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About Encinitas

With unspoiled scenery and an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, the surf town of Encinitas draws in visitors with a selection of historic hotels and cozy cottages. Come for the nice beaches and epic surfing, and stay for the breathtaking views and the small town charm. From the Moonlight Beach Motel to the Cardiff by the Sea Lodge, you have plenty of options when you stay in Encinitas. Spend the day on the sand at iconic Swami’s, family-friendly Moonlight State Beach or hip local hangout Cardiff State Beach, with it’s nearby ecological reserve and large lagoon.