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A famous beach for surfing.
6800 Neptune Place, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92083
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone is really mean at Windansea and they dont like tourists crowding up the place and they let you know that. A guy told me to leave and never come back. Another guy said "Welcome to Windansea now go HOME!" I didn't even think I...More

Thank _db44415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely spectacular place for a wedding! Not crowded with people, it was gorgeous. Sunsets there are breathtaking. Took kids the next day to play in the ocean. Can’t wait to go back

Thank dove g
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

This beach has just about everything you could want: scenic views, interesting rocks, tide pools, surfing, fishing... Plus it’s a very healthy beach considering how heavily trafficked it is. There are tons of critters, crabs, sand crabs- you can even see fish in the waves!...More

Thank AzuriteKey
Reviewed August 24, 2018

If you’re looking to bodyboard or surf this is your beach.6 foot waves It’s not for me. I was hoping to swim but the waves and currents are just too strong for my tastes and abilities.I like calmer gentler waves. Good crowd though. Not too...More

Thank marechiels
Reviewed August 22, 2018

First, this is a surfing beach. The surfers here can be "D***S", very territorial in the water. On the beach, it is fine. The waves here crash hard, it is the rocks and the contour under the water, it is not a great swimming beach....More

1  Thank paulcE3081NI
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The beach is relatively empty and serene, because it is a surfing beach. The reviews on here misled me and I just want to warn people. The tide can get very strong and the waves break hard, right into the sand and rocks, as opposed...More

1  Thank LibbyL40
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Great surf spot and nice beach but very tide-dependent for beach sunning. Also can have shore-break which is not great for young or less experienced swimmers. Not a great spot to learn how to surf since the contour of the ocean floor that helps make...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Spent part of the day here--liked it because there was plenty of beach and we could get in the water away from the surfers. We had fun body surfing the big waves.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Love this area and try to visit it whenever we are in the San Diego area. It's worth the drive and walk.

Thank Gail E
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Amazing views of the coast line but we could only enjoy by several “drive bys” as we could not get parking. So I guess the trick here, is go early to get parking, so you can enjoy this great spot. The surfers were a spectacle...More

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Devotion S
January 10, 2018|
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Response from DogDoggie | Reviewed this property |
there is an out house.
March 26, 2017|
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Response from jackhowluks | Reviewed this property |
It'll be fantastic.We were there over New Year's, & while we didn't have an interest in braving really cold water, there were plenty of surfers and swimmers wearing wetsuits in the surf. June is perfect for most.