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Known for its beaches and museums, San Diego County offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 655 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.
As you look for a place to stay near the water in San Diego County, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveler reviews.
Ocean Park Inn - 3-star hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a spa tub. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.
Ocean Villa Inn - 2.5-star motel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and breakfast. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.
Bahia Resort Hotel - 3.5-star family-friendly hotel on a private beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Activities include kayaking and hiking trails. Guest reviews highlight the central location and breakfast.
La Jolla Shores Hotel - 3-star family-friendly hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach locale and breakfast.
Catamaran Resort and Spa - 4-star spa resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and comfortable rooms. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Activities include boat tours and water skiing.
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The closest major airport is San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station, and Convention Center Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Station, San Diego Coaster Old Town Station, or San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station. You can learn about water transportation options at the port.