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Windansea Beach, La Jolla

4.7
#6 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
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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  • I rented an Air BNB that was one block from this beach. Went every day and enjoyed watching the waves and surfers. Beach is long and narrow with a strip of sand, but enough to sun bathe. Also...  more »
  • This beach is small but mighty. You can enjoy the sun on the shore or try your hand at surfing this short but epic wave. Still standing and regularly maintained is a palm frond structure that has...  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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