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San Elijo State Beach Campground

Del Mar, CA
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“beach camping” (6 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

As a San Diego resident, I've passed by this beachside campground hundreds of times and never gave it much of a thought until recently. This place is fully booked most of the time, but they do have walk-up sites daily. You have to get there...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I'm at the campground as I write this. This is not beach camping because only a few sites have a view of the beach. LOTS of train horn noise until 2 a.m. and it starts back up before 7 a.m. Car traffic noise all day....More

2  Thank Cachora3
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We wanted a site on the beach and this was as close as we could get! We were up against the fence, about 60 feet over the beach, and had a magnificent sunset view (not to mention a front row seat to see the surfers)....More

2  Thank WoodOK
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Just came back from a Thanksgiving trip here. This is one of the best campgrounds in SoCal. Beautiful views, a campground store for basics, nice restaurants close by, great surfing and bicycling, and of course the Cardiff Kook!! This is a very kid friendly place....More

2  Thank LoveMauiForever
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had a beach front site. Amazing views, short walk to beach, great surfing. Lots of great resturants within walking distance, campground next to bike path. As good as it gets for beach camping in southern California!

1  Thank Jaime S
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  • Top amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel Amenities
  • 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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Traveller (46)
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tawniea1
7 April 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
12 August 2015|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the south area of beach.
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Diane M
27 December 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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"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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"Stayed along the beach side in 170 and 163. 163 is right next to beach access and the showers. May need a..."
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