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Sandi

Member since: 2002
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Speaks english

4 nights~ Multi-week, Early Bird Discounts 12-15% Spring & Summer

33 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Mission Beach holiday apartment

1 bedroom, sleeps 4 ~ 720 San Luis Rey Place, San Diego, CA 92109

Vacation, government contract workers , traveling nurses, executive lodging, snow birds. Great above the crowd location in San Diego's South Mission Beach. Private entrance. Living room & bedroom open to private deck. Overlook the action of the boardwalk, volleyball, boating channel and Pacific Ocean or cross over to the white sand and smooth water of Mission Bay. Ocean breezes, and the smell of the sea, calm and rest weary travelers who sometimes have too much fun in the sun. Traveling workers What A Place to Come Home to...The Sun Catchers!

All bed & bath linens, kitchen needs, paper products, complimentary coffee & tea, non-coin laundry, 2 cable TVs, VCR, reading materials & games. Boogie boards, beach bikes, chairs, umbrella, cooler, towels provided.

We want you to come, relax and enjoy beach living at its best. The Sun Catchers in Mission Beach!

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sandi (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Sandi

Owner's Map of South Mission Beach. We grew up in and around San Diego, but we LOVED the life style of Mission Beach and the constant change of the ocean. Ever since we can remember (we have photos of us as toddlers) we were finding ways to get to the beach as often as we could, all seasons of the year. In our high school, college days we were just amazed at time we spent working and playing here. We just couldn't get enough of the beach. There was no question, we had to invest in our own 'South Mission beach house.' We lived, worked, played and retired here. We use The Sun Catchers, our great one bedroom vacation rental above our home and 'Above the Crowd' as our retirement investment. We hope you'll enjoy all that 'our' beach has to offer. You'll want to keep coming back often. Ron & Sandi

Sandi purchased this apartment in 1979

Why Sandi chose San Diego County

South Mission Beach has a unique balance of residential and recreational living. We are a close community with a wide variety of ages, occupations, and life styles on a narrow 'spit' of land without through traffic to other beach areas. This is the cleanest, widest, best of the beaches, neighbors talk with neighbors, and were visitors feel at home.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location. See the guest reviews and how they feel about our home-away from- home amenities. So many repeat guests must know something is special and thus keep coming back.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Sandi,

I can’t believe it has taken me a couple of days to write this note. I guess I am moving more slowly with the cold weather. [Seattle, WA] Anyway, that was such a nice break for us and I know I keep saying it but we feel so comfortable and at home at Sun Catchers. [10 days] I also wanted to mention that we really were able to cook very nicely for our small T-day party. The apt. is so well equipped. .... We did a lot of cooking!

Wishing you a Happy Holiday! Saludos, carol and john
Nov 2012
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Reviews

4.8
based on 33 traveller reviews

4 nights~ Multi-week, Early Bird Discounts 12-15% Spring & Summer
average rating of 4.757576 based on 41 reviews
Nevada
5

Cozy and secure

  • 5 of 5

The SunCatchers was the perfect place for me and my two daugthers. It had all the amenities you would need for however long you stay including beach toys, towels, chairs, boogie boards, etc. The ocean is steps away and easily accessed. With the owner righrt downstairs we felt safe, secure and well taken care of. They add a personal touch to your stay. The location is perfect - between bay and ocean, close to Sea World, short walk to Belmont Park, close freeway access. Having your own parking space is a big plus! The owners are honest and friendly. I would recommend small families or couples to stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2005
  • Source: HomeAway
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the sun catcher

  • 4 of 5

the sun catcher has a great location close to everything real nice and clean apt. Sandi is a great hostess very pleasant person to deal with. everything you will need she has there. bikes and beach toys. you will hear the planes leaving S.D. but the location is well worth it. we had a blast

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chandler, AZ
5

Our new favorite MB vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay at the Suncatchers. Sandi's instructions were easy to follow for unloading and parking, she was very quick to call us back when we couldn't find the parking pass (we were just overlooking it), and she promptly called to check on us when there were power outages all along MB one day. The property is well decorated, and we loved being on the second story for lots of natural light and a good cross-breeze to keep the place cool, plus the nice balcony. All of the beach equipment described was there and in good shape, and we took full advantage of the bikes for plenty of cruising along MB and even up to Pacific Beach (turned out to be a quicker ride than I'd have imagined, especially if you take the strandway as much as you can to avoid dodging folks on the boardwalk). And while I could probably sleep on rocks and be fine, my wife was quick to point out the queen bed was very comfortable, which is important for weeklong stays. In fact, her only "complaint" about anything was that Licorice wasn't there over the weekend to help with her doggie withdrawals haha! Having stayed in a few different 'condos' on MB over the past 6 years, this is our new favorite and we'll definitely look to book again on our next trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. I thoroughly enjoyed having you here as excellent visitors and am so glad you want to make The Sun Catchers your new home-away-from home. Please come back soon; we just installed new floors. -Sandi
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5

