The way to do Del Mar.

Del Mar is one of the most acclaimed communities in Southern California. And at Hotel Indigo Del Mar, you’re at the center of it all. From sparkling ocean and golden beaches, to quaint sidewalk boutiques and bistros, to pristine natural preserves and famous Del Mar horse racing season, this is an experience unlike any other. Hotel Indigo. Are you ready to go?

Beach, Fairgrounds and Village

Hotel Indigo Del Mar is a fantastic year-round destination because you never run out of great things to do:

Torrey Pines State Reserve
Sandy beaches and pristine hiking trails just 5 blocks south of Hotel Indigo.
Del Mar Beach
A short walk north of the hotel will take you to surf and sand, Power House Park, volleyball nets and scenic walking trails.
Dog Beach
Also known as North Beach, your best friend can enjoy the surf in true canine fashion. Watch for the dog surfing competitions!
Del Mar Fairgrounds
This hive of fun and activity hosts some of San Diego's most popular summer events, including the San Diego County Fair, Del Mar Horse Races, several exhibitions, shows and live concerts.
Del Mar Village
Just steps from your room, the charming ambience of Del Mar Village features everything from upscale elegance to authentic local flavors and styles.
Take a plunge
Dive into one of our two onsite pools or take a relaxing dip in our jacuzzi.

Music and More

Del Mar is an experience for all your senses. Listen to this:

Our own Ocean View Bar & Grill
Smooth Jazz, classic Rock and more every Saturday.
Zel’s Del Mar
Performers every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
En Fuego
Weekend entertainment with a Mexican flavor.
Del Mar Racetrack
A summer season filled with thundering hooves and loud cheers.
Dog Beach
The sounds of happy owners and happier dogs.
San Elijo Lagoon
The sounds of nature: rare birds, flowing water and gentle breezes.
Belly Up
The Belly Up is a local legend - a great live music venue in nearby Solana Beach featuring national caliber performers, full bar and hearty food.

Sunsets and Thoroughbreds

From gorgeous beaches to natural preserves to famous racetracks, Del Mar is a sight to see:

Power House Park
Brilliant sunsets from this vantage point near the hotel.
Torrey Pines State Reserve
Rugged beauty defines this world-class sanctuary.
Polo Fields
An immaculate setting for the equestrians.
Del Mar Plaza
Refined luxury with an ocean view.
An elegant movie-watching experience complete with dinner and cocktails.
Free Flight Aviary
A barrier-free tropical experience for bird lovers.
Del Mar Sunset
Enjoy a stunning Del Mar sunset from our West terrace.

What are you craving?

So many great options in Del Mar, the hard part is choosing. Here's a taste:

Zel’s Del Mar
European bistro
En Fuego
Great Mexican food and a mean margarita
Il Fornaio
Seasonal Italian cuisine
Best fish tacos
Shimbashi Izakaya
Seasonal Japanese tapas, sushi and sake
Del Mar Rendezvous
Del Mar’s best Chinese
Seafood, right on the Sand
Stratford Court Café
Coffee and tea
Crepes & Cork
Excellent wine
Café Secret
Excellent wine
The Fish Market
Fresh seafood since 1976. A must do for all fresh seafood lovers.
Ocean View Bar and Grill
California Coastal Cusine

There’s an event for everyone.

There’s always something special going on in Del Mar. Give these a try:

Del Mar Farmer’s Market and Food Court
Every Saturday from noon to 4 pm
Hullabaloo Family Music Festival
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Saturday, April 13, 11 am to 4 pm
Big Bite Bacon Fest
Del Mar Fairgrounds, Saturday, April 13, 9 am to noon