/
/
/
short term apartments
Last updated October 26 at 6:23 PM

232 Short-term Apartments for rent in San Marcos, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in San Marcos takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a... Read Guide >
Camden Old Creek Photo Gallery 1
Verified
17 Units Available
Camden Old Creek
1935 Northstar Way, San Marcos, CA 92078
La Costa Oaks North
1 Bedroom
$2,518
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,840
963 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,395
1331 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 6:17 PM
Just south of San Elijo Road, close to Ranch Santa Fe Road. Balcony, walk-in closets and ample storage space at complex with clubhouse, pool and media room. Access to dining and shopping in Carlsbad.
Read More...
Read Less...
Barham Villas Photo Gallery 1
Verified
3 Units Available
Barham Villas
570 E Barham Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078
2 Bedrooms
$2,775
930 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,085
1020 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:52 PM
Located minutes away from Cal State San Marcos, shopping, dining and entertainment. One, two and three bedroom apartments have upgraded kitchens and bathrooms. Community has a heated pool, BBQ grills and relaxing spa.
Read More...
Read Less...
eaves San Marcos Photo Gallery 1
Verified
7 Units Available
eaves San Marcos
823 Nordahl Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069
1 Bedroom
$2,512
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,825
885 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
1099 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 8:13 AM
Conveniently located close to Highways 15 and 78 and beautiful beaches. Community has a tennis court, 24-hour gym, pool and hot tub. Recently renovated units have washer/dryer, walk-in closets and ceiling fans.
Read More...
Read Less...
Alcove Photo Gallery 1
Verified
5 Units Available
Alcove
650 North Centre City Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025
Central Escondido
1 Bedroom
$2,520
835 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,965
1139 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 6:21 PM
Envision a lush garden of life overgrown with passion and personality. Alcove tells the tale of a community in Escondido destined for the legendary. With 112 apartment homes unified together at the corner of Washington and Centre City Parkway, Alcove brings together people from different cultures and circles to explore life together. Here, the neighbors and friends of Alcove are always greeted with warmth and a smile. Whether this be by mixing and mingling at community events, indulging in unique food and entertainment from local favorites, or learning and preserving the city’s culture, Alcove embodies the spirit of community and togetherness.
Read More...
Read Less...
Haven 76 Photo Gallery 1
Verified
3 Units Available
Haven 76
2414 S Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
Kit Carson
1 Bedroom
$2,410
766 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,215
1114 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 6:21 PM
With San Diego only a short drive down the I-15, residents here enjoy fully fitted kitchens, air conditioning and walk-in closets. The pet-friendly community also has a BBQ-grill, pool, gym and clubhouse.
Read More...
Read Less...
Solana at Grand Photo Gallery 1
Verified
15 Units Available
Solana at Grand
1501 E Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92027
Midway
1 Bedroom
$2,130
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,455
920 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:52 PM
Welcome to Solana at Grand Surrounded by mountaintop views and ideally located within reach of unique nature hotspots, see why our newly renovated apartment homes are the perfect home for you. Solana at Grand offers luxury studio, one and two-bedroom apartments for rent in Escondido that include remodeled interiors, patio/balcony, two sparkling pools, a high-tech fitness center, and so much more. We are also conveniently located near the San Diego Safari Park, Camp Pendleton, and Orfila Winery. Enjoy an evening out in the town where you’ll find the best fine dining, art exhibits, farmer’s markets, and entertainment. Call us today to schedule a tour of our stunning Escondido, CA apartments. Once here, you’ll never want to leave! .
Read More...
Read Less...
Sofi Shadowridge Photo Gallery 1
Verified
11 Units Available
Sofi Shadowridge
1850 Thibodo Rd, Vista, CA 92081
1 Bedroom
$2,326
744 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,017
1086 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:52 PM
Energy-efficient appliances and windows. High ceilings, private balconies and large walk-in closets. Residential amenities feature resort-style swimming pool and spa, playground, and business center. Pet-friendly.
Read More...
Read Less...
Alta Vista Photo Gallery 1
Verified
3 Units Available
Alta Vista
1245 Morning View Dr, Escondido, CA 92026
Central Escondido
2 Bedrooms
$2,784
1006 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:48 PM
Luxurious units feature washers and dryers, private patios or balconies, and hardwood floors. Community boasts 24-hour maintenance, pool, parking and gym. Located in Escondido, just minutes from schools, parks and shopping.
