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“Beautiful time with Teenagers!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Cove

La Jolla Cove
1100 Coast Blvd San Diego, CA 92037, East of Ellen Browning Scripps Park, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #2 of 28 Attractions in La Jolla
Type: Beaches
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Snorkeling
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: San Diego's most desirable spot for swimming, diving and snorkeling. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected. There is also a world famous dive site that is located in the La Jolla ecological preserve.
Elgin, Illinois
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“Beautiful time with Teenagers!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had a great time at sunset. Amazing to watch the Sea Lions and the surf. And yes the two teenagers love it too!

Visited July 2013
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“Great beach day available”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

A small area to get your "beach" action in while around the La Jolla area. Get there early as the cove is rather small and gets busy quickly. Nice park nearby so bring a picnic unless you plan to pick something up at one of the many restaurants available in the shopping area of downtown La Jolla

Visited July 2013
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“Seals up close - awesome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

There is tons to do on La Jolla cove beaches.
1) The best is to watch the seals play and bark and sun themselves. Every day we were able to see a large seal up close on the rocks.
2) There are tons of tide pools to look at sea life.
3) Shell collecting
4) swimming/snorkeling/scuba
5) Soak up sun and watch the waves crashing

The view is great of La Jolla Shores and over to Torrey Pines.

The only drawback is the litter. I can't fathom how anyone can litter a beautiful place like that but they have.

Visited July 2013
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“Love La Jolla!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Love La Jolla! spend and afternoon sitting on a rock bed next to a sea lion, overlooking the ocean. what more can you ask?? oh yhe, went on a kayak & snorkel tour before that and was swimming next to the sea lions. awesome!!

Visited June 2013
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“Nice Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Pleasant weather, nice views, not much parking. Be patient, as you are looking to park, once you do you will get some good photos! Enjoyed walking around and seeing the sea lions.

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