Del Mar is a quaint seaside village 20 minutes north of San Diego on the Southern California Coastline. It is rich with beauty, amenities, and history. Since the legendary days of Hollywood's golden years, Del Mar has been the destination of choice for movie stars as well as those with a taste for fast horses, breathtaking vistas, stunning sandstone canyons, accessible pristine beaches and award-winning cuisine with dazzline ocean views. Del Mar is home to the renowned Del Mar Racetrack and San Diego County Fair. The affluent and historic Del Mar Village offers a variety of unique mom and pop shops, renowned ocean-view restaurants and charming beach-style hotels.
What makes Del Mar unique?
Del Mar is the only Southern California beach village with a European vibe. There is an undeniable sophistication accompanied with a peaceful ambience that makes Del Mar unique among seaside destinations. That's why it's a village and not a town or a city. It has a collection of shops, restaurants and hotels that would fit right in with the likes of those on the French or Italian Riviera's. Del Mar offers all the dining, lodging, shopping, and beach experience of Southern California, yet at a much more relaxing pace. There is still excitement surrounding the village, especially during race season. But the village itself offers unmatched tranquility. Visitors can enjoy many of the pleasures of the village without ever needing a car.
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