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Mission Beach

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Address: Mission Boulevard at Garnet Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 619 221 8900
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Activities: Swimming, Biking
Description: Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the...
Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.
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Smiles and Sunshine

A very happening area that is suitable for families as well as young people. The beach is nice and flat and there is a sandy bottom appropriate for swimming or playing in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A very happening area that is suitable for families as well as young people. The beach is nice and flat and there is a sandy bottom appropriate for swimming or playing in the waves. There are many tourist/souvenir shops and places to grab a bite to eat in the area. The nearby Belmont amusement park offers entertainment for those who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Mission beach in San Diego is hands down my top 3 beaches in California. It's clean. The waves are nice. The arcade and attractions are great for the family. You can really spend your entire day here. The only bad thing about it is parking availability. It's free but hard to find good parking.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Each time I visit San Diego I go to Mission Beach. Plenty of restaurants nearby, arcade games, surf/skateboard/bike rental. And the beach is clean !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops and people watching great to just get a towel or beach chair and enjoy the sun and surf.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Mission Beach is a big , wide, California Beach. When we were there the surge was up and there were rip tide warnings so you couldnt go in the water. There is an amusement park called Belmont Park which is a step back to yester year of Beach front attractions. It has the oldest wooden roller coaster on the west... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We walked to this beach from our friends' home which was nearby & understood the love of Surfing! Soft sand, sun, the salty ocean waters & a short distance away the harbor... This isn't particularly the most scenic beach but it's very functional & nice.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is good beach. A lot of people. A good variety of food, shops and bars. Parking is free. Good place to spend the day in and near the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We visited Mission Beach a couple of times while in the area. I loved the boardwalk that runs along the beach. It was nice to take a walk along the ocean and not have to walk in the sand. You just better beware that it can be busy with people on bikes, skateboards, etc. The beach itself was nice. I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A beach experience like no other. Enjoy the miles of boardwalk and restaurants with the view of the Pacific.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Bring your towel and boogie board to the hottest beach in San Diego! You will find miles of soft sand and plenty of waves to ride!

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