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The Most Beautiful La Jolla Beaches to Visit on Your Next Trip


Are you headed to La Jolla in the near future? If so, you’ve got to make a stop at the beach. Known as the “Jewel City,” La Jolla is home to some of the most impeccable beaches in all of California, and the entire country!

To help you make the best decision, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite, local beaches to visit. Whether you’re a local or a tourist visiting on vacation, a day spent at a La Jolla beach is a day well spent!

Keep reading to discover our top beaches in La Jolla.

Black’s Beach

If you’re looking to spend some time in the surf, Black’s Beach is the place to go. Highly popular with surfers, this beach offers fantastic waves thanks to an underwater canyon. But, make sure to be careful! These waves can be quite large and dangerous so surfing is usually recommended for only the most experienced of surfers.

Even if you don’t plan to surf, you can enjoy the beach itself. Beautiful cliffs, the sand, and the ocean await your beach-seeking soul!


Torrey Pines State Beach

If you’re looking for more than waves and sand, check out Torrey Pines State Beach. Not only will you get the stunning landscape of typical La Jolla beaches, but you’ll also get to experience a wide variety of trails that go from the cliffs straight to the beach.

Hiking here gives you stunning views of the ocean mixed with pine trees, wildlife, cliffs. And, what’s great is that there are trail options for every fitness level.

The Guy Fleming Trail is for those who really want to get their heart rates up. For those who’d rather enjoy the beauty of the area and not be distracted by a racing heart, there’s Beach Path and Razor Point Trail.

La Jolla Shores

This beach gives you a little bit of everything, so it’s perfect for mixed groups. Whether you have kids, adults, grandparents, or a mix of all of the above, there’s something for you to do.

Are you looking for grass and a playground? That may not sound like things you’d find at a beach, but you can find them here! La Jolla Shores offers an expansive playground for kids to enjoy to the heart’s content.

La Jolla Shores is also a popular destination for kayaking tours and snorkeling. Many nearby businesses offer guided trips and excursions so you can get up close and personal with the sea and its wildlife.

And, if you want to end your day with a beachside fire, watching the sunset La Jolla Shores is the perfect place to be. The beach here also offers ample fire pits so you can enjoy the beach day and night.


Don’t Miss These La Jolla Beaches

Your next trip to La Jolla wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the beach. With an area so rich in oceanside beauty, you’re sure to find a beach you love.

Each of these La Jolla beaches offers a different kind of experience, so choose the one that fits your style and needs the best. Whether you’re looking for recreation or relaxation, there’s a beach for you. Once you’ve visited, you’ll surely be happy you did!

For more on this subject read our recent blog post, “5 Unique La Jolla Activities.”

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