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Moonlight Beach, Encinitas

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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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  • The beach was long with a lot of room to sprawl out. It was good because I didn't feel like there was a person right next to us. It was good to get some sun and walk on the beach for a good distance.  more »
  • If you are in Encinitas this beach is a good choice. Beach with a park for the kids. You can play and after go to the beach. Kids loved it!  more »
  • A wonderful place to hang out for an afternoon. Surf, barbecue, hang out, and surf again. The view is spectacular. Very kid friendly and you can bring your own portable BBQ.  more »

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