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Best Beach vacations in California

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Beach hotels in California

Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (165 reviews)

Location, right on the beach. Proximity to great restaurants and shops.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020
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La Jolla Shores Hotel
La Jolla Shores Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA
4.1/5 (135 reviews)

Loved how tranquil the hotel was, felt like we were in an exotic location! Even with the garden-facing room, we could still see the ocean!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020
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Catamaran Resort and Spa
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4.0 out of 5.0 3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (532 reviews)

Water took 15 minutes to get hot but overall it was a good stay.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020
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Bahia Resort Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (398 reviews)

The Bahia is doing the utmost perfection and keeping things in code to keep us safe during the pandemic ...their service is first class and the grounds are beautiful!I can’t wait to come back

Reviewed on May 30, 2020
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Ocean Beach Hotel
Ocean Beach Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 5080 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (153 reviews)

I have been coming to this hotel for 5 years and I have not been discouraged. I will be coming there every year in March until I die. Love this place, my home away from home

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2020
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Monterey Tides
Monterey Tides
3.5 out of 5.0 2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (96 reviews)

Ocean front room was great!! We will be back for sure!!!

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Compare California beach vacations

When you want sun on your face and sand between your toes, there’s only one place to go for your next vacation: the beach. Better yet, the beach in California. This is a real getaway—ditch the alarm clock and get away from morning commutes and meetings. Here, your only meetings are with your concierge, and the only traffic is the line at the bar. We hope you’re ready to stop and smell the fresh air, because beach vacations in California won’t have it any other way.

Relax and enjoy beach benefits
Stay in the best location in California: right near the water. Load up your wagon with your cooler, chairs and toys for the little ones, and don’t worry about having far to go. You’ll be at the beach before you can say “what a beautiful day.” Kick back and relax or get out the bodyboards for some adventure—the beauty of the beach is that there’s something for everyone. You can make sure everyone has what they need when you book California beach vacations on Orbitz.

  • Travel your way: We have beach vacations to California that are perfect for families, singles and couples looking for that romantic getaway. You can rest assured you’ll always find a beach vacation that fits your budget and your travel style.
  • Budget-friendly bundles: Our beach vacation packages make traveling to California easier and cheaper than ever. Book your hotel and flight together and save. It’s that easy! 

Everyone loves the beach, and everyone loves the great California beach vacation deals they can get right here on Orbitz. That’s a win-win situation. Pack your bathing suit and sunscreen, and let the fun in the sun begin!

How much does it cost to fly to California?

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.