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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” (132 reviews)
“great beach” (117 reviews)
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very nice beach. The sand is fine. This beach is also a very good sunset spot. Parking can be hard to find.

Thank Kiwi000001
Reviewed 4 days ago

Though all the beaches we visited in San Diego had some shops/restaurants, Mission Beach was the only one with a huge shopping center, so how you feel about commercialization may affect your opinion of the place. The good aspect was that if you park at...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 6 days ago

The beach is very nice and there's lots to do around it. Belmont park with a roller coaster is right next door, and there's many souvenir shops and restaurants. My favorite thing about this beach is the fire pits in the sand. Great for cook...More

Thank emma b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and life guards. Water was relatively warm as people were in their without wet suits or shorties having a great time on body boards, swimming and surfing. Great green space behine beach front and volley ball courts galore. On the other side of...More

Thank conni r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this place often as we stay walking distance to it. You can get anything and everything in this area. We rent chairs and umbrellas at Hammels and always stop at the wave house for fish and chips. There does seem to be lots of...More

Thank Geniece T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was very crowded even on a weekday afternoon. Also has lots of seaweed. There are better beaches to visit.

Thank winags
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great 17 mile bike ride around Mission Bay. Most of the ride was on bike path which was in good condition. There were many places to stop and rest. You can rent a bike if you didn't bring your own.

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids had a blast here... The water was to cold for me but they did not want to leave the water. The beach was clean with plenty of space. We came two times. I wouldn't recommend on a weekend but the weekday was a...More

Thank Maranda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite as crowded as some of the other beaches and surrounded by homes rather than hotels. Parking is hard to find but there are miles of spaces so look hard. Handicapped can use ANY HC spot so if a business has no parking signs...More

Thank Geddy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Cal before & this was just too many people; took over an hour to find a place to park, so that person was NOT happy.

Thank lyndaa52
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Jose N
15 August 2017|
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Response from Murdoch312 | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm afraid not.
20 June 2017|
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