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Mission Bay / Pacific Beach

Mission Bay and Pacific Beach are neighboring communities along the breathtaking San Diego coast. Pacific Beach has a long history tied to that of the city’s, while Mission Bay is a new neighborhood developed from what was only recently an industrial area. Both communities appeal to younger residents, but they are also distinctly different, each offering a unique vibe and character that sets them apart from each other.

Living in Mission Bay and Pacific Beach

As the more established neighborhood, Pacific Beach features more single-family homes than condos and exudes a more family-friendly vibe. Mission Bay, on the other hand, is a highly urban community dominated by high rise condos that surround San Diego’s “water wonderland”. As of May, 2022, the Mission Bay neighborhood is still a work in progress, and construction in the area is still booming. However, what has been completed clearly defines what this 300-acre master planned community is all about.  Condo developments offer spacious floor plans that can rival single family homes. There are quite a few resort hotels and upscale restaurants fronting Mission Bay. More parks are expected to be completed soon, and the world-famous SeaWorld San Diego can be found right here.  Pacific Beach is no stranger to beach parties. P.B., as it is fondly called, is popular among college students and young professionals, thanks to the many bars and restaurants found in the area. The neighborhood’s Tourmaline Surfing Park is a favorite destination for novice surfers, longboarders, and kiteboarders. Pacific Beach is also welcoming to families, with homes further inland offering a tranquil sanctuary away from the revelry. The neighborhood boasts parks and playgrounds that are perfect for tots, and North Pacific Beach offers a calmer atmosphere that attracts families. 

Explore the Mission Bay/Pacific Beach lifestyle today

Learn more about living in Mission Bay and Pacific Beach with Julie Boyadjian. Since 2007, Julie has helped hundreds of clients have a smooth real estate experience in San Diego County and she would be very happy to do the same for you. Call Julie at 619.250.1129 or leave a message  here  to get started.

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