Wonderful relaxing place loved it

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was amazing. We were met by Sandi and made us feel very welcome. The welcoming pack of food and goodies were great so thoughtful.So comfortable and everything you could want or need. Loved the balcony for breakfast and lunch! Such an ideal spot and the walk along the beach breath taking and watching the sunsets. Would love to stay there again in the future. Thankyou Sandi for letting us stay. Kind regards Rita and Kevin McCarthy

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rita &Kevin, Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. I really enjoyed having you as guests and sincerely hope that if your travels from UK bring you back to the west coast of the USA you will be able to stay with again. Best regards for a safe trip back home. Saludos, Sandi
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5

This is the place!

  • 5 of 5

Overall the place was terrific. Nice welcome basket in the kitchen, well stocked with just about everything. Parking arrangement was great, just don't leave the spot on Tuesday mornings. They sweep the main streets that morning and if that spot is vacant it won't be for long. Once we got past that it was great. Sandi is terrific, a great host. If we go to SD next year we hope her place is available.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved It!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay!!! So comfortable and homey, close to everything! Rode bikes and walked everywhere and Sandy is a doll! We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
San Diego International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Pennant & The Beachcomber
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
To Coronado
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Executive & Full
Nearest Train
6 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-5 & I-8
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Gabbiano's, Wave House, Coaster, Saska's, etc. etc
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
water ski
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Life guarded swim, surf, fishing, scuba, shoreline
Car: recommended

Stroll the Mission Beach sea shore, boardwalk or bayside, watch the sun rise and sunset plus Sea World fireworks at night. A short 5 minute walk to the local market, liquor store, eateries and two visitor friendly pubs. Add 2 minutes and a unisex salon, kayak and sailboard rentals. The Amusement Park with indoor pool, tog shops plus blade, bike and boards rentals. Sportsfishing, para-sailing and Sea World are just across the bridge. 15 minutes to San Diego airport, 20 minutes to the San Diego Zoo, stadium, Gaslamp Quarter & Convention Center, La Jolla, universities and Torrey Pines Golf.

Other Activities: SeaWorld, Zoo, In-door Pool and Fitness, Amusement Center, Canoeing, deep sea fishing, Balboa Park & Museums, La Jolla, Convention Center, Baseball,

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Mission Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend
25 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$343
 
 
Spring Pre-Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$211
A$1,477
A$3,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Fourth of July
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,352
Flat fee
 
 
High summer
8 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,251
A$8,064
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$27 per night, per additional guest
 
End of Summer
5 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,023
A$7,997
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$208
A$1,458
A$3,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

If out of country fee A$34
Refundable Damage Deposit A$403
Non-refundable admin fee A$67
Tax Rate 10.5%

All rates based on occupancy of 2. Maximum occupancy of 4. All 14 y/o = adult.
Refundable deposit includes shared exit cleaning.
No weekend party rentals or student "events".
Major holidays may be exempt from discounts; may not combine special offers/discounts.
Monthly rate may vary depending on holidays within the month, additional parking, and cleaning fees.
Maximum 2 adults on monthly + add'l fees clean & parking.
***PLEASE NOTE*****Travel insurance is highly recommended due to 30 day non refundable requirement.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Mission Beach, California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , Hair dryer, soap and paper products.
  • Relax on tiled bench in shower, shower/water wands make sure no beach sand sticks in sneaky places.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed , 1 child bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Double Futon lvg rm
  • Lots of extra room for single roll-away and PacknPlay in bedroom. Separate screened doorway to deck allows monitoring of sleeping child. All bed and bath linens provided. Overhead fans, 2 cable TV and comfortable Captain's Chair in bedroom for away from the action relaxation.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1 queen, 1 twin roll a-way, 1 PacknPlay, 1 double sleeper sofa. Steps to the beach, bikes, beach towels, beach umbrella, boogie boards, ice chest, sand toys, Exclusive use full sun deck with gas BBQ, table & chairs, sun bench and view of beach volleyball, basketball courts, grass park and jetty/boating channel entrance to Mission Bay. Volleyballs, basketball and horse shoes provided. Complimentary coffee and tea; paper products, in-apartment non-coin laundry.