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La Jolla Shores Park, San Diego

4.6
#2 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
Beach · Hidden Gem · Park
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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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La Jolla Shores Park reviews

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TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
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TripAdvisor
  • I went to this park and enjoyed the holiday crowds as well as swiming in the water. It was crowded but still enjoyable 
    I went to this park and enjoyed the holiday crowds as well as swiming in the water. It was crowded but still enjoyable  more »
  • This was an amazing beach for surfing but along with that comes the crowds. We went on Saturday and had a really hard time finding parking, even getting there what we thought was early. That said... 
    This was an amazing beach for surfing but along with that comes the crowds. We went on Saturday and had a really hard time finding parking, even getting there what we thought was early. That said...  more »
Google
  • 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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