Located along six miles of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, the city of Encinitas offers a unique blend of beach town vibes and charm as well as sophistication and culture. Incorporated in 1986, the city brought together the communities of New Encinitas, Old Encinitas, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Olivenhain and Leucadia to create a single city rich in history and steeped in tradition. Downtown 101 is a coastal shopping district featuring historic architecture, small shops, sidewalk cafes and upscale restaurants.
The City of Encinitas has something for everyone. With its pristine beaches and rolling hills, famous Botanic Garden and vibrant downtown business district, the City of Encinitas attracts visitors from all over the world.