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 - yesterday
$2,099,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
1,698
SQFT
831 Salem Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,149,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
784
SQFT
3755 Ocean Front Walk #3
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,679
SQFT
745 Windemere Ct.
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,220,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,213
SQFT
750 York Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$1,605,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,571
SQFT
820 Santa Barbara Pl
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,215,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,258
SQFT
805 Santa Barbara Pl
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,199,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,216
SQFT
822 Seagirt Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,299,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,102
SQFT
832 Brighton Ct.
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,099,000
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active
0.05
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
809 Ostend Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,312
SQFT
837 Portsmouth
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,799,000
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active
0.11
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
737 Avalon Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$3,750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,362
SQFT
3801 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,149,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,222
SQFT
719 Jamaica Court #A
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,599,900
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
814 Jamaica Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,299,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,413
SQFT
733 Salem Ct.
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,950,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,639
SQFT
3595 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,149,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
675
SQFT
3443 Ocean Front Walk #L
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,800,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,385
SQFT
2595 Ocean Front Walk #3
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$4,800,000
ResidentialIncome For Sale
Active
0.07
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
3536 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$699,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
989
SQFT
2965 Mission Blvd #2D
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision

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