Your Holiday Vacation Guide

Celebrating the holidays in San Diego

Southern California Vacation Rentals Welcomes You to San Diego!

If we can be of any assistance prior to, or after your arrival, please do not hesitate to call upon us. It’s our pleasure to help you create many happy memories of your San Diego adventure.

Southern California Calendar of Events

What is happening while you're in town? Click the link and take a look through the calendar for upcoming events:

Order Attraction Tickets from us and we deliver them to your vacation home!

If you choose to purchase tickets to The San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, Sea World or Legoland, you’ll find they are discounted on our website, and can be delivered to your home prior to your arrival (free delivery is another special benefit of booking your vacations through Southern California Vacation Rentals).

Many guests order all tickets prior to arrival. All tickets are good for one year from the time that you order them and can be returned for a refund of the ticket price minus a $5 restocking fee per ticket. You can order your tickets on our Travel Planner page:

All orders must be placed by 5:00 pm the business day prior to the date of delivery.

Join the chorus, celebrate the season with a live performance.

Where to go

Things to do

Tide Pool Treasures

Christmas Day Dec. 25 – Dec. 31 2012, at various times at low minus tides. Fall and winter is the best time to explore the San Diego tide pools. It's free and a great weekend kids activity. Here is a list of best times to visit and more information about the San Diego Tide Pools.

The Big Bay Balloon parade

Thursday, Dec. 27th 2012 at 10am

Harbor Dr

San Diego, CA

As always, this exciting family event brings together world-class marching bands, magnificent floats, entertaining drill teams, and a procession of enormous balloons-more than any other parade! Over 100,000 street-side spectators will enjoy the parade along with a nationwide television audience.

Grandstands: In front of the Maritime Museum of San Diego

Big Bay Family Festival: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broadway Pier

Battle of Bands: At the Big Bay Family Festival at 11:45 a.m.

Christmas Feast

Chart House Restaurant - Cardiff

You’ll have a front-row seat to catching waves & panoramic Southern California sunsets at this magnificent oceanfront Chart House located near San Diego.

Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise

Bring your loved ones together for a rare view of San Diego from the harbor, as the town sparkles with twinkling lights strung in the spirit of the holidays.

Island Prime

The limitless views of the ocean at Island Prime don’t hurt in making the succulent Christmas menu an unforgettable experience with loved ones.

The Marine Room

Celebrate the season and enjoy a special a la carte menu on the Shores of La Jolla. Hours: Christmas Day Hours: 12:00-7:00pm

Spa La La La La

The SPA of La Jolla

Go to The Spa of La Jolla to be delighted and pampered by our professional staff. They are expertly trained in the art of making you look and feel wonderful. At the spa, they believe in encompassing the full ritual of relaxation. From the moment you step through their front doors, be prepared to melt away every stress, to reveal the renewed, radiant, Peaceful You.

'Tis the season to be Active!

OEX La Jolla

OEX Dive and Kayak in La Jolla has been offering the best in scuba, snorkel, kayak, surf and paddle board services, in San Diego, since 1995.

OEX La Jolla is the Oldest Kayak and Dive Shop in La Jolla. We guarantee you a Fun & Safe experience and the Best Price in La Jolla!

Living the California Dream!

From all of us here at Southern California Vacation Rentals, we wish you Happy Holidays!!