Welcome to San Elijo Hills
Small, master-planned community for outdoorsy residents
Southwest of San Marcos, San Elijo Hills is a master-planned community that gives off a small town vibe. It’s a beautiful outdoor oasis for activity enthusiasts, where you can explore the acres of hiking and biking trails and take a trip west to white sandy beaches. Families will love living in San Elijo Hills for the endless activities, as will residents of any age.
In San Elijo Hills, with gorgeous homes and sprawling yards, finding your forever home has never been easier.
What to Love
As a master-planned community, San Elijo Hills offers residents a suburban feel with cafes, outdoor activities, and restaurants. It’s an incredible place to call home, as it gives the best of both worlds, located within close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and to several hiking trails. Families will love living in San Elijo Hills thanks to the incredible school district and friendly, warm community members.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Kick off your San Elijo Hills dining experience at the local favorite Tapa Tapa Bar and Kitchen, with a rustic-style interior, exceptional service, and delicious dishes. For a romantic evening out or a celebratory dinner with friends, SETS Kitchen & Bar serves inspired Californian cuisine in cozy digs, ensuring you’ll be coming back for more. Creating ever-lasting memories at The Lost Abbey, a tasting room and brewery that’s the perfect place for kicking back and relaxing. And for some more taste testing, the San Elijo Vine & Tap is for both wine connoisseurs and amateur enthusiasts, and don’t forget pizza at Shane's Pizza. A couple other notable spots are Sourdough & Co. for amazing sandwiches, Everbowl for healthy eats and Lourdes for the best chicken soup!
San Elijo Hills has a lot to offer, from adrenaline-pumping workout to a bustling town square. Work up a sweat at Cyclebar, a frequented locale in San Elijo Hills that pushes both your mind and body. After your heart-pumping workout, head on over to the San Elijo Hills Town Center. And don’t forget to take a picture with the gorgeous fountain at the Town Center, one of the most photographed areas in San Elijo Hills.
Things to Do
San Elijo has great community-oriented events throughout the year, one being the San Elijo Hills Annual Halloween Decorating Contest. Open to everyone, residents must vote on the best pumpkin carvings, inflatables, fall decorating, spookiest effects, and so much more. The Oktoberfest is another fantastic community event that brings in more than 2,000 people every year, yet still retains its small-town vibe. Here you’ll enjoy thrilling rides, carnival eats, and local live music.
Exploring the great outdoors is one of the reasons San Elijo Hills is such a highly sought-after community. With access to miles of hiking and biking trails and hundreds of different routes to take, it’s the ultimate location for lovers of the great outdoors. At Double Peak Park, you can explore 200-acres of rugged terrain, climb the summit, and get sparkling ocean views all in one day. It’s also the highest point in North County, so it’s no wonder it’s such a popular spot to hike.
San Elijo Hills is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: