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Is WELL Certified Platinum


The intimate five suite Inn at Moonlight Beach is honored to be the World’s First WELL™ Certified hotel building.



Rest assured. Your health and safety is in good hands.

Each suite has its own HVAC system that ensures no cross ventilation/contamination with other suites.

As the first hotel in the world recognized as WELL Certified – Platinum by the International Well Building Institute, Inn at Moonlight Beach has created an extraordinary environment that is evidence proved to be WELL for guests in the measures of Air, Water, Lighting, Nutrition, Fitness, Comfort, and Mind.

As a global leader in WELL Hospitality, we have further ramped up our facility operations and management in response to COVID-19 since March 2020.  We have elevated our cleaning protocol to add whole-suite UV Light Sanitation and other measures to ensure that your room is impeccably clean and safe. Please see our COVID-19 message for more information. We are proud to be at the forefront of the Building Health & Safety initiative to address guest and facility safety. The Managing Director of Inn at Moonlight Beach, has joined global industry leaders in the WELL Advisory for Hotels and Resorts to help shape the future of hospitality in a post Covid-19 environment.

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The intimate five suite Inn at Moonlight Beach is honored to be the World’s First WELL™ Certified hotel building.


With an unparalleled standard of design and building quality in an inspiring setting in harmony with nature, you walk in this Encinitas boutique hotel one way and leave completely nurtured and uplifted. Our five-suite boutique Inn is naturally ventilated with an ocean breeze and poised for Social Distancing.  Each suite is outfitted with an outdoor deck or patio, offering both clean indoor and fresh outdoor spaces for guests to dwell in nature during their stay“The intention of our Inn is to nourish life and encourage people to experience the joy of connecting with nature, one’s self, and the broader local community. The notion of the ‘conscious destination’ is new to the lexicon and is something we are proud to provide.” You will have a complete immersion in the wellness lifestyle during your stay. Our Contemporary Bed and Breakfast by the beach is a sanctuary to retreat to whenever you need it.


We have been recently acknowledged by JWT Intelligence Report: The Future 100 (2020)

“The next generation of hotels is taking healthy hospitality to new heights, building health-enhancing elements into their very structures.

We have also received the Traveler’s Choice Award for 2020!



Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with our signature Organic Wellness Tea and some healthy and delicious snacks, including Homemade dehydrated fruits, locally made Organic Sprouted Gluten-Free pastries and dark chocolates.

We also offer a medicinal herbal tea bar with a wide array of Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicinal Herbs in the Lounge, as well as traditional black, & green teas that are available for guests.
Proudly serving award-winning local freshly roasted artisan coffee by Ironsmith Coffee Roasters in room and lounge.

Enhance Your Experience

  • Harvest herbs onsite and infuse them into local raw honey  or olive oil at an Infusion Workshop
Tea Time - Inn at Moonlight Beach
Herbs on Bathtub


Enjoy our herbal tea bath pouches, grown and harvested from our biodynamic garden, handmade from freshly dried herbs, epsom salt and essential oils, in our deep soaking tubs. You will connect with the restorative power of medicinal herbs and have transformational healing and relaxation experiences in your bath. A sample of complimentary tea baths kits are waiting in your room upon arrival.


Our hand-selected enhancements to your stay will restore your soul and support your reset. From an invigorating massage, to a revitalizing juice cleanse package, to an experience of our local healing arts, choose to ground yourself in Encinitas.

Enhance Your Experience

  • Flower/Tea Bath Ritual
  • Signature Moonlight Massages and more…


We are located in the midst of downtown Encinitas within a 5-10 minute walk of a wide variety of exquisite local cafes, restaurants, juiceries, ice cream shops and more.

Dine al fresco on your suite patio overlooking the garden.  Guests can enjoy a candlelit takeout dinner from a variety of exquisite local eateries offering pick-up or delivery.  From chic culinary experiences to casual takeout, our local restaurants cater to all dietary preferences, including several that specialize in vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, and keto options.  Recommended list of Restaurants & Cafes


Enhance Your Experience

  • S’mores on deck or out by the Fire Pit – S’mores kits available for purchase
  • Order a happy hour package with thoughtfully sourced provisions from local sustainable farms and small artisans. 

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Soup and Alcohol
Fruit Plate - Inn at Moonlight Beach


Our complimentary breakfast basket is delivered to your door each morning.

