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1298 S Coast Hwy 10, Encinitas, CA 92024
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All reviews point break parking lot tide pools acai bowl low tide you can walk worth the effort great waves huevos rancheros great locals world class surf flights of stairs railroad tracks perfect wave non surfers shell collecting beautiful sunset surfing spot
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Reviewed 2 days 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 6 days 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
1  Thank Colin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank janhanbanana
Reviewed 19 November 2018

It is probably difficult to find a more quintessential Southern California cafe. Open air tables, with a tiny inside area, funky and hip staff, fresh cooked food and as much coffee as you can drink! It may not look great from the outside but you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_bald_gourmet
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Famous point break (it is pretty crowded most of the time) with a beautiful beach to the south. The steps down are a bit much, but the trip is worth it. A beautiful walk down to Cardiff and the Cardiff State Beach begins here. Sometime...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lovewarmwater
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Whether you're a surfer or a boogie boarder or just a beach goer...this is one of the best beaches in So. Cal. Spend the entire day or just a couple of hours...you won't be sorry.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

From the rambling stair way to the beautiful surf this is just a classic beach Wonderful in the day to spend your day sunbathing or surfing to brilliant at dusk to for a walk after you dinne

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