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San Elijo State Beach

33 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Located on the San Diego Coast, San Elijo Campground offers camping, swimming, surfing, showers and picnicking. The narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand has a nearby reef popular with snorkelers and divers.

A camp store and snack bar located near the campground entrance operates March through…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Poor
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

33 Reviews of San Elijo State Beach

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 10
  • 15
  • 8
Marc
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2022

Clean, beach, no signals

Beach views possible on West row, semi private with greenery around spots, staff was friendly and helpful, beach access is a long staircase. Very affordable but no Wi-Fi and Verizon signal was bad for us at least. Quite a bit of noise from the road and train if you are on the east row.

Site136
Month of VisitFebruary
Tanya B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2022

Ocean Views

This campground sits adjacent to the Pacific in Cardiff. Amazing sunsets and very popular with the surfers. Try to get an ocean view site further from Highway 101 so you don’t hear the traffic as much. This was a challenge for us because many of the ocean view sites were empty during our stay but…

  • Oceanfront Site
  • Sunset and tidepools
  • Bathrooms with hot showers
Month of VisitFebruary
James B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Last min

A few open spots when got in after 10pm tool a spot with no hook ups right next to restrooms clean, little road noise

Month of VisitOctober

Location

San Elijo State Beach is located in California

Directions

San Elijo State Beach extends along Coast Highway 101, 3/4 mile north from San Elijo Lagoon's entrance channel, near the community of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Exit Interstate 5 at Encinitas Blvd., head WEST. Turn LEFT on So. Coast Hwy. Follow the Coast Hwy. south, about 2 miles.

Address

9609 Waples Street Suite 200
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

Coordinates

33.021488275687844 N
117.28424446253166 W

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