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Let’s face it, everyone wants to live in San Diego. The Southern California stereotype of perfect weather, fun beaches, and an abundance of tacos is alive and well here. So it is perhaps unsurprising that much of the coastline is populated with stunning San Diego vacation rentals, plenty of which are available to rent through Airbnb. Using AllTheRooms’s comprehensive vacation rental data, we bring you a list of Airbnbs in San Diego that have all received at least a 95% approval rating and have luxurious or chic features.
Stunning Property and Rooftop
More so than many others on the list, this property full takes advantage of the California weather. In the living areas of the home, one wall is made of windows that can retract entirely, creating an awesome indoor-outdoor space. Also, the rooftop is unbeatable. Guests can make use of the Jacuzzi and small pool that are located on top of the home — which is also the best place to see a sunset.
This spot on Mission Bay definitely has a unique design. Its interior has a metal-intensive art deco layout that seems appropriate for a James Bond villain. Outdoors, the home opens up onto the peaceful bike lane that winds around the picturesque bay.
The ICON of Mission Beach
Our first rental option on the Pacific Ocean side of Mission Beach, The ICON is hard to miss. Besides the huge geometric architecture, the interior is uniquely designed to be reminiscent of the underside of a pier. Staying on the boardwalk of Mission Beach is extra fun as there’s always a sunset or volleyball game taking place and interesting people-watching.
Villa on the Bay
If San Diego had an “official sport of the city” it would very likely be beach volleyball. And the courts all around Mission Beach make it the best area in play in San Diego. This villa has front row seats to the action, with courts right in front of the outdoor living area. Just up the sand from the courts are places to rent small sailboats to take out onto the peaceful bay.
Penthouse with Private Rooftop Jacuzzi
For an incredible penthouse experience, look no further than this 45th-floor apartment. It has its own rooftop jacuzzi for a vacation you’ll never forget, boasting a top location in the heart of downtown San Diego, within walking distance to the Gaslamp District, Petco Park, and the Convention Center. The penthouse has a super luxurious interior and can sleep up to twelve guests across three bedrooms.
Bayfront Home on Mission Bay
This bay front house sits in a prime location, right on Mission Bay. It’s one of the best luxury places to stay in San Diego thanks to its incredible ocean views, and prime spot to catch epic sunsets. It’s a gated 4,000-square-foot resort-style home with a stunning interior. It can sleep up to ten people across four bedrooms.
Misson Hills Modern House
This modern house located in Mission Hills is one of the best luxury finds in San Diego. It’s set on a slope in Mission Hills and features modern cube-like architecture. The house has a single level layout, offering a spacious setting for a family or group of friends. There’s additionally a large rooftop deck where you can soak in the surrounding canyon scenery of Mission Hills.