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Mission Beach

Known For

Close to Belmont Park, San Diego’s only beachfront amusement park

Walkable area packed with shops, restaurants, and activities

Wide, sandy beach that rarely gets too crowded

Overview & Amenities

Mission Beach is one of the larger sandy beaches in the area that is a quick walk south of Pacific Beach. Belmont Park draws families with children in with its retro-feeling fun-zone. Its main features are a thrilling wooden roller coaster, a swimming pool, a mini-golf course, and an arcade. Just outside of the fun zone is the Ocean Front Walk, which is great for rollerblading, biking, and strolling along the beach. Because this beach features parking, it is very easy to access, so come see all that is has to offer!

  • Bike Parking
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Kids
  • Street
  • Business center
  • Free Parking

Mission Beach is a large, sandy beach that sits just south of La Jolla and Pacific Beach. It’s a great spot for families with children because of the nearby Belmont Park, which boasts a wooden roller coaster, swimming pool, surfing wave pools, a putt-putt golf course, and a game arcade. The wide boardwalk that travels along the beach, called the Ocean Front Walk, is great for biking, walking, running, and rollerblading. The Mission Beach area is always bustling with activity (even on weekdays!) and unlike other coastal spots in San Diego, the beach isn’t its only draw! Come here to spend the day walking around and exploring everything the area has to offer.

Location & Contact


Mission Beach · , CA ·