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Moonlight Beach, Encinitas

(4.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Fan Page - Moonlight Beach is a great place for almost any kind of beach activity, including swimming, surfing, sunbathing, picnicing, walking and jogging. The area just in front of the main beach is designated for swimmers only, with surfing designated to the north and south. The kelp beds a quarter mile off the beach makes this a good diving spot.
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  • Great viewpoint for sunsets and kid park and bathrooms Very large parking lot also very safe beach with lifeguard tower 
  • This Beach is a side to not mess. Surf was up as high tide was coming in with great waves and surfers to watch. Great for all ages. 
  • If the tide is low enough, you can walk for a long distance along the beach in either direction (we walked from Beacon's to Moonlight, probably about a mile). There can be some rocks mixed in with the...  more »