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Del Mar City Beach

Address: Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA
Phone Number: 858-755-1556
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Ranked #1 of 17 Activities in Del Mar
Activities: Swimming, Surfing, Sunbathing
Owner description: A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
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Activities: Swimming, Surfing, Sunbathing
Owner description: A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
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Austin, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
52 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Yes this is our favorite beach. Our family's favorite for many reasons. For familiarity for ease of parking-we always seem to find one nearby, either walking distance or in the neighborhood especially after 5 or you can pay for a bit and park. This time we found one above the playground. Cute little playground we spent some time w/our youngest... More 

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La Mesa, CA
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137 reviews 137 reviews
31 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We recently rode bikes to this beach, and found two unbelievable sandcastles that someone had made right on the beach. One was the Empire State Building, and the other was a castle with windows and a moat! It's a great beach for just walking along for miles! It's beautifully scenic, and there are clean bathrooms and a nice outdoor shower.... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Wedged between surf & turf and the California's classic Highway 101, there's plenty in Del Mar to keep the visitor busy. Don't be intimidated by the area's high-end trappings. Stay in a cheaper part of San Diego and day trip into Del Mar for the races, a day at the beach or perhaps some fine dining. Do enjoy a short... More 

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San Diego, California
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216 reviews 216 reviews
102 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Walk the beach in Del Mar during the winter. When the tide is right, you can easily walk from Jake's to Torrey Pines State beach and back. It is an invigorating experience, particularly, when the waves are crashing.

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california
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The beach is excellent here, and dogs are allowed on the grass near the old power plant across from the old train station. There are very nice bathrooms in the power plant for beach goers. Parking is easy with $$ or ATM cards across the street. Shopping is up the street in del mar, and there's a starbucks three blocks... More 

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PHOENIX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Really nice vibe at this beach, lots of families as well. Restroom facilities were very clean as well.

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Mission Viejo, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The sand was quite muddy looking and very wet. This may have been because of the recent rains and high surfs. The grassy lawn areas were well cared for and pleasant. The beach area was limited. People were having a lot of fun building sand castles when we were there.

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Seattle
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice walk on the beach and small pleasant town but unfortunately with big prices. Quieter than the other beach cities with less development behind.

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Oceanside
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you happen to bring your dog with you, this is a spot to stop. You may notice that the majority of the beaches in San Diego have restrictions whether its NO DOGS at all or only on leash during a specific time during the year. Bummer, when you live out here. A portion of Del Mar beach allows your... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
27 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beautiful beach with a green park next to it. Great to BBQ and go surfing. This beach has also a dog section. Its really great sport in San Diego.

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