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Good Life Resorts is excited to host your large group near Downtown San Diego. If you do not find the answer to your question below, please contact us via the form below. 

  • What is Good Life Resorts? 
    Good Life Resorts is a small, family owned business founded in San Diego, California. The company aims to foster immersive overnight and social experiences to large groups.
  • Do you offer in-person tours?
    Yes. Please view our 'Contact Us' section to schedule a tour via Calendly and schedule an appropriate time with our host.
  • Do you offer meetings for additional comments, concerns, and help selecting a resort package?
    Yes. Please view our 'Contact Us' section to schedule a tour via Calendly and schedule an appropriate time for a Zoom meeting with our resort owner.
  • Besides the resort, do you have any additional properties in San Diego?
    We have two main locations for our Vacation Rentals. Our main resort located at 32nd and market street and has 10 individually rentable properties. There are 34 combined bedrooms available for rent. 3 large outdoor event spaces. 89 beds for all of your guests, and 23 bathrooms spread throughout! The other three homes are located at 26th and Imperial and have been staples to our business since 2016! They include the Bamboo Loft, Bamboo House and Boat House. for a total of 12 Bedrooms, 27 beds, and 6.5 bathrooms.
  • Is this a shared space?
    At our resort, there is a communal beach area and shared walkways between rentals but your unit is completely private and includes a private patio.
  • Does your resort have a common area/lounge?
    Absolutely. Our 'Beach Lobby' area is available to all guests and includes a beach bar, bbq's, and interactive games like corn-hole and jumbo connect four.
  • What household amenities do you include?
    We include the following in all our rentals: - Standard Cooking utensils (pots, pans, spatulas, bowls, cutting knives, baking sheets) - Blenders - Coffee maker, coffee grinders, coffee beans - Paper Towels - Extra blankets - Central Air and Heating - Wine opener/bottle opener - Cups and mugs
  • Do you include bed spreads, pillows, and blankets?
    Yes, all our rentals will have beds made with 1 pillow and 1 blanket minimum per bed. Queens and larger will have 2 of each available. Extra blankets are available upon request.
  • Does this property include a grill?
    Yes, all our properties have a grill available with an included propane tank or gas line.
  • Does the house have condiments?
    Since the Covid pandemic, we do not leave condiments behind in our refridgerators, please plan to bring your own.
  • Do you have any speakers on the property?
    Most of our rentals include a speaker system or a sound bar beneath the tv that can be airplayed to! Inquire about our best event spaces in San Diego, they are all equipped with their own sound systems for you to play music with your group. (Additional fees may incur)
  • Do you have an HDMI cord available?
    Yes absolutely, if there is not one in the tv we have extras available upon request.
  • What are the bed sizes in your rentals?
    The beds found in our rentals vary from Twin, Twin XL, Queen, and King beds.
  • Can I modify, or cancel my reservation and is there a fee?
    To modify your reservation, please get in touch with us so we can best satisfy your request. Fees for modifying or cancelling your reservation vary based on party size and notice of cancellation.
  • How can I make a reservation?
    If looking to book an individual rental, visit our 'Listings' page found on our website menu. This will redirect you to our booking software where you may select your preferred rental and dates. If interested in a package, please fill out our inquiry form and sign up for a brief Zoom meeting with us where we will go over details of your preferred package and any specific questions you may have pertaining to your stay. Visit the bottom of the 'Lodging Packages' section to fill out the inquiry form and sign up for a zoom meeting.
  • What is the best point of contact to reach Good Life Resorts?
    Filling out an inquiry form is the best way to reach Good Life Resorts. Standard response time for all inquiry forms is 1-2 business days. If you are looking to book a retreat, wedding, or lodging package and would like to speak to a Good Life Resorts team member, please schedule a zoom call with us. The link to our zoom scheduling page can be found via the green 'Schedule a Call' button found at the bottom of every page.
  • What type of rooms do you offer?
