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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” (145 reviews)
“great beach” (133 reviews)
“roller coaster” (103 reviews)
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San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach
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"belmont park"
in 145 reviews
"great beach"
in 133 reviews
"roller coaster"
in 103 reviews
"board walk"
in 30 reviews
"clean beach"
in 39 reviews
"soft sand"
in 19 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 21 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 18 reviews
"free parking"
in 36 reviews
"ocean beach"
in 17 reviews
"la jolla"
in 30 reviews
"sea world"
in 19 reviews
"waves"
in 132 reviews
"surfers"
in 103 reviews
"surfing"
in 65 reviews
"homes"
in 22 reviews
"california"
in 35 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hot and humid elsewhere but the beach is the place to be. Saw dorsal fins by the buoy. Water was pleasant. Well patrolled by lifeguards on the beach and in the water.

Thank spudsmom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

That clearly distinguishable scent of the oceanside and beach.Sitting on the beach watching the waves roll in and out, so relaxing..

Thank velmav2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice beach, good for swimming, some surfers. Lifeguards to keep an eye on the swimmers and surfers. LOts of families enjoying themselves.

Thank neko99
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a nice beach. In expensive. We were there on a Friday and found free parking, had very nice Greek food at a restaurant near the beach and the price was good. There was an amusement park there and our daughter had a great...More

Thank onecupcake
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has everything that you want beautiful sandy beach is lots of toy rentals you can get a jet pack play in the water wake boarding and waterskiing sailboating this place has everything nicely protected. It’s a must see.

Thank troy f
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here for a week over July 4 and if you are looking for something quite then maybe look elsewhere away from Mission beach. Our beach house is right on Ocean Front and awesome for beach excess and people watching. If your are looking...More

1  Thank ScottiO67
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and clean beach. Adjacent to San Diego Belmont park. A nice boardwalk. Places to eat and shop.

1  Thank sage97
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has something for everyone. Basically it is a two mile sandbar between the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay. There is a little amusement park area, a boardwalk, pier, a sandy beach and that cold Pacific Ocean. No wonder people wear wet suits! Best...More

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised by how cold the water was. The kids didn't mind but there was no way I was getting in the water in June. Great beach with many volleyball courts and the beach has lifeguards which is a plus. Parking was difficult but...More

Thank MtDuffy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mission beach is a busy place but it's fun to visit. I personally think the water is too cold to swim in but others might be cool with it. Lots of beach shops and boardwalk type stuff to do. I look forward to visiting again.

Thank Linzie C
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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
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BILLY M
20 June 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing lockers.
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beckyr70
16 May 2017|
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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
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