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San Elijo State Beach Campground

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The location of San Elijo State Beach is not Del Mar but Cardiff by the Sea. This has a big camp ground, but since we live in San Diego, we are day visitors. A distinctive feature of this beach is that it is accessed by...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The public beach and San Elijo campground operated by the State of CA are located located in Cardiff by the Sea CA 92007 NOT Del Mar. There is a day use only parking lot at the south end of the beach with life guards and...More

2  Thank E R
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

One of best wide open Sandy beaches in SD. Must keep dog on leash. Inlet shallow area for young children, bonus. Great beach if wanting to learn how to surf or boogie boarding. Lots of pay parking. For sunset, enjoy Pacific Coast Grill for dinner...More

3  Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Great campground in the northern beach towns of San Diego. Staff is great. Sites are clean. Showers and toilets kept clean but a bit old. Hot showers are $2. We had site 20 which is a hookup ocean front but it doesn't not have a...More

2  Thank Dadickster
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Great place on the beach. This is the best place to enjoy the beach all day, shower in the well designed showers and have a beer while watching the sun set over the pacific. Be sure to select a site on the ocean side for...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
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Beachfront
Number of rooms
171
Location
United States > California > Del Mar
Also Known As
San Elijo State Beach Campground Hotel Del Mar
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Traveller (51)
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tawniea1
7 April 2016|
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Response from JenniferSCA |
Some spots are reserved for tents, others for an RV. Just make sure you reserve the right type of spot.
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Greg C
11 August 2015|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the south area of beach.
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McKenna M
27 December 2014|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
A hook up means this site has electric, water & sewer hook ups. Unless stated hook up site then it is dry camping ...
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"This is not a hotel, it is a camp ground"
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"Ocean side all the way!"
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"Site 61 is the best site. See my review for more info on this."
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"This is a campground not a hotel"
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