La Jolla Shores Park, La Jolla

4.6
#2 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
The mile-long beach of La Jolla Shores Park boasts soft sand and clean blue water. Described by the Orange County Register as "the best beach in the area," this spot is popular with locals and tourists alike. A beach playground and adjacent grassy area keep kids occupied. Watersports enthusiasts can make use of the only beachfront boat launch in San Diego and go kayaking. Swimming, scuba diving, and surfing also are popular activities here. Stay onshore for a game of volleyball or to sunbathe. Keep your eyes open for sea birds and sea lions. To find out how to plan a trip to San Diego, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • We had a Sunday afternoon to enjoy the beach at La Jolla. The weather was beautiful, the beach was lovely and everyone seemed to be having a great time. We had a lovely time strolling along the sand  more »
  • We went early while the tide was low to get as far north on the beach as possible without having to get wet feet. We saw some seals in the water and dolphins. The sea anemones were plentiful among the...  more »

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