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San Diego holidays

Gorgeous beaches, world-class entertainment and great shopping create a vibrant atmosphere for your holiday in San Diego. With a buzzing nightlife equal to any major city, and the laid-back attitude of its residents, San Diego has a perfect city culture.

Explore diverse neighbourhoods, such as Little Italy and Ocean Beach, or head to the Gaslamp Quarter for thriving nightlife. Soak up the year-round Californian sun at sandy beaches in La Jolla or the island setting of Coronado. Head to Balboa Park for a sprawling journey through museums and galleries, a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year. Make sure to stay at one of our hotels and go shopping at high-end boutiques and premium outlets. Make sure to try a craft beer or two, as San Diego is renowned for its breweries.

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Family holidays in San Diego

Family holidays in San Diego are excellent. There is so much to do and see on California’s coast and some great family-friendly hotels with facilities for children. Relax on beautiful sandy beaches, with qualified lifeguards on hand to make sure your kids stay safe. Mission Bay is a fantastic place to picnic and swim in the calm waters. There are also lots of thrilling attractions in the area, such as LEGOLAND® and SeaWorld®. Visit the famous San Diego Zoo, one of the best in the world, or explore museums in Balboa Park.

Romantic holidays in San Diego.

Romantic holidays in San Diego are made possible by the sheer beauty of your surroundings. The idyllic resort town of La Jolla has unspoiled beaches, breathtaking sunsets and some great seal-spotting opportunities for the keen-eyed. While the Torrey Pines Nature Reserve offers spectacular hiking in year-round sunshine. In Downtown San Diego, treat yourself to a pampering session at our luxury spa hotels, before going for a romantic dinner for two in the Gaslamp Quarter. The seafood in town is renowned, so try fresh lobster or the delicious crab cakes.

San Diego beach holidays.

San Diego, home to some of the best beaches on the western seaboard, has a stretch of coast perfect for everyone’s needs. Relax at the beautiful protected bays of Coronado Island, where gentle waters lap the shoreline – perfect for swimming. Take in the stunning sunsets at La Jolla, where families play making castles in the sand. Try jet-skiing or sailing at the aquatic playground of Mission Bay Park. Or go surfing at Carlsbad’s beaches, which are testament to the awesome power of the Pacific Ocean.

Shopping holidays in San Diego.

Shoppers are spoilt for choice in San Diego, with so many stalls, shops and malls you could actually shop ‘til you drop. Not only are there lots of shops, they are high quality too. The premium outlet malls at Carlsbad and Las Americas, near the Mexican border, are superb – grab a great discount or two. The boutiques of Downtown and Gaslamp Quarter will not disappoint those looking for a calmer shopping experience. Alternatively, go to Seaport Village for some unique stores. Then stop for a bite to eat at one of the fresh seafood cafés by the water’s edge.

Golf holidays in San Diego.

Golf takes on a new level of play in California, and San Diego is a perfect setting to sink a few putts. Sweeping bays and coastal backdrops are par for the course here, with many championship-level courses beckoning avid golfers from around the world. Dazzle with your drive after taking expert lessons from one of the golf club's top-flight pros. And perfect your putt on world-famous greens in a climate that will never disappoint. Golfing holidays in San Diego are considered among the best in the world.

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