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“We Live in the Area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Cove

La Jolla Cove
1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Ranked #1 of 58 things to do in La Jolla
Activities: Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
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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.
La Jolla, California
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“We Live in the Area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

La Jolla Cove has lots of great shopping areas close to downtown La Jolla, and great places to eat and drink. Good hiking and just enjoying the parks and sounds of the seals.

Visited March 2013
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“Beautiful with plenty of seals and pelicans”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

It was a lovely walk in splendid natural surroundings with ample wildlife to entertain the families who had come out in the sun.

Visited February 2014
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“Fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Great for any age. You can explore tide pools and get up close to sun bathing seals. It does smell a little bit, but it's worth it. Parking was a little hard, so try to get their early if you can.

Visited December 2013
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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Saw whales”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great little cove with lots of wildlife...seals, sea lions, pelicans and we saw whales from the shore. What an experience.

Visited January 2014
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“Don't Have to Spend a Dime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The La Jolla Beach Cove area is a wonderful place to spend the day "cost free." In addition to the great views, wildlife abounds from the many seals swimming in the ocean or basking on the beach to the pelicans gliding above the water's surface, the experience is certainly one to remember. Parking is free along the beachfront or even on the street if you are lucky enough to find a spot. Bring a lunch and eat in the beautiful park or enjoy an amazing fish taco at George's while enjoying the spectacular view. Regardless of your choice, you are guaranteed to have a wonderful day at La Jolla Beach Cove.

Visited February 2014
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