    Good Life Resorts houses 10 unique vacation rentals all on the same property. Each rental has anywhere from 1-5 bedrooms. This lodging arrangement is perfect for families, friend groups, and retreats. For exact layout plans of each rental, fill out an inquiry form and we will send you a brochure with detailed information.
  • Is smoking permitted at the resort?
    Smoking is not permitted inside rentals. However, each rental is equipped with a private outdoor patio and guests are free to smoke in that area. Our beach lobby is a common area for all guests and smoking is permitted. Please be mindful of other guests and children that may be sharing the beach.
  • I have a large group of over 40 guests, which rental would you suggest?
    That depends! Are you looking to host an event or would like extra private space for you and your group? If so, your best option would be to book a package! Our lodging packages come with quality amenities such as complimentary breakfast, event space and equipment, photo booth, and much more. View our 'Lodging Packages' section to learn more. If simply looking to book a rental, you may do so by visiting the 'Listings' section on our website menu.
  • What forms of payment do you accept?
    We accept credit card payments only. All payments for lodging must be made prior to arrival. Special offers upon arrival such as late/early check out, fully stocked fridge, and pet fees may be made online.
  • Is there a security deposit upon arrival?
    There is no security deposit charged when you arrive. However, if you plan to host an event, we may ask for a security deposit at the time of booking.
  • Do you offer free wifi?
    Yes, we offer free high speed wifi throughout the resort.
  • Do you offer complimentary breakfast?
    Our deluxe and premium packages offer complimentary breakfast. If you are booking a base package or individual listing, breakfast will not be included.
  • Do you have rooms equipped for guests with disabilities?
    Yes, our rentals are wheelchair accessible as well as event spaces.
  • Is housekeeping included, and if so, how often?
    Your rentals are properly cleaned before and after your arrival with fresh linens and towels. Daily housekeeping during the length of your stay is not included. If you would like to include daily housekeeping as a part of your stay, please contact us so we may fulfill your request.
  • How do I handle maintenance issues if they arise during my stay?
    If you are experiencing any maintenance issues, please contact us via your Guest App. If you are experiencing an immediate emergency, you may call us at (619)-292-8010.
  • Is parking available, and is there an additional cost?
    Parking is available for free on the street in front of our resort or in the back gates behind our resort. Please view your guest app for the parking code that corresponds with your rental. If you do not see a parking code, and your guest app displays 'Street Parking' then you must park on the street.
  • Are there grocery stores nearby?
    Yes, nearby grocery stores include: - Costco Gasoline - Walmart - Food Mart - Bruno's Market - Lew's Market
  • Are there restaurants nearby?
    Yes, nearby restaurants include: - Rock Steady Real Jamaican Restaurant - Nolberto's Taco Shop - KINDRED - Seafood La 57 - 55 Thai Kitchen - Pizzeria Luigi
  • Are there fast food places nearby?
    Yes, absolutely. Nearby fast food establishments include: - Pizza Hut - Giorgino's - Taco Bell - Del Taco - Rally's - Five Guys - Subway
  • How do I access local attractions from the vacation resort?
    Many guests opt to travel via Rental car or ride-sharing services like LYFT or UBER. Public transportation options are available, but may include walking from the resort to access. For reference, a ride-share from our resort to: Downtown San Diego - $8-10 Balboa Park - $8-10 Mission Beach - $10-20
  • What malls are nearby?
    Malls nearby include: Westfield Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101 While Horton Plaza underwent a major transformation and no longer functions as a traditional mall, it still offers a mix of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options in the heart of downtown San Diego. The Headquarters at Seaport Village 789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 The Headquarters is a historic shopping and dining destination located in Seaport Village. It features a variety of specialty shops, boutiques, and restaurants in a waterfront setting. Seaport Village 849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101 While not a traditional mall, Seaport Village is an open-air waterfront shopping and dining complex with a charming village atmosphere. It offers a range of shops, galleries, and eateries. Fashion Valley Mall 7007 Friars Rd, San Diego, CA 92108 A short drive from downtown, Fashion Valley Mall is a large upscale shopping center with a diverse selection of stores, including high-end retailers, department stores, and popular brands.
