La Jolla Cove

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La Jolla Cove is a small cove with a beach that is surrounded by cliffs in La Jolla, San Diego, California. Point La Jolla forms the south side of the … See more

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Apr 30, 2024
Breathtaking sunsets! Bonus views of the seabirds, seals and sea lions. Arrive early and explore the area...particularly the shops and restaurants along Prospect Place...it really is a lovely set… Full review by Jemlnlx
Apr 16, 2024
A lovely cove to sit up and watch sea lions and seals from in the natural habitats, watching them dive, play and sunbathe was a special experience. Full review by wanderingstyles
Apr 9, 2024
We stopped at La Jolla Cove to try our luck at seeing some sea lions and were greeted by the smell and noise of dozens upon dozens of them. You can actually ask down to the beach and get pretty close… Full review by Michelle T

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Are small dogs allowed on beach?
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I don’t remember seeing any dogs on the beach but there were some on the sidewalk that circles the beach.
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Where can you park
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Busy there we took uber
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Is there a time of day that you're more likely to see seals and sea lions? Or do they hang out pretty much all day?
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From what I seen, they are basically there all day. To avoid the larger crowds and to find decent parking, come in the morning
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Is the water warm enough to swim without wetsuits in July?
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I have gone in the water (mostly body surfing near shore) in January and July and don't notice much difference. Cold. My son always uses a wetsuit, even in July. My daughter says …
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I have gone in the water (mostly body surfing near shore) in January and July and don't notice much difference. Cold. My son always uses a wetsuit, even in July. My daughter says she'll stick to swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, or maybe the Atlantic off Florida. In July, San Diego will be warm but nice in July. Great place.
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Hello, do you have to pay to come to La Jolla Cove, or is it free? Trying to plan a trip with children and I'm looking for as …
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Hello, do you have to pay to come to La Jolla Cove, or is it free? Trying to plan a trip with children and I'm looking for as many free activities as possible!
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No admission fee. It is a park, really. The only difficulty is finding parking. You might have to circle around several times to find a spot, or park a ways away and walk down to the area. …
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No admission fee. It is a park, really. The only difficulty is finding parking. You might have to circle around several times to find a spot, or park a ways away and walk down to the area. Depends on the day of the week and time of day. Just be patient. :-)
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What’s the address for La Jolla Cove?
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The address is 1100 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037. You can follow these directions and parking instructions.
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