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La Jolla Shores Park

8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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San Diego Surf Lessons
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding Lessons
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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” (154 reviews)
“la jolla shores” (189 reviews)
“boogie boarding” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come from Oregon where we have great beaches, albeit very cold water. Bring your wet suit and you are golden. Without it, hypothermia. It was so fun being at La Jolla Shores Park with our 3 year old grandson. The play equipment was great,...More

Thank stevemarilyn2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views and beautiful beach. Good for a casual walk or serious hike. The whole area was very clean. Not really crowded when we went in September.

Thank Gregory G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent about an hour wondering and enjoying the beauty of La Jolla beach at the Shores Park. Such an amazing setting to experience. Such a nice grassy area and great public facilities. We will go back!

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to surf or rent a kayak and paddle over to La Jolla cove. Restrooms are decent. Water is quite cool most of the year.

Thank Kilaueakyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting here in 2015 with just the wife and me and really enjoyed it. We just got back from a vacation with the kids this time and loved it even more. This was our favorite beach of the three we visited on this trip....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended in surfing here today and it was great! Not a ton of people . Everyone is very friendly. The beaches are clean and beautiful. Tons of restaurants in the area. If you want to surf and want lessons or a board go to...More

Thank Devries87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely parkland close to the city. Great place for a day out with a picnic. Must make the time to visit if you're in San diego

Thank Jean & John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free parking, lots of beach, in a great location, suggest a stop on your trip. Restroom facilities are available as well.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely place, went kayaking, (seals pop their heads out the water next to you kayak to say hello!) also great for surfing as some medium sized waves here, nice feel about the whole place and not too crowded. Could definitely live here if...More

Thank 19HAY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Jolla beach are very nice, we saw lots of families enjoying great times together here, lots of divers too, We saw lots of sea lions, especially one young silly sea lion, keep herself away from others, enjoying the sunshine on the beach, we will...More

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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
8 November 2016|
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Response from john g | Reviewed this property |
It's nice all year, but the waters going to be 60 degree's. Growing up here we always thought it was funny when the tourist went swimming in the winter, But heck, might be your first time in the Pacific Ocean. You can rent... More