Read More...
Read Less...
Bella Terra Photo Gallery 1
Verified
3 Units Available
Bella Terra
365 Pomelo Dr, Vista, CA 92081
1 Bedroom
$2,215
700 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:43 PM
Just minutes from Route 8. On-site amenities offer everything needed, including a pool, playground, media room and gym. Patio and balcony options available. On-site laundry, garage parking and grilling area. Pet-friendly.
Read More...
Read Less...
Elán Shadowridge Meadows Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
1 Unit Available
Elán Shadowridge Meadows Apartments
1515 S Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92081
2 Bedrooms
$2,020
960 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 2:22 PM
Excellent location close to major retailers, restaurants, and schools. Residents enjoy communal pool, spa, and basketball courts. Homes include fireplaces, private balconies and patios, and more.
Read More...
Read Less...
Windrift Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
5 Units Available
Windrift Apartments
3500 Windrift Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Ocean Hills
1 Bedroom
$2,525
671 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,780
934 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 10:16 AM
Recently renovated units with hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Playground, gym, game room, basketball court and media room in complex. Close to Route 78 and Lake Park and minutes from shopping at North County Square.
Read More...
Read Less...
Hidden Cove Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
5 Units Available
Hidden Cove Apartments
910 Del Dios Hwy, Escondido, CA 92029
Felicita
1 Bedroom
$2,110
710 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,420
950 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 10:16 AM
Convenient location for commuters just steps from the Avocado Highway (I-15). Residents live in units with laundry, hardwood floors, and garbage disposal. Community offers BBQ grill, pool, and parking.
Read More...
Read Less...
Avalon Vista Photo Gallery 1
Verified
14 Units Available
Avalon Vista
701 Breeze Hill Rd, Vista, CA 92081
1 Bedroom
$2,443
733 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,950
1062 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 8:14 AM
Kitchens have granite counters, garbage disposal and space-saving, built-in microwaves. Recreational amenities include shuffleboard, a pool table, a hot tub and a swimming pool. Located within walking distance of Breeze Hill Park.
Read More...
Read Less...
Marisol Carlsbad Photo Gallery 1
Verified
17 Units Available
Marisol Carlsbad
3251 Marisol Place, Carlsbad, CA 92010
Calavera Hills
1 Bedroom
$2,808
772 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,395
1135 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,980
1393 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 6:23 PM
Choose the type of leasing experience that works best for you! 1. Private Tours by Appointment 2. Self-Guided Tours 3. Video or Facetime Tour Contact us to schedule your appointment today. Style. Accessibility. Proximity. Marisol apartment homes feature easy access to the charm and playfulness of historic Carlsbad and offer a haven from it all when it’s time to unplug. One-, two-, and three-bedroom homes feature all the sensible amenities you’ll want, plus the tech-savvy extras you’ll be excited to share. LMC LIVING, INC. CA DRE #01983707
Read More...
Read Less...
Signature Point Photo Gallery 1
Verified
1 Unit Available
Signature Point
13006 Signature Pt, San Diego, CA 92130
Torrey Hills
2 Bedrooms
$3,506
998 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 6:21 PM
Signature Point offers luxury and style with premium kitchen features, fireplaces, plush carpeting and modern Spanish architecture. Amenities include a cedar sauna, pool and barbecue facilities.
Read More...
Read Less...
Waterleaf Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
Verified
6 Units Available
Waterleaf Apartment Homes
333 N Emerald Dr, Vista, CA 92083
1 Bedroom
$2,329
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,428
890 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:51 PM
Located close to the 78 freeway and College Blvd and minutes away from shopping, dining and entertainment. Community has pool and spa. Units feature A/C, extra storage and private patio/balcony.
Read More...
Read Less...
Sola Photo Gallery 1
Verified
1 Unit Available
Sola
13385 Highlands Place, San Diego, CA 92130
Carmel Valley
1 Bedroom
$2,997
746 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:50 PM
Built around the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch, with dining and shopping just steps away. Spacious units with gourmet kitchens, contemporary bathrooms, wood-style plank flooring and upgraded stainless steel appliances.
Read More...
Read Less...
Preserve at Melrose Photo Gallery 1
Verified
14 Units Available
Preserve at Melrose
1401 N Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92083
1 Bedroom
$2,349
761 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,737
1128 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:50 PM
