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Moonlight Beach

Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-633-2740
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Good beach

I was surprised how clean the beach was. No garbage, no seaweed and the sand is so sod. There were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Malin L
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Tollered, Västra Götaland, Sweden
via mobile
Awesome beach

I love this beach!!! It's perfect for families with kids of all ages. Life guards are actually... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ambergT9541RO
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Lincoln, United States
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (57 reviews)
“snack bar” (40 reviews)
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Encinitas, CA 92024
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+1 760-633-2740
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was surprised how clean the beach was. No garbage, no seaweed and the sand is so sod. There were a lots of activities around the area including beachvolley and cafè.

Thank Malin L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this beach!!! It's perfect for families with kids of all ages. Life guards are actually doing their jobs. If there was any concern I saw the guards running out into the water to check on the swimmers. Very clean with showers to use...More

Thank ambergT9541RO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the beach and surf but the preach was much more crowded than going south rather than north from our rental home.

Thank stillinkent
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 foods. It's nice to sit at the covered...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank 4chrisryan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here 3 times in the past year. This is a great beach. I have always found a place to park within 3 blocks. Friday and Saturday are definitely more crowded. Lots of people. Lots of fun.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has a parking lot, which is nice, and has restrooms and places to wash your feet off. These were nice conveniences. The beach is small, and can get crowded, but there is some more space to the south where it adjoins the D...More

Thank winags
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! There are restrooms nearby, a playground, multiple showers for rinsing off sand, fire pits, and the main thing for me is the lifeguards are very diligent. My son was rescued because a rip tide took him out and I had to...More

Thank jennychk5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an Encinitas staple! Across from McGill's skate shop from the 101 Coastal Highway, this is an amazing beach front. Less than a mile from Swami's point break, and blocks from downtown Encinitas, this is a wonderful beach. There are many events held at...More

1  Thank Feedbackart
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great local beach, with kids area, fire rings, picnic tables, volleyball nets, showers & bathrooms, sandwich shop, free parking, and beautiful sandy beach. There is close access to Hwy 101 shops and food. In fact, this is such a nice local beach,...More

Thank rlpowell710
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Martha P
4 August 2017|
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Response from Kasienka_12 | Reviewed this property |
I think you are allowed but I have never tried because there are few grill on set on the beach already
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Joanna B
8 June 2017|
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Response from Kasienka_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer. I did not open messages for long time. Probably you already know but it is first come first serve My best Kate
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