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Windansea Beach

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Address: 6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92083

A famous beach for surfing.

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Great sounds and friendly traffic. Fun low key place. We stay at the Travelodge and frequently eaten at Suma Mexican up on DE Playa de sul.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, Michigan
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Rochester, Michigan
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great sounds and friendly traffic. Fun low key place. We stay at the Travelodge and frequently eaten at Suma Mexican up on DE Playa de sul.

Thank Iceman21893
Nashville TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in mid April and walked there from the Grande Colonial hotel. Not a bed walk (1 1/2 miles) and saw some great houses along the way. The beach is clean; the waves great and there are plenty of rocks to scamper on. The people were friendly. Loved it!

Thank Kmagg
West Chester, OH
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing little beach was within walking distance of our beach rental. It's very rocky and the waves are rough, so it's not necessarily great for sunbathing or swimming, but it's incredibly beautiful. The beach is small, quiet and unspoiled. It's also a hot spot for surfers, which was really fun to watch.

Thank boilerjenni
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite beaches in all of the world. An iconic surf spot...but only for experts...because its a heavy wave. Mind the tides because at high tide...not much sand. Swimmers chould be careful...the currents are pretty strong.

Thank DogDoggie
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to live a block away from Windansea Beach, and I can vouch for the beautiful sunsets we'd see every night, no matter the season. There's a special vibe at the beach. It's accessible and the surfers are the same ones mentioned by the Beach Boys way back when. Buying a sandwich at El Pescador and coming down to... More 

Thank nancyrm2014
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lived 3 blocs away and never missed a chance to go the beach. WHether you sit on a bench (premium) or on the rocks, there'sno better show than the waves coming in a lapping over the rugged geography of Windansea beach. Oh,and that susnset.

Thank Robert I
Mission Viejo, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like this beach. It's much quieter than La Jolla Shores or La Jolla Cove but still a lot of people out on a nice day or night. Parking may require some patience but it's worth the view. Very peaceful.

Thank SoCalLo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local surfer spot, big waves, lots of rock, best sunset views, pet friendly beach - parking is a problem

Thank W7542DTpaulm
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Such a beautiful and peaceful area to watch a sunset. There is not as many people there compared to La Jolla Cove. Also a great place to take pictures.

Thank Kate W
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Windansea Beach in la Jolla is beautiful and appeasing. I went with a friend and there were not too many people. The sand is clear and comfortable to lie on. On a good day, there are great surfers to watch catching waves!

Thank Laurence F

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