La Jolla Shores Park, La Jolla

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#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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  • Clean beach, with wonderful views, friendly people....Perfect place to relax and enjoy the unique California's weather.  more »
  • It is a truly beautiful place. The most attractive for my was to see the sea lions at the foot of the beach in its natural habitat and very close to you. You can take their ugly without problem. Small parts of beach water is cold so you can forget about swimming. There are several shops and cafes and restaurants, all very cute but none cheap. It is a very relaxed place although finding parking can be tricky.
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  • Visited with my husband and Mom on Columbus day, and we had a wonderful time. Not far from the park is the beach, and this is a family beach. Although it was a holiday the beach is wide enough so that...  more »
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