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Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“belmont park” (134 reviews)
“great beach” (123 reviews)
“roller coaster” (99 reviews)
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

Walked the beach boardwalk, weather and cleanliness was good. A variety of activities available for all ages. A nice park for family and picnicking.

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We love going to Mission Beach because it's easy to get to, there's always parking, and we can always find a good spot to spread out the beach blanket! It's a busy beach, but we don't mind that. We do, however, wish the bathrooms were...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

This beach is ok, nothing very attractive and different from common beaches around the world. The problem is the cold water.

1  Thank Paulo R
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Mission Beach is a must see when in San Diego, the cool beach vibe is fun and very Californian. Parking here is an absolute nightmare though. You have to hunt for spots and hope that someone else doesn't beat you to the punch. If you...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Lovely beach and lovely neighbourhood. Relaxed, laid-back surfer atmosphere. Great place to rent a cottage and just enjoy the surfer way go life!

Thank Britta74
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a great place to visit especially at night. Kids get the chance to ride the roller coaster, play games, zip line, climb, etc. There are tons of places you can stop and eat, in addition to a relaxing walk by the beach. Free...More

Thank Giadapink12
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This is the southern Cali beach life. There is a nice Boardwalk with a cool 2 way walking/biking path. There are shops, restaurants, & homes/condos. There are lots of vacation rentals so you can emerge yourself in the beach life. Next time I visit I...More

1  Thank Dink1525
Reviewed July 9, 2015

My friend and I would take walks on the beach if we didn't walk along the bay ... sometimes we'd take her dog along. Beautiful beach.

Thank 709UStraveler
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We were there at the beginning of a Pacific Coast Hwy trip so I can safely say that in the twelve days of traveling from San Diego to San Francisco we have seen a LOT of beaches. This one was one of my favorites -...More

2  Thank AnetteinToronto
Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was my first time to San Diego and the little womans first time to the ocean ever. Great little place to get your feet wet and have some good food. A little crowded but we were also there during the 4th so it was...More

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Jose N
August 14, 2017|
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Response from Murdoch312 | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm afraid not.
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing lockers.
May 15, 2017|
Response from malibuleo | Reviewed this property |
The weather in and around Mission Beach and San Diego can vary widely in April. While the weather is usually mild and sunny, there is always the possibility of rain and wind. You can always google or use other search... More