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La Jolla San Diego

La Jolla San Diego

A sparkling jewel of San Diego, the La Jolla

area is a picture perfect post card with several

beaches along more than seven miles of coast

against an array of rolling hills known as Mount


Being a part of San Diego, La Jolla is only

15 minutes from the downtown district. Along with

beautiful scenery, the area also offers many fine

restaurants, art galleries, hotels and resorts,

and many other attractions such as the Scripps

Institution of Oceanography.

The Birch Aquarium is also a part of La Jolla,

giving you the chance to enter the exciting world

of sharks, living coral reefs, and many other undersea

exhibits. This aquarium showcases the mysteries of

the ocean and what actually lives there.

The shoreline of La Jolla consists of rocky headlands

seperated by pristine coves and sandy beaches. All

along the beach, you can find many different hotels

and resorts, designed to make your stay a little bit


The North Pacific Beach extends to La Jolla, traveling

from the Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. If you travel

north of this area, you’ll find yourself on the

beaches of La Jolla.

By going to the south end of the La Jolla shoreline,

you’ll find Windandsea Beach. Windandsea Beach has

long had a reputation for surfers paradise, although

the steep beaches and rocky cliffs can be very

dangerous if you aren’t aware of them.

Close to downtown La Jolla, there is an area called

Casa, which used to be a children’s pool. Now days,

the area has been taken over by seals and sealions.

Although children can’t swim here anymore, it’s a

great pastime to lay on the beach and watch them play.

Traveling along the La Jolla shoreline, you’ll find

the tide pools. These pools are great to look at,

although you shouldn’t touch them. You should visit

during low tide and be sure to wear rubber soled shoes,

as they can get quite slippery.

The cove in La Jolla is very beautiful, although one

of the smaller beaches in San Diego. On either side of

the cove, there are sandstone cliffs. This helps to

add an isolated feel to the cove.

Throughout La Jolla, the Shores Beach is the widest and

longest beach. If you look off to the distance on the

beach, you can see the Scripps Pier. Also on the beach,

there are novice scuba classes held throughout the summer


With plenty to offer you and your family, the beaches of

La Jolla are among the best in San Diego. There’s plenty

to do and see here, with dining and swimming. For a

great visit to the beach, La Jolla seems to simplify the

best of life in California.

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