The Inn at Moonlight Beach has enjoyed major media coverage, including Forbes, CBS, NBC, Fox news, San Diego Garden and Homes, Modern Luxury, and Featured as cover story for California Lodging and Hotel and American Association of Interior Design magazine. The Inn has also won numerous travel and hotel industry awards, including Departure magazine’s “The Most Unique Eco-Initiatives From Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.” San Diego Magazine’s "Best Hotel in North County San Diego," Lux Magazine’s “ Best Modern Boutique Hotel in San Diego and the City of Encinitas’ “Environmental Stewardship Award.”


It has also achieved prestige as the first hotel in the world to earn a WELL-Certification at the platinum level, a next-level building certification from LEED. The WELL certification focuses on enhancing people’s health and wellness through the buildings where people live, work and play.


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Encinitas Magazine

"Absolutely blown away by the incredible rebirth of the Inn at Moonlight Beach. Every detail is impeccable, the zen vibe is palpable, and the feels are real. Can’t wait to book a staycation!"

"The Inn at Moonlight Beach is obviously charming--but it's also truly the first inn of its kind."

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A feature in the Aug/Sept issue about the WELL CERTIFIED news at the Inn!
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San Diego Magazine

"VOTED BEST R&R: Best of North County, San Diego Magazine 2019 "

"A perfect staycation for a wellness weekend..."
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"I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the Inn at Moonlight Beach since my visit two weeks ago. Such a gem. Tucked away in Encinitas, this b&b is on track to receive the very first wellness certification for a hotel. But to be honest, I was sold the minute I saw the succulent library. So much coolness happening in North County right now." - Casey Gillespie, Editor in Chief of ModernLuxury San Diego
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Travel by Entree

"The Inn at Moonlight Beach is a unique calming, healthy getaway devoted to the joy of connecting, an oasis built on quality, water, lighting, fitness, nutrition and the mind. You will check out completely nurtured and uplifted, filled with tranquility." -Entree News And now we have found the ideal reason to visit Encinitas: the Inn at Moonlight Beach." -Entree News "...we must confess, we’ve never seen an Inn quite like this one—just five rooms in an environmentally sustainable Zen-like cocoon flooded with natural light and set in a series of gardens."
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Fox 5 San Diego

"Newly renovated Inn at Moonlight Beach takes wellness to a new level."
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CBS 8 News

"Relax and rejuvenate at the Inn at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas."
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CBS 8 News

"The Inn at Moonlight Beach is a really cool spot for those who need and want to unplug, relax and rejuvenate." -Ashley Jacobs, CBS 8 News
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The Coast News Group

"The ultra airy, Zen-garden-like setting paired with the custom breakfast baskets and beach bikes was so quintessentially Southern California. We loved the attention to guests’ health and wellness — a nice surprise often overlooked in the hospitality industry.” --The Coast News // Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza
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House Method

"One of the 12 'Best Micro Getaways for Design Lovers' in the nation."
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San Diego Business Journal