Del Mar is town situated in the state of California, in the United States. This is an affluent beach community in San Diego County. The population of this small town is under 5,000. Del Mar is Spanish for ‘of the sea’ or ‘by the sea’. Del Mar lies on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
Top employers with office space or other facilities in Del Mar include L’Auberge Del Mar, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar Plaza Fine Dining, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Jake’s Del Mar, and Brigantine Seafood. Tourism is the largest financial sector for the community.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Besides Del Mar’s beaches, the largest tourist attraction is the Del Mar Racetrack. This is an American Thoroughbred horse racing track that was built by a partnership that included entertainers Bing Crosby, Pat O’Brien, Jimmy Durante, Charles S. Howard, and Oliver Hardy. It features a one-mile main dirt track and a seven furlong turf course featuring summer races, and the facilities to stable more than a thousand horses. The Del Mar racetrack features the landmark tan stucco grandstand located right next to the Pacific Ocean. Dining options in Del Mar include Burlap, the Grand Del Mar, Amaya, Pacifica Del Mar, and Jake’s. The Poseidon Del Mar offers an ocean front dining experience that offers top quality seafood and a relaxing atmosphere.
The nearest major airport to Del Mar is McClellan-Palomar Airport. This airport has domestic flights from Carlsbad, California within 16 miles of the coastal community. Another major airport in the area is the San Diego International Airport, offering international and domestic flights from San Diego, just 20 miles from Del Mar. Del Mar is within 35 miles of the Mexican border.