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Travel to Encinitas, California

Encinitas is a small coastal city located at the north end of San Diego County in Southern California. It is best known for its beautiful beaches, popular surf spots and laid-back atmosphere. Orbitz.com can help you locate the best Encinitas hotels and help find the best deals on travel packages and airline reservations.


Olivenhain is a rural community that lies in the eastern-most district of Encinitas. Much of the action lies in the middle of town where the meeting hall plays host to cultural events like the annual Oktoberfest, Haunted House, craft fairs and summer movie series. The area is also known for its many recreational trails used by runners, hikers and horseback riders. Astronomy buffs enjoy Olivenhain's “Dark Sky Policy,” which limits light pollution to allow easier viewing of the night sky. The Ocean Inn Hotel offers rooms for visitors staying near Olivenhain starting at $59 per night. Amenities include a tea room, complimentary breakfasts, guest laundry facilities, jacuzzis and rooms for non-smokers. Contact the hotel with any questions concerning availability and events by calling 760-436-1988.


Leucadia is a small community within Encinitas. It has a strong arts community with year-round events for tourists and locals alike. Every August, the community hosts the Leucadia Art Walk to bring attention to local artists. This street festival also features live music and street food. In October, Leucidia hosts an annual Howl-O-Ween festival featuring a pet parade and pet costume contest with entrance fees donated to the Humane Society. Children and adults alike will enjoy a visit to Legoland, a park dedicated to Lego building toys that contains a water park, aquarium and various rides and educational attractions. Travelers wishing to sample all that Leucadia has to offer can stay at the Howard Johnson Encinitas near the Legoland area. This hotel offers rooms starting at $69 per night. These accommodations feature in-room coffee makers, complimentary breakfasts, high-speed Internet access, satellite television and rooms for travelers with pets. Contact the hotel at 760-944-3800 for more information.


Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a beach community in Encintas that is famous for its surf spots like Swami's and Cardiff Reef. Beach lovers will enjoy a visit to Cardiff State Park. This park offers oceanfront camping and beaches for surfing and swimming. Children will enjoy the Lux Art Institute, which features a Kids-in-Residence program that allows them to watch artists create on-site. Visitors wishing to stay near Cardiff-by-the-Sea can find rooms at the Best Western Encinitas Inn and Suites at Moonlight Beach starting at $105 per night. Amenities include in-room coffee makers, continental breakfasts, high-speed Internet access, cable television and rooms for non-smokers. If you have questions about availability and amenities, contact the hotel at 760-942-7455.

Enjoying Encinitas

Visitors traveling to Encinitas have a wide range of activities from which to choose. The city offers a variety of beautiful beaches and attractions that are fun for the entire family. Use Orbitz.com to locate the best Encinitas hotels and for assistance with airline tickets and travel arrangements.

Recently Rated Encinitas Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Days Inn Encinitas- Legoland Moonlight Beach
3.6 / 5
151 reviews
2 stars $71
Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland
3.5 / 5
89 reviews
2 stars $71
Leucadia Beach Inn
3.9 / 5
16 reviews
2 stars $79
Rodeway Inn Encinitas North
3.2 / 5
40 reviews
1 star $49
BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach
3.9 / 5
10 reviews
3 stars $114
Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach
3.5 / 5
24 reviews
2 stars $75

Featured Encinitas Hotels

From $71

1 Days Inn Encinitas- Legoland Moonlight Beach

2 stars
3.6 / 5 151 reviews

133 Encinitas Blvd Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Welcome to the Days Inn Encinitas. We are conveniently located off the I-5 on Encinitas Blvd. between Los Angeles and San Diego. Our property is in close proximity to Legoland and all major San... More

ok place near highway easy to find
as said ok pace easy to find parking close to everything was there just overnight thank you
Apr 11, 2015
From $114

2 BEST WESTERN Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach

3 stars
3.9 / 5 10 reviews

85 Encinitas Boulevard Map

People come for the "Encinitas experience" at this Encinitas hotel, where a fantastic location, unbeatable price, and plenty of luxury is king. The hotel will be serving a light Continental Style... More

Great Location
Beautiful views from balcony. Great area for pets - very pet friendly. Would definitely book again if staying in the area.
Dec 31, 2014
From $49

3 Rodeway Inn Encinitas North

1 star
3.2 / 5 40 reviews

1444 N. Coast Hwy 101 Map

The Rodeway Inn hotel North Encinitas is located in the Encinitas/Leucadia coastal area of north San Diego County within walking distance from the best Southern California beaches and a short drive... More

Good basic place...
This is a very good place to stay. The staff is very nice. You will find the rooms good and clean. They are a little outdated but their fine. It's a place that has it's convince and you'll be fine...
Feb 4, 2015
From $79

4 Leucadia Beach Inn

2 stars
3.9 / 5 16 reviews

1322 N. Coast Hwy 101 Map

Originally constructed in the 1920's in the classic California"Horseshoe" design, this hotel has been completely renovated. Rooms face a friendly courtyard that is flower and sun filled.... More

Beach trip
Hotel was charming little place very close to Leucadia beach. Very convenient to walk or drive to the beach access point. Amenities were a bit dated, bed was creaky and noisy. Good value for price...
Feb 13, 2015
From $75

5 Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach

2 stars
3.5 / 5 24 reviews

410 N. Coast Hwy 101 Map

This Platinum Award winning 100 percent non-smoking Econo Lodge Encinitas hotel is located within walking distance from Moonlight State Beach and five miles from LEGOLAND. All newly remodeled guest... More

Pretty good hotel the maids are really good! Ac works great!
Sep 19, 2014
From $71

6 Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland

2 stars
3.5 / 5 89 reviews

607 Leucadia Blvd Map

The Quality Inn hotel in Encinitas, CA is within five minutes to Legoland California and San Diego North County beaches. Del Mar Fairgrounds is about 15 minutes away. Pet Accommodation 35.00 per... More

Needed a place to sleep
For the price it was suitable. Its nothing to write home about. If you need a place to lay your head this will do.
Feb 18, 2015