About the Community of Encinitas
Encinitas is a small beach community in the North County area of San Diego. Downtown Encinitas, which lies primarily south of Encinitas Boulevard along the Coastal Highway (Route 101) near the beaches. There are numerous shops, clothing boutiques, a variety of restaurants, art galleries, bars, breweries, and more.
The area is known for its beaches, including Moonlight Beach, Swami’s, and Encinitas State Beach, all of which are popular with surfers and swimmers. The main attractions in Encinitas include the San Diego Botanic Garden, The Self-Realization Fellowship Encinitas Temple, the weekly Encinitas Farmers Market, and the Encinitas Historical Society.