Mission Beach, CA

Location: A beach community in San Diego, Mission Beach is located south of Pacific Beach and north of Ocean Beach. (Map)

 

Mission Beach sits on a 2-mile long, strand of land about a few blocks wide, with the Pacific Ocean on one side and Mission Bay on the other.

 

Mission Blvd

Mission Blvd is the main thoroughfare through Mission Beach, with quaint homes, apartments motels, restaurants, clubs and shops. As with its neighbors to the north and south, Mission Beach is popular among young people, especially college students.

Activity Hubs

Mission Beach Activity Hub
Mission Beach City Beach, Mission Beach Oceanfront Boardwalk, Belmont Park, The Wave House, The Wave House Athletic Club, Mission Blvd District, West Mission Bay.

Beaches

Mission Beach
South Mission Beach

Wide sandy beaches, popular with the younger crowd. Volleyball in South Mission Beach.

Attractions

PATHS / TRAILS

Mission Beach Oceanfront Boardwalk
A long walkway that extends 3 1/2 miles from North Pacific Beach to South Mission Beach.

 

RECREATION / WATERSPORTS

The Wave House
Located on the beach next to Belmont Park, this funky place includes an outdoor tiki-like patio for dining and beach parites, an athletic club, and wave ride simulator.

 

The Wave House Athletic Club
A fitness club located near the sand. Embodies Southern, Cal spirit.

 

AMUSEMENT PARKS

Belmont Park
A historic amusement park located next to the beach, features The Big DIpper, a wooden roller coaster, amusement rides, games, restaurants,, bars, shops and The Wave House.

 

SHOPPING AREAS

Mission Blvd District
Mission Beaches main drag with ecclectic shops, restaurants, small homes, condos and apartments.

Hotels

Mission Beach Hotels, Mission Beach Boutique Hotels
Two San Diego Bayside resorts.

Places

West Mission Bay
Stretches from the Catamaran Resort at the north end to Mission Point at the south.