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La Jolla Shores Park

8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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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” (156 reviews)
“la jolla shores” (192 reviews)
“boogie boarding” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Beach is pretty big and fairly clean. Was a good deal of beach goers on a Friday but not too crowded. The surf patrol will quickly tell at you if you cross my my the line when in the water from the swimming area to...More

Thank S8epilot
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful breach, clear and clean water, not too crowded as some of the other beaches in the area. Kayaking and snorkeling available. Parking looks like it could be a challenge, so consider an Uber if not staying right in the area. Several decent dining options...More

Thank TheAntiTourist
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Well what can you say bad about a beach in La Jolla. Not much as long as the weather is good. Well your in SoCal so that's pretty much guareented. Wide beach at low tide it will come up to the wall at high tide....More

Thank Biztravr
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I absolute love it here. La Jolla is so beautiful and the ocean is gorgeous. Fun to watch divers walk into the water, but a little scary too!

Thank TravelSnobKate
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Nice beach. Clear water. Not a lot if seaweed. We enjoyed the Beach and water. Parking is really tough though as the lot fills up.

Thank Meghan K
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our family decided to visit the beaches here at La Jolla and found this one mile long beach located in Las Jolla. There are many lifeguards on scene and waves are gentle.

Thank proudmom5
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My Family of 5 did beach stops all along the coast from LA to San Diego in a week. This is probably the one with the least steps from your parking to the sand. Ample parking for many cars and its all flat for those...More

Thank MamaBof5
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Always a nice safe beach for children. There are ample life guards to care for the beach goers. A large parking area which fills up fast during any summer day. Sand is generally clean & surf was moderate during our visit. Food is nearby but...More

Thank KahunaVentura_CA
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We visited La jolla shores after stoping at La jolla cove, we had a great time at the beach, it was cold but it was clean and nice (except the restrooms). We had to move a little bit because of the surfers but it was...More

Thank ItzelFernandez
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Although I am spoilt as I used to live at La Jolla Shores, I still choose to visit at least once a month. Usually, to stroll along the beach or promenade and go to any of the excellent restaurants along Avenida de La Playa.

Thank susansN1523PK
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Marianne E
2 December 2017|
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Response from Emanuele B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marianne, If there is no traffic you can go from mission beach to La Jolla in 15-20 min. No idea about the Cabanas
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