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“Beautiful Beach - limited parking” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Cove

La Jolla Cove
1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Ranked #1 of 68 things to do in La Jolla
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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.
Auckland, New Zealand
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“Beautiful Beach - limited parking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Parking is very limited and was difficult to find a space. The cove is very picturesque. The beach is clean and there is plenty to do - seal watching, snorkelling, swimming, kayaking. The walk down to the cove is a little steep with a staircase from the shower/restroom area to the beach. We didn't stay for long but the beach was very busy, not much space for sunbathing because the tide was coming in. The shower/restroom was okay for a very busy beach. Overall worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“maybe the wrong time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is our second visit there. On the moring of the day, it seems all the seals are playing in the sea instead of lying on the beach. Anyway, still love'in it

Visited August 2014
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coulsdon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Add this to your San Diego Itinery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very fashionable part of San Diego, with nice sea frontage, shops and great restaurants. The snorkelling is supposed to be very good here, but I didn't get time to try it out. Eat at Eddie V's which had great food and lovely views.

Visited August 2014
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Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“GORGEOUS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a must for visitors to the area - the locals are not crazy about the wildlife, but seriously - why not? This is real life, not Sea World! It is a gorgeous spot and you will have plenty of luck finding seals, birds and other animals as well as plenty of people watching if you like.

Visited April 2014
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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“One of the nicest views in the whole country.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have been touring around the whole country on a roadtrip recently, and can say that La Jolla has one of the most scenic shorlines/coves in the whole country. Breathtaking views! Awesome place to walk around or have a picnic.

Visited August 2014
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