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Black's Beach

2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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OMG - what a climb!!!

This is a great beach but if, like us, you're 60+ and not terribly fit, do think about the effort... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DenisCThurley
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Highworth, United Kingdom
Loved it

This is my first nude beach, which I really did enjoy. The FIRST thing u must know is there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KingLoco247
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Cleveland, Ohio
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One of the west coast's 5 premier surfing spots.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nude beach” (53 reviews)
“glider port” (27 reviews)
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2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great beach but if, like us, you're 60+ and not terribly fit, do think about the effort it takes to reach the sand. The Gliderport, which offers great overhead entertainment launching hangliders and paragliders off the clifftop, is 372' above the beach....More

Thank DenisCThurley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first nude beach, which I really did enjoy. The FIRST thing u must know is there is a VERY long, semi dangerous, walk down a very steep hill with steps. You will get a leg workout, and tired. Some of the steps...More

Thank KingLoco247
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the title! The beach itself was beautiful, peaceful, friendly naked people! I was in my element! However the previous warnings about the climb down and death march back up was glossed over!!! For the let’s gently say it, over weight folks...More

Thank bevsensualparty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sand Sun And Good vibes You have 2 options to get there One from Torrey Pines Glide Port and then you have to hike around 10/15 minutes down from the cliff, there is stairs there. Option 2 Walk from La Jolla shores around 20/35 minutes...More

Thank Maxim Z
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Come!! It's such a fun combination of different landscapes. You have the edge of the cliff pictures, you have a fun walk down and then upppppppp a long walkway down a mountain, then a beautiful beach with naked people. It's great. Have the proper footwear...More

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We were warned about the treck down but we took our time and managed ok. A few rests were needed on the route back up A fairly deserted and peaceful beach with optional nudity Nice cafe at the glider park above

Thank Joannebo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I visited San Diego and decided to try a visit to our first clothing optional beach. The info on the beach says that this is the most popular nude beach in the US. The hike up to and down from the beach...More

1  Thank ChrisnSherry
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's everything you heard about - and more. Not really for kids under 17, and if you're used to walking to & from shore at a beach the rocks are rough on your feet.

1  Thank MTDigs
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice beach. Great spot to watch paragliders above. Step hike up and down but it's not very long. Clothing optional beach so I'd keep kids away.

Thank Chad G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Mostly nude gays now, but one of the nicest beaches around. Some of the best surf too! Parts of it can be scene from the glider port, but stay back from the cliffs. We lose a few tourists every year, lol. Try the food at...More

2  Thank john g
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Henry s
3 August 2017|
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Response from craigclark | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Not many to choose from.
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Mizzou86
20 July 2017|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
I was at the beach once and it was a May Monday early afternoon. There were clumps of people scattered all over but it was not a big crowd and no volleyball. I have no idea about the volleyball scene. You would have to hear... More
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gwmullis
3 February 2017|
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Response from craigclark | Reviewed this property |
It is best to check the daily weather. The beach gets usage all year round. March will be starting to really warm up. A sunny and warm day will have the beach full of people looking to get an all over tan.
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