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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” (154 reviews)
“la jolla shores” (189 reviews)
“fire pits” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved this beach! The facilities were easy to get to. Could use a sweep or two under the shower heads to clear the amount of sand that gathers there. But, not enough to really complain about. The playground is fun, the beach is well kept,...More

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great family beach. It was nice having showers and bathrooms close by, plus the playground.

Thank chocl8lvr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful! Being from out of town and never spending time at the ocean this was an amazing place to stop and see. Recommend for anyone on vacation or driving through.

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty busy beach. Not as exciting as going to the cove. Seems fun but it was crowded and the parking is difficult in this area.

Thank NinaW2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful big beach with hot sun for tanning the beach providing free parking and shower places , nice and smiling people on the beach , families and they kids so friendly and lovely people at beach.

Thank MAAlawadhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time at this park in July of 2017. We were not disappointed. The cliffs surrounding the park are beautiful! The sand id super soft, there is a playground for the kids and a nice bathroom/shower house. We will be back next time we...More

Thank Maverok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped to find a restroom & came upon a quaint little shopping area, with several restaurants. Found one all decked out (over the top!!) for Halloween. Great fun. Good drinks & a lovely cheese tray!

Thank Patti1_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An inspiring sand beach in San diego..with excellent views for a romantic sunset and swimming..kayaking.. there is a waterfront park with kids playground ..many free parking spots and showers and restrooms..there are no seals or sea lions seen frequently..it is 10 minutes away from the...More

Thank ahmedghanem2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps not quite as lovely as La Jolla village across the bay. This is still one of the most beautiful areas of Southern California. Some good restaurants nearby.

Thank T S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for an afternoon on the beach. Lots of space for pitting down a blanket and throwing the frisbee.

Thank Dunedarkwarrierofpeace
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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
9 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