I've lived in the La Costa and the Encinitas area for almost 4 years, and by far the Moonlight Beach Encinitas is my favorite Beach in the San Diego County area. It is a very nice clean and safe beach, we're a lot of the locals go to, a great beach for swimming or walking along side the cliffs, brand new showers and restrooms, you can walk to and from Encinitas Main St. only about 3 to 4 blocks apart, theres a very nice look out section we're you don't have go down to the beach, and the best part of Moonlight Beach is the Parking, during the Summer season if you get there before 10:30 am you should be able to get a parking space and it's free, in most beaches from Encinitas to Carlsbad finding a parking space can be very difficult, we never had a problem finding parking at Moonlight. During the July month there are a lot of children going as they are part of a local camp group that goes there every year, they do fill up the beach, but they are usually at one section of the beach which still gives you plenty of spaces. Remember this is the beach for the locals but everyone are welcome to Moonlight Beach. Moonlight a very nice Beach.
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