This nourishing breakfast basket is packed with locally sourced healthy artisanal treats. Including organic juices, multi-grain toast with  gourmet fruit jams made with herbs grown in our Biodynamic Urban Farm or local raw honey, overnight oats and yogurt parfait homemade at the inn. You are free to enjoy breakfast on your outdoor patio, in one of our gardens, or stroll down to the beach for a morning picnic. Locally sourced items, with mostly organic options.

*Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Raw options available.



The entire property of Inn at Moonlight Beach is enveloped by a connected, living, biodynamic urban farm that yields both stunning vistas and productive landscapes of medicinal herbs, cut flowers, succulents, and delicious vegetables, fruit and tea that we love to share and savor with our guests.



All of our rooms include a garden basket with shears for guests to join our innkeepers in harvesting fruit, vegetables, tea, medicinal herbs from our biodynamic farm.



Take a piece of the Inn home with you. Our Maker’s Station is a creative gardening space that encourages our guest to get their hands in the soil, celebrate creativity and beauty.

Biodynamic Farming
Holistic Healing


The Inn offers many tranquil areas throughout the property for our guests to experience peace and tranquility. Whether you retreat to your private balcony, reflect on our meditation deck, peruse our biodynamic garden or relax in our quaint water garden, our intention is that you feel nurtured and uplifted.  A spiritually vibrant destination, Encinitas is widely acknowledged as the birthplace of Yoga in the Western world and as the second home to noteworthy luminaries including Paramahansa Yogananda and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.  


  • Signature Moonlight Massage (60|90 mins)
  • Specialty Massages Ayurvedic, Chakra Balancing, and Reiki Healing
  • Herbal Tea Foot Soak with a pot of ayurvedic tea and healthy snacks.
  • Moonlight Enhancements (Add on to any massage service)


  • Yoga on Your Deck: Sanitized yoga mat available
  • Yoga Classes (Off Site): Register directly with one of our exceptional local partners


Thoughtfully Sourced Provisions from Local Sustainable Farmers and Small Artisans. Co-op with the Inn’s Biodynamic Urban Farm. Handmade/Hand Packaged at the Inn. 



Experience the Inn’s Lifestyle + Wellness Rituals at Home. 

Bring a Piece of the Inn Home With You.  Several Products Handmade + Packaged at the Inn

Moonlight Stand
Bride and Groom by the sea in a raised platform


The Inn at Moonlight Beach is located just a short 7-10 min walk from Moonlight State Beach. It is one of the most family friendly beaches in Southern California. This wide, sandy beach offers swimming, surfing and fishing. Facilities include volleyball and tennis courts, recreational equipment rentals and a snack bar.

Surfer Magazine ranked Moonlight beach #3 best surf town in the world. Surfboard, paddle board, and bike rental shops are conveniently located between the Inn and the beach.


Our WELLNESS LAB in our “Guest Lounge” is a place for creation, community and education.  Here we offer friendly hands-on workshops, classes and one-on-one consulting, inspired by all things sustainability and wellness.  In our Moonlight Makers’ Workshops guests enjoy a hands-on experience and the how-to knowledge to create something that they can then take home with them.  Some of our Moonlight Maker’s Workshop topics include: Honey Herb Infusion, Soap, Salve + Candle Making, Dry Herb Rack and Sustainable Biodynamic Garden Workshop.   In collaboration with our Innkeepers, local artisans and wellness providers, our Wellness Lab offerings are informative, fun-filled and seasonally ever-changing.  


Our Wellness Lab offerings are available by reservation only and have limited availability.  Guests can book a Moonlight Makers’ Workshop when booking a room reservation online or by calling us directly at 760-450-5028

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Wellness Lab

Explore the Local Area

Set your sights outside of our bed and breakfast to explore Encinitas. From a lively downtown area to picturesque beaches, there is something for everyone here, much of it within walking distance of our inn. These elements of Encinitas truly make us such a unique destination! We hope you experience the many facets of our community as each is truly something extraordinary.

Rooms & Suites

During your wellness getaway at our bed and breakfast in Encinitas, you will find that each of our five suites has unique features that will enhance your stay. As you enter your modern room, you immediately notice all five senses being awakened. There’s the scent of the warm pot of herbal tea that greets you on check-in, the soothing noises of your room’s sound machine, the purified air,  and the fresh-cut floral bouquet. You quickly feel your soul relaxing while you soak up the natural light flooding in from the windows. Each one of our suites has at least one bed as well as a sofa bed to accommodate you and your travel mates. Some suites even have kitchenettes and secluded entrances to make them feel like home. With all our amenities offered, you are sure to have a relaxing stay at our luxury hotel in Encinitas, California.

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