Mission Beach

To Downtown San Diego: 13 minutes

ZIP CODE 92109

Buy $4.98K - $3.65M
Rent $795 - $10K

Local information

School

1 Elementary School
1 Middle School
1 High School

Crime

High crime relative to the rest of the area.

Commute

93% of residents commute by car.

Shop & Eat

65 Restaurants
7 Groceries
23 Nightlife

General Description

The Strand: Community in the Pacific

Mission Beach, also known as “the Strand,” is a thriving San Diego community constructed on a sandbar between Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The Strand spans about two miles of oceanfront. It’s bounded on the south by the San Diego River estuary, on the north by Pacific Beach, and on the east by Mission Bay Park. On the ocean and bay sides of the community, a boardwalk runs along the beaches and offers stunning coastal views

Mission Beach is divided into North Mission, South Mission, and a peninsula. A good number of residential structures in Mission Beach were actually constructed in the 1930s and 40s as summer cottages. In fact, some of these buildings were built as early as the 1920s; for instance, the rare airplane bungalow of Manhattan Court was erected in 1924. Some of the many fun activities you can enjoy in Mission Beach include:

  • Surfing
  • Skateboarding
  • Sunbathing
  • Frisbee tossing
  • Bicycling and several others

The water in Mission Beach is ideal for surfing, swimming and all kinds of water activities. A famed spot for divers can be found a half mile off the southern end of Mission Beach. This is the location where old shipwrecks were dropped into the water, resulting in artificial reefs in a bid to preserve sea life. Mission Beach is beloved by residents and tourists alike—in fact, of the challenges you may encounter in Mission Beach is finding parking on the narrow and densely inhabited residential streets. Here’s a tip, though: when parking, always remember to check the signs or the public lots around Santa Clara Point, Belmont Park, and South Mission Beach Park.

Trying to decide what to do or visit in Mission Beach? You’ll find lots of action around Belmont Park, where you can enjoy the roller coaster, play games, rent a bike, grab a bite, and enjoy other amusement rides. There are also fantastic fishing spots at the end of the road at South Mission Beach Park.

Residents enjoy the free weekend performance of a local skating club, “Skate This,” where can they enjoy trick skating and dancing on traditional skates as well as rollerblades. The community is also a popular location for engaging in sports, including basketball and volleyball, since many courts are available. Most bars you will find in Mission Beach are relaxed, beach-style gathering locations, and the community is famous for its nightlife options. Some of the popular venues are:

  • The Sandbar Sports Grill
  • The Pennant in South Mission
  • Guava Beach
  • Wave House
  • The Coaster Saloon Draft

 

You will undoubtedly enjoy the fun and laid-back way of life in Mission Beach—this town is indeed a beach town in every sense of the term. This community is famed for its simplicity as well as its friendly atmosphere; one thing that is common among the residents of Mission Beach is their desire to live a beach lifestyle. Most of the residents in Mission Beach are a diverse group of free-spirited artists, sports enthusiasts, middle-aged professionals, writers, and families who yearn to feel younger. If you’re planning a visit to Mission Beach, make sure to explore the peninsula, and you’ll discover that it is one of the best places not just for a weekend trip but also to spend the rest of your life in.

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Residential For Sale 3275 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, California 9210

3275 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, California 92109

1Bathroom(s)
None KnownParking(s)
12Picture(s)
370Sqft
Location, location, location! Unwind by the Waves in This Charming Studio Beach Condo! Discover the epitome of coastal living in this prime-location, beach studio condo, just a stone's throw from the shoreline. This cozy retreat is your perfect escape for weekend getaways, day trips, or as a short-term rental opportunity.
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Residential Rental For Rent 3 Bedrooms 804 Monterey Court, San Diego,

804 Monterey Court, San Diego, California 92109

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
43Picture(s)
1,398Sqft
For Rent: Less than a block to the beach, the perfect way to escape winter! Boasting a private balcony with peek ocean views, a private garage, and a highly walkable location, this sparkling 3BR/3BA townhome is situated just steps from the bay and gorgeous Mission Beach.
$6,500

Residential Rental For Rent 2 Bedrooms 3653 Ocean Front Walk, San Dieg

3653 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, California 92109

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
30Picture(s)
1,142Sqft
Rarely available Panoramic Oceanfront 2-bed, 2-bath condo. Modern kitchen feautres upgraded appliances, marble counters, and offers seating for three. Step onto your private balcony equipped with a propane BBQ grill, perfect for enjoying the ocean breeze. Inside, the living room offers breathtaking ocean vistas, along with cable TV and a cozy gas fireplace.
$8,000

Residential Rental For Rent 3 Bedrooms 3261 Ocean Front Walk, San Dieg

3261 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, California 92109

3Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
33Picture(s)
1,200Sqft
Oceanfront in Mission Beach, San Diego Panoramic ocean views and as near to the sand as it gets - right on the beach boardwalk! This is a high end vacation rental being offered at a reduced, longer term rental rate for the off-season. Suitable for corporate clients, homeowner seeking residence during remodeling or restoration, travel nurses, etc. Will consider all tenants with good profiles.
$5,995

Commercial-off/rtl/ind

3803 mission blvd, san diego, California 92109

1Picture(s)
I have 3 Private offices suite available in quiet office, window view, wifi, air conditioning, all utilities included come by and see the clean space available now.
$595

Residential For Sale 3 Bedrooms 2689 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, Cali

2689 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, California 92109

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
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35Picture(s)
1,615Sqft
Great penthouse, open plan with panoramic views galore. The property has many upgrades and shows beautifully. The living area is large and open and flooded with light, it features a gas fire and solid wood interior doors, large windows with unobstructable 180 degree views, of the ocean and the sand There are travertine floors throughout .
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