Solana Beach presents a delightful setting along the San Diego County coastline, with Del Mar as its southern neighbor and Cardiff by the Sea and Encinitas just to the north.
Welcome to Solana Beach
Solana Beach presents a delightful setting along the San Diego County coastline, with Del Mar as its southern neighbor and Cardiff by the Sea and Encinitas just to the north. Rancho Santa Fe and Fairbanks Ranch are minutes inland from Solana Beach, which is considered one of the region's best-kept secrets.
Solana Beach - Something for Everyone
Whether you're looking for a luxurious beach house in Solana Beach or a low-maintenance townhome, the seaside city features something for everyone. Singles, couples and families enjoy its proximity to downtown San Diego, Carlsbad, world-class tennis and golf, and top-rated schools.
Solana Beach Real Estate Insights
To this day, Solana Beach offers a laid back charm and carefree attitude that carries over to its desirable selection of neighborhoods. While still relatively exclusive, Solana Beach real estate is often more attainably priced than Del Mar, La Jolla, or Rancho Santa Fe real estate. Many homes in the coastal hills of Solana Beach welcome beautiful ocean, mountain or greenbelt views.
People & Lifestyle
Offering an ideal small-town atmosphere where residents live, work, surf and play, Solana Beach boasts some of San Diego County’s best year-round weather. The city is a favorite choice for those looking to enjoy the beach, shopping and dining destinations, golf and more.
Parks & Nature
Beaches: Residents of Solana Beach enjoy spending time at one of its many picturesque beaches, including Tide Beach, Fletcher Cove and Seascape Beach.
Torrey Pines State Nature Reserve: One of the wildest stretches of land on the Southern California coast, its 2,000 acres are preserved as they were before San Diego was developed.
San Elijo Lagoon: These wetlands are some of the few that remain in Southern California. San Elijo Lagoon has a Nature Center with information about the plants and animals found throughout the area.
Lake Hodges: This lake serves as a reservoir, and the surrounding area has more than 1,200 acres of open land. There are barbecues and picnic tables available for the public.
San Dieguito County Park: A 125-acre park with picnic pavilions, barbecue grills, playgrounds, a basketball court, a rentable gazebo, hiking trails, exercise stations, and Miracle Field, which is a baseball field designed to be accessible for players with disabilities.
Black Mountain Open Space Park: This sprawling park has plenty of space for hiking, biking and more. There are many lookouts throughout the park to capitalize on the stunning views.
Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Grand Del Mar: Unrivaled luxury, fine dining and elegant style are the hallmarks of this five-diamond/five-star resort, named California’s #1 luxury hotel by TripAdvisor.
L'Auberge Del Mar: This luxurious beach resort sets a new standard in coastal hospitality. Reminiscent of a private, coastal estate, it encapsulates style and prestige.
La Costa Resort & Spa: From world-class amenities and dining destinations to championship golf and spa experiences, every moment is special at this Omni resort.
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe: The centerpiece of The Village, the Inn features cozy bungalows, pristine landscaped grounds and an award-winning restaurant.
The Lodge at Torrey Pines: Overlooking the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course with views of the Pacific Ocean, The Lodge presents a AAA Five Diamond setting.
From pubs and lounges to fine dining and everything in between, Solana Beach offers foodies a grand selection of mouth-watering spots. Favorites include Pamplemousse Grille, Crush, The Curious Fork, Claire’s, and Waters.
Take in a show at the popular Belly Up Tavern, dine at a variety of local restaurants, or simply enjoy a moonlit stroll along the beach after sunset. Solana Beach is also close to country clubs and resorts in neighboring cities.
Solana Beach is home to Cedros Design District, which is known throughout San Diego County and beyond. This signature shopping district is a hot spot for trend-setting art, antiques, clothing and furniture. The expanding Solana Beach train station and new promenade are sure to be popular destinations as well. Epicureans will also enjoy a gourmet shopping experience at Gelson's, Whole Foods, and Jimbo's markets.
Students in Solana beach attend some of the region’s highest-rated public schools, including:
Solana Vista and Skyline Elementary schools
Earl Warren Middle School
Torrey Pines High School
Local private schools include:
La Jolla Country Day School
Cathedral Catholic High School
The Bishop's School
Cal Coast Academy
Maranatha Christian School
Diegueno Country School
Del Mar Pines School
The Nativity School
Notre Dame Academy
Good Shepherd Catholic School
San Diego Jewish Academy
Halstrom High School
Pacific Ridge School
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