Encinitas is a beach town in North County San Diego. The Encinitas area is known for its beautiful beaches and excellent surf spots.

Downtown Encinitas is an iconic hot spot with an old-style California coastal vibe that welcomes visitors and locals alike. The historic “Encinitas” sign hangs on the coastal highway near the historic La Paloma Theatre and around many family-owned restaurants and bars. There are plenty of outdoor activities to do, and many great restaurants and shops located along the 101 Highway in Encinitas.

Encinitas is a big surf community and was named one of the best surf towns by Surfer Magazine. Swamis state beach is an internationally known surf spot and a viewpoint along the 101 highway. Residents also enjoy going to Moonlight Beach and having bonfires. There are many beaches in Encinitas and a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy. 

There is a big yoga scene in Encinitas and a large yoga community. Yogananda’s Self Realization Center and meditation gardens are located in the historic downtown area along the 101 and attract many visitors.

Learn more about the Encinitas and Leucadia Communities.