Del Mar, CA

DEL MAR - Coastal Beauty. European Charm. Since the legendary days of Hollywood’s golden years, Del Mar has been the destination of choice for many a movie star as well as those with a taste for fast horses, beautiful beaches and award-winning cuisine.

Del Mar is a quaint seaside village rich in history, striking natural beauty and European charm. Located just 20 miles north of San Diego on the Southern California coastline, Del Mar Village is unique in its offering of a vibrant small-town atmosphere, sprawling natural playground along the Pacific Ocean and the casual sophistication of a world-class destination.

First renowned during the golden era of the movie industry, Del Mar was the retreat for Hollywood’s biggest movie stars who came to enjoy its peaceful ambiance, pristine beaches, and exhilarating thoroughbred horseracing. Today, the affluent and historic Del Mar Village attracts visitors from across the globe seeking breathtaking vistas, stunning sandstone canyons, beach activities and award-winning cuisine with spectacular ocean views.

Visitors can experience Del Mar Village without ever needing to get in a car. The collection of unique, independent shops, outdoor cafes and boutique hotels, many in half-timbered, Tudor-style buildings, is accessible on foot throughout the heart of the Village. Del Mar Village is also easily navigated on a bicycle and the beaches are dog-friendly.

Del Mar is home to the renowned Del Mar Racetrack which brings the excitement of thoroughbred horseracing during racing season and the hugely popular San Diego County Fair which kicks off the start of summer. Nearby attractions include famed Torrey Pines Golf Course, home to the US Open and Farmers Insurance Open, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, Torrey Pines State Preserve and Legoland.

Del Mar Facts

  • Del Mar is Spanish for “of the sea” or “by the sea,” which reflects its location on the coast of the Pacific Ocean
  • The City of Del Mar was incorporated in 1959 and is the smallest incorporated city in San Diego County, with a population of 4,500 tucked into 2.1-square-miles
  • The Del Mar area is one of only two locations where the rare Torrey Pine tree grows. The only other population of the endangered Pinus torreyana can be found on Santa Rosa Island, a California Channel Island off the coast of Santa Barbara.
  • Del Mar’s climate is considered Mediterranean-subtropical with warm, dry summers and mild, humid winters. It is considered one of the most desirable climates in the United States. Temperatures rarely exceed 85 °F (29 °C) or drop below 41 °F (5 °C) throughout the year. The average yearly temperature in Del Mar is approximately 65 °F (18 °C).

 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
Del Mar Race Tracks
San Diego County Fair
Del Mar Dog Beach
Torrey Pines State Beach
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