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“Moonlight a very nice Beach”
Review of Moonlight Beach

Moonlight Beach
Ranked #2 of 32 things to do in Encinitas
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

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.

Thank David H
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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Great location to shops&restaurants, snack bar, BBQ pits, playground and convenient parking. There is a pizzeria on E st that's really good.

Thank momofjrr
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Good waves, clean, can rent boogy boards, chairs, umbrella. Snack bar with decent coffee. Safe with many lifeguards.

Thank Marambra C
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Great for young kids- clean sandy beach, brand new showers/ restrooms/ concessions/ fire pits for BBQs & great play park. Plenty of lifeguards & large swim/ bodyboard only area. Naturally v busy at weekend but if car park full we always found space on nearby streets. Walking distance to Main Street with lots of great cafes, restaurants & bars. Great for bodyboarding (us parents had as much fun as our 7 year old!). Whilst obviously waves too strong for our 5 & 2 year old to swim they were v happy to paddle on shoreline/ build sandcastles/ play in park. A lovely family beach. LOVE Encinitas - a great vacation location!

Thank Chelt01
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Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

I just came from a staycation at Moonlight Beach and the remodel of this beach was awesome! Such nice restaurants all in walking distance.

Thank Bethie643
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