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“shore break”(8 reviews)
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6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92083
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Windansea Beach is a less-crowded area of La Jolla. If all you are looking for is a good ocean-view walk, come here. Plenty of parking on side streets.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amnews6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a different kind of small rocky beach and has lots of surfers. Not really a swimming beach. The only minus to this experience is the lack of parking. It is a challenge to find a spot in this residential area.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank raj b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just like taking the kids to Disney, this is a place to take them when they're teens. Also visited Chula vista where we got a hotel and Coronado island where we enjoyd a nice sushi and drinks.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jr4798
Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

A beautiful stunning beach wish we could have spent more time there. Very peaceful especially when not many people around

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 823JamesA
Reviewed 24 August 2019

My favorite beach in San diego. I love to watch the surfers and the sun go down. The sunsets at this location is amazing. Have your camera ready. This beach can get busy sometimes but most of the time its pretty chill.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank traveljaden
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Windansea is a great place to watch surfers in LaJolla, best surfers in San Diego, great location and great view of the ocean at sunset

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Stclair1958
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Great beach convenient to our rental property. Some large rocks but that only adds to the visual appeal of this less frequented beach in La Jolla. The surfing is apparently very good as well if that is what you are into.

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank rangertex
Reviewed 6 August 2019

Absolutely gorgeous beach that can get quite crowded in the summer. When you go in the waves, watch for surfers. And plan to park quite a few blocks away. Enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank LLZups
Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

Loved this spot in La Jolla. The rocks make for interesting topography and private places to sunbathe comfortably. Fewer children, so not so hectic as many of the state parks can be. Easy walk up the hill to amenities like a Mexican restaurant, a coffee...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank babscoffee
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Love, love, love this beach! Much larger, more surfers and way easier parking! The rocky coast makes the sunsets much more beautiful!

Date of experience: August 2019
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14 April 2019|
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Response from marjorie c | Reviewed this property |
There is sand st some portions of this beach and people do come and enjoy their time there. And it is a beautiful rugged rocky beach with wonderful formations to explore. The surf is rough for swimming, but is good for... More
8 April 2019|
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Response from JennInSD | Reviewed this property |
Yes!!! Bring a towel to sit on. Parking can be difficult especially in the summer. Note: anything glass is outlawed from all the beaches (including wine bottles/glasses). Also, Windansea is a fairly ‘primitive’ beach (no... More
Kelley B
22 January 2019|
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Response from Juan S | Reviewed this property |
check a san diego tide chart.....