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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (42 reviews)
“clean beach” (15 reviews)
Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Del Mar is the place we recommend after our terrible parking experience in La Jolla. La Jolla cove is a mess for parking. Del Mar is less crowded and at least there is good paid parking near the beach. Beach access via 13th or 15th...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a couple of friends and encountered lovely parking attendants that helped with open spaces and they can even help valet. Beach is EPIC!! Views and waves are exhilarating!! Can miss!

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time with our kids. There were also a lot of friendly dogs around too! It was a little crowded but we heard July is a crowded time of year.

Thank Lacey R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Del Mar has been my home for 33 years. I came to California for college in 1970. Growing up surfing in Puerto Rico I was always fascinated by the lore ofSouthern California. We grew up in the 60's with the movies of California beach and...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It's fun to watch the surfers and is very family friendly. An extremely clean beach. Easy walk to quaint town of Del Mar.

Thank jmcgreev
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

So as usual in San Diego parking is horrible and there are TONS of people at this beach. Specific areas for swimming/surfing and larger waves. It is in a better suburb of San Diego but parking is expensive $30 for 4 hours and street parking...More

Thank dairyberrys
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We take our dog on Saturday or Sunday mornings and he viaits with all his friends............most of the dogs are friendly and get along. They love the freedome to play in the surf!

Thank Teri2010
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the Del Mar beach after a nearby brunch. Great beach not real crowded and very clean. Great for nice walk along the shoreline.

Thank JimmyJackk
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did not look into that