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On Top of Sunset Cliffs

52 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Ocean Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

If you want to enjoy the ocean and the amenities of San Diego, there’s no better place than On Top of Sunset Cliffs. Sitting right on top of the beginning of the cliffs, this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo provides views and sounds of the waves from every room. If you get tired of being amazed by the pelicans flying by at eye level, counting the surfers riding the waves, or watching the superlative sunsets from your bedroom, balcony, or living room, there's always the oversized jetted tub to relieve your stress or watch one of the two HD televisions.

The stainless steel kitchen and open floor plan provides a wonderful ambiance for entertaining or simply for enjoying your time at home. All furnishings were purchased new in 2011.

It's close to all the attractions: Less than 3 miles to Sea World, 4 miles to the Trolly, 5 miles to Belmont Park, 8 miles to the San Diego Padre's ballpark and downtown San Diego, 9 miles to the San Diego Zoo and museums of Balboa Park, or 10 miles to the San Diego Charger's stadium.

It's all here.

Our 50 unsolicited reviews have an average of 4.96 (48 reviews rated 5 stars; 2 reviews rated 4 stars).

Keywords: ocean front, ocean view, condo, surf, beach, pacific

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We are both educators. We started our careers in Ohio, spent 10 years in Wyoming, and eventually moved to San Diego in 1990. Although we love to travel, once you visit here you'll see why we now live in San Diego. Our home is 1 mile from this vacation rental, and we plan to sell our house and move into the condo part time when we retire.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2011

Why The Owner chose San Diego County

Being teachers for over 30 years, we know how important it is to get away from 'normal life' and forget about work while relaxing in a new environment. We looked for a condo in San Diego for over 2 years before finding this gem. Ocean breezes, the sound of the waves, pelicans being so close that you can almost touch them, and the closeness to so many attractions make this a great place to live.

What makes this condo unique

It takes about 1 minute to walk to the closest beach (just the time to walk down the stairs). A five minute walk south takes you to the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and a five minute walk north takes you to downtown Ocean Beach, one of the most famous and unique communities in San Diego. With its farmer's market / street fair every Wednesday, it's a great place to pick up flowers, locally grown food, snacks, and see live entertainment.

Reviews

5
based on 52 traveler reviews

On Top of Sunset Cliffs
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 52 reviews
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Even though the weather was not perfect, we still enjoyed sitting around watching the waves crash. We bought seafood at the local market and ate on the patio while the sunset.i would not hesitate to come back. No hotel will give you this view.no disappointments

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: While we can’t promise perfect weather, San Diego probably has the best climate in the country. According to the National Weather Service, San Diego has 146 sunny days and 117 partly sunny days each year. The coldest month is December, when our average high is 65 and low is 48. August is the hottest month, with the average high of 76 and average low of 67. The cloud and temperature readings are taken at the airport, which is 3 miles inland from our place at the coast. The closer you are to the water, the more mild the climate, so you can subtract a few degrees from the highs and add a few degrees to the lows to get to the temperatures at our place. And if it happens to be cloudy on the coast, it’s easy to go inland to some of the places we list in our activities brochure to find the sun. So San Diego’s weather is about as close to perfect as you’ll find.
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5

Wow! What a view! Thank you Barb and Donn for such a wonderful experience.

  • 5 of 5

Barb and Donn were wonderful hosts. They provided everything we needed to stay at their place for a week. The condo was clean and the perfect size for us. Barb even took us to the grocery store since we didn't have a car. I highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Parker, Arizona
5

Wonderful people, wonderful time. Thanks again Barb and Donn.

  • 5 of 5

What can I say...just perfect. This is our 6th year.. That says it all.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Host

  • 5 of 5

I would like to thank Donn and Barb for being so gracious.

I booked their beautiful condo for Aug 2016 for my cousin and I. Recently she was diagnosed with End Stage Liver disease so I had to cancel. They graciously returned my deposit and I hope to one day stay at their place and meet them.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

First of all, I have to say how nice Barb, the owner, is!! She and her husband (whom I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting) are extremely helpful! All VRBO owners should be this organized! About a week before I was due to arrive, they sent me a 20+ page word doc with all of the good eating places, sites to see, etc. This was a tremendous help!!

I used Uber to get around while I was at Ocean Beach and every driver that dropped me off, said WOW, you picked an awesome place to stay!!!

Now, on to the condo! This condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms!! The larger of the two bedrooms has a window that looks onto the ocean! I left the bedroom window open at night and the crashing of the waves was so peaceful!! If there was any noise from other condos or from the street, you certainly could not hear it!! SO PEACEFUL!

The condo is well maintained and clean! I am kind of weird about hotel stays etc, but I was very comfortable with the cleanliness and appearance of this condo! It is also only a half mile walk to the “beach area”, shopping and a variety of eating establishments!! You also have access to a small area directly below the condo. The rocks there are smooth enough to walk on barefoot!! BEAUTIFUL!

If you are going to be staying in San Diego and are trying to decide which beach to stay at, Ocean Beach is the one!!! I visited several other beaches and was not nearly as impressed as I was with Ocean Beach!

I will be going back to San Diego to vacation and I will certainly be contacting Barb to rent her condo again!!

Thank you for an amazing stay in San Diego!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queensbury ny
5

Wonderful vacation condo with breathtaking sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

Condo is wonderful! Located near shops and restaurants but easy access to highway, too. Very comfortable. Barb and Donn provide all the info you will need to enjoy San Diego and the nearby areas. They are very accommodating and available to answer any questions. So happy that we found them on VRBO.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego Lindburg Field
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-8
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ocean Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocean Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea World
Nearest Point of Interest
Belmont Park
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Zoo
Nearest Point of Interest
Balboa Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Petco Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Gas Lamp Quarter
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Town San Diego
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Trolly
Nearest Point of Interest
Qualcomm Stadium
Nearest Point of Interest
Convention Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Cabrillo National Monument
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunset Cliffs Natural Area

Only 40 steps to the Pacific Ocean, one-half mile to downtown Ocean Beach and seven miles to downtown San Diego, this property is near all the attractions in Southern California. Restaurants, bars, antique shops, groceries, ATMs, and great hiking destinations are all within walking distance. Short drives take you to Sea World, the World Famous San Diego Zoo, museums in Balboa Park, malls, professional sports teams, and historic locations.

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Rates & Availability

Ocean Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
$330
$1,995
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Spring Break
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Mid Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$295
$1,695
$6,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.05%

The one week required minimum stay during some parts of the year can be as short as three days if the reservation fills the void between two existing reservations. The daily fee for these times is $299, except during the Mid Summer time when it is $350 per night. A surcharge may be added if the rental does not begin on a weekend. Cancellations at least 60 days before arrival date receive the full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. For private discounts, please contact the owners.

No cleaning fee is required.

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Amenities

Ocean Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - The master bath includes an oversized jetted tub.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Also included are a pair of binoculars, 4 beach chairs and beach towels, cooler, and 'green' grocery bags.

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