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La Jolla Shores Park

8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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USD 69.98*
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San Diego Surf Lessons
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Leopard Shark Snorkel Tour in La Jolla
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Mile-long beach features gentle waves during the summer months, making this spot a prime spot for novice scuba divers.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (153 reviews)
“la jolla shores” (186 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed yesterday

Every time I get the chance to visit from the east coast I come here to see the surfers, take in the cliffs and sand and west coast vibe. Public bathrooms, ice cream shops, play area for the kids.... and then turn around and see...More

Thank momlovespalmtrees
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited for the sunset and it didn't disappoint. The beach was clean, not to crowded and there was a playground for the little one. Highly recommended

Thank n1jyx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice wide beach with lots of free parking. Or was a cloudy day though so that may explain the ample parking spaces. Many many surfers here. Fun people watching.

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Surf, sand and sun. What more can you need. Well maintained beach, nice facilities. Enjoyed the beach and sun. Great pace to watch the morning surfers. vert relaxing and a great place to walk.

Thank Mr_Sanderson2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

This review describes the actual beach "La Jolla Shores Park" which is not located within the "Village of San Diego". If you are staying in the village. you have to walk 20-30 minutes to the beach or take the car (10 minutes). I did not...More

Thank Maximilian H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped to see the seals and sea lions, but apparently were not in the right area. The park itself was really neat. Activities for nearly everyone. We will stop again.

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The park is beautiful, but we arrived on a Friday afternoon after driving hours in rush hour traffic to be in more heavy traffic. The final touches for a volleyball tournament were being completed on one end of the park and what looked like a...More

Thank Ida K B
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Jolla Shores is a great place to bring the family with miles and miles of awesome beachfront views as well as a pretty nice selection of places to eat and drink as well. Tons of people surfing or grilling on the beach so its...More

Thank Jamal B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family beach. No development whatsoever. Have fire pits in the sand built with blocks. Seemed to be a lot of college kids from nearby USD and a lot of families. Very clean, safe, great California beach experience. Retail, restaurants about a 5-10 min walk...More

Thank hoosiergbr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went Kayaking today, first time in like 8 years. Today was a bit more work than I remember, pulling out the kayak dropping it on the shore, finding parking, setting up. The launch wasn't pretty as I was a bit rusty, however I made...More

Thank Paul V
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Donna T
8 June 2017|
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Response from JoAnn H | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking lot that fills fast during the day and for sunset (and probably during the grunion runs). There is free street parking however, just plan to walk a few blocks. Don't forget to drop a pin so you don't... More
25 March 2017|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sunbathing should be ok, the temperatures during the day are quite warm, even right now, provided there is no cloud cover or even fog. The water temperature of the Pacific Ocean is generally not very warm, especially not... More
9 November 2016|
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Response from john g | Reviewed this property |
It's nice all year, but the waters going to be 60 degree's. Growing up here we always thought it was funny when the tourist went swimming in the winter, But heck, might be your first time in the Pacific Ocean. You can rent... More