Welcome to San Clemente
Where Spanish heritage meets California's surf culture
San Clemente, perched in Orange County, California, effortlessly blends a historic Spanish influence with the dynamic energy of a renowned tourist destination. Its strategic location roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Diego makes it a Southern Californian gem, noted for its idyllic beaches, distinctive Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, and a thriving hospitality industry. Proudly boasting the city slogan, "Spanish Village by the Sea," San Clemente beautifully integrates its historic charm with the vibrancy of a popular seaside retreat.
What to Love
- Experience a lively, walkable downtown area
- Revel in the perks of coastal living
- Dive into diverse property styles and price ranges
- Discover a high-demand market with rental potential
- Enjoy exceptional surfing and a bustling downtown life
The lifestyle in San Clemente mirrors the quintessential Californian dream — a harmonious blend of surf, beach, and urban life. Serving as a suburb of Irvine, the city offers a pleasantly dense suburban feel, with most residents taking pride in their owned homes. This vibrant city is generously dotted with inviting restaurants, cozy coffee shops, and numerous parks, presenting an ideal living environment for families.
Dining and Entertainment
Savor an unrivaled dining experience at the Vine Restaurant and Bar. This exceptional establishment impresses with its warm ambiance, exquisite cuisine, attentive service, and a comprehensive selection of expertly crafted drinks.
Nick's San Clemente encapsulates the laid-back California vibe, offering a delectable menu, crafted drinks, and a lively atmosphere. The restaurant features a stunning outdoor patio, enhancing your dining experience with sweeping ocean views.
Enjoy the taste of Mexican cuisine at its finest at South of Nick's Mexican Kitchen and Bar. Praised for its vibrant ambiance, flavorful fare, and refreshing margaritas, it's a must-visit destination for a fun-filled evening.
Experience coastal dining at its best at The Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant offers an exquisite menu, excellent service, and a cozy atmosphere, perfect for both romantic dinners and casual outings.
Things to Do
Discover a surfer’s paradise at Trestles Beach, renowned for its consistent surf breaks. The beach's serene ambiance makes it an excellent spot for both surfing enthusiasts and those looking to unwind amidst nature.
The San Onofre State Beach offers another mesmerizing coastal retreat for beach lovers and surfers. Its sandy stretch provides a beautiful backdrop for a day of relaxation and watersports.
Explore the historic charm of Casa Romantica, a Spanish-style cultural center offering captivating insights into San Clemente's cultural and historical landscape.
Engage with the city's vibrant community at the Summer Concert Series, a highlight of San Clemente's cultural calendar that features an array of live music performances.
San Clemente High School
– Committed to providing a holistic education, fostering academic excellence, and overall student development.