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.
Americas Best Value Inn: Budget Lodge 2002 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA92672 Budget Lodge is the hotel for the traveler wanting quality at an affordable price. Its rooms have microwaves, mini…More refridgerators and free cable with HBO. Budget Inn offers a continental breakfast each morning in the lobby. This Budget Inn is in walking distance to the beach and also the San Clemente pier. Check in is at 3pm and check out is at 11am.
This is the headquarters for San Clemente's Marine Safety Division.
Lifeguards staff the towers up and down…More the beach during the summer season, and update the city website several times per day with information about conditions in the water.
The life guards let swimmers know how rough the surf is with a series of flags -- green, yellow, red -- which indicated the severity of the surf. (None but the most experienced swimmers should swim during a red flag day, while a green flag indicates calmer waters.)
Hotel Miramar 2222 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA92672 Hotel Miramar, formerly San Clemente Motor Lodge, has undergone a major facelift to provide guests with more amenities.…More The hotel now offers deluxe rooms with king-sized beds; 32", high-def TVs with free cable; WiFi; coffeemakers, refrigerators and microwaves; and kitchenettes. These amenities are all available at weekly rates in comfortable hotel rooms that are within walking distance of the beach and pier.
Villa Del Mar Inn 612 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA92672 The Villa Del Mar Inn is just steps from the beach with the San Clemente pier and train station across the street. Many…More of the rooms have ocean views and some rooms have balconies. Rooms range from studios to one and two-bedroom suites with kitchen facilities. There is free garage parking available to all guests. This boutique hotel has in-suite kitchenettes, free high-speed Internet and a few restaurants on the street level. Complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas and towels are supplied to all guests. The lobby for this hotel is at the Sea Horse Resorts just up the street and if the eight rooms at Villa Del Mar are full, Sea Horse Resorts has additional rooms. San Clemente's finest restaurants, shops and art galleries are a short walk from the hotel.
Sunsets at the Pier 610 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA92672 Sunsets at the Pier is a restaurant and bar that offers a wide range of American- and Hawaiian-style dishes, including…More tacos, sushi, sandwiches and appetizers. Some menu options include Hawaiian fried rice, fusion rolls, fish tacos, rib eye, salads, Angus burgers, spicy tuna rolls, nachos, breakfast items, corned beef and cabbage and more. The drink menu includes all types of options, including beer, wine, cocktails and margaritas. The location also offers happy hours, has live music, a pool table and TVs.
Pier Market 618 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA92672 Pier Market is a cozy little market by the pier. It's a mom and pop shop run and owned by the same couple that own the…More Beach Garden Cafe next door. It's a rather humble place with basic grocery items including fruits and vegetables as well as canned goods. You can pick up other items here as well — such as liquor — and all the basic necessities for a party. Its proximity to the beach makes it a perfect place to stop by before having fun in the sun. It's very well organized and clean with aisles placed for efficiency. The staff is extremely friendly, and more than willing to help you find whatever it is that you may need.