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
$1,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
825 Rockaway Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,775,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.0551
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
822 Allerton Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,407
SQFT
709 Portsmouth
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
Open House 03/30 at 1PM
$1,599,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,890
SQFT
817 Jamaica Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,899,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,217
SQFT
3410 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,139,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,691
SQFT
2682 Mission Blvd. #B
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$549,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
504
SQFT
725 Redondo Ct #24
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$899,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,186
SQFT
805 Devon Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,495,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,307
SQFT
804 Ostend Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$2,250,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,125
SQFT
2816 Bayside Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,599,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,208
SQFT
2774 Bayside Walk #1
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,195,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
808
SQFT
808 Dover Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$975,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,292
SQFT
819 Nantasket Court
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$2,250,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.05
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
3364 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,125,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,390
SQFT
818 Rockaway Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,650,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,142
SQFT
3653 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,100,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,070
SQFT
728 Redondo Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,645
SQFT
824 Kingston Ct
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision
$1,895,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
806 San Luis Rey Place
San Diego, CA 92109
Mission Beach Subdivision

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