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la Jolla Shores Beach

82 locals recommend ·

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Jasmine And Paul
Jasmine And Paul
November 16, 2019
La Jolla Shores is a great spot for families because the waves are typically not too strong and there are many outdoor activities to enjoy there. Kayaks, surfboards, and snorkeling/diving gear are available for rent also for those looking to be more active. There is also a playground adjacent to the…
Marsha
Marsha
October 25, 2019
Nice breaks for surfing or boogie boarding. Rent a surfboard, or kayak and paddle to the caves, or scuba dive. 14miles/20min drive.
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
October 18, 2019
both the coffee and shores are the closest beach to me and reminiscent of European coastline. must be experienced
Jessica
Jessica
October 14, 2019
great place to hit the water and have a fun day at the beach!
Anne
Anne
October 08, 2019
This is a beautiful beach with a short main street called Avenida de la Playa where you can find restaurants and art galleries. Great beach for swimming, snorkeling and kayak rentals/kayaking.

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Location
San Diego, CA 92037