Imperial Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Imperial Beach

With a population of 26,324, Imperial Beach is a must-see destination in California, United States. Imperial Beach deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Imperial Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Verandina (710 Seacoast Dr) and Novo Brazil Brewing - Imperial Beach (535 Florence St) are great picks.

When to visit Imperial Beach

Imperial Beach in December
Estimated hotel price
$175
1 night at 3-star hotel
Imperial Beach in December
Estimated hotel price
$175
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Imperial Beach in August, when the average temperature is 69.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 75.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 46.4 °F, with an average temperature of 57.2 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 2″. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Imperial Beach, with an average rainfall of 0″.

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How to Get to Imperial Beach

Plane

When flying to Imperial Beach, you’ll arrive at San Diego Airport (SAN), which is located 11 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Imperial Beach include American Airlines, Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. The shortest domestic flight to Imperial Beach departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 13m.

Car

Another option to get to Imperial Beach is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 123 miles from Imperial Beach. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Fox, among others, in Los Angeles.

Plane

When flying to Imperial Beach, you’ll arrive at San Diego Airport (SAN), which is located 11 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Imperial Beach include American Airlines, Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. The shortest domestic flight to Imperial Beach departs from Las Vegas and takes around 1h 13m.

Car

Another option to get to Imperial Beach is to pick up a car rental from Los Angeles, which is about 123 miles from Imperial Beach. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Fox, among others, in Los Angeles.

Airports near Imperial Beach

Airlines serving Imperial Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
LOT
Good (667 reviews)
Finnair
Good (773 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Imperial Beach

Most booked hotels in Imperial Beach

Hampton Inn & Suites Imperial Beach San Diego
2 stars
Excellent (9, 292 reviews)
$231+
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, 3029 reviews)
$272+
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, 2166 reviews)
$299+
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1259 reviews)
$271+
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1139 reviews)
$263+
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina
4 stars
Excellent (8, 1353 reviews)
$270+

Renting a car in Imperial Beach

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Imperial Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Imperial Beach, while also 34% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Imperial Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Imperial Beach, while also 34% cheaper than other types, on average.