  • Is there a washer and dryer in the rental?
    Yes, there are laundry services available in the rental.
  • Can I receive mail or packages at the resort?
    No, unfortunately we do not have the facilities to receive guest mail or packages at the resort.
  • Where is your resort located?
    Our resort is located near Downtown San Diego and Gaslamp Quarter. We are near popular attractions such as Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo, Little Italy, and Seaport Village.
  • Is there parking on site?
    Yes, there are 24 street spaces in front of the resort and 12 gated spaces available behind the resort for your convenience. To access the gated spaces, find your parking code in your Guest Area in the 'About the Rental' section.
  • What attractions are near you resort?
    Our resort is located near many popular San Diego attractions including Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Petco Park, Downtown San Diego, and Seaport Village, all within an 8-10 minute uber or drive. Family friendly attractions include Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo & Aquarium, SeaWorld, and the Maritime Museum in Seaport Village. If your looking to spend some time in the sand, some of San Diego's best beaches are nearby including Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, and Ocean Beach.
  • Can I host my event at the resort?
    Yes! Please submit your event inquiry on our appropriated page. We host a variety of events including weddings, birthdays, baby showers, celebrations of life, company parties, and other special occasions. Should you have any additional questions regarding your event, or need assistance in deciding which event space is right for you, feel free to schedule a Zoom call with us via the link in our 'Contact Us' section. Note: Depending on size you may be required to rent 2 adjacent rentals or obtain daily insurance.
  • What is the purpose of event insurance?
    AirBnB and other event platforms do not insure events for its hosts, and the liability is out of our control. If something were to happen because of an event we as the owners of the property could be held liable for damages or legal fees. This insurance is so that everyone including our guests is covered in the case of injury, police citation, or destruction to the property.
  • Do you have extra tables or chairs for my approved event?
    Yes we have a dozen regular sized banquet tables along with up to 160 outdoor white folding chairs available for a small fee. This fee ranges from $100-$300 depending on the size of the event.
  • Do you have people who are willing to serve or clean up during my event?
    Yes, depending on availability we have up to 4 team members who are willing to assist a function with a variety of skills available from bussing to bartending and serving. Each is available for $30 per hour.
  • Do you host nightly events?
    Yes! Subject to availability and our schedule, please submit a form on our event page and we can work out the details.
  • Can I host overnight guests and host an event?
    Of course! Our resort houses an array of vacation homes and event space all on one property. We have up to 34 bedrooms that can accommodate 150 guests. No need to worry about transportation, after hosting your event, your guests have a short 2 min walk back to their rooms!
  • What is your catering policy?
    Good Life Resorts has a BYO Catering policy. Guests are welcome to coordinate a food truck, private caterer, or do it themselves using our standard kitchen amenities or provided BBQ. Make it a fun and interactive BBQ grill night, hire a food truck for some amazing street tacos, or cater with a personal chef! Don't hesitate to reach out to Good Life Resorts for any questions on catering suggestions or general catering questions.
  • What is your alcohol policy?
    Good Life Resorts has a BYO Alcohol policy. Guests may supply their own alcohol, it is not a requirement to purchase alcohol from Good Life Resorts. However, if you are looking to purchase alcohol from Good Life Resorts and skip the hassle of coordinating your beverages, we got you covered. Let us know your preferred beverages and we will do all the coordination for you! Inquire with us after booking your event if interested in the Good Life Resorts Alcohol package.
  • What is your decoration policy?
    We at Good Life Resorts love decorations! Feel free to bring in any type of decorations that meet the needs of your event. Guests are allotted 30 minutes before the event and 30 minutes after for set-up and take down purposes. If you believe that you may need more time, please contact us after booking your event in order for us to properly coordinate the best set-up time with you.
  • What event spaces do you have?
