Del Mar

Exudes a unique blend of laid-back beach life and upscale living, making it one of the most sought-after luxury coastal communities.

Welcome to Del Mar

A Coastal Jewel with a Village Charm
Del Mar, a stunning coastal city, exemplifies luxury living with its pristine beaches and vibrant village atmosphere. Renowned for its exclusive coastal charm, this neighborhood offers an unparalleled lifestyle where the serenity of beach life meets the sophistication of a well-established community. Del Mar's picturesque setting is complemented by its beautifully maintained streets, mature landscaping, and a variety of architectural styles ranging from quaint beach cottages to modern masterpieces.
The heart of Del Mar is its village, a delightful blend of boutique shops, top-notch dining, and a leisurely ambiance. The walkability of the area enhances the living experience, allowing residents to stroll to their favorite spots while enjoying the ocean breeze. Every corner of Del Mar exudes a unique blend of laid-back beach life and upscale living, making it one of the most sought-after luxury coastal communities.

What to Love

  • Pristine Beaches: Including the famous Dog Beach, perfect for beach enthusiasts and pet lovers.
  • Gourmet Dining: A plethora of high-end restaurants offering diverse culinary experiences.
  • Walkability: Effortlessly explore the charming village and its numerous shops and eateries.
  • Stunning Views: Many homes boast breathtaking coastal or village views.
  • Lush Landscaping: Mature foliage creates a tranquil, woodsy atmosphere.

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Del Mar is defined by its balance between relaxation and luxury. Residents enjoy access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the region, perfect for sunbathing, surfing, or simply enjoying a sunset. The community’s walkability further enhances the quality of life, allowing locals to easily access various amenities. Del Mar's village life is bustling yet relaxed, with an array of shopping and dining options that cater to every taste. The neighborhood's easy access to freeways makes it convenient for exploring the greater San Diego area, yet its tranquil setting feels like a world away from city hustle.

Dining and Entertainment

Del Mar's dining scene is as diverse as it is exquisite. L'Auberge Hotel and Restaurant offers an upscale dining experience with stunning ocean views, perfect for special occasions. Monarch Ocean Pub is a local favorite for its laid-back atmosphere and delicious pub fare, complemented by panoramic sea vistas. For those seeking a unique culinary experience, Sbicca and Pacifica Del Mar offer innovative dishes in a sophisticated yet relaxed setting.
The Del Mar Plaza is a hub for a variety of dining experiences, including Tamarindo for flavorful Mexican cuisine and Ilfornaio for authentic Italian fare. For dessert, An's Hatmakers Ice Cream and Paris en Rose pastries provide sweet indulgences. When it comes to shopping, Gary's Studio and Loghman Jewelers offer exclusive products, while Kim Kelly Fit and Salon Republic cater to health and beauty needs.

Things to Do

Del Mar is not just about relaxation; it's also about excitement and entertainment. The Del Mar Racetrack is a legendary venue offering thrilling horse races and events. For nature lovers, Torrey Pines State Preserve presents an opportunity to explore stunning landscapes and hiking trails. The area's parks, including Powerhouse Park and Sea Grove Park, are perfect for family outings, picnics, or peaceful contemplation by the ocean.
The neighborhood's event calendar is always bustling, with the San Diego County Fair and Kaboo Festival drawing crowds from all over. The Farmer's Market offers a taste of local produce and artisanal products, enhancing the community feel of this charming neighborhood.


Education in Del Mar is exceptional, with the Del Mar School District providing high-quality learning experiences. Schools like Del Mar Union Elementary, Del Mar Middle School, and Torrey Pines High School are known for their academic excellence, offering a strong foundation for young minds.

Overview for Del Mar, CA

4,008 people live in Del Mar, where the median age is 50.5 and the average individual income is $121,676. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Del Mar, CA

There's plenty to do around Del Mar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Town & Country - The Varsity Room, The Active Executive, and Hegewisch Stables.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 2.2 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.79 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.7 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.07 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.84 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.21 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Del Mar, CA

Del Mar has 1,818 households, with an average household size of 2.2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Del Mar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,008 people call Del Mar home. The population density is 2,334.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Del Mar, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Del Mar. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Sea Change Preparatory
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