This is the only marina and boat harbor in North County and it’s home to over 950 yachts and boats. While it is a small harbor, there are plenty of fun things to do here.
Making up this one-of-a-kind harbor setting is a small Cape Cod-style fishing village, complete with a lighthouse. The village is a fun place to explore and features several boutiques, unique kiosks, gift shops, cafes and restaurants.
The Oceanside Harbor also boasts several great restaurants worthy of discovery. This picturesque harbor can be a fun filled adventure because it’s not only home to wonderful bay view restaurants, it’s an aquatic wonderland as well. There are boat docks where you can launch your own boat as well as several places where you can rent a sail or power boat. A popular water sport is renting a kayak and going out on the bay. Plus, they are home to a well established deep sea fishing company called Helgren’s (4)
Also fun to do is to take a stroll around the Cape Cod Fishing Village (4) that’s complete with an in use lighthouse that’s also a fun little gift shop. Strolling along the dock here at the village is where you will find several places to dine including Joe’s Crab Shack and the always popular Baja Lobster Restaurant and Cantina. They actually serve cold beer in a bucket and a frosty margarita always tastes good here. As for their harbor view, it’s breathtaking. So what are you waiting for?
If you need accommodations Oceanside Marina Suites (2) is the perfect place to stay. They hotel is located at the tip of the harbor with 57 romantic, harbor and ocean view rooms ($145–$500). The hotel is located on a private peninsula, away from the crowds. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens, private patios, fireplaces, meeting rooms and a complimentary continental breakfast in their poolside cabana room.
They also have a stunning waterfront wedding gazebo for that perfect ceremony. This hotel is the premier location for weddings in Oceanside. If you are looking for romance or a memorable weekend escape, this is the place.