Del Mar, meaning "of the sea" or "by the sea", located 20 miles north of San Diego is a quaint seaside village with European charm, award-winning cuisine, unique shops, world renowned beaches and spectacular ocean views. Known for the Del Mar Racetrack and San Diego County Fair.
Carmel Valley, a planned affluent community in northwestern San Diego. Situated in pristine coastal canyons and only 5 miles to the beach. Home to famed Fairmont Grand Del Mar golf resort and spa.
Encinitas, meaning "little oaks", sits 25 miles north of San Diego and 95 miles south of Los Angeles. Other areas incorporated in Encintas are Old town Encinitas, Leucadia, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, and Olivehain. Home to Moonlight Beach, San Diego Botanic Gardens, and Swami's Beach, six miles of Pacific Ocean coastline an unspoiled reminder of the historic Highway 101 beach culture.
Cardiff by the Sea, referred to as Cardiff is a beach community within Encinitas having it's own zip code 92007. Home to Cardiff Kook, a sculpture depicting a surfer on Hwy 101 and the entrance to San Elijo State Beach known for tide pools and camping, Head north from Cardiff to Swami's Beach.
Solana Beach, known as southern California's hidden gem. Home to Fletcher Cove Park, Tide Park Beach, and Cedros Design District, which has 85 one-of-a-kind boutiques. The streets are lined with charming furniture stores, dress shops, galleries, and restaurants.
Rancho Santa Fe, originally named Rancho San Dieguito, a Mexican land grant of more than 8,000 acres in 1841. Became a planned community of country estates, designed by architect, Lillian Rice and renamed Rancho Santa Fe, in 1922. Bing Crosby hosted a golf tournament known as the "Bing Crosby Clambake" from 1937 to 1947 at the Rancho Santa Fe Country Club.
Carlsbad, referred to as "Village by the Sea", is a tourist destination thanks to its fabulous beaches. Located 35 miles north of San Diego, it's known for Tamarack Surf Beach, the Flower Fields, and Legoland, Carlsbad is also home to Agua Hedionda Lagoon and the nation's largest desalination plant.