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La Jolla Shores Park

8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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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” (159 reviews)
“la jolla shores” (195 reviews)
“boogie boarding” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited La Jolla Shores Park late June. We were fortunate to find a parking spot just behind the beach, hence a short walk to our patch of sand with all of our gear. The beautiful beach was packed for a Monday. The beach had...More

Thank Kari B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach with free street parking. Parking might be hard to find. Beautiful views and nice place to walk around or get wet in the waves.

Thank SomaK95762
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Jolla Shores Park is a lovely place to walk especially during the cooler months of the year. One can never get tired of the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean!

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 1 week ago

too many people that dont now how to surf and hit me on my head super upset. i really prefer pacific beach.and also mission beach ,so many option to surf

Thank djmcal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beach with lots of space. Free street parking and outside showers. Waves are just right and plenty of shops and beach sport rentals.

Thank N K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very typical southern California beach. There is a parking lot and some street parking, but in season it will be a challenge. The beach is large, there are lots of life guards, fire rings are few and you have to get them very early in...More

Thank Lola Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After living for more than 10 years away from San Diego, I had forgotten how nice it is to walk on the beach in December at La Jolla Shores. Our kids had a great time playing in the water and looking for crabs in the...More

Thank Gaditor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vacationed in San Diego in October and found this beauty of a beach during our drive through La Jolla. There was no problem with parking because we had a temporary handicapped placard, but we did notice that aside from handicap parking, there was NO...More

Thank Lynne0725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice beach to visit on a warm December day. La Jolla gets very busy as the day gets on and it is not easy to find a spot if you don't get there early but it's a nice beach. We didn't plan ahead and didn't...More

Thank flatlandcoug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LaJolla has always been my favorite beach place. It is quieter and more family geared. Parking is just as difficult as other SD beaches, so go early!

Thank ExploringViking96
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Marianne E
3 December 2017|
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Response from Emanuele B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marianne, If there is no traffic you can go from mission beach to La Jolla in 15-20 min. No idea about the Cabanas
Donna T
7 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