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La Jolla Cove

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1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
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San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is located in the La Jolla ecological preserve.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions” (2,306 reviews)
“on the rocks” (560 reviews)
“wild animals” (96 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3600
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"sea lions"
in 2,306 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 560 reviews
"wild animals"
in 96 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 141 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 157 reviews
"san diego"
in 443 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 119 reviews
"small beach"
in 96 reviews
"nice walk"
in 89 reviews
"fun to watch"
in 168 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 88 reviews
"parking spot"
in 91 reviews
"tide pools"
in 185 reviews
"children's pool"
in 194 reviews
"the cliff"
in 88 reviews
"cove"
in 1,986 reviews
"smell"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing views... there is free parking all down the roads so no need to fall for any places which offer parking for a charge. Even if you need to park a bit away, the walk along the front is amazing. Whilst we were there, the...More

Thank nichlo12
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Reviewed yesterday

Everything was amazing at the bowl above the cove, except when people who were watching and walking by stopped and were talking very loud.

Thank Lori N
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go here to see the beautiful sunrises or sunsets, to listen and take pictures of the sea lions and seals, and just to have a wonderful relaxing walk! Bring a jacket because it gets chilly on the water.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

La Jolla Coast Bike Tour with Downhill Ride from Mt Soledad. Easy Ride with an awesome Guide, But you have to be careful handling the bike and use the rear brakes. Scenic Views from Mt. Soledad and to the coast to La Jolla Cove. Ride...More

Thank melmay6770
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth the trip to see the beauty of the Pacific. Beautiful views, fun watching seals and sea lions, great little shops. Good day trip from San Diego

Thank jenghill
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed our walk along the shore, with great views of the ocean and rocks, plus separate groups of seals, seal lions, and harbor seals with their pups. Respect these wild creatures and their need for personal space! We saw some people swimming, but thought...More

Thank SandyRiver
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit smelly but we really enjoyed walking the waterfront and watching the wildlife. I just wish people would follow the rules and not get so close to the seals and sea lions. They should be more strict on the rules and keep people away...More

Thank Tina B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic walking path along the coast - me and my fiancé went Saturday morning and the sea was alive with divers, pelicans, seals, snorkelers, and even a mermaid having a photoshoot. We ate at the restaurant right across the way on their balcony (Brockton Villa...More

Thank Ghettonorway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour dropped us off in La Jolla. We walked down to the cove while browsing some interesting souvenir shops, and reading the restaurant menus. We got to the walkway along the water. Beautiful area, and the birds and seals were such a nice perk....More

Thank chiefc393
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Reviewed 3 days ago

La Jolla Cove is a fabulous place to visit, walk, and take photos and with some very fun restaurants nearby.

Thank Paula W
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Jenny V
25 April 2018|
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Response from StarlaDeane | Reviewed this property |
Personally I was only there in april sorry I’m not help regarding that time of the year..
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Jerry W
12 April 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
There are areas open to Pet’s. You will have lots of company. Some of the Preserve areas are off limits but those are limited. Bring your dogs.
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Lisa D
14 March 2018|
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Response from Parth_Bakshi | Reviewed this property |
We went with Five Star tours. They're pretty nice, it's a little rush rush with all these companies but if you're on a bit of a schedule, these guys are good. Try to take the morning tour as with this you'll be able to do... More
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