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Address: 8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Mile-long beach features gentle waves during the summer months, making this...

Mile-long beach features gentle waves during the summer months, making this spot a prime spot for novice scuba divers.

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Leopard Shark Snorkel Tour in La Jolla

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Beautiful Beach

Nice clean beach with easy access to the ocean. Finding a parking place is difficult, so go early. Fun shops and eateries on the way to the beach!

Reviewed 4 August 2016
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North Fond Du Lac, Wi
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Nice clean beach with easy access to the ocean. Finding a parking place is difficult, so go early. Fun shops and eateries on the way to the beach!

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San diego
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a stunning beach, but if you go afternoons or anytime on the weekends be prepared to be challenged in finding places to park and even finding a place to relax. Combination of locals and millions of tourists make this average although it is a beautiful area to visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

La Jolla Shores is a very family oriented beach. It is generally very crowded on the weekend, however we decided to catch a sunset and walk the beach on a Tuesday night and there was available parking in the beach lot when we arrived about 6:30 p.m. The one thing I would keep in mind is that this is a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Love Love Loveee the La Jolla Shores. We've been to a few beaches in the SD area and this is by far the most beautiful. You can snorkel, visit the cove, chill on the beach..or simple just take in the breathtaking scenery! We definitely look forward in coming back to browse around the shops and take an adventure into the... More 

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Monza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent for families, less hectic and crowded than La Jolla Village. Though busy anyway!! Many diner options, surf shops and kayak opportunities. Recommended!

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Folsom, California
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went to La Jolla Shores,mainly to see the leopard sharks that congregate there in the summer. We weren't able to see any when we went, but the water was warmer there than La Jolla Cove and the waves were perfect for boogie boarding. The area in front of the Marine Room Restaurant is completely covered during high tide, but... More 

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The beach is so beautiful, kinda crowded and parking was hard to find, but the tide pools and beautiful beach is worth it all. My first time in California and it is as beautiful as i expected.

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Dallas, TX
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

For a wuss like me the water was way too cold. Definitely need a wetsuit to get in and surf. We were tempted to get a kayak thinking we could stay dry only to watch a couple take one out and have it flip over on them. No thanks! Shoreline is nice though.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a lot of fun in this area- we found plenty of parking off Draper Street, which was only about a ten minute walk to the cove. There are some great houses and people watching along the way. Once you come up to the area where the seals/sea lions are located, it gets a lot more crowded. The sea... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Breathtaking views, beautiful beaches and super cool seals/sea lions!! You have to make sure you stop while in San Diego and definitely catch a sunset!!!

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