Sun-drenched San Diego has attractions that will satisfy young and old. From a luxury hotel or a self-catering apartment, visitors can enjoy a wide range of museums, galleries, beaches and outdoor activities. For those interested in culture, the San Diego Museum of Art has masterpieces on display from world-famous American artists like Georgia O'Keefe, while the fascinating Museum of Man offers a window into human history. Then there is the world-famous city Zoo, with a gorgeous Orchid garden and loveable Giant Pandas that the kids will love. San Diego is a jumping off point for boat tours around the beautiful Catalina Islands, where tourists can enjoy unspoiled beaches, while the city itself has 70 miles of coastline to explore. Ride the legendary California surf, play beach volleyball or head to one of the area's fine golf courses, like Torrey Pines.
Along with many great attractions, San Diego also offers a wide range high-quality of accommodation. There are hotels in San Diego nestled by the sea along dramatic coastline, like the Grand del Mar resort with its period villa-style architecture, on site golf course and full spa facilities. Another fine hotel in San Diego is the Lodge on the Torrey Pines golfing resort, which offers a Scottish-themed holiday experience, complete with kilted doormen. There are also more centrally located hotels in San Diego, like the wonderful Courtyard Hotel run by Marriott, and located a short walk from the Downtown district and the fabulous Seaworld Aquarium. Another great idea for hotels in San Diego are the many places which front onto the Pacific Ocean. The beautiful Pacific Terrace hotel is an exceptional example, where visitors can awake to sunrises across the ocean and can enjoy the surf right next to their doorstep. And for those who are not looking for a traditional hotel experience, a comfortable apartment in San Diego can be rented cheaply. An apartment in a coastal development like Little Cabo will offer convenience and comfort, while an apartment also offers seclusion and space to catch up with work that hotels often don't.
So for a city that offers attractions for all the family to enjoy, and fine accommodation in which to stay, San Diego ticks all of the boxes. Rent an apartment downtown and have parking space for a rental car. Los Angeles can be reached quite easily, while a visit to Mexico is possible. Or stay at one of the lovely resort hotels. San Diego allows visitors to have a secluded beach break, but still have access to world-class attractions like the Zoo or the Aquarium. And for anyone with children, the lovely beaches, animal activities and weather will make it easy to keep everyone entertained. But for adults as well, the golf courses and waves will provide active fun, while the museums and shops offer something a little more relaxing. So for a great break in the sun, renting an apartment or checking into a San Diego hotel would be a fine choice.