8.7 Excellent
     
Chula Vista, California

Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina

Chula Vista, California



460 Sandpiper Way
Chula Vista, California 91910
Phone: (800) 741-6878

Sites: 237
Recent Rate: $101 6/2016

Latitude: 32.6274168355189
Longitude: -117.10418343544

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash yes
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,Sprint,T-Mobile,U.S. Cellular
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals yes
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games yes
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment yes
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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158 Reviews

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $100.00
Overall Rating:      

Price reflects Memorial holiday weekend rate. This is what a RV resort should be! The grounds were beautifully maintained and the staff were all friendly. We stayed here for Memorial day weekend. The place was packed! We booked late and ended up with a deluxe interior site. It was really tight and our back window looked right into the back neighbor's patio; we even got to smell their cigarette smoke. Because of the holiday, the campground had extra entertainment and activities. Everything was well-run.

The hookups were towards the back of the site and barely reached the trailer's front hookups (the cable didn't make it-oh well, we got a few OTA channels). We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
159
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $80.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice RV Park near the Bay with great facilities. The only issue I have is that the price is way (way) too high for any RV Park. On top of the high price add $3.00 per night per dog and if you have two little pups (as we do) that can add up.

The place was more than half empty when we arrived and filled to between 2/3 and 3/4 for the weekend (a summer weekend). They would sell more spots during the week if they offered a 20% or so discount and deleted the dog fee (which is kind of ridiculous).

I got the feeling that the staff was happy with the high prices because it reduced their workload. Never saw a manager the 6 days I was there.

Still I will be going back because the weather along the coast is hard to beat and I have relatives in the area. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Galley Restaurant is pretty good and walking distance from the RV Park.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $100.00
Overall Rating:      

Cement pad for the RV. They were level. Had a pull-through, and it was long enough for the tow and our car. Hook-up worked well. Close to the Marina and park. Some people in other reviews talked about the noise from the park (public) but we did not hear any.

Close together but you are here to sightsee San Diego.

We will be back. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 56
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $101.00
Overall Rating:      

We have stayed at this bay side park several times and enjoyed each stay. The park is very busy this time of year and since a competing park in the area has closed, has become the only park in the area on the water. It appears they are pushing their rates to an all time high. While they can, one has to wonder if they are pricing themselves out of range of many campers. We discovered later they had not given any of several discounts we would have been eligible for, even through we are in their data base. Make sure you ask for any discount at time of check in and don't assume they will offer them.

The park itself is an older park and spaces are close together but separated by shrubbery so helps with privacy. Facilities are well maintained and staff is friendly and helpful. Summer weather is perfect, which accounts for the park being near capacity much of the time. There is a good restaurant within walking distance and a number of other good restaurants in surrounding areas. RV repair and supply locations are also available in Chula Vista with several vendors who will do work at the resort.

A very nice resort with lots to do, but beware, you pay for it! We did enjoy our stay but will have to consider cost before future visits. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
222
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The resort is in close proximity of all San Diego attractions and events. Too many to list. Could be considered a destination resort.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed the month of March. Loved it here except for one thing. The noise...from the Navy helicopters, late night racers on Sandpiper, motorcycles, middle of the night trains blowing their horns and party goers in the park on weekend days...there was more noise here than any place we have ever stayed and not the fault of the park. But, it's the city and we did love it and would return. Just know that this is not always a quiet place. Lovely flowers and beautifully maintained. Lots of grass. With the park next to it this is a great place to bring your dog. Plus happy hours with entertainment and dinners. We met some great people. Right on San Diego bay which was always a very pleasant walk. Marina restaurant is a short walk and has good food and live music. Nutshell - if you want peace and quiet this isn't your place. If you want a great place to stay while you visit San Diego this is it. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
65
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Tacos el Gordo is on H St at I-5 and always has a big line. Go a couple miles south to the one on Palm Dr and there isn't a line. Check it out on Yelp.

Don't miss the USS Midway tour. Very interesting and one of a kind.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $83.00
Overall Rating:      

If you have a 45 foot coach and tow, forget this place.

This was designed for 38 foot rvs with no slides. Was very tight and parking was two blocks away from your home. A nice location right on the park bay front. Nice hedges between tight pads, but this takes away from the space with 4 slides and a tow. They should redesign a large part of the park as space was complained by all we met. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
99
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $77.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is nicely landscaped, with 4' tall hedges between most sites (the sites are pretty close together, but the hedges help give you some privacy). The pool is medium sized, with nice chairs, loungers and unique wooded 'glide' chairs with tables for 2-4 people.
The location is good, on the Marina and a little less than a 1 mile walk to the San Diego light rail system, which gives you great access to many places in San Diego. We took it to Balboa park, and the Gaslamp district. The RV Park office staff was pleasant and can tell you how to get to various places in town. There was a 'happy hour' party on Friday afternoon that included a good guitarist/singer for a couple of hours. We enjoyed that.

A few negatives: The wifi was pointless - we were disconnected every 5-10 minutes. This was from two different laptops, and from the number of personal hotspots we detected it was obvious everyone else had the same problem.

