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Moonlight Beach

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Address: Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: +1 760-633-2740
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Very charming little beach with grassy area and playground. Nice bathroom facilities. Nice handicap access. Was able to walk out on a walk almost to the waves. Makes it easy for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very charming little beach with grassy area and playground. Nice bathroom facilities. Nice handicap access. Was able to walk out on a walk almost to the waves. Makes it easy for wagons too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this beach! Great sand, great waves, great family experiences always made here. 3 sand volleyball courts, snack bar, clean bathrooms, and friendly locals make for great visit each time we return.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always like going to Moonlight beach fun place nice beach friendly people and pretty good parking as well. Great views from up there nice scenery too. Close to food and fun

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Thank 120jackh
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked here while in the area visiting friends. Lovely beach. Nice facilities. Recreational opportunities. Fun spot!

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Thank Cindy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed a sunset meal on the beach! Many stairs to climb. Surfers were out in full swing. Very cool to watch them. You can also enjoy from top of stairs for older people and wheelchair bound.

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Thank Martin V
Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful area. Interesting houses near by that should be seen. Try local places to eat which are not typical so are unique to beach scene California. Forget the fast food joints. Shops too if you can afford it.

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Thank Bennie R
Murrieta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walk a great and clean beach for a sunset walk. Looks like they doing some upgrades to the Moonlight area now.

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Thank jbmaverick
Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited late in the afternoon and stayed for a beautiful sunset. Area was quiet and we felt quite safe even after dark. We returned early the next morning to look for "moonstones". The area was deserted and we had the place to ourselves. Picked up some jade-stones.

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Central Point, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Moonlight Beach to spend a few days before a cruise with the family and friends. We had planned to take in some of the sights but the family loved the beach that we never left. This is a great Beach to hang out, surf or boogie board. You can either be around people near the entrance or... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

There was a swim area directly in front of the large lifeguard tower with 4 lifeguards! The surfing was on both the left and right of the swim areas. The left was rougher and more crowded. The right was milder and very few surfers. My son who started surfing about a month ago tried both but preferred the right side... More 

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