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San Elijo State Beach Campground

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“train tracks”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

I'm not going to go into too much detail here because it's hard enough to get a reservation at this place and I'd rather have it all to myself. Awesome location, decent surf with multiple points. Bull taco on site. Great little camp store with...More

3  Thank Scott R
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

San Elijo is more like an extended overnight beach slumber party than actual camping, but what a stellar location for a few days of outdoor enjoyment. If you get the right campsite you'll be on a low cliff over the beach with unbeatable views of...More

1  Thank Hutchonthego
Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a great campground on the ocean in Cardiff by the Sea. Close to San Diego as well as "beachie" towns such as Encinitas, Solana, Del Mar & Carlsbad. There are 28 sites with hook-ups...the rest are dry camping. This campground is walking distance...More

5  Thank ckahla
Reviewed October 1, 2014

this was our first time camping here. We had heard about the train noise and thought we could handle it. Here's what I will say... We were at site 124, which backs up directly onto PCH. There was also a lot of street traffic noise....More

5  Thank Christa B
Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a wonderful 5-night stay at San Elijo State Beach Campground and are already planning and plotting our vacation for next September. This campground has a wonderful Southern California surf vibe with most people here with surfboards and boogie boards in tow. I can't...More

5  Thank KathyM7551950
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Beachfront
Free Parking
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Number of rooms
171
Location
United States > California > Del Mar
Also Known As
San Elijo State Beach Campground Hotel Del Mar
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tawniea1
April 6, 2016|
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Response from JenniferSCA |
Some spots are reserved for tents, others for an RV. Just make sure you reserve the right type of spot.
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Greg C
August 11, 2015|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the south area of beach.
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McKenna M
December 27, 2014|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
A hook up means this site has electric, water & sewer hook ups. Unless stated hook up site then it is dry camping ...
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"This is not a hotel, it is a camp ground"
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"Ocean side all the way!"
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"Site 61 is the best site. See my review for more info on this."
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"This is a campground not a hotel"
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