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The beautiful coastal town of Del Mar is a perfect mix of a relaxed beachfront lifestyle blended with gorgeous homes set in the most desirable neighborhoods. You can’t beat the weather in Del Mar, with its year-round perfect temperatures. In fact, Del Mar has become one of Southern California’s premier spots for vacationers, visitors and residents! Attention to Del Mar started way back in the 19th century when the Southern California Railroad decided that its new route would pass through Del Mar. Through the years, Del Mar established itself as a weekend getaway for the rich and famous. Stars like Luci & Desi Arnez and Jimmy Durante decided to make Del Mar their permanent home. Today, many well-known athletes, socialites and entrepreneurs reside here. Luxury single-family homes, condos and town homes co-mingle in some prime locations to create a uniquely idyllic coastline ambiance. With its laid back atmosphere, sprinkling of exclusivity, beautiful people and pristine beaches, Del Mar is truly a special town.
 
The population of Del Mar is only about 4,500 and is surrounded by calm salt-water lagoons on each end. Residents here enjoy a laid back lifestyle surrounded by beauty and affluence. Downtown Del Mar dates back to the 1880s and today is lined with boutique shops, delicious restaurants and lavish hotels. Stroll through the village of Del Mar and get swept way by its charm. Del Mar is host to over 25 restaurants, many of them with comfortable sidewalk seating and patios that overlook the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Visitors to Del Mar will also find a variety of hotel accommodations, suitable for all budgets.
 
torrey pines del mar californiaThe beaches of Del Mar are some of the most incredible in all of Southern California. Del Mar boasts over 2 miles of gorgeous sandy beaches, including a dog beach for you and your pooch! Del Mar offers some of the best local surfing, running, paddling, diving and fishing in the area. Torrey Pines State Park has lovely winding trails, perfect for a weekend hike or evening stroll. The primary beach in Del Mar offers wheel chair access and is the only such beach in the entire county that has wheelchairs specially designed for the sand. Residents and visitors of Del Mar are treated to daily wildlife sightings including whales, sea lions, birds and dolphins. Del Mar also offers several parks including Seagrove Park and Powerhouse Park that are perfect locations for picnics, weddings, walking your dog or gazing at the romantic Del Mar sunsets. During the summer months, free concerts in the park are offered in Del Mar where children can enjoy playing in the playground nearby. Del Mar plays host to the Southern California Horse Racing Circuit from July to September each summer and draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
 
The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) has had a significant impact on the Del Mar community over the last 40 years. Located just minutes from Del Mar, the faculty and students that reside in this tight-knit community have influenced the political, social and cultural climate. Del Mar is unique in that it prides itself on slow growth and preservation. Zoning and planning keep the town’s center quaint and charming. You will never see a high-rise apartment building or billboards within the city of Del Mar. These city ordnances preserve the Del Mar lifestyle that is so important to its residents.
 
del mar equestrian jumperThe real estate in Del Mar is some of the most sought after in the world. Both families and investors want to be a part of this incredible city. The stunning coastline of Del Mar provides a perfect backdrop for tasteful elegant beach living. Real estate in Del Mar can be found in a variety of options including town homes, condos, beach cottages, as well as luxury homes and estates. Home prices in Del Mar range from condos in the $400,000 to luxury beach estates priced over $20 million.
 
Del Mar has grown family by family over the years and is truly a wonderful place to live. Long time residents believe it is one of the most beautiful places in the United States. Come enjoy the beach, shop the village downtown or spend a day at the races and enjoy the Del Mar lifestyle!