Year-round sunshine, great surfing and home of craft beer in the US.
San Diego is a treasure, offering picturesque beaches and sublime climates. It is a coastal city oozing culture and opportunity. With plenty of fantastic bars, delectable restaurants and boutique shops, the cosmopolitan city of San Diego has something for everyone.
Although somewhat unknown compared to its neighbouring Californian cities, holidays in San Diego are worth every second of your time. Embrace the relaxed SoCal lifestyle and take in all the charm San Diego has to offer. The classic Gaslamp Quarter is famed for craft beers and rooftop bars. The waterfront showcases impressive yachts and the revitalising Balboa Park delights with idyllic gardens and Spanish Renaissance buildings. Venture along the glorious Pacific coastline, head to Cabrillo National Monument for the best views and see the grey whales migrate in the winter months. Go surfing with sea lions in La Jolla, the ‘Jewel’ of San Diego. Book flights to San Diego and feel welcomed by the US’s happiest residents and smile with them as you enjoy the trip of a lifetime.
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Combine your flight + hotel with British Airways to create an unforgettable holiday in southern California. Relax in San Diego’s laid back atmosphere and friendly surf culture. Visit the Gaslamp Quarter for superb nightlife and world-class cuisine.
Our flexible car hire, in partnership with Avis, gives you the freedom to discover San Diego’s bustling streets at your own pace. Plus, La Jolla’s beaches are stunning at any time of year and the surf breaks at Carlsbad are breathtaking.
To get to Carlsbad, take the North County Coaster train from Downtown. This idyllic spot is a haven for sun-worshippers and surfers. Ideal for families to build sandcastles on the glorious golden stretches. Take the coast Highway, which hugs the coastline, from La Jolla to Oceanside, to admire spectacular views of the Pacific. Antique boutiques and wonderful cafés greet you in the village, or head to the Premium Outlet mall for more high-end shopping. The local Omni la Costa Resort offers one of the best spas in the USA.
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