    We have 4 different event spaces suited for your various needs. Our Sanctuary, includes both indoor and outdoor event spaces for up to 150 guests. The indoor space is a historic church site, featuring double hung windows and a long, outstretched table perfect for mealtimes, group meetings, and socializing. The outdoor deck includes shaded areas to cool off from the heat, darts, and plenty of space to set-up any attraction you would like. Popular events hosted at the Sanctuary include weddings, corporate holiday parties, birthday parties, and bachelorette parties. The Grass is Greener Event space features two event tents, with banquet tables and lounge style seating. This outdoor event space can entertain up to 150 guests. Make long-lasting memories with our photo booth, and feel free to play your own music with our wifi connected speakers. This event space also includes a small beach, perfect for entertaining kids or setting up games. The Bamboo Garden, a smaller outdoor event space for up to 50 guests, features banquet style seating, Flatscreen TVs for projection, and BBQ's if you feel like grilling for your group! With plenty of counter space, this area is perfect for setting up activities such as auction items, face painting, gift table, wedding book signing, and more. To view pictures of our event spaces and find out more information, visit our 'Events' page.
  • Can I hire a DJ to play at my event?
    Definitely! We have hosted events with DJs before, and it is such a great experience when you can enjoy music and fun with friends. Please let us know after booking your event if you plan to hire a DJ, so that we can best coordinate any details you or your vendor may need. Please note our observed quiet hours begin at 10pm, and all music must be shut off by that time.
  • Does your resort allow cats and dogs?
    Yes, we allow dogs for a $40 fee/dog. We allow cats for a $65 fee/ cat. Animals must be leashed in common areas of the resort. Serious consequences will be imposed for those who fail to pay the associated fees.
  • I would like to reserve a home for someone who is 18 years old is that ok?
    We do not allow bookings for unsupervised minors. Payment for the housing can be made by anyone but we need the contact information for one guest staying at the property. That guest must be 18 years or older and accept full responsibility for any damages to the listing. In addition we do not allow under age drinking at our property.
  • I have less people than originally intended; can I get a discount since I will be using less bedrooms?
    We do not offer discounts after a booking has already been made. We will however ensure that you have an AMAZING time with the people you show up with.
  • Can I bring a few friends over that are not listed?
    We allow up to 5 outside guests without authorization. We have cameras around the perimeter of all buildings and if we suspect that there are more guests being brought in who are unauthorized, we reserve the right to terminate the reservation immediately without issuing a refund.
  • I paid 50% of my booking, when is the rest of my reservation payment due?"
    Guests must make full payment 45 days before arrival. After 45 days, guest will be given a grace period of 5 days before a reservation is cancelled and the original 50% down payment is forfeited.
  • My reservation was canceled due to my failure to pay the remaining balance before 45 days of arrival and the 5 day grace period. How do I get a refund?
    A guest that does not pay in full for a reservation by 40th day before arrival has forfeited their deposit. This guest will have the option to complete the booking ONLY if the rental is still available. If the rental is no longer available, the guest will forfeit their deposit due to missing the deadline.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    If cancelling within 48 hours and 30+ days from check in: 95% of Booking Total is refundable 30+ days prior to arrival : 50% of Booking Total is refundable 14-29 days prior to arrival: 25% of Booking Total is refundable Check in up to 13 days prior to arrival: only Cleaning fees are refundable Cancellation Policy *For 95% refund, cancellation must be made within 48 hours of original reservation date & time and at least 30 days prior to our property’s local check-in time (5pm). After 48 hours, 50% becomes non-refundable. *For a 50% REFUND of total booking price, cancellation must be made 30+ days prior to our property’s local check-in time (5pm). Regardless of the amount paid, 50% of total booking is forfeited and non-refundable. If remaining balance is not paid by the 30th day prior to check-in date, your reservation will be cancelled automatically by 5pm and 50% of your total booking will be forfeited. You may book the property by paying the remaining balance due ONLY if the rental inventory is still available. *For a 25% REFUND of total booking price, guest must cancel between 14 to 29 days prior to prior to our property’s local check-in time (5pm). 75% is non-refundable. *Guest will be refunded all cleaning fees if the reservation is cancelled the day before arrival.
  • What is your Covid-19 Cancellation policy?
