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Swami's Beach

South Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas, CA
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“the cliff” (10 reviews)
“point break” (5 reviews)
“parking lot” (10 reviews)
South Coast Hwy. 101, Encinitas, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is more famous as a surf spot than a casual beach goers location. The point can capture great west and north swells to form some really excellent waves for riding. It doesn't blow out very often either so all day surfing can be possible....More

Thank Garey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful area. Love the stair well. You can look around and see for miles. Surfers like the spot. Close to town and restaurants

Thank masterluke007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to live in the North County area and have always loved Swami's Beach. We visit nearly every time we come back. Though parking is minimal, it is free, and I almost always manage to find a place. Its a long stair climb down to...More

Thank DeeAnn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great surfing at Swami's. Several local shops to rent from. If you don't surf you can find a nice spot on the cliff and watch. Nice beach.

Thank adventurefamily05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the atmosphere of the beach town of Encinitas . Swami beach is where we got to watch fascinating Encinitas surfers. Apparently it is a previously unknown to me but very famous surfing spot. Places to have a picnic to watch surfers and stroll....More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rode my bicycle here today and what a view! Lots of people for sure on a Saturday but being on a bike was a plus!

Thank tango982015
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful spot on a glorious southern California day. Loved watching the surfers catching the waves. Very busy spot for tourists and locals alike.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a few hours on several of our vacation days here - surfing and reading on the beach. Parking is near impossible at this popular spot so be prepared to walk a ways. We dropped off boys and surfboards in the lot and then...More

Thank leona724
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

It is worth the trip to Swami's from Anywhere because it isnone of the best views along the coast and one of the great surf spots of the world. The likes of Rob Machado surf here. Parking is a challenge but it is worth the...More

Thank ABCisme
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Anyone who knows the history of surfing in California knows Swami's is one of those famous breaks you have to visit... Easy beach break, locals mostly laid back... great spot to bring the family and enjoy a session.

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Bob G
are pets allowed
20 May 2016|
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are pets allowed
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Response from Danuza | Reviewed this property |
Heather is right> only Service dogs! NO pets