Encinitas for beach-loving shoppers

Swami’s Beach in Encinitas. (K.C. Alfred)

From D Street to Swamis, Encinitas is a beachgoer’s paradise. For surfers - including hometown rippers, Rob Machado and Joel Tudor - there are renowned beach and reef breaks along this stretch. Moonlight Beach attracts sunbathers, volleyball players and families year-round. And downtown Encinitas, with its funky boutiques, laid-back pubs and ever-present skaters, reflects the seaside culture to-a-tee. Spend a few hours in the water, or be a spectator from the sand, and then jaunt over to some of these nearby businesses:

Source: DiscoverSD