We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Del Mar City Beach

Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Open Cockpit Biplane Sightseeing Ride in San Diego
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snack shack” (5 reviews)
“sand dollars” (5 reviews)
“nice area” (4 reviews)
Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
Write a ReviewReviews (379)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great beach for everyone. Dogs too! Walking distance to town, hotels, restaurants and shops. The best!

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! Del Mar City Beach is one of the best beaches I have visited. Clean, lovely, fun nice people. We had a great time, lots of space to play ball, excellent place to view sunset & the surfers. We were a party of 3 adults...More

Thank IndianaCruisergal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in December 2017 and although the water too cold for our tastes, the beach and sand were terrific for long, easy walks.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really accessible beach and long long walk up or down the coast and pretty little homes above the beach and town is right there...It is warm in winter once it hits 10AM and the sunsets are magical some nights...and the town shops for eating are...More

Thank erabmd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great activity and time for a great walk on the beach people watching, activity watching, and enjoying nature!! It is a beautiful place and great wide beach for large gatherings!!!!

Thank Paige S
Reviewed 13 November 2017 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

1  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.

1  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
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Del Mar
Del Mar Motel on the Beach
205 reviews
.15 km away
L'Auberge Del Mar
1,032 reviews
.40 km away
Wave Crest Resort
54 reviews
.65 km away
Les Artistes
109 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Jake's Del Mar
1,372 reviews
.23 km away
Poseidon Restaurant-On The Bch
773 reviews
.20 km away
359 reviews
.51 km away
Pacifica Del Mar
549 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Del Mar Race Track
462 reviews
1.28 km away
Dog Beach
232 reviews
1.46 km away
Powerhouse Park
79 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
2 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jtdanza | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.
Dan L
24 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from dziran | Reviewed this property |
did not look into that