About a mile north of the pier, North Beach is one of the northernmost public beaches in San Clemente. The San…More Clemente beach trail can be accessed from the parking lot and a concession stand sits at the beach entrance.
The beach parking lot is also used for the Metrolink platform nearby, one of two along the coast in San Clemente.
The far northern end of the beach is open only to swimmers during the season, but surfers can hike south about a quarter mile to breaks reserved only for them.
State of California San Onofre State Beach 3030 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente, CA92672 The San Onofre State Beach is located right next to the San Clemente State Park and is a wonderful place to spend…More the day. The ocean here is a dark blue and surfers can be seen riding the waves regularly. The beach is a bit rocky, but the view is impressive. There are public bathrooms next to the parking lot.
San Clemente Inn 2600 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente, CA92672 The San Clemente Inn is a small resort located between the beach and San Clemente State Park. The hotel is within…More walking distance to both the beach and the Park, and a few minutes drive to San Clemente's shops and eateries. It has a pool that is perfect for laying out and sunbathing, tennis courts and a fitness center to get that last-minute toned look before heading to the beach.
Parque Del Mar is at the end of Del Mar as it slopes into the Pier Bowl. The park offers benches that overlook…More the ocean, beach fire rings and picnic shelters down on the sand in the shadow of the pier.
State of California San Clemente State Beach 225 Avenida Califia, San Clemente, CA92672 The San Clemente State Beach is a wonderful place to visit no matter what time of the year it is. This place isn't…More normally too crowded, and it's a popular hangout for surfers. It also boasts spots for lunch or dinner, as well as the pier where you'll see fisherman at work. Parking is on the street and off to the side at reasonable rates. There are rows of motels and hotels here as well, which makes for a great place to spend a weekend. And the nightly sunsets are a sight to behold.