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Beautifully remodeled 4 bedroom with bedroom loft. King in the master, king in the 2nd, queen in the third and queen in the 4th and a double in the 5th bedroom loft. Che...
This newly remodeled town home offers 2,000 square feet of living space, and is very nicely appointed. Special features include high vaulted ceilings, a large kitchen th...
Fond family memories are awaiting you in this lovely 3 bedroom + loft, 3 bath 2 story town home in beautiful Leucadia. The town home, with over 1900 square feet, feature...
This remodeled 4 bedroom/2.5 bath, town home features gorgeous sunset views off its large oceanview deck. This spacious home offers plenty of room. King in the master, q...
This ocean view beauty is in an oceanfront complex -- located in beautiful surroundings with trees, grass, and flowers. It features a large deck on which you can relax w...
This newly remodeled, three-bedroom/loft 4th bedroom three-bath beauty is the perfect home for your family. Two masters. King in the first master, King in the 2nd master...
This vacation home is situated just steps from the ocean. This garden unit has special features which include private beach access, a very large balcony, and a nice pati...
This remodeled 4 bedroom/2.5 bath, town home features gorgeous sunset views off its large oceanview deck. This spacious home offers plenty of room. King in the master, q...
50th Anniversary with family
Our idea of a meaningful 50th wedding anniversary celebration was to bring our family together (3 daughters, 2 son-in-laws, 2 grandchildren) for a week by the beach, a chance to visit with our children, reconnect and strengthen bonds. As the trip ... Read more
Great family reunion with spectacular view
We wanted a local place to stay on the beach. This place was perfect for our 9 adult children and spouses and 2 grandchildren. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the view. The terrace area was safe for the 11 month old to crawl about with the glass enclo... Read more
Encinitas Beach House
We had a great experience with our vacation home priory. The home was nice. ....very open and plenty of room for all of our kids and Grand kids. The home was clean and fun to be right on the beach. We thoroughly enjoyed the home and our vacation. ... Read more
All we could expect and more
It was beautiful, clean and exactly what we wanted ! Read more
Everything you want from a beach house
Beautiful! The pictures don't do it justice. House is very clean and well-stocked. Our party of 10 (5 couples) loved the privacy of the 5 bedrooms. 2 sets of washers & driers! Perfect views & you can't beat hearing the ocean as you wake up, eat an... Read more
BEAUTIFUL VIEW
I loved this house!! It was cozy and clean! I would definitely recommend staying here. The photo does not do the beautiful view justice. The only thing I wish was different was the late check in time if it would change to 2pm that would be awesome... Read more
relaxing site
enjoyed the refreshing views and ocean sounds. ideal location to beach, family living in Encinitas and town. very quiet with a private feeling. recommended location to a friend for an up coming event. would use service again. Read more
Seaside Luxury Encinitas Stay
All four of my kids, 2 spouses and one grandchild loved our stay in this house. The view is extraordinary; the kitchen well-sized for two chefs to work together and there is enough common and bedroom space to allow us to be together or separate as... Read more
Great vacation spot!
My bike racing team used this home as a winter training camp destination and it was perfect! Easy access to great roads, incredible views and lots of great dining options. The house was ideal for a large group. Clean, comfortable, everything you c... Read more
Encinitas family get together
We all enjoyed our recent stay in Encinitas. Our house was in a good location. It had everything we needed and the staff at the rental office responded to each of our calls immediately. We did not need to call them while we stayed. Our calls were ... Read more

Encinitas is a coastal city in San Diego, California, and is ideal for families looking for a beach vacation but want to also experience some unique attractions.

Encinitas Highlights and Features:

  • July and August are the best months to visit Encinitas. You'll enjoy the warm weather and avoid the 'May Gray' and 'June Gloom' dull weather.
  • Moonlight Beach and Swami's Beach are the two main beaches. Both have restrooms, parking lots and picnic facilities.
  • Encinitas Fall Festival, held every November, features local arts and crafts.
  • Held every September, the Wavecrest Woodie Meet is the largest rally of wooden bodied vehicles in the world and is free to visit.
  • The annual Oktoberfest is held in the third Sunday every September to coincide with the German celebration.
  • The San Diego Botanic Garden has the largest interactive children's garden on the West Coast. Children under 2 go free. Adults cost $8, children 3 - 12, $6.
  • San Dieguito Heritage Museum preserves the local history. It regularly runs kids events throughout the year.
  • Visit one of the many art galleries. The Off Track Gallery and Michael Seewald Art Gallery are two that can be found here.
  • The Lux Art Institute offers 'Family Fridays', a fun art session for kids.

Blog Posts

December 12, 2013
Recently, my family and I visited San Diego for my cousins wedding, and we were able to make a stop at the San Diego Zoo!...
June 23, 2013
We've been non-stop at the beach lately. First up, Grandview in Leucadia, just between Carlsbad and Encinitas. We went in pursuit of Ponto Beach, but parking was limited, so we kept on down Coast Hig...
May 04, 2013
I’m not too sure I caught all of the hoopla last night. I had an opportunity to check out a new joint that I had been recommended to and yet I have heard rave reviews from various other sources. I thi...
August 02, 2012
Encinitas, California is a beautiful town with tons of character!!!! Here's a peek at my view of this charming slice of heaven…enjoy!...
May 24, 2012
Alan and I traveled to the coast the weekend. It was a great break, we saw friends compete, we ate some good food, we had some great news, and had a fantastic run. Instead of rambling on, here is the ...
March 21, 2012
The first thought I had when reviewing this photo was...who has the better view of this sunset? The passengers in the plane at 20,000 feet OR the guy staring from the top of the bluff at Beacon's in E...
January 30, 2012
Just 25 minutes (on a traffic free day) north of downtown San Diego, lies Encinitas, California, a quintessential surf town featuring streets lined with restaurants, shops, cafes and about six miles o...
September 16, 2011
I was sitting at my desk last night at 10:47pm (approximately) when I received a text message from one of our very best friends in Austin, Texas. The text said this: “In labor – at hospital — I’ll kee...
January 01, 2011
Even though I have driven/biked/walked past the Self-Realization Fellowship in Encinitas my entire life, I have never been inside to the Meditation Gardens. On New Year's Eve, Anna took me to the clif...
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