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Del Mar City Beach

Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
858-755-1556
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Del Mar
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming, Surfing, Sunbathing
Description: A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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100 reviews 100 reviews
17 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The beach is nice and a lot people enjoy it, but the kelp is pretty wide spread in th e water and on the beach.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

A great way to spend a Sunday evening. We enjoyed spectacular views of the shore from above the beach on the hill. Can't wait to come back and boogie board. There are two restaurants on the beach front that I want to try.

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Evansville, Indiana
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a nice beach! Clean and safe! Beautiful views at sunset. Great spot for all ages! We were surprised that it wasn't crowded like other beaches. We wished we had more days to enjoy here. Hopefully, we will visit again soon!

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San Diego, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
36 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It is scenic and long. Southern California beaches are open to all, unlike the beaches on the East coast.

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Colorado Springs, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Spent a great day along the beach. Was clean and nice. Life Guard towers were staffed. Surf was nice for both surfing and body boarding. Tide wasn't too strong so kids could play without much worry. Dinning is close to the beach.

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San Diego, California
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19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This beach is always a little gem in San Diego. The beach is clean, safe and the lifeguards are great. In the winter you can bring your dog and the people are nice. No alcohol. Great family beach where you can surf and swim.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This beach is in a great location. It is so easy to get to and comparing it to La Jolla, the traffic congestion a lot less. The beach is clean and it seems laid back. it does seem to be more families.The waves were great. But if you are a person who collects sea shells, you will be out of... More

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Del Mar, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Del Mar beach has two parks, Powerhouse Park and Seagrove Park that overlook the beach if you do not want to be on the sand. My advice, park above Luneta that is north of PCH in the neighborhood district and walk down. Jakes Del Mar which is a steak restaurant and Poseidon which is a great pick up place for... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The beach in Del Mar is worth a visit. Beach goers of all kinds, sun lovers, walkers, families, and surfers populate this beach. More lifeguards than most of the San Diego beaches make for safe swimming. Guards patrol the beach with inflatable boats and trucks. The beach is dog friendly and the dog owners for the most part supervise their... More

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Cold, nasty Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We visited as many beaches as we could while vacationing in the Del Mar area, and this beach was very nice, with a pretty park next to it. The one thing that I noticed about this beach that was different than the others was the lifeguard service. They had several rescue boats and many lifeguards stationed there; way more than... More

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