Just minutes from the beautiful beaches that makes Southern California famous and major tourist attractions like Disneyland, Costa Mesa is the perfect place to stay for an Orange County getaway. Enjoy Broadway caliber productions and concerts at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, relax at luxurious hotels and spas, dine at award-winning restaurants, or shop until you drop at South Coast Plaza and The OC Mix. Plus, many Costa Mesa hotels offer round-trip shuttle service to the Disneyland Resort.
Whether you are taking your family out to celebrate, or looking for a quick bite after a day of shopping, Costa Mesa has some of Orange County's finest restaurants with local and national accolades. Din Tai Fung, a dim sum restaurant founded in Taipei, is regarded as one of the top ten gourmet restaurants in the world. Costa Mesa also offers shopping for everyone. From the world's top luxury designers at South Coast Plaza to one-of-a-kind boutiques filled with designs by local emerging artists at the OC Mix, you will surely find something perfect for your unique style. Just one mile from the ocean, Costa Mesa, of course, offers days full of surfing, sailing, and sunshine.
You cannot visit Southern California without a stop at Disneyland. With two parks, Disneyland and California Adventure, one day definitely is not enough to see and do everything. Costa Mesa is also conveniently located between Los Angeles and San Diego meaning you can spend one day at the Happiest Place on Earth and another at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. San Diego also offers miles of beautiful beaches, hiking trails in the San Diego Mountains, and urban neighborhoods like the iconic Gaslamp Quarter and the eclectic community of Hillcrest.
Whether you are in Orange County for a 4-star luxury experience or looking for something more economical, Costa Mesa offers a hotel for every budget. Many hotels also offer free round-trip shuttle service to John Wayne Airport, Orange County, making your vacation extra easy. Of course, choosing a vacation rental is a great way to experience a place and be close to the beach. Look for places to stay near Newport Beach, Newport Boulevard and 17th Street shops and restaurants, so you will never be bored!
The most convenient airport for your Costa Mesa vacation is the John Wayne Airport, formerly known as the Orange County Airport. The 405 and the 55 are the major freeways through Costa Mesa, but expect traffic delays especially during rush hour, 6-9am and 4-6pm. If you would rather take public transportation, travel with ease on the "57" OCTA bus. This bus stops near all of the major Costa Mesa tourist spots like Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts and South Coast Plaza. Consider renting a car at the airport so that you can travel up and down the coast to see more of Southern California’s beautiful natural features.
Looking for a vacation rental in Costa Mesa? Tripping.com has 1792 vacation rental homes available in Costa Mesa. You'll find 22 studios, 696 1-bedroom, 347 2-bedroom and 727 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $50 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Costa Mesa is $488 while the average price of a weekly rental is $4925. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Costa Mesa home is $14207.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 256 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Costa Mesa. In addition to accommodating pets, Costa Mesa rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 1514 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 1416 have TV and/or cable and 197 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 12 vacation rental sites in Costa Mesa where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and Booking.com. There are 955 HomeAway rentals, 273 Expedia short term rentals and 266 Booking.com vacation rentals.