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Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Attraction type: Gardens
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Moonlight Beach
Moonlight Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden
Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all... more Owner description: Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection. Thanks to our mild climate, plants from all over the world thrive here. Our diverse topography provides a variety of microclimates giving the visitor a sensation of going from a desert environment to a tropical rainforest, all within 37 acres.Located 30 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, San Diego Botanic Garden features numerous exhibits, including rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, succulent gardens, an herb garden, firesafe landscaping, a subtropical fruit garden, and native coastal sage natural areas. In June of 2009, we opened the Hamilton Children's Garden, the largest interactive children's garden on the West Coast. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Swami's Beach
Swami's Beach
Attraction type: Beaches; Parks
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Weidner's Gardens
Attraction type: Farms; Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The 3rd Corner
The 3rd Corner
Ranked #1 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar
Lotus Cafe and Juice Bar
Ranked #2 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Elizabethan Desserts
Elizabethan Desserts
Ranked #3 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Bakery
El Q'ero
El Q'ero
Ranked #4 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Peruvian, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana
Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana
Ranked #5 of 225 Restaurants in Encinitas
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Moonlight Beach Motel
Moonlight Beach Motel
$80 - $170
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Encinitas
Econo Lodge Encinitas
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge Encinitas
$81 - $96
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Encinitas
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Inn at Moonlight Beach
Inn at Moonlight Beach
$109 - $259
Ranked #2 of 6 Encinitas B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Kate Stanton Inn
Kate Stanton Inn
$185 - $185
Ranked #1 of 6 Encinitas B&B and Inns
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BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
$130 - $168
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Encinitas
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Black Orchid Bed and Breakfast
Black Orchid Bed and Breakfast
$218 - $275
Ranked #4 of 6 Encinitas B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
4.0 of 5
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
$111 - $192
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in San Marcos
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L'Auberge Del Mar
5.0 of 5
L'Auberge Del Mar
$305 - $442
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Del Mar
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Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara
$254 - $439
Ranked #4 of 34 Hotels in Carlsbad
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