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Windansea Beach

6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92083
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A famous beach for surfing.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local surfers” (10 reviews)
“pump house” (8 reviews)
6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92083
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the best scenery at a La Jolla beach. The beach is down below the road, so be prepared to go down stairs to get to the sand. Great waves for boogie boarding and rocks for searching for little creatures. Some people fishing and...More

Thank SoonerDallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you wind your way through the neighborhood, find street parking, and make your way down the bluffs to the scenic beach painted by local artists for its dangerous rocky coastline, you will find hidden below the surface of the water treacherous rocks navigated by...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Windansea Beach (yes, that is show it is spelled), can be a good place to check out the tidal pools. These are places where at low tide, the water gets trapped in shallow depressions in the rocks. They sometimes hold sea life such as small...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach has waves that crash in close to the shore, strong surf, beautful sandstone formations along the beach, off the beaten path quieter small beach, check it out for sure!

Thank brahmagupta
Reviewed 12 July 2017

the sand comes and goes with the seasons on this spectacular local's haunt. Sandy beaches in the summer exposing fabulous rocky promontories in the winter that provide for marvelous tide pooling. Legendary surf history here, and a shack that has seen the likes of most...More

Thank Madeleine B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A beach gem that has changed little in the 60 years I have been visiting it. Tom Wolfe fans will easily recognize the pump house. Unlike the Cove the water is not contaminated. The surfers are arrogant and territorial, but they always have been. A...More

Thank rv8r
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We didn't want to go to the other beaches because they were too crowded so we came here. The strong waves are not very kid friendly but it was clean and there are a lot of places to explore. Lots of surfers to watch. Portapotties...More

Thank AimeeLally
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Windansea is a beautiful whether you are looking for an easy coastal walk, sitting along a portrait-perfect beach, surfing some more-challenging sets, or just stopping by for a stunning sunset. Remember, the beaches are alcohol free so don't bring any beer/wine... but you don't need...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Windansea an extremely popular location for surfers; on any given day, sunshine or cloudy, you will see the dedicated surfers (and some of San Diego's best) do their thing. If you're not into surfing, but into surfer watching, the beach is quite beautiful. Your kids...More

Thank Char K
Reviewed 8 June 2017

At first, I wasn't too impressed. Then we spent a day here and I began to appreciate its beauty. Rocky, but the sandy areas were nice. A surfers beach.

Thank TheFalls
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Angi S
10 August 2017|
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Response from DogDoggie | Reviewed this property |
there is an out house.
27 March 2017|
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Response from jackhowluks | Reviewed this property |
It'll be fantastic.We were there over New Year's, & while we didn't have an interest in braving really cold water, there were plenty of surfers and swimmers wearing wetsuits in the surf. June is perfect for most.
16 January 2017|
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Response from jackhowluks | Reviewed this property |
previous responders are accurate regarding hotels on the beach. We were blessed to be able to stay in an expensive boutique property right across the small beach road (nothing in this area is allowed to be right on the... More