Destination guide

Travel to friendly La Mesa

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of La Mesa. Well known for its bird watching, shopping and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in La Mesa

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that La Mesa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • SeaWorld (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Boomers El Cajon (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Steele Canyon Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of La Mesa

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in La Mesa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Coronado Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around La Mesa

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Spring St Trolley Station or 70th St. Trolley Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay near La Mesa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,715 holiday rentals near La Mesa. From 1,281 Houses to 1,696 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near La Mesa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Mesa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in La Mesa:

  • Mount Helix: 167 holiday homes
  • Mission Beach: 1,358 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 776 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,073 holiday homes
  • Sunset Cliffs: 1,128 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to La Mesa?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in La Mesa. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Spring St Trolley Station: 4,884 holiday rentals
  • Computer Museum of America: 5,065 holiday rentals
  • Mount Helix Park: 4,868 holiday rentals
  • Bird Rock: 1,135 holiday rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,527 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Mesa listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Mesa?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,281 Houses in La Mesa. Our other popular types of La Mesa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,696 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 220 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 189 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Mesa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 633 holiday homes with pool available in La Mesa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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