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San Diego

Stunning San Diego is perhaps best known for its iconic zoo. But this uniquely diverse Californian city also boasts idyllic year-round temperatures, gorgeous sandy beaches and a vibrant metropolis. It’s bursting with culture, incredible culinary experiences, world-class shopping and superb entertainment.

Explore the breathtakingly-beautiful coastline by boat on San Diego holidays, taking in basking sea lions and the awe-inspiring downtown skyline. Stretch out on Coronado’s sparkling sands and bathe in the gentle surf. Wander around ornate Spanish Renaissance buildings housing treasured antiquities and artworks in the lush surroundings of Balboa Park. Stroll through the iconic Gaslamp Quarter, taking in its Victorian stores and stopping for an alfresco coffee at a quaint café. Pop into trendy boutiques or explore the brightly-coloured tiers of the famous Horton Plaza. Absorb the energy of downtown at nightfall. Dine on exquisite cuisine prepared by a celebrity chef, sip cocktails at a chic rooftop bar or sizzle on the dance floor at a hip nightclub.

San Diego

Find your San Diego holiday type

Family holidays in San Diego

Discover safe, beautiful beaches, thrilling theme parks and exhilarating attractions on family holidays in San Diego. Make your way to Mission Bay for family picnics on the beach and safe surf for children to splash around in. Don’t miss SeaWorld®, where little ones can meet Shamu the killer whale, playful dolphins and more. Head to Legoland for themepark thrills and spills, or visit the famous San Diego Zoo. Stay at one of our family-friendly hotels, with excellent facilities for children.

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Romantic holidays in San Diego

Spend romantic holidays in San Diego in the idyllic resort of La Jolla. Stroll through the attractive village and along beautiful sandy beaches, where you might glimpse sunbathing seals. Bathe in the gorgeous year-round sunshine or go hiking together through the trails of the stunning Torrey Pines Nature Reserve. Stay at one of our chic spa hotels downtown and indulge in a couple’s pampering session before enjoying a romantic dinner at a top quality restaurant in the Gaslamp Quarter.

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San Diego beach holidays

San Diego beaches have something for everyone – from beautiful bays lapped by gentle surf to surfing and water sports paradise. Families and relaxation-seekers will find blissful contentment at Coronado and La Jolla, where perfect golden sands and calm waters await. Surfers will be in their element riding the breakers at Carlsbad. The adventurous can also try kite surfing or jet skiing at the aquatic playground that is Mission Bay Park.

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Shopping holidays in San Diego

For sprawling malls and megastores, you are simply spoilt for choice in San Diego. Marvel at the striking architecture and discover shopping heaven at the iconic Westfields Horton Plaza, downtown. Take advantage of fantastic discounts on high-end or big-name brands at outlet stores in Carlsbad and South Bay. Browse the unique shops then indulge in fine dining in a picturesque waterfront setting at Seaport Village. Stay at one of our ideally located hotels all over San Diego on shopping breaks.

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Golf holidays in San Diego

Book a stay at one of our deluxe 5 star hotels on San Diego holidays and take advantage of superb golf facilities. Practise your swing on championship courses at world-renowned addresses or famous greens in stunning coastal settings. Perfect your putt and learn to dazzle with your drive under expert tuition at a top quality golf academy. The wonderful San Diego climate means you can be sure of great golfing weather.

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San Diego weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 14°Jan
  • 15°Feb
  • 16°Mar
  • 17°Apr
  • 18°May
  • 20°Jun
  • 22°Jul
  • 23°Aug
  • 22°Sep
  • 20°Oct
  • 17°Nov
  • 14°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 50
  • 58
  • 46
  • 20
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 4
  • 15
  • 25
  • 39
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 7
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 10
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8

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