A secluded surfer’s paradise with a quaint historic downtown
San Clemente, CA is a city in Orange County that is nestled in the hills along the Southern California coastline, about halfway between San Diego and Downtown Los Angeles. It is known for its miles of scenic and preserved beaches that attract surfers from around the globe. Its beaches are also known for other outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, and running. San Clemente's real estate options can vary and range from luxury vintage to modern hillside homes featuring stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
San Clemente has a rural feel with plenty of rugged, open natural spaces that provide a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. In addition to outdoor recreation, San Clemente is home to an impressive selection of upscale shopping malls and world-renowned dining options.
San Clemente locals enjoy a slower-paced, laid-back lifestyle, easy access to some of the Southern California coast’s most treasured beaches, and myriad upscale amenities. The quiet and hilly residential neighborhoods that overlook the Pacific Ocean are occupied by beach-loving professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners. Near-perfect waves and a scenic coastline have made surfing a long-held pastime in this beach town.
San Clemente is renowned for being a shopping and dining mecca with many chic and trendy options to explore. Avenida Del Mar in bustling downtown has a beach-chic bohemian feel and is lined with a preeminent selection of specialty boutiques, surf shops, and unique eateries. A local favorite, Nick’s San Clemente, is just one example of the many restaurants you will find on this beachy strip. It is known for serving a fresh blend of classic American comfort fare and innovative modern Mexican cuisine. Top menu items include the tacos del mar and the filet mignon taquitos.
The city is also home to an excellent selection of premium coffee shops. Sur Coffee Roasters is a coffee bar that works directly with farmers around the globe to offer “farm-to-cup” coffee and espresso. In addition to serving tasty handcrafted beverages, it also provides visitors with a laid-back and welcoming environment perfect for studying or socializing. Popular items on the menu include the staple toffee and honey house roast from Guatemala and El Salvador and the T-Street dark chocolate and berry roast from Mexico and Ethiopia.
San Clemente residents always have easy access to fun things to do. Its picturesque natural landscape provides an abundance of opportunities for outdoor recreation. It features three State Beach campgrounds: San Onofre Bluffs, San Mateo Campground, and San Clemente State Park. San Clemente State Beach is situated at the city’s south end and has been considered the most popular beach in California since 1937. It is known for its tranquil coastal atmosphere and breathtaking sunsets.
San Clemente is also host to an active calendar of fun, family-friendly community events. Every summer, locals, and visitors of all ages flock to downtown San Clemente for the San Clemente Fiesta Street Festival centered on and around Avenida Del Mar. Festival goers enjoy three stages with live music, games, children’s activities, and a salsa challenge. In addition to being host to a variety of mainstream and independent retailers, the Outlets at San Clemente is also host to the all-ages dog lovers event, Barks and Brews. Community members gather for local music performances, doggie activities, photo ops, and local vendors.
San Clemente is served by the Capistrano Unified School District.
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