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Beach : Calafia
City : San Clemente

Location :

Access points at Portal and Buena Vista, Mariposa and Escolanes, end of Linda Lane, at Encino Lane, at the San Clemente Pier, at Placio Cristobal and Esplanade Ave

Access :

Access points at Portal and Buena Vista, Mariposa and Escolanes, end of Linda Lane, at Encino Lane, at the San Clemente Pier, at Placio Cristobal and Esplanade Ave

Information :

For beach information, contact the San Clemente Department of Marine Safety at (714) 361-8219. For a surf report, call (714) 492-1011

Hours :

4 am to midnight

Parking :

Metered Street Parking

Description :

Much like close by San Clemente State Beach, Calafia Beach provides some great waves when the conditions are right. As with most beachbreaks in San Clemente, when the wind is blowing onshore, forget it. The surf at Calafia is very tide-sensitive.
Convenient parking is available in the lot in front of the beach.
Metered parking, drinking fountain, grassy area,
picnic area/tables, restrooms, shower, food concession

Activities :

Food & drinks, pier, surfing and volleyball

Food/Dining:

Facilities:

Lifeguards, rest rooms, showers, picnic area, and fire pits

History :

Orange County Marine Refuge Project