Near Vista Sports Park. Apartments feature living areas with hardwood-style floors, bathrooms with soaking tubs and kitchens with Whirlpool appliances. On-site community garden, swimming pool, spa, clubhouse and 24-hour fitness center.
Read More...
Read Less...
Rising Glen Photo Gallery 1
Verified
4 Units Available
Rising Glen
2300 Rising Glen Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Olde Carlsbad
1 Bedroom
$2,493
678 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,086
871 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 5:42 PM
Close to restaurants like Hooked on Sushi and grocery stores like Trader Joes and Sprouts. Residents live in units with laundry, patios or balconies, and hardwood floors. Pet-friendly community includes pool, hot tub and gym.
Read More...
Read Less...
The Villas at Camino Bernardo Photo Gallery 1
Verified
7 Units Available
The Villas at Camino Bernardo
11203 Paseo Montanoso, San Diego, CA 92127
Rancho Bernardo
2 Bedrooms
$2,828
969 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 2:25 PM
Welcome to The Villas at Camino Bernardo Beautiful and Spacious Floor Plans in the Award Winning Poway Unified School District The Villas at Camino Bernardo offers gracious apartment homes in a resort style community in a beautifully landscaped tranquil setting in the heart of Rancho Bernado. Our well designed community offers one and two bedroom apartment homes, emphasizing on comfort and livability featuring upgraded kitchens, bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, modern hard-flooring, and other popular features such as full size washer and dryer. As a resident of The Villas you will enjoy two heated pools, two soothing spas, lighted tennis court, state of the art fitness center, community clubhouse, dog park, tot lot, onsite storage is available.
Read More...
Read Less...
Cresta Bella Photo Gallery 1
Verified
12 Units Available
Cresta Bella
11035 Via Livorno, San Diego, CA 92129
Rancho Penasquitos
2 Bedrooms
$2,788
1289 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,885
1447 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 2:18 PM
CRESTA BELLA... a new, luxury rental community with Mediterranean-inspired architecture and spacious, flexible floor plans. A collection that is honored to call Rancho Penasquitos home, Cresta Bella blends together outstanding in-home conveniences, such as full-size washers and dryers, with thoughtful appointments like designer trim, state-of-the-art kitchens, and direct-access garages with remotes. The end result is an elegant living experience that is second to none.
Read More...
Read Less...
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos Photo Gallery 1
Verified
10 Units Available
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos
15095 Via Hondonada, San Diego, CA 92129
Glens
2 Bedrooms
$2,454
963 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 2:16 PM
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos offers beautifully remodeled two and three bedroom apartment homes for rent located off Carmel Mountain Road in Rancho Penasquitos. We have beautiful valley views nestled in a wooded landscape and are located next door to Rolling Hills Elementary School which is in the Award Winning Poway School District.
Read More...
Read Less...
The Overlook at Bernardo Heights Photo Gallery 1
Verified
8 Units Available
The Overlook at Bernardo Heights
15909 Avenida Venusto, San Diego, CA 92128
Rancho Bernardo
1 Bedroom
$1,814
626 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,154
905 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 8:17 AM
Interior features include walk-in closets, separate dens and dining rooms, vaulted ceilings, and private patios/balconies. Close to the San Diego Liberal Arts Academy and Highland Ranch Elementary School.
Read More...
Read Less...
The Reserve At 4s Ranch Photo Gallery 1
Verified
1 Unit Available
The Reserve At 4s Ranch
10411 Reserve Dr, San Diego, CA 92127
4S Ranch
3 Bedrooms
$3,534
1314 sqft
Last updated October 26 at 8:11 AM
Elegant community in the Rancho Bernardo neighborhood. Units offer granite counters, walk-in closets, dishwashers, extra storage and air conditioning. This is a pet-friendly community.
Read More...
Read Less...
Find More Rentals By

Bedrooms

San Marcos 1 Bedroom Apartments (4)
Find More Rentals in Nearby

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for a short-term apartment in San Marcos?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in San Marcos range from $2,500 to $3,450 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in San Marcos?

Currently, there are 3 short-term apartments available for rent in San Marcos.
City Guide for San Marcos, CA

Greetings, one and all, and welcome to your San Marcos, California apartment hunting headquarters! Situated in north San Diego County between Escondido and Oceanside and boasting a moderate year-round climate that makes the rest of the Golden State green with envy, San Marcos is undoubtedly one of SoCal’s most attractive communities. Sound like a good fit for you? Then stick with us, ladies and gents, hombres and chicas, because an apartment with your name on it (well, an apartment that’s soon t...

See more

What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in San Marcos, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in San Marcos takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.