyment and we provide wireless internet service. This unit has one reserved parking spot on the property. It will accommodate a medium sized vehicle. Please ask to see if your vehicle with fit in the space, you must fit between the white lines. If you have a large vehicle, there is free public parking lot nearby that will accommodate larger vehicles. Arrival Time is 4:00 P.M. we can try to accommodate an earlier arrival from Oct to May only.


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(18 traveler reviews)

Beach and Waterfront Vacation Home - Mission Beach - San Diego Vacation Rentals
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

A wonderful get-away on the bay

  • 5 of 5

Loved this condo which was right on the bay with a patio to enjoy the view. Also a very short walk to the ocean side to watch the surfers and the sure you walk out on the pier, where we saw a school of dolphins frolicking for about 20 minutes. The kitchen was very well appointed, the beds comfortable and Cynthia made sure everything was perfect for us. She gave us a quick primer on how to get essentials - coffee and groceries. She went above and beyond and had someone there in minutes when our one year old grandson shut the door, locking us out of our unit our first evening there! Thank you Cynthia!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Thank you for your wonderful and kind review. We loved having you and you all were such respectful and kind guests. So happy you had a great time visiting our coast. Great suggestion to walk up to the pier. We are blessed in San Diego at Mission Beach, to have non stop and endless easy and wonderfully delightful things to do, right here. Please come again anytime. Best Regards Cyndi
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No surprises here

  • 5 of 5

We just returned to Michigan from our Christmas visit in San Diego. If you review the website on this property you will know everything you need to know. The photos look just like the actual unit. No hidden surprises and Cynthia has thought of everything you could need. However, if you do have a question, or need to contact her, she is very good about responding quickly. This property is in a quiet residential area. Literally just out the blue gate is the Mission Bay boardwalk, and a nice sandy beach. Mission Beach is just about a block away and also has an oceanside boardwalk. Both are clean and well kept beach areas that are great for bike riding, running or just a leisurely stroll. The unit is clean and well maintained the kitchen was well equipped and there is also a stackable washer dryer that you can use during your stay. Towels and linens are included with the unit. Our college age daughter joined us for the visit and the unit worked out perfectly. Parking is tight so take her recommendations concerning the vehicle or plan to park just a little further down in guest/oversize parking. Belmont park is within walking distance along with a few local eateries. So much to see and do in the area. This is the perfect base to enjoy San Diego from, whether you have little ones who just want to play in the sand or you want to explore all that San Diego has to offer.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you and your family. It warms my heart and fills my well, to know that your vacation was all you had hoped and that The Kingfisher too was exactly as you had rented. Its always my goal to see that you have the experience that I present in the advertisement on HomeAway. Your midwest graciousness shines through. Thank you again, and please come again to any one of our rentals. Best to you and yours Cyndi
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Exeter, NH USA

Thanksgiving 2016 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Stayed the week of Thanksgiving and had a fantastic vacation! We absolutely love San Diego and would return to this condo! Cynthia was very pleasant and easy to deal with throughout the entire process. The unit was spotless and comforting and in a great quiet area right on the sand. Mission and Pacific beaches are packed with restaurants, nightlife and places to shop. I would recommend Better Buzz right around the corner for coffee and a light breakfast. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review of the property and I loved both meeting you and your family and having you come stay. You were wonderful. I so glad you were so happy and had a great experience, both at The Royal Tern and San Diego. Your happy visit, is my goal, and I would welcome your family back any time. Please keep us in mind for any future visit. Families like yours make my work, not work at all. Best to you Cyndi
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Fremantle, Western Australia

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

I brought my wife and 3 small kids from West Australia to tour the US. We left San Diego as our last destination to get some downtime before flying back to Australia. Proved to be a good decision as the accommodation and owner were equally pleasant. Close to beach, amens and Sea World. We felt at home. Would recommend this place anytime.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Goodyear AZ

Excellent Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time and being right by the water with the little ones was priceless! The house is clean and very very cute to stay in. It worked perfect for our family! We will be back again!

