Del Mar

An engaged community that makes the area a charming place to call home.

Welcome to Del Mar

Exclusive oceanside community with a unique blend of homes and homesites.

Idyllic living awaits you in the coastal town of Del Mar. This exclusive, highly desirable beach town is home to a population of 4,331 locals. It is located just north of the Torrey Pines State Reserve and about six miles south of Encinitas. Del Mar is also immediately west of Interstate 5, making it easy for residents to travel up and down the coast. In town, there are great schools, restaurants, stores, and local businesses just minutes from home.
Around the city, you’ll observe an eclectic mix of home styles. Buyers can purchase retro mid-century builds, homes with Spanish-style architecture, and coastal-style properties. For being so close to the ocean — and in such a sought-after area — home prices are surprisingly reasonable.

What to Love

  • Oceanfront locale
  • Minutes from Interstate 5
  • Del Mar Dog Beach
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve
  • Powerhouse Park & Beach

Local Lifestyle

Del Mar gives off a distinctly laid-back and relaxed vibe. As a Southern California beach town, it fits the mold perfectly. The entire city is lined with sandy white beaches that have amazing amenities, such as picnic areas and playgrounds. Residential neighborhoods are serene, easygoing, and have an incredibly welcoming vibe. Del Mar is also heavily influenced by the many nature spots that surround the community, including the expansive Crest Canyon Park and Torrey Pines State Reserve.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

The vast majority of the many restaurants and stores in town can be found along Camino Del Mar. Down this road, you can support local favorite businesses and shops such as the florist Jolie Fleur, Elegant Tailor, and Cleaners, Dexter’s Deli, where you’ll find treats for your furry friends, Made In Earth Del Mar, and the Dinosaur Gallery gift shop. You can also savor exceptional menu items at En Fuego Cantina & Grill, Americana Restaurant, Pacifica Del Mar, Zel’s Del Mar, Coya Peruvian Secret, and Ocean View Bar & Grill.
Aside from these fantastic establishments, residents are also fond of shopping at Whole Foods Market, The Wine Connection, See’s Candies, and Sun Diego Boardshop. Other notable restaurants include Market Restaurant, Flower Child, Viewpoint Brewing Company, The Poseidon Restaurant, and Jake’s Del Mar.

Things to Do

Seeking some fun as a new resident of Del Mar? There’s an unbelievable number of attractions, parks, beaches, and more just minutes from your new home.
During the year, be sure to catch the Del Mar thoroughbred horse races at Del Mar Racing. Close by, the San Diego County Fairgrounds and the Del Mar Fairgrounds provide annual entertainment for the entire family. Another favorite event is the weekly Del Mar Farmers Market, where you can shop a large selection of local goods each Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Soak up the gorgeous views and weather by spending your days at the beach. Along the coast, you can visit the Del Mar Dog Beach, Powerhouse Park & Beach, Seagrove Park, and Torrey Pines State Beach. Blocks inland, hike the trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve Extension or Crest Canyon Park.


Del Mar boasts two top-rated elementary schools within the local area.

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