Destination guide

The beachside setting of Del Mar is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Del Mar. Renowned for its horse riding, horse racing and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. La Jolla Cove and Legoland California are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Del Mar

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Del Mar has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland California (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • SeaWorld (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • San Diego Polo Fields (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Del Mar

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Del Mar

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Del Mar is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Jolla Cove (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Balboa Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Mission Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Del Mar Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Del Mar

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Del Mar?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,911 holiday rentals around Del Mar. From 951 Houses to 551 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Del Mar is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Del Mar?

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 Del Mar:

  • Mission Beach: 1,353 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 766 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,056 holiday homes
  • Sunset Cliffs: 1,114 holiday homes
  • Bankers Hill: 290 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 Del Mar?

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

  • Medici Galleria: 6,661 holiday rentals
  • Free Flight: 6,539 holiday rentals
  • Seagrove Park: 6,680 holiday rentals
  • Del Mar Plaza: 6,650 holiday rentals
  • San Diego County Fair: 6,532 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Del Mar 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 Del Mar?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 951 Houses in Del Mar. Our other popular types of Del Mar holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 551 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 77 holiday houses
  • Villas: 31 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 Del Mar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 717 holiday homes with pool available in Del Mar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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