The 7 miles of curvy coastline offers many benefits to its residents. Beginning north, the hiking at Torrey Pines State Park has unbeatable views. This seaside community is known for the hilly roads throughout. With hills, comes views, lots and lots of views! The cove offers many marine life encounters. Sea Lions are often resting on the rocks, and sea life is always seen by snorkelers and divers.
Downtown La Jolla is home to many delicious restaurants. Shopping can range from high-end designers to the local surf shop.
Over 12,000 residents call this small beach community their home. The Pacific Ocean is to the west; the community of Cardiff-by-the-Sea to the north, and the City of Del Mar to the south. The unincorporated village of Rancho Santa Fe is located on the east side.
Along PCH, there are local organic restaurants, breweries, yoga studios, salons, and surf apparel. The Cedros Design District is located in Solana Beach, and consists of more than 85 art galleries, import and antique stores, boutiques and cafes (Wikipedia).
Del Mar is an affluent coastal community with sprawling beaches, sophisticated boutiques, and world-class dining. It is also the location of the world-famous Del Mar Racetrack which hosts the Del Mar Races, The San Diego County Fair, and several other shows year-long.
In the village of Del Mar, you will find The Del Mar Plaza which is home to both high end and casual dining, clothing and gift boutiques. Another local favorite is Del Mar Dog Beach, where you and your furry friend can enjoy a sun-filled day at the beach off-leash most times of the year with other pups!
Fun fact: Tom (my husband) and I got married at Del Mar's Powerhouse Park in 2002.