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Explore the Local Area and Activities of Del Mar

Only a 20-minute drive north from downtown San Diego is the charming, seaside village of Del Mar. Del Mar is a place where people escape to - for relaxation, reflection and rejuvenation. Our laid-back beach city offers beautiful sunny weather, unique shopping, breathtaking beaches, lush parks, the world-famous Del Mar Race Track and much more.

When you are looking for hotels in Del Mar that are close to Del Mar beach, there’s no better choice than the Del Mar Motel on the Beach.

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Our Location

The Del Mar Motel on the Beach is less than a 30-minute drive from San Diego International Airport and minutes away from many of Del Mar’s exciting attractions. Our hotel is conveniently located near a variety of San Diego activities that suit all ages and travel agendas.

Dining Venues, Cafes and Shops

When it comes to Del Mar hotels that are close to restaurants and cafes, we are perfectly situated within walking distance of fantastic dining options such as Poseidon Restaurant, Jake's Del Mar, Pacific Del Mar and many more. Del Mar Village is home to an assortment of award-winning cuisines and restaurant venues. If you love to shop, there are numerous shopping opportunities in the area, including the Del Mar Farmer's Market, and Del Mar Plaza.

Horse Races, Games and Rides

If you have a passion for horse races and gaming, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing Club is less than a ten-minute drive away from our hotel. It opens in July and remains open for all-day fun until the beginning of September. The San Diego County Fair is also held in the same location and offers entertainment, thrills and fun for families and friends during June and November.

Surfing, Parks and Beaches

Del Mar has a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy. From grassy parks and sun-kissed beaches such as Seagrove Park, Powerhouse Park and Torrey Pines State Beach to exotic bird sanctuaries like Free Flight and surfing lessons at the Del Mar Surf School, Del Mar, California has something for everyone to experience and explore.