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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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del mar, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Del Martians pay A LOT to make visitor's experience great, and it shows. We can all be proud of our Life Guards and Public Works employees -- they keep our beaches #1!!!

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Denver, Colorado
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

I always enjoy my visits to the Del Mar beach. Easy access from the coastal commute train and driving. bit busy on weekends, easier mid week for parking. Very long beach. good for walking or sleeping. good for kids. California coastal waters are not warm so don't think Hawaiian. But the surf is nice and the beach warm if the... More

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yorkshire UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

If you are renting a car while in California there are many interesting places but if time permits don't miss Del Mar Beach within the city limits of San Diego. Here you will find a wonderful Californian beach life which you only generally read about with golden sands, surfers, volley beach ball and the safety of the beach lifeguard patrols... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We haven't found a bad beach yet in Southern California...this one was beautiful too. It was clean and active. It was interesting to see the amazing cliffs, clear ocean, and the Amtrak track. Juxtaposition at its finest.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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239 reviews 239 reviews
48 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I love this beach not crowded until the weekend but still small and communal. People were ever so engaging, with a dog beach with leashes and no leashes. Awesome to be on the beach thus parking not an issue.

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Glendora, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Very flat beach with packed sand that made walking very easy. Very clean. Lots of surfers to watch. Nice park up above with picnic tables and a small playground. Not much parking.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Charming beach houses and the constant, but gentle spray of the surf. The view in the distance of the cliffs of north San Diego County are also particularly appealing.

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Canandaigua, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

this is a good beach to walk along. Lots of stuff going on. The waves were high when we were there and we marveled at the surfers. Lots of friendly people and places to rinse your feet as you come off the beach.

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Odenton, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Del Mar beach is great for a long walk.. It is very clean. There are clean restrooms close by(which is a big plus). Sunset was just amazing..

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The mixture of cool contemporary homes , Cape Cod homes , 2 great seafood restaurants ....beautiful stretch of long beach for day and sunset walks . A charming dog beach at the Northern end is great fun and chaotic

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