Del Mar Beach
The Del Mar Beaches are located just north of La Jolla and south of Carlsbad. Del Mar beaches are really more of a locals type beach because of its distance from the city center. Long stretches of wide open white sand beaches are the characteristics of the Del Mar Beaches.
San Diego Del Mar Visitor Tips
Del Mar Beaches in the City of Del Mar, California are very popular for both tourists, locals, and family vacationers. The stretch of Del Mar beaches are joined by the Powerhouse and Seagrove parks that are located next to parts of the beach and offer playgrounds and grassy areas for families to enjoy. The very upscale neighborhood of Del Mar has resulted in a great amount of trendy restaurants, nice but expensive shopping, and very luxurious hotels.
Del Mar Beach Information
The Del Mar Beaches have year round lifeguards, easily accessible beach restrooms and showers, paid parking lots and metered street side parking. Directions to Del Mar Beaches from the south, exit the Interstate 5 at Del Mar Heights Road and head west. From the north, exit Interstate 5 at Villa de la Valle and turn a short distance west.
Del Mar Attractions
Del Mar is well known for its horse racing at the Del Mar fairgrounds from July-September. The Del Mar Fairgrounds also host the very popular Del Mar County Fair from the middle of June till July 4th each year. Similar to most county fairs, the very large Del Mar Fair has carnival rides, games, entertainment, and exhibits.
One of the activities that is synonymous with Del Mar is hot air ballooning. Hot air ballooning over the Del Mar Beaches and the town allows for a great deal of enjoyment and bird's eye photo opportunities.