Located just 15 minutes from Downtown San Diego, sits the picturesque coastal community of La Jolla. Surrounded on three sides by the sea, La Jolla boasts stunning coastlines, beautiful beaches, and is rich with unique culture and history. With an unbeatable Mediterranean climate, a wide range of accommodations and attractions, and an unparalleled natural beauty, La Jolla truly lives up to its nickname as “the Jewel” of San Diego.
Perhaps one of La Jolla’s biggest draws for both tourists and locals alike is the spectacular, white sandy beaches. From surfing at Windansea Beach to swimming at the family friendly La Jolla Shores Beach, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the surf and sand. For outdoor adventurers, La Jolla Cove is the perfect place to kayak or snorkel for an up close view of the magnificent marine life. Be sure to walk out on the seawall at the Children’s Pool to catch a glimpse of the seals and their seal pups basking in the sun!
Not only is community of La Jolla home to some of the most scenic beaches, it offers world class shopping and fine dining. In the heart of downtown La Jolla, commonly referred to as “the Village,” unique shops and upscale boutiques are mixed with art galleries and sidewalk cafes. Indulge in a little retail therapy, before grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many top-rated restaurants located in the Village, such as George’s at the Cove or Eddie V’s.
Relax by the pool at the historic 1926 Spanish-style oceanfront hotel, La Valencia, also known as “The Pink Lady of La Jolla” due to its striking pink colored buildings or perfect your golf game at the famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean all while playing a round of golf.
And for those who love the arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art is a great place to admire various exhibits from both local and world-renowned artists, while theatre enthusiasts can watch major Broadway productions at La Jolla Playhouse.
Made up of 16 different neighborhoods, including Bird Rock and the La Jolla Shores, each neighborhood in La Jolla offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy the quintessential Southern California lifestyle. And with top-ranked public and private schools, community of La Jollais a great place to raise a family.
With world-class amenities, dramatic coastlines and a slew of outdoor attractions, La Jolla is not only a premier travel destination, but the ideal place to call home.