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San Elijo State Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

San Elijo State Beach, Encinitas, CA 92007, USA


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About San Elijo State Beach

This is a popular beach camping destination along the San Diego County coast. The campsite is great for family and friends. It is located on a bluff right above the beach. It is perfect for photographers everywhere to get that perfect shot of a sunset.The beach is enjoyed by surfers, snorkelers, divers, and beach combers. Anglers like to cast their lines into the surf here.

Attractions Near San Elijo State Beach

Swami's Beach
Swami's Beach1.16km from San Elijo State Beach

A beautiful beach and a famous surfing mecca at the south end of Encinitas, CA. The park at Swami’s Beach is a great vantage point for watching surfers and has shaded areas to enjoy a picnic as well. Several cafes, including Swami’s Cafe, and other restaurants are just a short walk north on Highway 101.

Cardiff State Beach
Cardiff State Beach1.85km from San Elijo State Beach

Cardiff State Beach is the long sandy strip along the west side of San Elijo Lagoon a large wetlands and ecological reserve Popular activities include swimming, surfing, and beachcombing. It is one of the iconic location where you can soebd somwe nice time in the middle of the busy location.

San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden3.07km from San Elijo State Beach

At 37 acres (150,000 m2), the garden includes rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, California native plants, Mediterranean climate landscapes, and a subtropical fruit garden.

Torrey Pines State Beach
Torrey Pines State Beach10.08km from San Elijo State Beach

A beautiful public beach located in the community of Torrey Pines. It is a local favorite among surfers and remains a quintessential Southern California beach. The Northern side of the beach has a Surfer/Surfing side while the Southern side hosts swimming, body boarding, etc.

LEGOLAND California
LEGOLAND California11.45km from San Elijo State Beach

Third Legoland park to open. Legoland California is a theme park, miniature park, and aquarium. It comes with over 60 rides, shows and attractions.

Torrey Pines State Reserve
Torrey Pines State Reserve12.33km from San Elijo State Beach

2,000 acres of coastal state park, one of the wildest stretches of land (8 km²) on the Southern California coast. one of the wildest stretches of land (8 km²) on the Southern California coast. The reserve consists of a plateau with cliffs that overlook Torrey Pines State Beach, and a lagoon that is vital to migrating seabirds. Many different kinds of wildlife and flora are found within the reserve, including bobcats, foxes, skunks, raccoons, coyotes, rabbits, cacti, coastal chaparral, and the ra

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San Diego County
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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.