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Del Mar City Beach

Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
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A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snack shack” (5 reviews)
“sand dollars” (5 reviews)
“nice area” (4 reviews)
Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love walking the beach! Love Powerhouse park for picnics and sunsets. Not the best sand though. There are areas for dogs , volleyball ...

Thank MimoM90
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Down south of Del Mar there are beaches in La Jolla (La Jolla Shores is similar and really nice and then the big beaches in PB-Pacific Beach, MB-Mission Beach and OB-Ocean Beach which are very nice also, not quite as beautiful and well used by...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I took my adult Grandkids and their 3 year old to this Del Mar Beach last week . What a great beach. Next door to the Poseiden Restaurant, this location boasts a lifeguard station and a surfers school. There are public bathrooms, water sources to...More

Thank Sunshinetoo
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I've always loved Del Mar beach, clean, beautiful, and family friendly. Dogs are allowed on leashes. Del Mar is a dog friendly town. There is a dog beach section further North on the beach, with pay for parking spaces.

Thank vicki4homes
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Super nice beach on a super nice village. The only problem is to find a parking spot near the beach. You have to go near the train lines, otherwise most of the beach is for local homies

Thank Carles C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I walk 2 miles on the beach entering at 20th streeet early every morning. It is a fresh sea air experience that I love. I recommend it to everyone that wants to have light excercise and breath in clean air.

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We walked along Del Mar City beach at sunset, and although this was during the Labor Day weekend, the beach was not overly crowded. The sun became a large red ball magnified by the marine layer just before going down for the night, creating a...More

Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a nice breakfast at Stratford Court and walked to the beach. The surfers know the best access, just bring good shoes. Be careful crossing the tracks. Once at the water walk left or right, its all wonderful. We weren't at the official city...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Califia Beach...surfers to watch, lifeguards on duty, about a 1.1mi walk to San Clemente Pier for a great cup of chowder for lunch. Parking adequate..be prepared to walk across track and down wooden stairs (all manageable) to gain access to a really great beach.

Thank Cathi G
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful white beach and lots of room to surf , build sand castles, read or just sunbath. Watch for the sea gulls they'll take your food. Nice bath house and fess parking

Thank Jean M
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did not look into that