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San Elijo State Beach Campground

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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible5%
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“beach camping”(6 reviews)
“bring earplugs”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Great campground in the northern beach towns of San Diego. Staff is great. Sites are clean. Showers and toilets kept clean but a bit old. Hot showers are $2. We had site 20 which is a hookup ocean front but it doesn't not have a...More

2  Thank Dadickster
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Great place on the beach. This is the best place to enjoy the beach all day, shower in the well designed showers and have a beer while watching the sun set over the pacific. Be sure to select a site on the ocean side for...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We love coming to San Elijo every year. This year was great. However do to the water drought the water was turned off to the showers you use after you come back for the beach. That was hard for a family to rinse off before...More

1  Thank pyrofamily
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Nice view from bluff, showers and toilets pretty clean. We were wondering why other RVs had baking soda around wheels and mounting stabilizers. We were invaded by ants and that's how they got inside. It pretty well ruined our trip and took a lot of...More

4  Thank Randy O
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This is a great beach campground. The location is ideal. Try to get a spot on the bluff side. Very casual and fun for the whole family. There is a taco stand, camp store and a surf school on the premises. Cardiff is a funky...More

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tawniea1
7 April 2016|
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Response from JenniferSCA |
Some spots are reserved for tents, others for an RV. Just make sure you reserve the right type of spot.
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Greg C
12 August 2015|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the south area of beach.
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McKenna M
27 December 2014|
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Response from ckahla | Reviewed this property |
A hook up means this site has electric, water & sewer hook ups. Unless stated hook up site then it is dry camping ...
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"Ocean side all the way!"
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"Site 61 is the best site. See my review for more info on this."
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"This is a campground not a hotel"
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"Stayed along the beach side in 170 and 163. 163 is right next to beach access and the showers. May need a..."
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