Fan Page - Moonlight Beach is a great place for almost any kind of beach activity, including swimming, surfing, sunbathing, picnicing, walking and jogging. The area just in front of the main beach is designated for swimmers only, with surfing designated to the north and south. The kelp beds a quarter mile off the beach makes this a good diving spot.Our Encinitas trip itinerary maker makes visiting Moonlight State Beach and other Encinitas attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Moonlight Beach has it all! It's a large beautiful beach where you can walk a mile north or south at low tide. Locals play beach volleyball and the smaller visitors enjoy the new large playground... more »
We like this beach at low tide, You can walk for miles. Great beach for swimming, surfing, and volleyball. more »
We walked in the relatively warm water on Moonlight Beach last night; the new Moon made a slight, sweet reflection on the ocean. The sand was so soft under our feet. It was a Sunday evening, but many people couldn't resist the beautiful, clean, long beach: a few other couples walked peacefully by us. The large bathrooms are well cared for, and the outside showers plenty.
Beautiful place!! Parking is free, during the weekend may be harder to find a spot. The concession stand has GREAT healthy food (if you want) available. You can rent any beach item needed. College kids, families.... Everyone comes here. The cliffs help stop the wind/breeze if you want the warmth. We come from Orange County and glad we found this place. The sunsets are magnificent!!
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