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Moonlight Beach

Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-633-2740
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Long beach

The beach was long with a lot of room to sprawl out. It was good because I didn't feel like there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark S
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Chicago, Illinois
Great beach with a park for the kids

If you are in Encinitas this beach is a good choice. Beach with a park for the kids. You can play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fernanda A
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Porto alegre
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“snack bar” (42 reviews)
“lifeguard tower” (14 reviews)
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Encinitas, CA 92024
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+1 760-633-2740
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was long with a lot of room to sprawl out. It was good because I didn't feel like there was a person right next to us. It was good to get some sun and walk on the beach for a good distance.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Encinitas this beach is a good choice. Beach with a park for the kids. You can play and after go to the beach. Kids loved it!

Thank Fernanda A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to hang out for an afternoon. Surf, barbecue, hang out, and surf again. The view is spectacular. Very kid friendly and you can bring your own portable BBQ.

Thank Kristi Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We watched the sun set and walked on the beach several times during our holiday break with friends and family.

Thank EdAmyZD
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This has to be one of the most beautiful Southern Cali beaches I have been to. A great beach for kids, too! There is a great little round-about for dropping off your gear & party so they can trek to find a good spot while...More

1  Thank Stroller_Snob
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to go with kids. A lot of sand to play, and a beautiful playground in front of the beach. Restroom facilites, volleyball courts, and lifeguards. We had a pleasant afternoon there!

Thank Poly_Rafa
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We were here just after the full moon and the King tides, huge high tides and way low low tides. If you timed it right there was great beach walking. If you didn't then you were getting wet! Sunsets were so red and went on...More

Thank sunnyskier
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is my local beach within walking distance of my home. The special thing about this section of the beach is that even in low tide you can get a good walk in. There are tables, fire pits, bathrooms and showers (to get the sand...More

Thank apolarfly
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Free! Yes, an easy to access beach that is maintained with a large parking lot above it and a path down to it. (a bit crowded in the summer!). Next to the beach is Cottonwood Creek. Walk south to Swami's beach and beyond or north...More

Thank johndkohler1
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The very best of encinitas. Grab pizza and head down to the sand. play volleyball then go back up the road for ice cream and iced lattes. Boogie boards and football tossing are in session. Love this spot

Thank Mike H
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Martha P
4 August 2017|
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Response from Kasienka_12 | Reviewed this property |
I think you are allowed but I have never tried because there are few grill on set on the beach already
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Joanna B
8 June 2017|
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Response from Kasienka_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer. I did not open messages for long time. Probably you already know but it is first come first serve My best Kate
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