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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.

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. “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.

A conscious destination
Wellness Badge

In July 2019, the Inn at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California, became the world’s first hotel to earn a WELL building certification. Introduced in 2014, the International WELL building Institute exists “to improve human health and wellbeing in buildings and communities,” and “enhance people’s health and wellness through the buildings where we live, work, and play.” There are some 3,880 projects applying WELL standards across 58 countries, the majority which are workplaces.

The Inn at Moonlight Beach received platinum status by integrating wellness throughout the property, from an on-site biodynamic farm to a top-notch air filtration system. These elements and others, such as a health and wellness library, a meditation deck, and greenery throughout the property, contribute to an awareness of health and well-being for guests that makes an impact”



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.

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.


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.

While there is no bar or restaurant on our property, there are plenty of amazing options available to you to pick up or have delivered to your room. 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.

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. 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 options are also 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
Entranceway - Inn at Moonlight Beach


Many tranquil areas around the property is designed to help you experience peace and tranquility. Whether you retreat on your private balcony, reflect on our meditation deck or relax in our quaint water garden, our intention is that you feel nurtured and uplifted. A sanitized Yoga mat is available for each guest upon arrival.

As a second home to luminaries including Paramahansa Yogananda and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, Encinitas is widely acknowledged as the origin point of Yoga in the Western world. Some of Encinitas’ extraordinary local yoga studios include:

  • Gather
  • Soul of Yoga
  • Yoga Tropics
  • Ashtanga Yoga Center

And be sure to visit the Self Realization Fellowship Meditation Gardens during your stay in Encinitas.


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.

Bride and Groom by the sea in a raised platform

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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