Del Mar Heights

Living in Del Mar Heights

Del Mar Heights is an upscale neighborhood located only one mile southwest from downtown Del Mar. This northern San Diego neighborhood is known for its slow-paced atmosphere. It’s  bordered by Solana Beach to the north and Carmel Valley to east, with the lovely Torrey Pines State Park just below. Del Mar Heights truly exemplifies convenience and Southern California beauty all within a beachside community. Oh, and it’s also known for its rolling hills, so you really are getting the best of both worlds here; close to the beach and experience California beauty.

Del Mar Heights isn’t a very walk friendly city, with a walk score of 32, so we recommend residents here have a car. Overall though, Del Mar Heights is an excellent neighborhood in San Diego to live, especially for those who are looking to enjoy a quiet neighborhood with great access to local amenities.

Things to do in the Del Mar Heights area

The neighborhood of Del Mar Heights is close to the coast and to Interstate 5, which makes for easy access to many popular things to do in the area. From oceanside activities, such as surfing or lounging on the sand, to hiking one of the area’s many trails.

Check out Crest Canyon Park and Torrey Pines for great hiking and nature walks. Or head to downtown Del Mar to enjoy a delicious meal and craft cocktails.

Homes for sale in Del Mar Heights, CA have a median listing price of $1.6 million.

Del Mar Heights Livability

Area Vibe score of 84

Del Mar Heights Schools

Del Mar Heights Elementary School

Del Mar Union Elementary School District

Restaurants in Del Mar Heights

Top Restaurants in Del Mar Heights

Davanti Enoteca

Mendocino Farms


Things to do in Del Mar Heights

Del Mar Heights Plaza

Hike Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Check out the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Explore downtown Del Mar

Traverse the Ho Chi Minh Trail to Black’s Beach

Information on Del Mar Heights

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