The climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cool during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 50's. The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 82 degrees. The coldest month of the year is December. The combination of wonderful weather, palm trees and sparking ocean give Solana Beach a reputation as a near-perfect paradise.
This quintessential beach town is a popular for its diversity; here you will find eclectic shops, world-class restaurants, active nightlife, beach sports, nature walks and hiking. An evening tradition shared by locals and visitors is gathering at Fletcher Cove Beach to enjoy the incredible sunsets.
The Cedros Design District is well-known as an enclave of coolness with the quaintness and aura of a European side-street. Here visitors find an enchanting 2 blocks of more than 85 unique and trendy shops: furniture from around the world, out of the ordinary antiques, hand-woven tapestry, charming jewelry, adventure gear, organic restaurants, spas, studios and salons. all coming together to make Cedros one of San Diego's most interesting areas.
Perhaps the most famous commercial establishment in Cedros is the Belly Up Tavern with a distinguished history of bringing all kinds of music to the San Diego area. The Belly Up has often been voted "San Diego's Best Live Music Venue" by the San Diego Union Tribune, The San Diego Reader and San Diego Magazine. It's been called "one of the coolest music scenes on the west coast" by Rolling Stone Magazine.
The city has a great transportation system. Breeze busses go from Del Mar to San Clemente, Pala Casio to Encinitas and from Fallbrook to Oceanside. The Breeze buses can take you to the Del Mar Fair and horse races. You can make connections to the trains, the Coaster and Amtrak, San Diego Transit and Trolley and go anywhere you want.
Every July the local triathlon club hosts a "beach party triathlon" with a quarter mile ocean swim, nine mile bike ride and three mile run. Thousands of people run, ride, swim, watch, participate and have fun with their family and friends.
Right next door is the city of Del Mar - the only town in San Diego county with a world-class thoroughbred horse-racing track. It was founded by Bing Crosby and Jimmy Durante and is know as the track where the "surf meets the turf" and has been attracting horse racing fans since 1937. Del Mar in Spanish means "the sea".
The nationally known Jenny Craig weight loss company has it headquarters here and employs more than 180 people. East of the freeway, Interstate 5, is the newer section of Solana Beach: a country club surrounded by luxurious executive homes.
Beach town lodging options San Diego area include Solana Beach accommodations and Solana Beach Hotels.
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