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On Top of Sunset Cliffs

Bedrooms 2
Space 92 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

If you want to enjoy the ocean and the amenities of San Diego, there’s no better place than On Top of Sunset Cliffs. Sitting right on top of the beginning of the cliffs, this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo provides views and sounds of the waves from every room. If you get tired of being amazed by the pelicans flying by at eye level, counting the surfers riding the waves, or watching the superlative sunsets from your bedroom, balcony, or living room, there's always the oversized jetted tub to relieve your stress or watch one of the two HD televisions.

The stainless steel kitchen and open floor plan provides a wonderful ambiance for entertaining or simply for enjoying your time at home. All furnishings were purchased new in 2011.

It's close to all the attractions: Less than 3 miles to Sea World, 4 miles to the Trolly, 5 miles to Belmont Park, 8 miles to the San Diego Padre's ballpark and downtown San Diego, 9 miles to the San Diego Zoo and museums of Balboa Park, or 10 miles to the San Diego Charger's stadium.

It's all here.

Our 50 unsolicited reviews have an average of 4.96 (48 reviews rated 5 stars; 2 reviews rated 4 stars).

Keywords: ocean front, ocean view, condo, surf, beach, pacific

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About The Owner

We are both educators. We started our careers in Ohio, spent 10 years in Wyoming, and eventually moved to San Diego in 1990. Although we love to travel, once you visit here you'll see why we now live in San Diego. Our home is 1 mile from this vacation rental, and we plan to sell our house and move into the condo part time when we retire.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2011

Why The Owner chose San Diego County

Being teachers for over 30 years, we know how important it is to get away from 'normal life' and forget about work while relaxing in a new environment. We looked for a condo in San Diego for over 2 years before finding this gem. Ocean breezes, the sound of the waves, pelicans being so close that you can almost touch them, and the closeness to so many attractions make this a great place to live.

What makes this condo unique

It takes about 1 minute to walk to the closest beach (just the time to walk down the stairs). A five minute walk south takes you to the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and a five minute walk north takes you to downtown Ocean Beach, one of the most famous and unique communities in San Diego. With its farmer's market / street fair every Wednesday, it's a great place to pick up flowers, locally grown food, snacks, and see live entertainment.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Ocean Beach, California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - The master bath includes an oversized jetted tub.
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jacuzzi ...
  • bay
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Also included are a pair of binoculars, 4 beach chairs and beach towels, cooler, and 'green' grocery bags.


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On Top of Sunset Cliffs
average rating of 4.942029 based on 69 reviews

A Perfect Week

  • 5 of 5

What a great time we had compliments of Barbara and Donn enjoying their well appointed condo and a view that is unequaled Barbara was such a help with our luggage, and provided a special treat of homemade fig jam. A 6 pak of craft beer and 2 bottles of wine introduced us to several Calif. industries and was such a nice touch greeting us upon arrival.

The condo was very clean and had everything we needed. It was great having our Houston family join us for several days giving them a relief from Hurricaine Harvey's wrath.

The Ritchies are so great to work with from the beginning contact thru the time spent in their condo. The Brennans

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding hosts at this "right on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific" condo.

  • 4 of 5

Conveniently located in Ocean Beach, minutes away from all sorts of vacation options.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning views and very nice condo

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for seemingly endless ocean views, this is your place. Loved the covered/secured garage and the condo was a nice size, well equipped and had cool finishes throughout. If you are looking for immediate access to a sandy beach, you have to walk or drive a bit to get there as you are literally on a cliff (which is gorgeous). Owners were very nice and very responsive to any requests/questions. Would definitely stay there again. It was walking distance to Newport Ave which had TONS of great places to eat and shop. Be sure to check out Breakfast Republic for errr...ummm...breakfast, and The Joint was a great place for dinner. Many other eateries as well on that street. The beach near the condo was nice and walking distance. Great condo; check it out!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed the ever present crashing of the waves that filled the condo.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place in a beautiful location managed by great people.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

First of all....THIS VIEW!!!! I could've spent the week on the balcony!!! It was gorgeous!

The condo was exactly as described and everything we expected. It was plenty big for our family of four. Master bed was very comfortable! Slept great the entire time we were there! Of course, the Pacific Ocean helped, as we slept with the bedroom window open every night. The master bath was lovely and each of us ended up in the jetted tub at some point during the evening. The second bedroom was very comfortable for my 13 and 11 year old. They've never minded sharing a bed on vacation....but the couch was comfortable enough that either of my kids could've and would've slept on it.

The building was quiet and the neighborhood appeared very family friendly. Lots of people out walking their dogs. We always felt very safe and comfortable in our surroundings.

Barb met us at the condo which was a huge bonus! She gave us a little tour and explained some things about the condo and building. The owners also left some local beers and wines. How lovely is that?!

Our family travels a lot and we get attached to the places we stay. We have a tendency to book the same places over and over. "On Top of Sunset Cliffs" will forever be our San Diego home and we can't wait to return.

Thank you so much Barb and Donn!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best view and location

  • 5 of 5

The view cannot be beat. You can hear the waves 24/7! Almost always some ship in the distance, sometimes a surfer, and pelicans. What great sunsets! Ocean Beach was a great place to go for food or just walk around. It is close enough to walk, but we did drive there most of the time. The pier was nice; we even eat at the Café on it. Perfect location, everything is within a 20 minute drive: Balboa Park, Zoo, Seaport Village, Old Town, Gaslamp, many beaches. Knowing we didn't have to worry about finding a place to park each night was great; the street parking is always full. The condo was clean and the perfect size. Donn had spelled out how to use everything (e.g. tv, cable, internet). He even supplied recommendations on where to eat and things to do. The only downside was that it was unseasonable cold during our stay (low 60's); but it probably also keep the locals away :-) If we come back to San Diego we would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego Lindburg Field
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ocean Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocean Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea World
Nearest Point of Interest
Belmont Park
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Zoo
Nearest Point of Interest
Balboa Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Petco Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Gas Lamp Quarter
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Town San Diego
Nearest Point of Interest
San Diego Trolly
Nearest Point of Interest
Qualcomm Stadium
Nearest Point of Interest
Convention Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Cabrillo National Monument
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunset Cliffs Natural Area

Only 40 steps to the Pacific Ocean, one-half mile to downtown Ocean Beach and seven miles to downtown San Diego, this property is near all the attractions in Southern California. Restaurants, bars, antique shops, groceries, ATMs, and great hiking destinations are all within walking distance. Short drives take you to Sea World, the World Famous San Diego Zoo, museums in Balboa Park, malls, professional sports teams, and historic locations.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Ocean Beach, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
18 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break
25 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee A$0
Refundable Damage Deposit A$190.4
Tax Rate 10.05%

The one week required minimum stay during some parts of the year can be as short as three days if the reservation fills the void between two existing reservations. The daily fee for these times is $299, except during the Mid Summer time when it is $350 per night. A surcharge may be added if the rental does not begin on a weekend. Cancellations at least 60 days before arrival date receive the full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. For private discounts, please contact the owners.

No cleaning fee is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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