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“nice walk”(6 reviews)
A popular beach in the San Diego area for sunbathing and surfing.
Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A long, wide and level beach at low tide, Delmar;'s is perfect for walking and gazing at the ocean, the surfers, and the brave bathers in the gentle surf. Nothing to complain about. Dogs are confined to the far north of the beach so your...More

Thank HalPoway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a few days along the coast. It’s a fabulous place to sit watch the surfers in a lovely grass park near public bathrooms. Walking along the beach is a must!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect family beach. Local lifeguards very friendly and helpful to out of state travelers. Very clean and well maintained.

Thank pastorjaanderson
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Came and rented a villa with my family. The beaches are so clean, the villa was amazing. Totally encourage others to give this try as soon as possible. Also you can camp on the beach. Bonus of you have kids and want to keep them...More

Thank CosmicConnections
Reviewed 28 August 2018

When I visit my sister, I always enjoy going to the Del Mar beach -- really a great beach to sit in the sun, splash in the surf or go for a walk.

1  Thank Jay P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It is something to see. You can walk or bike for a long. You can appreciate how powerful is the nature and how many beautiful things can show us. Amazing beach, well maintained also for the constant work of the life guard. Amazing day of...More

Thank marco-anni
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had a wonderful day at Del Mar City Beach. It was a warm day. It was a scenic day. We were there on a day the wave action was very gentle.

Thank mini
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love this beach. 18th Street through 20th street are great places. Any street is great but that is where there tend to be people and good surfing and lifeguard stands. It’s usually crowded in the summer. The water is very clean and this year...More

3  Thank AngieS1392
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great beaches for walking or families. Lots of room and the water is very warm compared to Northern California.

Thank Frecklebox
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Not sure how long this beach is but it makes for a pretty good hike. Nice firm sand, fairly level. Great people watching - this is a very popular beach.

Thank TravelerChicagoarea
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