The 2-bedroom unit is located WEST of highway 101 and less than a 2 minute walk to the local beach. Park your car and walk to the beach, shops and restaurants that Leucadia has to offer. Leucadia is considered one of the last real beach towns here in north county San Diego. It is a family-oriented, safe and fun beach area with lots of mom and pop shops to explore.
The house itself has newly updated bamboo floors on the ground level. A large flat screen TV and a stereo are available in the living room. The living room has a fold-out queen couch that sleeps two. the dining area is complete with table and lazy Susan. Step out the back and you have your own fenced in area outside to enjoy. The kitchen comes with all amenities including drinking water, full size fridge, dishwasher , gas stove and a pantry.
Upstairs are two large bedrooms both with queen beds. The first bathroom comes complete with a jacuzzi tub and the master bathroom has a custom tile shower.
Walking around Leucadia: There is plenty of parking at the property and you receive TWO parking spots for the 2-bedroom unit. 2 large king palms welcome you in to the area. There is a small yard with circular tile bench to enjoy your food up front.
Within less than a minute walk are some quick-eat restaurants including Kotija's Mexican, Sub Palace and Pandora's Pizza. Walk up Leucadia Blvd. about 500 ft. and you're at Beacon's Beach, one of the few beaches left with a walking trail going down. Beach entrance is right at the top so no need to walk blocks to enjoy the beach, it's very close by. The trail is very walking-friendly, no major rocks or anything to climb over, just a switchback that gently heads down to the beach.
Up and down the 101 are some terrific restaurants including Le Papagayo (Cuban food with entertainment most nights), El Especial (authentic Mexican food) and Leucadia Sushi Bar, all within 2 blocks. There's also Pannikin coffee house a quick 4 blocks away which is formerly the old Santa Fe train depot about 100 years ago. Cafe Ipe and The Lofty Bean also offer premium and organic coffees.
If you have small kids, Moonlight Beach is 1 mile south complete with playground.
Other things to do: Downtown Encinitas is also great to explore with its unique restaurants, but if you're looking for exploring outside the city, try Carlsbad and Oceanside. Legoland is a mere 10 minute drive and the Oceanside harbor is great for watching seals and enjoying boating and local fish and chips.
The train station is very close, only 1 mile away with the coaster making stops in Solana Beach and downtown San Diego. Downtown is the home of the Padres, our local baseball team, and Petco park is an amazing place to watch a game. Close to downtown is Balboa Park with a wide assortment of museums and the famous San Diego zoo. Sea Works is also close by downtown located in Mission Beach, about 20 minutes south of Encinitas.
Encinitas overall: Encinitas is a fun place to visit (and live) and the locals here are proud to call this city their home. It is a safe area that caters to families and people of all ages, not just young people. We hope you enjoy Encinitas as much as we do and we look forward tom seeing you soon!
We are a family of three that also live on premise. Kerri is a massage therapist and esthetician (yes she can work on you while here), and Tim teaches both high school and college. Kaylee (our daughter), is a wonderful, and responsible teenage girl who has taken several babysitting certification classes and is available should you need a night out by yourselves.
Location, location, location. We love never having to really drive far at all, on the weekends the cars sometimes barely move. Great local people, lots to do and in a down-to-earth area.
Secluded yet a 3 minute walk to beach. Leucadia is the last of the original beaches that has not been over-commercialized with five plus story buildings. Nothing beats parking the car and hanging up the keys and just walking around the town.