Ever wished you could enjoy the laid back pace of a small seaside community - lighthouses, cerulean waters, quiet beaches - but retain the perks of big city life? Anywhere but San Diego, that would be a pipe dream. But Point Loma, one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of America's Finest City, brings the dream to life.
Looking for a space of your own? Want to the arts and culture without the hustle and bustle? You're an ideal candidate for condos for rent in Point Loma.
Point Loma is just west of downtown San Diego, and a little south of neighborhoods like La Playa and Loma Portal. Your new region of San Diego is filled with it's own micro-neighborhoods, like Midway, Point Loma Heights, Roseville-Fleetridge and Sunset Cliffs - each as beautiful as its name suggests.
Your Point Loma condo rental is right around the corner from a stellar beach, no matter which way you're facing, but Point Loma also offers a variety of other attractions. Start at the north of the penninsula, in Sunset Cliffs and you'll be able to drive or bike along Sunset Cliffs Boulevard or relax in the neighborhood's sprawling seaside natural park. There's also the Point Loma community park and pool. To the east, running alongside two of San Diego's finest yacht clubs, is Shoreline Park, which stretches down to the famous Friendship Bell at it's point.
Head south on Cabrillo Memorial Drive and you'll pass through some of San Francisco's finest natural scenery. Check out the breathtaking views from Smuggler's Cove.
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. At Point Loma's tip, you'll find several great attractions, natural and man-made. See the tidepools on the peninsula's western edge, then take a breather at the Cabrillo National Monument before heading down a quiet path to the Historic Point Loma Lighthouse.
Beyond natural beauty and striking views - just wait until you see the San Diego skyline from Lima's eastern edge - Point Loma has a lot more to offer art lovers and creative types. In fact, your Point Loma condo rental is in the heart of San Diego's best neighborhood for galleries and art dealers.
San Diego is packed with exciting neighborhoods for artists. Barrio Logan has got the young art scene covered, while the striking authentic architecture of Old Town is a tourist's haven. Point Loma exists somewhere in between. Packed with galleries, it's a blast for art lovers and out-of-town browsers alike, giving it a seaside town vibe. But there's a lot of youthful energy in the area - which you can add to by renting an apartment in Point Loma. Humphreys Concerts by the Bay keep things fun each year. And the NTC Promenade at Liberty Station - nestled along the edge of Loma Portal - is home to more than 48 museums, galleries, design studios and creative shops or businesses. You can spend the rest of your life browsing and getting inspired by this corner of Point Loma.
You won't be far from San Diego's downtown art scene either. The city is well known for it's performing arts culture, and the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park is a can't-miss venue that's just a short metro ride or car trip away. There are numerous other theaters, large and small, plus performance groups and great music shows courtesy of the San Diego Symphony orchestra.
There are a variety of other activities as well. If you're a lover of beautiful homes, take the opportunity to tour some of Point Loma's multi-million dollar mansions. These tasteful seaside homes are likely to be just minutes from your own cozy Point Loma condo for rent. You can also sign up for a whale watching excursion, watch the yachts take off from the harbors in La Playa or check out San Diego's sports fishing fleet.