    Cash refunds will not exceed our standard cancellation policy under any circumstance. Each case will be examined and we will do our best to provide travel credit on a future rental. Credits will be provided at our discretion based on legally supported inability to travel. If a guest is choosing to not travel, there will be no guaranteed refund.
  • What time is Check in/Check Out?
    Check in for our rentals is 5pm PST. Check out is 10 am PST. You may purchase an early check-in/late check-out time via our pre-check in link that will be sent to your email, or through out 'Guest Area' where you will also see other oppourtunities for rental upgrades.
  • How do I access my rental?
    All doors associated to our rentals use a digital lock. You will receive the code to your rental by 10 am the morning of your arrival via your 'Guest Area'. Please make sure you have completed your pre-check in prior to receiving your rental code, if you have not completed your pre-check in, you will not receive your rental code.
  • What are we responsible for when we check out?
    Check-out instructions can be found in your Guest Area. Please follow the instructions for a smooth check-out process.
  • Our flight lands at noon and we can’t check in until 4 pm, do you have any suggestions while we wait?
    Everything in San Diego is relatively close to the airport. Our number 1 suggestion after landing whether you have a car or are using ride share is to visit “The Crack Shack” and the “Little Italy Ballast Point Brewery” to eat some amazing food and take the edge off after traveling. By the time your group is done with lunch and spirits are perked, we suggest that any remaining time is spent at the Costco located at 650 Gateway Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92102. You do not need a membership to purchase alcohol here. So you can stock up for the time your group is staying, by this time it should be close to four and the home will be ready for your group!
  • What are the best surfing spots in San Diego?
    San Diego is a surfer's paradise. Head to Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, or Black's Beach for great waves and a vibrant surf culture.
  • How do I check-in to the rental?
    Prior to your arrival, you will receive a pre-arrival email that is mandatory for guest to complete. Once your pre-arrival email is completed you will receive an additional email with your check in/out instructions and option to purchase an early arrival or late checkout.
  • What are the must-visit attractions in San Diego?
    San Diego offers a range of attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, USS Midway Museum, and the stunning beaches like La Jolla Cove and Coronado Beach.
  • What is the best time to visit San Diego?
    San Diego's climate is pleasant year-round, but many consider spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) to be ideal, with mild temperatures and fewer crowds.
  • How can I explore the city on a budget?
    Enjoy free attractions like the Old Town State Historic Park, explore the beaches, and take advantage of the city's extensive network of walking and biking trails. Additionally, many museums offer free admission days.
  • Where can I find the best seafood in San Diego?
    The Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village, and Point Loma are excellent places for fresh seafood. Local favorites include Mitch's Seafood, The Fish Market, and Ironside Fish & Oyster.
  • What are some family-friendly activities in San Diego?
    Families can enjoy attractions like LEGOLAND California, SeaWorld San Diego, and the Children's Pool in La Jolla. The beaches, parks, and interactive museums like the New Children's Museum are also great for kids.
  • Are there any outdoor activities for adventure enthusiasts?
    San Diego offers plenty of outdoor activities. Adventure seekers can explore Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, go hiking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, or try water sports like kayaking and paddleboarding in Mission Bay.
  • What neighborhoods are best for shopping and dining?
    The Gaslamp Quarter is perfect for a vibrant nightlife and diverse dining. La Jolla and Little Italy offer boutique shopping and excellent restaurants. For upscale shopping, visit Fashion Valley Mall and UTC Mall.
  • How can I get around the city without a car?
    San Diego has an efficient public transportation system, including buses and trolleys. Ride-sharing services and rental bikes are also popular, and many areas, especially downtown, are pedestrian-friendly.
  • Where can I experience the local arts and culture scene?
    Explore Balboa Park, known as the "Smithsonian of the West," home to numerous museums, theaters, and the San Diego Art Institute. Additionally, visit the Old Globe Theatre and catch performances at the La Jolla Playhouse.
  • Can you recommend a scenic drive in the San Diego area?
    Take a drive along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) for breathtaking ocean views. Another scenic route is the Sunrise Highway, offering panoramic vistas of the Laguna Mountains and Anza-Borrego Desert.
