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1298 S Coast Hwy 10, Encinitas, CA 92024
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All reviews point break tide pools parking lot acai bowl low tide you can walk worth the effort great waves huevos rancheros world class surf flights of stairs railroad tracks perfect wave non surfers shell collecting beautiful sunset south end wet sand
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Reviewed yesterday

Parking in the lot can be tight, but you can also park on Hwy 101. Gr8 vantage point to watch surfers play with dolphins, or a sunset. I think it's 126 stairs each way if you want to walk on the beach!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bchgrl9
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow these acai pancakes were just the ticket after a workout or before. Swami's is healthy, huge portions and fair priced with relaxing atmosphere and really nice staff. Unlimited tasty coffee. No they won't let you sleep here though......maybe

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peterpc123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can almost miss theturn to the parking lot. It can get busy but you can park across the street... If you are surfer and haven't been to this place... Go... If you have a family, check it out, if you are ok with the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jess_smithsf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE Southern California surf spot of Legend! From huge surf with the best talent out surfing during winter swells to the locals chillen and watching the sunset on the southern horizon!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ROGOTRAV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit I recommend that if you do go to this beach that you take the family the trip down there it’s just beautiful you can walk down the staircase all the way down to the beach and you can walk for very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lulagirl2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Swami's has long been known as one of the best surfing beaches in San Diego County, so there is almost always someone out there surfing. The views are spectacular but there is a climb down (about 180 stairs down to the beach) and a much...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We had a really nice sunset in swami's Beach. It's so peaceful. And we had the chance to see dolphins and whales geysir from the beach. What a fantastic time for us.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FrancoisG1984
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Swami's is a nice beach. Really clean. The surf is pretty good, but be aware its a very local heavy spot. Expect to fight for every wave. There is also no parking. a handful of spots that get filled up quick or have "permanent residence"...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Captain_AmeriDad
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Fantastic lookout overlooking Swami's beach. Benches to sit and watch the sunset while surfers continue to look for the perfect wave, even after the sun sets! Great entertainment!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 601Fay
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Sets were great on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. About 40-50 surfers enjoying the water. Lots of great waves

Date of experience: November 2018
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Heather is right> only Service dogs! NO pets
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