Thanks Cyndi!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review and feedback. It was lovely having you and your family come stay at The Kingfisher. Great spot on the waterfront bayside. June is a great summer month to choose to come to Mission Beach. The season is just starting so you can easily do all of the great activities with out the large full season crowds. We appreciate you choosing The Kingfisher and please come back anytime. It was my pleasure to provide you with a well cared for property on the beach. Best Cyndi
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Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property, very well kept! Everything that you could really need is right there already of you! We stayed for a week and the only thing we needed to worry about was getting groceries. Location is perfect nothing was to far away that we couldn't walk. Cindy was great always so helpful! Would definitely go back and stay again!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kayla, It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your Mom and sister and a pleasure to have to you all come stay at The Kingfisher. I am glad you had a great time and it was fun to see your happy fun faces when you shared your San Diego adventures. Your Mom, will many tales to tell about her kayaking experiences. Come back anytime. Best Regards Cyndi
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Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break/Easter Season
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Pre Summer Rates
Apr 23 2017 - May 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 20 - June 3, 2017
May 20 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
June 3 - June 10, 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 10 - 17, 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 17 - June 24
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June 24 - July 1, 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August 5 - August 19
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Aug/Early Sept
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sept 10 - September 30, 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
October & November
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 11.18 - 11.25
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Pre Holiday
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Week 12.
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (up to 14 days) $165
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

Please Read the entire Website before contacting me and then contact me to speak personally either by email on HA or by phone before sending a request to book.

When reserving any of our rentals we accept PayPal and check only. (a convenience fee is added for any CC payments).

Rates and Information:
3.4 - 3.11.17 $1395.00 Weekly, $250.00 nightly, $275.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)
3.18 - 4.22.17 $1595.00 Weekly, $275.00 nightly, $300.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)
3.22 - 5.19.17 $ 1395.00 Weekly, $250.00 nightly, $275.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)
5.19 - 6.3.17 $1795.00 Weekly $300.00 nightly, $325.00 Friday and Saturday (4 night minimum)
6.3 - 6.10.17 $1990.00 Weekly, Sat to Sat only
6.10 - 6.17.17 $2195.00 Weekly, Sat to Sat only
6.17.17 - 6.24.17 $2290.00 Sat to Sat only
6.24 - 7.1.17 $2495.00 Sat to Sat Only
July - August 4, 2017 $2795.00 Weekly Sat to Sat
8.4 - 8.19 $2495.00 Weekly Sat to Sat only
8.19 - 9.6.17 $2495.00 Weekly Sat to Sat only
8.26 - 9.9 $2190.00 weekly
9.9 - 9.29.17 $1790.00 Weekly, $275.00 per night, $275.00 Fri and Sat

• For CC payments, Please Select on the HA/Payment Page, “Other Payment choices” and select PayPal to use a CC. (Convenience fee is added for all CC payments)
• You may also select “check” under the “Other payment choices.”

• Cancelation Policy: Refunds for 90 days in advance of arrival date cancellations.

• We do send a contract upon speaking with you personally.

• 7 night minimum for June – Labor Day
• 4 nights After Labor Day – End of May

• Cleaning fee for weekly $165.00 Res of 4weeks or longer - $200.00
• We offer additional cleaning options for month or more reservations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Lots to choose from
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Coronado Ferry
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Torrey Pines
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 5&8
Nearest Beach
Located On the Beach
Car: not necessary

Many seasoned vacationers prefer the bayside to the ocean front for its quieter nature and easier access for families with small children to play right out front of your patio.

This beautifully remodeled two bedroom, beach and waterfront rental, called The Kingfisher, is unique in that it is surrounded by water with both the Bay just out your front door and the ocean just steps away to the west. There are miles and miles of gorgeous sandy beaches for exploring, strolling, sitting and playing at for your pleasure. We are famous for our beaches, our culture, our diverse restaurants, San Diego Zoo, proximity to Mexico, outdoor activities, and our natural beauty as a city. There are world class golfing, fishing, sailing, museums and theater all through out the year. We are a leading area for conventions and attract many corporations which hold their annual meetings at our downtown convention center.

Other Activities: Rowing

Golf: We are located near the world class greens of Torrey Pines, just minutes away for your golfing adventure.

There are also other golf choices nearby too.


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