La Jolla


La Jolla Cove, a secluded cove great for swimming and sunbathing, is right by the La Jolla Village, where you’ll find a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, shops and galleries. At the famous Cove itself, you’ll see kids swimming in this safe environment, adults reading or making sand castles and everyone reveling in the hilarious sea lions that have made part of this beach their home.

Our Location

Coast Blvd
San Diego, CA 92037

(619) 221-8899

What La Jolla Cove is Known For

  • Great, safe place for kids
  • Just below Scripps Park, a great area for picnics and kite flying
  • Famous for sea lions that have made the Cove home
  • Is the start of the Coastal Walk to La Jolla Shores
  • Near La Jolla Village shops & restaurants

Our Amenities

  • Dogs Allowed – at certain times
  • Private lot, Street
  • Bike Parking
  • Good For Kids
  • Good For Groups

La Jolla Cove

Parking at La Jolla Cove can be difficult to find, especially on a weekend afternoon. The earlier you come, the better. And if you can’t find a spot along the street, there are a number of public parking garages you can pay for nearby and in the downtown La Jolla Village. Also, please make sure to show respect for beautiful sea lions that call this beach home. Remember that you can get great views and photographs of these creatures from a distance. If you see ropes posted up, it is to make sure that, on busy days, the sea lions still have space to lay out and sunbathe.


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