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About Imperial Beach

Boasting almost four miles of beautiful, sandy beach, and home to one of the best surfing spots in San Diego, Imperial Beach is the perfect place for you to enjoy the sunshine!

With plenty of breathtaking rental properties available ideal for families, couples or groups, start planning your perfect vacation today with FlipKey.

About Imperial Beach

Found in the South Bay area of San Diego County, Imperial Beach is home to some of the most magnificent sunshine spots in California.

Bordered by Tijuana, Mexico to the South, you'll have a limitless selection of activities right by your front door!

Created in the late 1800s, the area was originally intended as a summertime getaway for the people of Imperial Valley. Almost a century and a half later, its glory still stands. Well known for its excellent surfing and gorgeous sunshine, it's a beautiful seaside escape that's been attracting sun-seekers ever since!

If you're looking for somewhere to eat, there are plenty of great seafood restaurants available. Head over to Mickie's Bar & Grill for some good food, good drinks and some wonderful nightlife! For something a little cheaper, there's a great menu at Seacoast Pizza. With such a wide variety available there's a bit of something for everyone!

What to do in Imperial Beach

You'll find the beach itself more peaceful than others in San Diego. Imperial Beach is the perfect place to relax, enjoy the waves and catch some rays.

Want to learn to surf? Kirsty Murphy's Siren Surf Adventures offers top expertise for everyone from beginners to experienced surfers. So, grab a board and enjoy the waves!

Bayshore Bikeway offers scenic cycle routes so you can enjoy the scenery at your leisure.

If you're feeling like a stroll, there are many idyllic walks by the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teeming with beautiful plants and wildlife, it's the perfect place for a spot of bird watching.

Make sure to take a walk down the Imperial Beach Pier. This boardwalk offers some incredible views of the ocean and mainland. Check out the incredible sunset in the evenings! And if you fancy some fishing, it's the perfect place to cast off and unwind.

Top travel tips for Imperial Beach

Directly accessible from San Diego International, the Metropolitan Transit System runs straight to Imperial Beach from the airport. The MTS also carries you conveniently throughout San Diego County, so it's easy and affordable to get around.

Cars are convenient to see more of the surrounding area, so it's a plus to drive or rent one, but not completely necessary.

When budgeting for your break, it's worth taking into account that tipping is customary in most bars and restaurants.

So come and enjoy the fabulous sunshine and find your ideal beach-side escape at Imperial Beach! Start by taking a look at what FlipKey has to offer and you'll be on your way to enjoying your perfect vacation in moments!