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Solana Beach - 3BR Condo Steps from the Beach - Vacation Perfect

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Solana Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths

Close to San Diego; In Solana Beach & Tennis Club, this spacious condo has everything you could ever want. Family friendly. Remodeled kitchen. Very large master bedroom suite. Adjacent the ocean. Our condo is beautifully decorated with new carpet, large screen HDTV, cable TV in two bedrooms, secure covered parking, and a great surfing beach. The unit features a fireplace, and balcony overlooking the tennis courts. The complex is situated on a bluff, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This gated complex offers a pool, six tennis courts, spa and beach access.

Best vacation spot for fun and fitness: If you have not been in Solana Beach, you are in for a treat. Can walk to great shopping. Favorite surfing beach with the locals. Can walk to Del mar race track and the fair. Easy drive to Seaworld, the Zoo, and Legoland. About 1 to 1-1/2 hours to Disneyland , Knotts Berry Farm, and the wine tasting at Temeculah.

Upscale, midscale, and fast food places to eat within walking distance. Also night life.

Can walk to train station to head to downtown San Diego.

Pick-up basketball at Fletcher Cove and see the dogs play at Dog Beach, both a short walk away.

Frogs gym is first class facility with day passes.

Bike riding on Pacific Coast Highway is very popular - rental bikes nearby.

I need to say this for people who have not stayed along the beach. There is no air conditioning. Rarely does any condo along the beach have air conditioning. It is not needed. Just in case each bedroom has a Casablanca ceiling fan and there are floor fans to bring in the ocean air at night.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Jeffrey Sheldon - 626-676-1201
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Jeffrey Sheldon - 626-676-1201

Grandparents with 7 grandchildren that use the place for the grandchildren. Perfect family getaway. bought it for a daughter going to UCSD and loved it too much to let it go.

Why Jeffrey Sheldon - 626-676-1201 chose San Diego County

Every outdoor recreation readily available.

What makes this condo unique

We do not use a rental agency so can keep prices low. No better value in the area.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Solana Beach - 3BR Condo Steps from the Beach - Vacation Perfect
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

5 of us recently stayed here for an annual guys trip. Although it seems like you could sleep at least 8 comfortably. We all came out from different parts of the east coast and the setting did not disappoint. The condo had everything. It seemed lived in and comfortable. It's a very short walk to the back of the property to take the stairs down to an amazing beach. The condo is also just steps away from the tennis court, pool, hot tub, and best of all the ping pong table. Many games played and won. The owners were extremely easy to work with and check-in/check-out was equally as easy. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family friendly condo in Solana Beach

  • 4 of 5

My parents, siblings and respective families rented this condo for 2 weeks in July-August. We truly enjoyed the condo and the Solana Beach and Tennis Club property. The condo's description on the website was accurate. The condo is split on 4 levels, with plenty of room for gathering and for privacy. There are 3 good sized bathrooms, 2 of which have been completely and very nicely updated. The bedrooms have a variety of beds to accommodate up to 8 people very comfortably. The kitchen is modern, roomy and well stocked, and includes a full size washer and dryer. The front closet is stocked with beach chairs, boogie boards and an umbrella, and the linen closet has several beach towels. The property itself has several good tennis courts and there are tennis rackets and balls in the front closet as well. The beach is a short walk away - but no need to cross a street - and very nice. Other beaches were very crowded but this beach was perfect. Nice views of the sunset from the bluff above the beach. At first I was disappointed to not be in an ocean front condo but this unit was super quiet and in the end I was glad of it. Best of all it is very affordable and the value for the money cannot be matched by staying at other properties. Overall a great place for families and we look forward to visiting again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family of 8 stayed in this condo for a week. We could not have been happier with our accommodations! The owners thought of everything!

We cooked several meals in the condo and had everything we needed (pots, pans, utensils, blender, plates, large mixing bowls, etc.). There is also a grill on the balcony off the kitchen.

The kids LOVED the beach! There are several beach accessories provided (boogie boards, beach balls, beach toys, beach chairs, umbrella, ice chest, etc.) So much fun! The water is COLD!! We ended up renting wet suits ($10/day) and a surfboard ($20/day) from Mitch's Surf Shop (very close to condo), and the kids played for hours. I highly recommend the wet suit rental! The waves were HUGE - I made my 10 y/o son were a life jacket. The 16 and 21 year old played in the waves for hours and were completely exhausted afterward!

