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Encinitas Holiday

Places to Visit in Encinitas

It's enjoyable to just wander the streets when you're in a new place, but sometimes it's wise to come up with a plan. Grab your travel schedule — we have loads of fantastic ideas for your impending Encinitas holiday.

If you only had one day in Encinitas, you'd want to spend it exploring Legoland California. A remarkable attraction that you won't soon forget, it lures visitors from all over.

Sightseeing is always a ton of fun, particularly when the sights are as good as Carlsbad Premium Outlets! You might need longer than you think to explore this excellent attraction.

Explore the various flowers, plants and trees at San Diego Botanic Garden. If you feel brave, try to pronounce their botanical names! There's a wonderful range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Are you in the mood for a picturesque evening by the shoreline? Bring a picnic rug and find a good vantage point to drink in a brilliant ocean sunset at Moonlight State Beach. Still have some time to spare? Wanting to impress that special someone? Treat them to a leisurely walk along the shoreline at Swamis Beach.

Travelling is about so much more than just visiting a new place. It's all about the things you can do while you're there.

There are plenty of fantastic things to do in Encinitas. Why not purchase a Full-Day San Diego Coastal Tour or an Encinitas Restaurant Walking Tour?

If you'd rather check out the full range of activities, jump onto our Encinitas things to do page.

Encinitas Accommodation

Before you set out for Encinitas, lock in a comfy bed on Expedia. You'll have roughly 44 properties to pick from — your cheap holiday or luxury getaway awaits!

If you're someone that can't sleep unless they're between high thread count sheets, why not cuddle up in luxury at the Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa (5921 Valencia Circle) or the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego (7210 Blue Heron Pl)? Would you prefer cheap and cheerful? Check out the Winners Circle Resort (550 Via De La Valle) and the Rodeway Inn Encinitas North (1444 N Coast Highway 101).

Nearest Airports to Encinitas

Nothing's more satisfying than touching down at San Diego International Airport (SAN) after a lengthy flight. When you've claimed your luggage and shaken out those stiff legs, you'll find yourself about 25 miles from the main streets of Encinitas.


Encinitas Flight Deals

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Top Encinitas Hotel Deals

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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach RM476
Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020
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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

85 Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA
     
    3.8 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    I loved that it was clean, elevators were accesible.

    Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach RM295
    Reviewed on 21 May 2020
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    Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach

    Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach

    410 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA
       
      4.1 of 5
      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Great location, coffee shop and food within walking distance.

      Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland RM330
      Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020
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      Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland

      Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland

      607 Leucadia Blvd, Encinitas, CA
         
        3.9 of 5
        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        The property was clean and the staff was friendly. Breakfast was good and was constantly being restocked.

        Rodeway Inn Encinitas North RM301
        Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020
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        Rodeway Inn Encinitas North

        Rodeway Inn Encinitas North

        1444 N Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA
           
          3.6 of 5
          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Very large room right by parking lot and my car, perfect for what I needed to do.

          Leucadia Beach Inn RM323
          Reviewed on 30 Apr 2020
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          Leucadia Beach Inn

          Leucadia Beach Inn

          1322 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA
             
            4.4 of 5
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            I have stayed at this property multiple times. Good location, clean and welcoming staff.

            Inn at Moonlight Beach RM995
            Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020
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            Inn at Moonlight Beach

            Inn at Moonlight Beach

            105 North Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, Encinitas, CA
               
              4.7 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              The property is a Well(R) platinum certified place, which means it is a haven for humans. The colors and textures and details create comfort and are neutrally-pleasing; the touches such as sprigs of rosemary and candles create a sense of coziness, the soundscape relaxes. The landscaping is fantastic ...

              Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach RM313
              Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020
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              Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach

              Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach

              133 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA
                 
                3.6 of 5
                2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Rapid service, I did not like that there was no vending machine I had to go across the street to buy water.

                Surf House 3 Bedroom Home
                Surf House 3 Bedroom Home

                Surf House 3 Bedroom Home

                510 Neptune Ave, Encinitas, CA
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This family-friendly Encinitas holiday home is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Beacon Beach and Moonlight State Beach. Leucadia State Beach and Grandview Surf Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

                  Top Activities in Encinitas

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