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Mission Beach

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Along with Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach, Mission Beach forms the coastline of San Diego.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“belmont park” (137 reviews)
“great beach” (124 reviews)
“roller coaster” (101 reviews)
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great place to visit in San Diego with kids. The Boardwalk is perfect. It included restaurants, bars, a theme park, arcade, ice cream shop, and much more. It is a family oriented beach so great for the kiddos.

Thank Gretchen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for sunset and although the beach is still lovely, the narrow boardwalk was chaotic, with walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and god knows who else all in the same place. There are also very few places to eat and drink overlooking the beach now,...More

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have lots of choices here at Mission Beach. You can surf, do yoga, play volleyball, sit in the sand or walk the boardwalk. Whichever option you choose, you'll not be disappointed. We walked, talked, and shopped in the area. The weather was amazing and...More

Thank BoiseHotelee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family oriented. Have been here many times. Love that they have things for the young and old to do. Has a couple ocean front restaurants. Nice to watch the sunset from inside and out.

Thank itsme81101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the more popular areas for surfers. Besides regular beach activities, you'll find yoga and surf school lessons. Dogs are allowed at certain times (early am and late pm). In the water you'll commonly see seals, sea lions and dolphins. One year...More

Thank DonCapeMayBeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mission beach is a perfect place if you're looking for a fun and unique atmosphere. There was never a dull moment and it's a beautiful area. Best time to go is when there is a farmers market going on, great food and local attractions!

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best beach in San Diego in my opinion. Easy access my car or public transportation. Fun amusement park area. Spacious boardwalk for all to enjoy. Lifeguards available for swimmers and surfers. Lots of sand space for sunbathers and people to play ball....More

Thank Bryan U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in November, did not enter water. Watched surfers, waves, sunset. Beautiful! Had lunch just off beach, delicious fish tacos.

Thank savagetb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the easy public bus from Old Town to Mission Beach, checked out the historical wooden roller coaster at Belmont Park, then walked the couple of miles along the Ocean Front Walk to the Pacific Beach Pier before taking the bus back to the...More

Thank Mikecbu
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great beach if you want a little bit of everything! There's sand, surf, a gorgeous walk, an amusement park nearby and so many shops and restaurants it's hard to choose!

Thank Deonna2
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Jose N
15 August 2017|
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Response from Steve R | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Frowned upon. Try Ocean Beach or Del Mar. Both have great dog beaches
20 June 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing lockers.
16 May 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