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Just a flat 3 minute stroll from the house......complete with spectacular sunsets just out your door (#nofilter!)
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Turtle's Retreat, just 2 blocks from the beach

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Turtle's Retreat, just 2 blocks from the beach

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This is one of our four charming duplex getaways in the Beach Colony area of Old Del Mar, just a three-minute stroll from the beach. Each unit sleeps four comfortably, and includes a garage space, a driveway space, and a private yard. Beach chairs, toys and wagons included!

Calendar and photos always up to date. Furniture last updated June 2018.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad


45 Reviews

Lisa User Profile
July 2018
Great location and Brenda is very accommodating! Lots of equipment that make the beach comfortable and the amenities in the home are very nice. The entrance and laundry facilities are shared with the other property so something to be aware of from a privacy standpoint.
Mary User Profile
May 2018
Cozy, clean, great communication are just the tip of the iceberg! Lovely home conveniently located to the beach and great food options! Highly recommended!
Diana User Profile
May 2018
We just enjoyed another wonderful stay at Turtle Cottage. The location is perfect. It’s a short, flat walk to the beach & at the beach, it’s right by the life guard station & bathrooms. It’s also close to the restaurants & shops of Del Mar & Solana Beach. The cottage is perfect…
Ryan User Profile
April 2018
This is a fantastic beach bungalow. It was PERFRCT me, my wife and two little kids. Easy 1 block to great beach access. The owner made everything just right and was very responsive. We’ll most definitely be back.
Heather User Profile
January 2018
Great location near beach. Space is tight and a bit dated but nice to be so close to everything.
Diana User Profile
December 2017
This was the perfect place for us to bring our two little kids for a 3 nights vacation. The house is 2 short blocks from sand and on a quiet street with limited traffic. I walked in and immediately felt like I was on vacation. The place was clean, nicely decorated with beachy b…
Holly User Profile
October 2017
This cottage is only 2 blocks from the beach entrance and is on a dead end street so is very quiet. The living space was ample for two adults. In the garage are some beach chairs, boogie boards, and umbrella for use if you want, which was great. The owner also rents beach crui…

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Solana Beach, California, United StatesJoined in August 2014
Brenda User Profile
825 Reviews
Brenda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
As a mother of 4, living in Solana Beach for 25+ years, I love to help families enjoy our beautiful area. Vacations are special and we do our very best to make them affordable, enjoyable and hassle free through our meticulous attention to details.
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