La Jolla Cove

The Cove of La Jolla sits below the Ellen Browing

Scripps Park in downtown La Jolla. The sandy

portion of the beach is quite small, with plenty

of rocky cliffs. During high tide, the surrounding

rocks will trap the water that stays behind as

mini tidepools when the tide goes out, giving

both children and adults something to peer into.

The La Jolla Cove, 1100 Coast Boulevard, is a very

small beach that’s tucked between adjacent sand

stone cliffs. Due to it’s amazing beauty, the Cove

is one of the most photographed beaches in the

Southern California area. Although it’s within a

short walking distance of the commercial community

area of La Jolla, the Cove still retains a style of

it’s own.

The north facing has a very unusual amount of coarse

sand. The grassy area of Scripps Park is on the other

side, and provides a great area for picnics. The

water visibility at the Cove can sometimes exceed

30 feet, which makes it a very popular area for

scuba divers and snorklers.

The Cove lies within the San Diego Underwater Park

Ecological Reserve, which will help to ensure that

all marine life remains plentiful. This area is

look but don’t touch, with the possession of game

being against the law.

La Jolla Cove is an excellent area for scuba diving,

especially when surf conditions are low. Before

you head to the beach, you should always telephone

the beach information line and check with lifeguards

before you dive.

With plenty to offer your entire family, the La

Jolla Cove is an excellent beach. There is plenty

of swimming here, with views of the most beautiful

water in the area. If you’re looking for a great way

to spend a hot summer day – La Jolla Cove is the

place.

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