An affluent community, Solana Beach is known best for its secluded beaches, laidback nightlife, beautiful waterfront accommodations, one-of-a-kind boutiques, and exceptional art galleries. Solana Beach sits just 30 minutes from the northern point of Downtown San Diego with 1.7 miles of breathtaking coastline, south of San Elijo Lagoon off Highway 101 and north of Del Mar. Solana Beach has long been a destination for those seeking a small town environment in a laidback beach community.
Solana Beach features four main Beach areas with various activities for residents and visitors alike. The main beach, Fletcher Cove, can be found at 111 South Sierra, has free parking, easy street access, and year-round lifeguards on duty. Here you will find recreational activities such as surfing, body boarding, and jogging. For snorkeling and scuba diving, Tide Beach Park is known for its large reefs and is located a half mile north of Fletcher Cove.
Where Design Takes Form
One of Solana Beach`s hotspots, Cedros Avenue District, is like taking "a stroll down a charming European Side Street," according to the Los Angeles Times. With weekly farmers` markets, alluring boutiques, local art galleries, and more, Cedros Avenue is known for its lively and eccentric atmosphere. Cedros Avenue District has over two-and-a-half blocks of 85 unique boutiques and galleries with fashions, housewares, art, and collectibles. Here you will find an eclectic blend of items from all over the world.
Celebrating Latino Culture
Annually, the residents of Solana Beach can be found at Fiesta del Sol, a festival celebrating Latino culture. Fiesta del Sol is a two-day event with live music and performances, local food vendors, showcases for children`s groups, and arts and crafts booths. This festival brings about 50,000 people from all over the northern San Diego area.
With incredible seaside living, artistic flair, and easy access to Downtown San Diego, Solana Beach is a treat for residents and visitors alike.