Meaning ‘Beautiful View’ in Spanish, this gorgeous seaside town in California definitely lives up to its name. Nestled beside the San Diego Bay and walkable foothills, Chula Vista is a delight for golfers, beach bums, surfers, art lovers and thrill seekers of all stripes! Chula Vista embodies the laid back, Southern California spirit, maintaining the excitement of a thriving city like San Diego but not getting caught up in any sort of rush or hurry.
Take a boat tour from the marina around sunset, or take a few points off of your score at one of the over 90 golf courses in the Chula Vista and San Diego areas. Learn how to appreciate the area even more at the local Nature Center, where you can observe and learn more about local wildlife, fish, and birds that you’ll see around the bay and foothills. The Sleep Train Amphitheater is home to many plays and concerts, and there is sure to be something good playing at any time of year. The Otay Valley Regional Park offers excellent hiking opportunities opportunities. Downtown, check out the Third Avenue Alehouse, featuring 29 beers on tap and a food truck in back! Go rollerblading with your dog along a beachside park or join a game of pickup volleyball! Locals are known for their friendliness and love for mellow, relaxing days at the beach.
ATV tours are the perfect way to have a rip roaring good time around the local dunes and fields. Hike the San Miguel Mountain Trail and gaze upon the rolling foothills that surround Chula Vista and the white capped waves that form the gateway to the ocean. Cyclists will enjoy the Otay Lake Bike Trail, which wraps a leisurely 5.3 miles around the lake. Those wanting to lighten up a bit will be thrilled to stop by Torrey Pines Glideport for parasailing and paragliding!
If you’re feeling adventurous, you’re very close to the Mexican border and may enjoy spending a day or two south of it. Despite Tijuana’s bad reputation, many tourists enjoy a visit or a homestay with locals to learn more about the lifestyle.
Tripping.com offers 114 rentals in and near Chula Vista, so whether you’re looking for a modest suite or a lavish vacation home, you’ll be sure to find the perfect place to fit your needs. Look for accommodations near the beach or close to Broadway to be within walking distance from restaurants, shops and bars.
The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport. You can take the 992 or 923 bus from the airport to the UC San Diego Blue Line train which will take you to downtown Chula Vista. Cabs and Ubers are also popular ways to get downtown from the airport and getting around town - and Uber and Lyft offer very competitive pricing in this area. If you’d like to explore many beaches in Southern California, be sure to consider renting a car so that you can explore them with ease.
Find the best Chula Vista vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 453 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Chula Vista range from $25 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 406 homes in Chula Vista offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 120 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 369 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Chula Vista offers 81 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in Chula Vista where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor. There are 218 HomeAway rentals, 88 Booking.com short term rentals and 58 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.