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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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  • August 14, 2017
    We enjoyed the beach and surf but the preach was much more crowded than going south rather than north from our rental home.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We stopped by Moonlight Beach again last week. We tried the snack bar for the first time and it was really good! We both had sandwiches and water, but they also serve salads, pizza and other friendly ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Great little Beach. Lots of services: food and bathrooms and huge lifeguard station. The highlight is the volleyball. Oh, and the CACTUS HOUSE right across the street. Straight outta Santa Fe.  more »

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