Join the surfers at Grandview Beach Encinitas. This local beach is a popular beach access to Leucadia State beach, in north San Diego county city of Encinitas. The views are nice, the surfing is good.
Location: 1700 Neptune Avenue, Encinitas, California
Directions to Grandview Beach Encinitas: see below Google Map
Parking: Nice sized parking lot at the end of Neptune Avenue. Additional street parking available.
Getting There: Short walk down a set of wooden stairs to the beach. Stop and enjoy the grand view!
Things to Do: Surfing, walking, jogging, sunbathing, swimming, body boarding.
Things to See: Beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean, surfers, homes perched on the edge of steep cliffs with cliff erosion, sunset over the Pacific Ocean
Facilities: None. Restrooms are ½ mile walk north to South Ponto Beach, or 1 mile south at Moonlight beach.
High Tide Access: Long narrow beach disappears at high tide. If you want to walk along the beach, go when tide is less than 3 feet. Tide Tables
Lifeguard: Lifeguards during summer.
Dogs: No dogs allowed on the beach.
Things NOT to Do: No alcohol, no glass containers, no smoking, no littering, no disturbing noise, no overnight sleeping, camping or parking.
Disability Access: No disabled access. This is a steep wooden staircase to the beach.
Hazards: Sunburn; rip currents, high tide, dangerous cliffs
Some beaches are best explored at low tide. Check out the tides and find maps and directions to the popular beaches below.
These are the top beaches in San Diego, listed from north to south:
Blacks Beach (Nude beach)
Blacks Beach (Surfer beach)
These are the top beaches in San Diego’s North County, listed from north to south: