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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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Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline...

Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.

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San Diego Life at the Beach Tour
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Nice beach

This beach was in close proximity to our hotel. It is very lively. You can do many activities if you wish, or simply relax. Tons of food choices. I go for the authentic Mexican... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Rancho Cordova, California
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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Apparently, this is probably a fun place to be during the day, but not at night. We had never been here before and decided to explore one evening and try to find a place for dinner. Well it's seems everything shuts down at sunset. There was maybe one restaurant that didn't seem very kid friendly. Teens were smoking pot in... More 

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Rancho Cordova, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach was in close proximity to our hotel. It is very lively. You can do many activities if you wish, or simply relax. Tons of food choices. I go for the authentic Mexican food. It can be over crowded. It's a locals hangout spot. Tourists, college students and residents. We enjoy walking the boardwalk and taking in the sights.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Again, from Hawaii so my beach standards are very high. This one is okay. Very long so there is a lot of space, even areas that are deserted, unusual in a city of millions. Water was relatively warm, small waves adequate for body surfers. Can never get used to all the kelp, however. Nice enough.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mission Beach is my favorite beach ever, i usually come here every weekend with my friends, it very clean beach, nice to lay down do activities, surfing

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mission beach is definitely a must see visit for beach lovers. We spent a lovely day there, hired a bike to cycle from one end of the boulevard to the other and generally just enjoyed the hustle and bustle of being in the sun with everyone else. Great places to eat and life guards on duty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beach was huge and was very clean. The day we went there was a surfing competition which was fun to watch. The water was cool but tolerable. Nearby, was a place where you could rent boards, wetsuits and more and were very reasonably priced. I rented 3 wetsuits, 3 boogie boards, and an umbrella and only paid $80 for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sand on this beach was SO soft and the beach was very clean and well kept! The water was way too cold for me though! I dont know how all these people were swimming in it without wet suits on! There isn't much of a downtown here though - so a few shops and restuarants (and the amusement park... More 

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Middleburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do at Mission Beach, starting with famous Belmont Park. Ride the rides, Zip line from one side to the other, shop in the many beach shops, and yes you can even play Wikki Tikki Putt Putt Golf.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love PB. The beach is nice, plenty of great places to eat / have a drink. I would suggest hiring a bike & riding along the boardwalk.

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more can be said? There are few places that can beat the beach! However, much of the beach can only be accessed by stairs, lots of stairs!

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