San Diego Penthouses

Welcome to our guide to downtown San Diego penthouses!

This page features valuable information, floor plans, photos and videos related to penthouse residences in downtown’s luxury high rise buildings.

We also feature all penthouses for sale currently available in downtown San Diego, property listings in our website are updated every 10 minutes!

Downtown San Diego Penthouse Living
Downtown San Diego Penthouse Living

Intro to downtown san diego penthouses

Downtown San Diego luxury high rise buildings offer a limited selection of penthouse residences with views of the ocean, mountains, city lights and beyond. Spacious floor plans, upscale finishes and terrific amenities characterize the various San Diego luxury condo buildings were the best San Diego penthouses are located.

Below we provide a quick guide to the main features and characteristics of penthouse residences among the various downtown San Diego high rise condo towers.

columbia district penthouses

Bayside by BOSA on San Diego’s waterfront offers some of the most sought after penthouses in San Diego. These represent some of the best value in downtown San Diego considering all the development that is taking place in the neighborhood.

Bayside’s penthouses feature ultra luxurious finishes including Viking and Miele appliances, Snaidero cabinets, California closets, Bosch fixtures and more. Featuring incredible northwest bay views and east city views Bayside penthouses rank among the best luxury high rise residences in downtown San Diego.

Bayside San Diego penthouse level residences come in 3 different floor plans with floor plan J featuring 1,860 sq ft, floor plan R featuring 3,151 sq ft and floor plan S featuring 3,226 sq ft.

Next door to Bayside going south is The Grande North and South Towers also developed by BOSA. The Grande towers offers a location just a desirable as Bayside’s, right on the waterfront and just a few block to the shops and restaurants in Little Italy District.

Penthouses at The Grande San Diego are smaller in size compared at about 1,944 sq ft offered on the floor plan E at The Grande which is the largest available at penthouse level.

One block east in between Bayside and The Grande is Sapphire Tower. This is another new luxury high rise tower with a central location close to the shops and restaurants in Little Italy and a few blocks to the waterfront.

Sapphire Tower is a boutique tower with just 97 residences in the whole buildings offering more privacy and tranquility compared to other high rise buildings.

Sapphire Tower penthouses feature a private elevator entry and offer about 2,823 sq ft of living space taking a whole side of the building, either south side (SW views) or north side (NW views) making them highly desirable and sought after.

Heading south towards the Seaport Village is Electra, another luxury high rise tower by BOSA. Located on the Waterfront District but right on the Northern edge of the Marina District, Electra enjoys a nice location in close proximity to the various points of interest in all downtown San Diego Districts.

Electra is the tallest residential tower in San Diego and penthouse residences feature incredible panoramic views. South facing residences at Electra feature some of the nicest views in San Diego. Electra penthouses expand about 1,830 sq ft which is the floor plan T offered only at penthouse levels.

The two newest condo buildings in downtown San Diego, Pacific Gate (2018) and Savina (2019), offer an incredible selection of penthouses with some of the best bay views and quality of finishes you can find in downtown San Diego. Pacific Gate offers 4 different penthouse level floor plans ranging from 2,034 sq ft to 2,608 sq ft of living space. Savina also offers 4 different penthouse level floor plans ranging from to 1,715 sq ft to 2,334 sq ft of living space. View our guide to Pacific Gate Penthouses or our guide to Savina Penthouses to view detailed floor plan info, pictures, videos and more information related to penthouses in the two newest BOSA condo buildings.

For more information on any Waterfront luxury building including general information, photos, floor plans, reviews and videos please refer to the appropriate building guide below.

marina district penthouses

Two buildings stand out for having some of the most coveted penthouses in all downtown San Diego. The Pinnacle is one of downtown’s highest rated luxury high rise towers offering an incredible location just a block to a grocery store, a few blocks to the San Diego bay and another few blocks to shops and restaurants in the Gaslamp District.

The Pinnacle San Diego penthouse level residences are offered in two floor plans one offering 2,961 sq ft and the other 5,000 sq ft of living space.

Harbor Club is just a few blocks south from The Pinnacle and feature some of the most desired penthouses in the city. Because of the building’s terrific location penthouses at Harbor Club feature San Diego’s best view of the harbor and Coronado island. North and East facing penthouses feature some water views and incredible city views.

Harbor Club San Diego penthouse level residences range in square footage from 2,085 sq ft to 4,170 depending on the floor plan.

Horizons is BOSA’s first high rise in San Diego and penthouses here offer two levels of living space with 2,752 sq ft and incredible panoramic views of the water and city lights. Future construction of a high rise tower (also by BOSA) south of Horizons might affect views of units on this luxury condo tower.

Renaissance is across the street from The Pinnacle and Horizons and feature some of the most spacious penthouses in the city with 3,783 sq ft. distributed over two floors of living space. Featuring terrific bay and city views Renaissance penthouses are a great alternative for penthouse living in the Marina District.

Other high rise buildings in the Marina District offering very desirable penthouses are Park Place (another BOSA building), Cityfront Terrace and Meridian.

For more information on any of these Marina District luxury high rise buildings including general information, photos, floor plans and more please refer to the appropriate building guide below.

East Village district penthouses

In San Diego’s East Village District there are 4 high rise towers that stand out and offer luxury condos and penthouses units.

The Legend by BOSA is located right next to the ball park and enjoys a pretty central location close to shops and restaurants in the Gaslamp District.

The Legend penthouses are not the most spacious but with 1,466 sq ft to 1,587 sq ft of living space (floor plan K at The Legend) they feature incredible bay, city and/or ball park views.

The Mark just a few blocks from The Legend is another East Village luxury high rise featuring penthouse level floor plans starting at 2,430 sq ft of living space, floor to ceiling windows and the same incredible bay, city and ball park views.

The Metropolitan are the residences above the Omni hotel in downtown San Diego.  The Metropolitan residences are all penthouse level and feature between 1,991 sq ft to 2,058 sq ft of living space depending on the floor plan.

Park Loft offers some of the largest penthouses in downtown San Diego. Penthouses at Park Loft feature over 2,500 Sq Ft of living space and span over the top two floors of the building offering incredible Petco Park, bay and/or city views.

For more information on any of these East Village District luxury high rise buildings including general information, photos, floor plans and more please refer to the appropriate building guide below.

Little Italy district penthouses

In downtown San Diego Little Italy one building stands out for offering the most coveted penthouses in downtown San Diego. Savina by BOSA offers 8 penthouse level residences, 4 residences on the 35th floor and 4 residences on the 36th floor of the building. Being the newest building and bordering the waterfront, penthouses at Savina tend to offer some of the most panoramic and “protected” views in downtown San Diego.

Other buildings offering penthouse level residences are Acqua Vista and Aperture and despite these two towers not falling in the ‘luxury’ category the penthouse level residences are larger and floor plans are unique to the category and not found on the lower floors of the building.

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