La Jolla Shores beach is a popular vacation/residential community of the same name in La Jolla, San Diego, California. The quaint La Jolla Shores business district is a relaxed, mixed-use village encircling Laureate Park, on Avenida de la Playa in the village of La Jolla Shores. The beach is approximately one mile long and stretches from the sea cliffs just north of La Jolla Cove to Black’s Beach south of Torrey Pines State Park. La Jolla Shores meets the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus and Kellogg Park, encompasses the Scripps Pier and borders the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve to the south.
The beach is a popular launch point for kayakers as it is one of the only beach boat launches in the La Jolla area. For this reason, La Jolla Shores has become a national vacation haven for couples and families seeking an inviting beach experience, complete with high end restaurants, galleries, surf shops rental lodging. Renting a vacation home through one of many direct to owner online programs is an increasingly popular way experience the beach community for families. Described by the Orange County Register as “the best beach in La Jolla”, La Jolla Shores regularly features in the TruTV show, Beach Patrol: San Diego and Lifeguard on The Weather Channel.