I've always loved Del Mar beach, clean, beautiful, and family friendly. Dogs are allowed on leashes. Del Mar is a dog friendly town. There is a dog beach section further North on the beach, with pay for parking spaces.
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Super nice beach on a super nice village. The only problem is to find a parking spot near the beach. You have to go near the train lines, otherwise most of the beach is for local homies
I walk 2 miles on the beach entering at 20th streeet early every morning. It is a fresh sea air experience that I love. I recommend it to everyone that wants to have light excercise and breath in clean air.
We walked along Del Mar City beach at sunset, and although this was during the Labor Day weekend, the beach was not overly crowded. The sun became a large red ball magnified by the marine layer just before going down for the night, creating a...More
We had a nice breakfast at Stratford Court and walked to the beach. The surfers know the best access, just bring good shoes. Be careful crossing the tracks. Once at the water walk left or right, its all wonderful. We weren't at the official city...More
Califia Beach...surfers to watch, lifeguards on duty, about a 1.1mi walk to San Clemente Pier for a great cup of chowder for lunch. Parking adequate..be prepared to walk across track and down wooden stairs (all manageable) to gain access to a really great beach.
Del Mar is the place we recommend after our terrible parking experience in La Jolla. La Jolla cove is a mess for parking. Del Mar is less crowded and at least there is good paid parking near the beach. Beach access via 13th or 15th...More
We had a great time with our kids. There were also a lot of friendly dogs around too! It was a little crowded but we heard July is a crowded time of year.