We worried about there being no air conditioning in the condo. Surprisingly, this ended up being a non-issue. We opened the windows and used the provided fans, and everyone slept comfortably throughout the night. In fact, the living room required a blanket some evenings when watching television. The weather during our visit had highs of 68-72 *F with lows of 61-63 *F.

We enjoyed the hot tub most evenings. FYI, at first glace, the cover over the hot tub makes it appear to be closed, but don't be deterred--it's a simple matter of removing the cover and replacing it once you're finished.

The master bedroom balcony overlooks the tennis court. Four tennis rackets and several tennis balls were provided. The club house does have a pool table but, unfortunately, there were missing pool balls so we ended up not playing.

We visited several attractions (Sea World, San Diego Zoo, USS Midway, LegoLand, Belmont Park). It took 30 minutes or less to get to all attractions. I suggest looking into the San Diego GO! card. We ended up saving money on all attractions with the card.

The condo was clean. The beds were comfortable. There is a full size washer and dryer which we used daily. There are plenty of towels and beach towels provided, but with a family of 8 we went through them pretty quick.

BEWARE: There are A LOT of steps down the bluff to the beach. Also, the condo has three levels. It was not an issue for our family, but if you foresee steps as an issue, this is NOT the place for you.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this condo if you plan on visiting the San Diego area. Great Fun!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive and accurate review.
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A great find

  • 5 of 5

A perfect spot for seeing the sights of San Diego. A family of 7, with two young children spent 4 days at this condo. Well furnished, & a great location. San Diego Zoo-Old town & the beaches were our favorite. Very reasonably priced. We have a vrbo rental in Seattle, & have stayed at numerous vrbo rentals -none better than this.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay and have a week at the beach! The condo has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with a fully stocked kitchen, laundry, patio with bar-b-que and table and chairs. We were very pleased and would highly recommend this condo! The beach is across the complex and 123 steps down to the beach, but you don't have to find, or pay for, any beach parking. The room with twin beds can easily be adjusted to push the beds together to make a king size bed, if needed.

There is no air conditioning, but the condo is fully stocked with portable fans, so open some windows, setup a fan near the windows and the place is cool in no time. This is not a drawback with 70 degree California weather.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will plan to return on future vacations. Thanks for the wonderful place to stay and great vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mesquite, NV

Perfect for Christmas Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

This condo was wonderful and so much better than expected. There were 8 of us, one being a 5 yr old and we all had our own space. The TV in the living room was huge, a nice surprise. Plus a fireplace for Santa to come down the chimney. We took a lot of extra cooking items which we didn't actually need as the condo had everything. Nice stainless steel pots and pans. Super Coffee pot and so much more. We did cook a goose on Christmas Day and it was wonderful. So nice to be able to walk down to the beach with a surfboard which my granddaughter 17yrs old got for Christmas. Great to sit on the cliff top with coffee and watch the dolphins at sea. Enjoyed the Festival of Lights on the Delmar Racetrack - a fun Christmas thing. My son-in-law from Colorado enjoyed the jacuzzi. The week went too quickly and it is a Christmas we will all remember fondly. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon..

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just minutes from the Del Mar Race track, Cedros Design District and great restaurants. The Coaster train is within walking distance, so you can be in downtown San Diego in no time. Easy drive to Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Legoland, and Wild Animal Park.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Basketball, Hot Air Ballonning,


Rates & Availability

Solana Beach Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Non- summer and non-Chrismas
Aug 21 2016 - Jun 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
security deposit $300

$100 cleaning charge no matter how long the stay.
Security deposit of $400 from which cleaning charge is taken.
Guest agreement required.
Base rates are applicable to summer and Christmas. Minimum stay in summer is 1 week.
Maximum guests is 8.

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Solana Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , recently redone; big walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , recently remodeled
  • Third bathroom is for guests and for the third bedroom. All bathrooms come with hair dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • downstairs - 2 twin/ single
    lvg room - 1 queen , convertible couch
    downstairs - 2 double , Pvt bath
    Master - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pvt bath; sitting area has couch that opens to queen bed
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hot air ballooning
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
There are stairs in the unit. Also stairs down to the beach. A hair dryer for each bathroom (I have 4 daughters so they are a necessity)

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