  • Are there any guided tours for exploring San Diego's craft beer scene?
    Yes, several companies offer guided brewery tours in neighborhoods like North Park and Miramar, providing a chance to taste the diverse craft beer offerings in the city.
  • Where can I catch the best sunset in San Diego?
    Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is a local favorite for stunning sunset views over the Pacific Ocean. Another option is Cabrillo National Monument, offering panoramic vistas of the city and ocean.
  • Can you recommend family-friendly beaches in San Diego?
    Mission Beach and La Jolla Shores are ideal for families, with gentle waves and a range of water activities. Coronado Beach and Moonlight State Beach also offer a family-friendly atmosphere.
  • What is the best way to explore the San Diego Bay?
    Consider taking a harbor cruise or renting a kayak to explore the San Diego Bay. You can also enjoy a relaxing ferry ride to Coronado Island.
  • Are there any famous annual events in San Diego?
    San Diego hosts several iconic events, including Comic-Con International, the San Diego County Fair, and the Del Mar Racing Season. Check the City of San Diego event calendar for unique festivals and celebrations.
  • What hiking trails offer panoramic views of the city?
    For breathtaking city views, hike the Cowles Mountain Trail in Mission Trails Regional Park or the Mount Soledad Trail in La Jolla.
  • Can I visit Mexico easily from San Diego?
    Yes, San Diego is located near the U.S.-Mexico border, and you can take a short trip to Tijuana or Ensenada for a taste of Mexican culture and cuisine.
  • Where can I find live music and nightlife in San Diego?
    The Gaslamp Quarter is renowned for its vibrant nightlife with numerous bars and clubs. Explore live music venues like the House of Blues or catch a performance at the Casbah.
  • Are there any iconic landmarks in San Diego to explore?
    Visit the iconic Cabrillo National Monument, the historic Old Town San Diego, and the USS Midway Museum for a glimpse into the city's rich history and culture.
  • What is the average cost of dining at a mid-range restaurant in San Diego?
    The average cost for a meal at a mid-range restaurant in San Diego ranges from $20 to $50 per person, depending on the dining location and menu choices.
  • How much should I budget for a day at popular attractions like the San Diego Zoo or USS Midway Museum?
    Entrance fees for attractions like the San Diego Zoo and USS Midway Museum typically range from $20 to $50 per person, with potential discounts for children, seniors, and military personnel.
  • What is the average price for a pint of craft beer in San Diego?
    The average cost of a pint of craft beer in San Diego is around $6 to $8. However, prices can vary depending on the brewery and the type of beer.
  • How much does a one-day public transportation pass cost in San Diego?
    A one-day public transportation pass, including buses and trolleys, typically costs around $6 to $10, providing convenient and affordable transportation within the city.
  • What is the average cost for renting a bike for a day in San Diego?
    Renting a bike for a day in San Diego usually ranges from $20 to $40, offering a fantastic way to explore the city's bike-friendly neighborhoods and scenic routes.
  • How much should I expect to pay for a one-hour surf lesson in San Diego?
    The average price for a one-hour surf lesson in San Diego is approximately $50 to $80, which often includes equipment rental and instruction from experienced surf instructors.
  • What is the average cost for a sunset harbor cruise in San Diego?
    Enjoying a sunset harbor cruise in San Diego typically costs between $25 and $50 per person, providing a romantic and scenic experience on the water.
  • How much does a ticket to a live music show or concert in San Diego cost?
    The cost of tickets to live music shows or concerts in San Diego varies but generally ranges from $20 to $100 or more, depending on the venue and the artist performing.
  • What is the average price for a day pass to a beachfront rental for activities like kayaking or paddleboarding?
    The average price for a day pass to rent kayaks or paddleboards at a beachfront location in San Diego is typically around $30 to $50, providing a fun water adventure.
  • How much should I budget for a souvenir or local artisan item in San Diego?
    Souvenirs and local artisan items in San Diego vary in price, but on average, you can budget between $10 and $50 for unique mementos to take home.

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