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“Quaint & quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Windansea Beach

Windansea Beach
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US$148.99*
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La Jolla Segway Tour
Ranked #5 of 77 things to do in La Jolla
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Owner description: A famous beach for surfing.
Kirkland, Washington
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28 reviews
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“Quaint & quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Seriously if you're looking for a spot that locals go to and you don't want to see people or be seen, this is the place. No one really goes here and you can sleep under the sun freely without anyone around you. It'll be like your own private get away!

Visited January 2014
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La Jolla, California
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“Picturesque locals beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

More of a locals place than La Jolla Shores, this is a rocky, picturesque beach that's a must see. For the easiest swimming go to the southern end of the beach. Downsides: The surfing here is pretty clicky and I hear not welcoming to newbies. And there's only one pit toilet. Guess that'll force you to go into the water. You won't regret it.

Visited July 2014
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“Great little beach but not a quiet, relaxing ocean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Little beach, not very busy... kind of smelly and the waves are crashing here so little kids might not be the biggest fans. Also not the best place to learn how to boogie board but would be great once you knew what you were doing.

Visited July 2014
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San Diego, California
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“Has not changed in 30 plus years!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

I am retired in dentistry and have lived in this area the first part of my career in La Jolla! Surfing is amazing here and it brings back such memories of one of my partners in dentistry who loved surfing here! You still see the local surfers claiming their spots! That has not changed with surfers. It is a wonderful place to go and enjoy the surf!!!!!!

Visited July 2014
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San Diego, California
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“Lovely Beach, Steep Steps”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Windansea makes gorgeous photos, especially at Sunset, but the steps down from the street are wooden and rickety. Have trouble getting up and down? Stay up and just look. There are large out croppings on the beach that make for interesting photos or portrait backgrounds.

Parking is awful at peak times.

Visited July 2014
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