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“life guards”(11 reviews)
“nice walk”(6 reviews)
A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
+1 858-755-1556
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came and rented a villa with my family. The beaches are so clean, the villa was amazing. Totally encourage others to give this try as soon as possible. Also you can camp on the beach. Bonus of you have kids and want to keep them...More

Thank CosmicConnections
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visit my sister, I always enjoy going to the Del Mar beach -- really a great beach to sit in the sun, splash in the surf or go for a walk.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is something to see. You can walk or bike for a long. You can appreciate how powerful is the nature and how many beautiful things can show us. Amazing beach, well maintained also for the constant work of the life guard. Amazing day of...More

Thank marco-anni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day at Del Mar City Beach. It was a warm day. It was a scenic day. We were there on a day the wave action was very gentle.

Thank mini
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We love this beach. 18th Street through 20th street are great places. Any street is great but that is where there tend to be people and good surfing and lifeguard stands. It’s usually crowded in the summer. The water is very clean and this year...More

2  Thank AngieS1392
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great beaches for walking or families. Lots of room and the water is very warm compared to Northern California.

Thank Frecklebox
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Not sure how long this beach is but it makes for a pretty good hike. Nice firm sand, fairly level. Great people watching - this is a very popular beach.

Thank TravelerChicagoarea
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Love this beach. It’s one of our favorite beaches to visit. Not overcrowded on the weekdays when we went. We also use the public parking off 15th street. Only $1-$2 per hour depending on which row you park. Short walk to the beach.

Thank Kristín N
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

After a bust at La Jolla Cove - dangerous tides, we went to Del Mar out of desperation. It saved the day! We had a toddler who enjoyed playing and wading in the shallow water. The waves were great and the slope was not steep...More

2  Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing surf and soft sand. The children played for hours and begged not to leave. It is the beach I guess. The sand is clean and soft and at high tide the waves were about 8 foot swells. Great for surfing, boogie boarding, and splashing...More

Thank Wehrli
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