Solana Beach

The streets and freeways in Solana Beach are conveniently connected. Residents can commute or travel the surrounding area.

Welcome to Solana Beach

A trendy and bustling seaside community.
The bustling, coastal city of Solana Beach is a blend of trendy, luxury communities. This inviting city gives residents and visitors many opportunities to explore nature, shopping districts, and entertainment venues. Between San Diego and Oceanside, Solana Beach provides a laid-back downtown district. Solana Beach has two community centers, La Colonia and Fletcher Cove. The streets and freeways in Solana Beach are conveniently connected. Residents can commute or travel the surrounding area on the Amtrak or the Coaster Community Rail.
New residents can choose from the private, seaside neighborhood of West Circle Drive or the contemporary townhomes across from the Del Mar fairgrounds and many other options in between. Fletcher Cove is a family attraction and a favorite coastal park in the area. It features playgrounds for younger children, seating tables, and a basketball court.

What To Love

  • Private neighborhoods 
  • Outdoor activities within walking distance 
  • Fresh and delicious seafood
  • Surfing, artist events, and hiking trails

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Solana Beach have a sense of community. Families and friends interact with one another at various city activities. Solana Beach has public and private country clubs with exclusive access to executive courses. A casual day in Solana Beach could include a walk to a coffee shop and retailers at Lomas Santa Fe Plaza. Bars and laid-back taverns add spark to the nightlife in Solana Beach. Commuting is easy with the Solana Beach Train Station on Cedros Ave.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Solana Beach has numerous dining experiences, from commercial restaurants to fine dining, residents have multiple options to choose from. On the Boardwalk Solana Beach Shopping Center, Alce 101, is a local tequileria and farm-to-table restaurant. Start your evening with the Halibut Ceviche or a Duck Corn Dog with orange balsamic molasses. Then try the Roasted Quail & Green Corn Tamale or the Red & Green Chile Enchiladas. You can enjoy it all on their rooftop with a view. 
When you are craving coastal dishes, you can head to Herb & Sea Restaurant for modern California cuisine. The restaurant is a Chef Brian Malarkey creation, a famous chef with awards from Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars.  
On Cedros Ave, rustic meets upscale dining at Rare Society. They cook up fresh seafood on wood-fire grills in an atmosphere that recalls the vintage steakhouses in Las Vegas. Rare Society serves prime cuts of dry-aged ribeye, filet mignon, and American wagyu. Start your evening by indulging in their caviar service and finish with a Bananas Foster Cheesecake
At Cedros Avenue Design District, between Via de la Valle and Lomas Santa Fe, you will find shopping boutiques and vintage shops that are just as plentiful as its food options. The shopping area is designed to feel like you’re walking down a commercial district in Europe. Their 85 retailers and restaurants include spas, specialty stores, and the famous Belly Up.

Things To Do

Besides spending evenings walking in the sand, Solana beach offers recreational and popular activities. Solana Beach’s open landscape allows for hiking trails at select parks, most of which are accessible and accommodating. Annie’s Canyon Trails in Encinitas has views of the Pacific Ocean far out in the distance. The city is known for its artistic and cultural events. It is common for families to attend a viewing at local art galleries on the weekend. The Solana Beach Farmer Market is a prime event for organic and local farmers.


The Solana Beach School District serves the Solana Beach community.

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