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Windansea Beach, La Jolla

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  • Windansea Beach is in La Jolla and is located on Neptune place. There is a small lot, but if that is full try on street parking. Great place for a stroll, to watch the sunset or the surfers, as it is ...  more »
  • this is one of my favorite places to visit in La Jolla. go early to fine a close in parking place, especially if you are going just for the sunset. you will not be disappointed with the gorgeous color...  more »
  • Our friends were married on one of the rocks at sunset overlooking the beautiful views of Windansea Beach. This place is a MUST see! We could have sat and watched the waves crash up on the rocks for d...  more »
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  • Top notch beach with stunning views, tide pools and strong waves. Be careful with younger children as the sea floor drops quickly at the water's edge causing strong currents and waves that will knock down even an adult. My kids loved the strong waves and getting tossed around though! Just had to keep a closer eye on them. There are no restrooms here which also keeps the population down during the nicer summer days. Either way if you're looking for a gorgeous sunset, fun waves, clear water, surfing or a less populated beach, check out Windansea.
  • It’s a very beautiful beach, but there are a LOT of sand crabs (which means it’s very healthy but whatever). If you don’t like the concept of having hundreds of small crabs under your feet... it’s not the best. But, what it lacks in sand crabs, it makes up for in beauty, tide pools, and size. Very fun.
  • I agree with all the positive reviews. It's so quaint and clean. The lifeguards do an incredible job of keeping people safe. Lets always take care of this beautiful oasis.
  • If you are driving up/down the coast, you MUST stop at the cove. Rare is the place where (without paying an admission price) you can get close to wild animals in their natural environment. Make sure to wear soft-soled shoes as you do have to traverse some rocks to get up-close-and-personal views of the wildlife. A fearless baby seal (or was it a sea lion?) came within three feet of my daughter and was happy to "pose" for a photo. The views of the coast are breathtaking, and there are many restaurants nearby to complete the experience.
  • This is mine and my husbands favorite spot in San Diego! The sand is so beautiful and golden and white. It’s so clean. We had our wedding picture taken here. I think it is the best beach in all of San Diego. I would highly recommend to hang out here for the day with your kids. You can play it’s peaceful and relaxing you can bring your cooler full of ice and have lunch. At High tide it is nice to sit at the top on the benches and watch the waves pound into the cliffs it is super violent.

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