Solana, which is Spanish for “sunny,” is a picturesque beachside community located on the coast in Northern San Diego County, California. Interstate 5 borders the community to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Solana Beach is situated just 2 miles north of Del Mar and 3.5 miles to the south of Encinitas. This beach side community is home to about 13,000 residents and falls within the 92075 Zip code.
Solana Beach offers plenty of entertainment and fun including swimming, surfing and hiking. Tourists love the pleasant sunny beaches and locals who settle down here, seldom move out. Solana Beach offers a trendy coastal lifestyle that is typical of California’s beach communities. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of the metros and yet only a 30-minute drive to Downtown San Diego, Solana Beach is a fascinating beach town offering fun-filled living.
Solana Beach has many unique attractions that charm tourists and residents alike. Residents celebrate Fiesta del Sol, a two-day music festival, and one of the largest in North County, San Diego. More than 50,000 people take part in this annual festival conducted in the month of June. Solana Beach locals are within a short distance from Del Mar attractions including the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and the Del Mar Fair.
A happy and thriving beach community, Solana Beach is a cheerful place to live. The community is served by an Amtrak station that connects Solana Beach residents to Los Angeles County, Orange County and the rest of San Diego County.
Solana Beach is home to many business districts that are lined up along Coast Highway 101. The upscale Cedros Design District features a large number of shops and boutiques and is a popular shopping destination for tourists and residents alike. One can find a variety of art galleries, antiques and furniture stores here.
Solana Beach is also home to the popular Belly Up Tavern, which was voted ‘San Diego’s Best Live Music Venue’ several times over, and is ‘one of hottest clubs on the west coast’ according to Rolling Stone Magazine.
The elementary and middle schools in this community are operated by the Solana Beach School District (SBSD), which serves approximately 2,500 students. The SBSD has many award-winning schools that rank among the top in San Diego County. The prestigious San Dieguito Union High School District manages high schools in this community.
Solana Beach has both beachfront homes, as well as homes on rolling hills and mesas. Luxurious, custom-built homes located on the hills offer great views of the Pacific Ocean. There are also newer expensive homes built on larger parcels of land. Solana Beach has many gated condominiums and residential developments.
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