A fun and free-spirited, beach community, Mission Beach spans nearly 2 miles of ocean front. As part of the city of San Diego, Mission Beach is built on a sandbar between the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay. It borders part of Pacific Beach and shares the same zip code (92109).

Mission Beach San Diego CA
Mission Bay – San Diego, California

Of course the near-perfect Mediterranean climate is in full force here too – warm, dry summers with highs in mid 70’s and lows in mid 60’s, with little rain or humidity all year round.

Mission Beach is the most densely developed residential community in San Diego with a city-mandated, land-use designation limiting the number of homes to only 36 dwelling units per acre. It also has the smallest lots in the city, ranging from 1,250 square feet (116 sq. meters) to 2,400 square feet (220 sq. meters).

It is bordered by the San Diego River estuary on the south, Mission Bay Park on the east, and the community of Pacific Beach on the north. A boardwalk runs along the beaches on both the ocean and bay sides of the community.

Where to retire in San Diego Mission Beach
Mission Bay Park – San Diego, CA

Popular attractions include Belmont Park – with a roller coaster, bumper cars and arcades. Surfing, boogie boarding, kite boarding, swimming, and fishing off of the Mission Bay jetty are big draws as well. And it’s a great place for walking, jogging, bicycling and just people-watching on the boardwalk.

Golfers will enjoy the Mission Bay Golf Course and Practice Center, a nearby municipal course with a par of 58. In addition, there are 20 public and private courses all within 10 miles of Mission Beach.

There are 20 nearby hospitals within 12 miles. Both the Scripps La Jolla Hospital and the Scripps Green Hospital are 3 miles away, while VA San Diego Hospital is only 5 miles away. The San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital is very close as well.

Now we’ll take a look at the various retirement housing options in Mission Beach – San Diego CA.

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Where to retire in Mission Beach?

Here are Real Estate Ideas on Where to Retire in Mission Beach

New Listing - 2 days online
$2,995,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,775
SQFT
2761 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
Open House 05/28 at 2PM
$1,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,125
SQFT
2816 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,299,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
607
SQFT
3253 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,265,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,319
SQFT
716 Kingston Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$4,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,650
SQFT
3801 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$2,950,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,656
SQFT
3897 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$569,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
504
SQFT
725 Redondo Court #35
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$3,900,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,855
SQFT
708 Whiting Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$3,650,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,685
SQFT
702 Whiting Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,995,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,720
SQFT
2606 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,350,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
638
SQFT
3443 Ocean Front Walk #K
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
Open House 05/25 at 1PM
$1,098,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,242
SQFT
813 Portsmouth Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
Open House 05/25 at 1PM
$2,695,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,821
SQFT
2663 Ocean Front Walk #2
Pacific Beach (San Diego), CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,975,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,308
SQFT
737 Windemere
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
Open House 05/26 at 1PM
$1,180,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
815
SQFT
3338 Bayside Walk Unit D
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,799,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.06
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
2910 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,410,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,305
SQFT
804 Toulon Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,288,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,588
SQFT
809 Deal Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,488,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
2,617
SQFT
756 Jamaica Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,495,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.06
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
2788 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision

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