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Windansea Beach, La Jolla

4.7
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Windansea Beach is a stretch of coastline located in La Jolla, a community of San Diego, California. The neighborhood adjacent to the beach is named Windansea after the beach. It is named after the 1909 oceanfront Strand Hotel that was renamed "Windansea" Hotel in 1919 after the owner Arthur Snell ran a "naming contest". The Windansea Hotel which was located on Neptune Avenue between Playa del Sur and Playa del Norte burned down in 1943. Geographically, it is defined by the beachfront extending north of Palomar Avenue and south of Westbourne Street.
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  • This is a beautiful beach. Very different! On the day we were there it was pretty rough so I might not recommend swimming there but a great beach to just relax and listen to the waves or watch...  more »
  • Most beautiful place to lay out on a beach in San Diego! A bit of a shore break and not the easiest place to swim around but definitely worth the trip. Not as many tourists as other beaches in the...  more »
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  • I absolutely love this beach. Especially at sunset. It's not very crowded and it's absolutely beautiful.
  • Perfect location for a day at the beach OR for a photography session!

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