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Windansea Lovely Beach Place

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This precious, enchanting cottage is set on a quiet side street less than half a block to one the most beautiful beaches in the world and the legendary gem of the Southern California—Windansea Beach. The home is furnished by the internationally renown designers/owners. It offers relaxed cozy comfort with sophistication and simplicity of classic modern design with distinct European flavor.

It features top quality appointments from original artworks to luxurious details. The elegantly spacious, light filled, airy space opens through the wall of French doors to the sun-filled intimate tropical patio-paradise. Perfect for a romantic enjoyment of a couple or two-to-four persons.

The home is steps from the shore of Windansea Beach, known for its spectacular scenery, sand and soft rock formations and turquoise-translucent surf breaks created by underwater reefs. The beach with its’ grass-roofed shack that dates back to the early 1940's and is designated as a National Landmark, enjoys a colorful history involving the quintessential California surfing and beach culture integrated into the exclusive high-end community of La Jolla.

Sandstone rocks act as partitions along the beach offering a secluded atmosphere for picnics, intimate gatherings and sunbathing. The magnificent sunsets bring to a peak this unforgettable, phenomenal-and romantic spectacle. It has been immortalized in many an account including the Tom Wolf’s famous book; The Pump House Gang.

La Jolla means ‘A Gem’ and it’s been known as that for more than one good reason. A leisurely walk or a short ride from the cottage takes you to the La Jolla village with landmarks and attractions like the La Valencia Hotel, Seals’ Beach, great restaurants including the celebrated George’s on the Cove, the Contemporary Art Museum and much more. This is a special place that retains its intimacy while providing a range of memorable, high-quality experiences.

The home amenities include:

• King size bed with firm mattress:

o Seven inches of natural latex provides good pressure-relieving capacity, enabling your body to relax more fully

o Pure, 100% eco-cotton, grown without pesticides, lets you enjoy a fresh, natural sleeping surface

o Seven comfort zones provide very precise support and reduce pressure on your shoulders and hips

o The open-cell material improves air circulation and allows moisture to evaporate naturally

• Fine 630 thread count Linens. Down Comforters and Pillows.

• His & Hers Luxury Bathrobes

• Two Flat-Screen TV's: 42' LED Edge Lit LCD HDTV in living room and another set in the bedroom

• Blue-Ray DVD/CD player

• Stereo System with tuner and iPods & iPhone dock has surround sound with volume controls in both living and bedroom areas

• Cable TV

• Broadband Internet with Wi-Fi secure network

• 2 Beach Cruisers Bikes with Baskets and Lock

• Ceiling Fans in bedroom and living room

• Corner Sleeper Sofa (full-size)

o The pull-out unit is covered in the same fabric as the sofa; pulls out to make a generous chaise and full-size bed in one.

• Dining table pulls out to accommodate up to 6

• Full Kitchen:

o Granite bar countertop

o Dishwasher

o Microwave

o Cooking utensils provided

o Refrigerator

o Gas stove

o Coffee maker

o French press

o Blender

o Toaster oven

• Private Tropical Patio with outdoor Bistro Set

• Outdoor Propane Grill

• Covered Parking space

Keywords: La Jolla, La jolla beach place, cottage by the beach, beach cottage, Windansea beach cottage, flat by the beach, walk to the beach, near beach rental, close to beach rental, one-bedroom beach rental

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Member since: 2010
Speaks english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About The Owner

I grew up here in this idyllic place and even though my life has taken me all over the world I always consider this home. Windansea is a special place with awesome surfing, swimming and the most beautiful sunsets in the world. La Jolla is truly a gem that is always in my heart.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2003

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a perfect location and enchanting cottage! Loved the Marine Room restaurant and La Jolla Kayak rentals! (We'll be back)
Jun 2017
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Beach Barber Tract, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Seven comfort zones provide very precise support and reduce pressure on your shoulders and hips enabling your body to relax more fully. Sleep Sofa (1) Full-Size
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach Towels, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Cooler, Surround Sound, iPod/iPhone dock, 2 Flat-Screen TV's, Portable Air Conditioner available upon request with advance notice


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Windansea Lovely Beach Place
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 32 reviews

Charming place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Rental is a three minute walk to the beach. Good coffee shops three minutes in the other direction. Was perfect for my wife, eight month old and me. We will be back! Water pressure in the shower could definitely have been better but no other complaints.

  • Submitted: 1-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boise, Idaho

Great location, cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Easy walk to the beach. Very cute, kitchen well outfitted for light cooking. Great courtyard for morning coffee and evening wine.

  • Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Beach Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is only a couple of minutes walk from Windansea Beach. It is well appointed with a living room and kitchen. The parking spot and beach cruisers are a great plus.

  • Submitted: 6-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chattanooga, TN

The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 4 days and enjoyed every minute. Our son lives close by so he was able to come and enjoy the beach with us. We prepared a dinner for 4 with fresh fish and veggies from the La Jolla farmers market in the kitchen. We enjoyed bagels on the patio every morning from the bagel shop a block away. Everything was so convenient and the accommodations were the perfect size for us two. We felt like we really were able to relax.

  • Submitted: 2-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 4 nights with my husband and had a great time! We appreciated that Cathleen called us a couple hours before check in time to let us know the place was ready. She was very friendly, suggested several nearby restaurants and let us in early since we were already in the area. After that, we were on our own, however I'm sure we could have called her if anything was needed.

It is a good location as home base for exploring La Jolla area. The bikes were very handy and we enjoyed the easy walk to several coffee shops and restaurants. Had everything we needed at the apartment, but we didn't do any real cooking so can't speak for how well kitchen is equipped. There was a bit of construction noise from down the alley and sawing next door but it was always during the day and didn't interrupt our enjoyment of the place. Evenings and nights were surprisingly quiet given the density of housing in the area.

We loved the beach and convenience of the location and would love to return for a longer stay. I will be keeping the rental info handy and hope that it is available in the future!

  • Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a relaxing time and enjoyed your experience at our lovely cottage in La Jolla. We look forward to you returning for a longer stay!
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Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in La Jolla. The cottage was adorable and perfect for family. The cottage was close to beaches, restaurants and even downtown San Diego. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Windansea beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
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La Jolla Cove
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Black's Beach
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Birch Aquarium
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Tennis Courts
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Olympic size pool
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Beach Barber Tract, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Summer Season
Sep 8 2017 - May 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
Summer Season 2018
May 26 2018 - Sep 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$127
Damage Deposit C$381

50% deposit required upon booking with reservation agreement
Additional cleaning fee applies depending on the number in your party
No refunds given after 30 days

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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