La Jolla Shores Park, La Jolla

#2 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
Beach · Hidden Gem · Park
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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  • Fantastic beach. It’s a heaven for surfers. During the pandemic, there are a lot of people come out here to enjoy the open air. With free parking, it’s nice to come out to immerse yourself in the...  more »
  • I only have been to La Jolla Shores during sunsets and at night. I love how this area is never overcrowded and it is a good depart from the typical beaches in San Diego. I attached a picture of La...  more »
  • Get there early if you want a parking spot
  • Great place to swim and waste a day with family or friends!

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