La Jolla Beaches
Nearby La Jolla is home to miles of sandy Pacific shoreline. Go surfing on powerful waves at Windasea Beach or Black’s Beach, a premier pro surfing destination since the 1960s. Torrey Pines State Beach offers a large reserve with trails, pine trees, and majestic cliffs for hiking. Visit La Jolla Shores for a picnic and paddle boarding, or spend an afternoon relaxing while watching the calm tides. It’s easy to find a firepit for an evening bonfire, too.
Shell Beach is a costal tide pool where anemones and starfish are easy to spot—no aquarium fee or diving required. For restorative views, Wipeout Beach is just off the beaten path and offers amazing photo opportunities. Discover sparkling rocks and shells, colorful fish, crabs, and other aquatic creatures.