Old Encinitas: A small beachside community featuring a mix of businesses and housing styles. Home to the famous surf break, Swamis.
New Encinitas: The most recent region of Encinitas, featuring the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and many shopping centers. The area is composed of larger tract homes.
Olivenhain: A semi-rural region in eastern Encinitas, encompassing single family homes, an active 4-H Club, and several private equestrian facilities.
Leucadia: A coastal community with three secluded beaches, a quaint downtown area, and beautiful views and weather year-round.
Cardiff-by-the-Sea: Encinitas' southernmost oceanfront community. Cardiff reef and nearby beach, Pipes, bring surfers to Cardiff for their smooth consistent waves