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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  • Beach is long and beautiful. Sand is white and soft. A few grand houses to look at. Even in December it was a fun place to be.  more »
  • Had only a couple hours to spend at the beach in La Jolla. This is a gorgeous mile Long Beach with free parking and restroom facilities. Good for families too.  more »
  • First of all it’s free! The playground for kids is safe and fun. Pushing your grand kids on a swing facing the pacific is very cool. The beach is clean and the water is relatively calm making for safe...  more »

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