We paid extra for one of the premium sites at the edge of the park. The good news was that we had a nice view of a park and the marina out the back window of our 5th wheel instead of a neighboring rig. The bad news was that the park/marina has a number of 15' tall, very bright lights that stay on all night, including one right over our site (#60). So our trailer was flooded with light all night - we have black out curtains in our bedroom but the light still came in through the roof vent.
The other issue with the neighboring park is that sometimes public events are held there. In our case a 5k fun run was held on Sunday, April 17th. The run wasn't a problem, but the after-run party at the park meant that the day was spent listening to loud music and public address announcements. Depending how that might affect your enjoyment, you should check the park schedule for similar events. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Fifth Wheel.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
60
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $72.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent RV Resort overall. Lovely environment, good sized sites with privacy, very clean bathrooms, and outdoor dog washing stations with warm water! This is a very well run RV Resort and will definitely stay here again. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Bay view
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Price given of $50 includes the electricity cost in the monthly rate. Beautiful park right beside the San Diego Bay Marina. Beautifully landscaped and maintained. Sites are full hookup w/50 amp. WiFi is okay - flaky on weekends and holidays when park is full and many visitors, like most parks. Cable is basic. The Sites are concrete with nice hedges between sites. Wide enough to have slides and awnings out. RV'ers are really fun and friendly. Seems like everyone has at least one dog. Nicely maintained fenced dog runs in the park. It is especially nice to walk the dog in the marina park beside the RV park. Activities in the park seem to be managed by a few of the RV'ers, not the park staff. If you are here on a monthly basis, you pay for your electricity in addition to your space. Electricity for Dec 2015 and Feb/March 2016 ran between $100 and $200 for the month based on our casual polling of the RV'ers. Laundry is large, sunny and very clean with large well maintained washers and dryers. $1.00 for the dryer which is good for a load of towels! And $1.25 per load of wash. The pool and spa are heated salt water so you come out with your skin feeling so soft. The Galley cafe in the marina offers a really nice breakfast and reasonably priced. They have daily lunch/dinner specials and live music on the weekends. We will definitely be back. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Family Pancake House on Broadway. A nice shopping mall on Broadway Great Chinese at Dumpling Inn & Shanghai Saloon
Lots of dog beaches in the area
Balboa Park museums. San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park and SeaWorld

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

All the sites are concrete and the interior roads paved. There is hedging between the sites. Some sites have more hedging than others. As such, the degree of privacy varies site by site. There are several trees throughout the park. We were able to get satellite tv without any problem.
This is a very clean rv park that is well maintained (crews are out & about everyday, including garbage pickup). All the connections (water, sewer, electric) were in good working order. There are three buildings that have restrooms/showers. Although we did use these facilities, we expect that there were clean and well maintained.
There is an outdoor pool, whirlpool, small exercise room, on-site store, and various social activities. . There is a laundry room (that always seemed very busy). Wifi is throughout the park (the code changes every week). There are two gates to gain access to the outside public space and you need to use the code to both enter and exit the rv park.
This rv park is located on San Diego bay. There is a lot to see and do in the area. There is easy access to shopping. The rv park borders a public park area and offers good walking along the marinas and public spaces. We had what was called a 'bay view site', which was a back in site. At the end of our site was a public park. While the rv park cannot be faulted for the noise, know that this is a very busy public park. There were times that sitting outside was not peaceful. As noted, while the rv park cannot do anything about the noise level, we do wish we had been informed about the level of noise we could expect. We would have selected another area of the park if knowing how noisy it got on a daily basis. In speaking with the office staff, their only comment was "some people like those sites and some people do not".
There are two dedicated dog areas, but these are extremely small - use the outside public areas for dog walking. The best pet friendliness thing: the dog wash station, and yes, it has warm water! We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
a bay view site
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has a beautiful setting, walks near the Marina and easy access to I-5 and all the San Diego attractions. However, the park is old and the spaces are close together: many dualies parked in the visitors slots because they won't fit in the assigned slot. Also, their business practices are suspect. When I wanted to stay a month, they tried to charge me for four weeks: $1800/month. That's twice my house payment and although it's California prices, it was unsatisfactory to me, so I opted out. Amenities, swimming pool, great staff attitude, adult activities and neat little grocery store add to the ambiance: but, I'll not return here. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Tips for other Campers:

Be careful of the rates.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice RV park. Well maintained and secure. Our two complaints are it didn't seem kid friendly and the "beach." Everything was for the adults. No playground and there were no activities for kids. Also the beach is not a useable beach. It is a dirty beach with broken glass everywhere. Definitely not somewhere you can get in the ocean. It is only good for walking by.

The best parts of this resort were the heated pool, the location, and the beautiful landscaping. It is mostly snowbirds which is fine, but it would have been nice to know before we stayed here. Lesson learned. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
213
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

You can easily walk to the trolley station and get anywhere in San Diego.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Such a wonderful place to stay ! We were here for 12 days and loved it. Every employee is a class act, friendly, helpful, professional. Rules are adhered to. Fantastic for dogs! Sites are concrete and there is room for your tow. Great casual restaurant in walking distance. This will definitely be our Southern California RV resort in the future! We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
196
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $73.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park due to proximity to the marina and marina park. Dog just loved this place too! Extremely clean. Beautiful landscaping. Sites are close together but landscaping divides and gives privacy. Heated pool a plus. We will be back! We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Great restaurant at the marina.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice level pads, beautiful pool, bathrooms, laundry, landscaping! You will be hard pressed to find a cleaner park! The sites are narrow and tight, we spent a month here and the rate reflects the discount plus additional electric (metered). It's a beautiful park, but lots of air traffic, every night helicopters fly over again and again. Close to the marina, nice pool and jacuzzi. We camped at Chula Vista RV Resort & Marina in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Close to San Diego!

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