Vibrant oceanfront city with outstanding beaches and surfing.
Encinitas, located in , is famed for its beaches and surf breaks. The city has a vibrant Main Street, where surf shops share the street with international restaurants and laid-back beach-town bars. Encinitas is known as the “Flower Capital of the World” due to its many gardens and nurseries, including the . The distinct communities of Leucadia, Olivenhain, and Cardiff-by-the-Sea fall within Encinitas’ borders, while Encinitas CA real estate is divided into an “old” and “new” section, separated by a coastal ridge.
Old has an eclectic mix of American Craftsman and Cape Cod-style homes and Californian beach bungalows with spectacular ocean views. Encinitas’ historic downtown Main Street is located within Old Encinitas. New Encinitas is more suburban in character, with large tracts containing spacious single-family Encinitas homes, and a modern commercial corridor along North El Camino Real.
Surfing is a way of life in Encinitas. National Geographic and Surfer magazine both rank it among the world’s premier surfing destinations. The Beach Boys included it in their run-through of California’s top surf spots in the classic “Surfin’ USA.” Many residents commute to work, with Encinitas being 25 miles north of San Diego. The COASTER rail service from Encinitas Station to downtown San Diego takes 45 minutes. Easygoing and bohemian, Encinitas CA real estate is a quintessentially Californian beach town with an enchanting atmosphere.
Main Street is full of cool, cozy restaurants and coffee shops in keeping with the relaxed surf-town vibe. carries an extensive selection of wines, which can be paired with delicious small plates of Californian cuisine. When cruising down the 101, is a must try, with highlights including acai bowls and breakfast specials. On North El Camino Real, and Promenade house a wide array of recognizable retailers and international restaurants.
Encinitas real estate’s beaches are among the best in California. is great for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing during the day and relaxing around a bonfire at night. Framed by steep bluffs, at the southern end of Encinitas is one of California’s most iconic surf spots. extends over a bluff-top coastal stretch with breathtaking ocean views. In addition to the golf course, Encinitas Ranch has a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse containing a lounge, full-service bar and grill, along with a patio with sweeping ocean views.
Encinitas is served by the and .
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