La Jolla Shores (8200 Camino del Oro) is a charming neighborhood and one of the largest and most popular beaches in San Diego County. There are wonderful homes for sale in La Jolla Shores. La Jolla Shores real estate includes a mix of beachfront houses, town homes, and high rise ocean view condos. Contact The San Diego Realty Pros for San Diego homes sale prices at La Jolla Shores. Showing appointments are required to view homes for sale at La Jolla Shores. There are no for sale signs posted on properties in La Jolla, so contact us for information about houses, condominiums and investment properties for sale in the area.
La Jolla Shores Beach Property
The Shores has a mile-long stretch of soft sand that attracts San Diego residents and tourists year-round. The Shores is one of the more accessible neighborhoods in La Jolla, somewhat convenient to Interstate 5, and just a short drive to the Village. La Jolla Shores beach property is upper end real estate in San Diego. But for wonderful lifestyle and activities in La Jolla, The Shores is is tough to match.
Many novice scuba classes are held at La Jolla Shores. Beside the beach is beautiful Kellogg Park, a grassy public park with play sets, slides, and swings for the kids. Families enjoy picnics and general relaxation her in one of the best city parks in San Diego County.
Just around the corner from the beach, an Underwater Ecological Reserve protects the marine life offshore in the waters surrounding The Cove. Scuba and snorkeling is quite fun in this area, and fish will often swim right up to their human visitors. Visitors are discouraged from bringing frozen peas to feed the fish. Aerial views at certain times of the year show the thousands of large fish that populate the area. Swimmers and snorkelers should be aware that there are often strong riptides in the area.
There is a boat launch at the South end of The Shores beach, at the end of Avenida de la Playa. This boat launch is the only one of its kind within City Limits. Ocean kayakers and kayak fishermen launch from here and fish to the South of The Cove, outside the protected ecological reserve. Be careful bringing your car down onto the sand at the top of the boat ramp… you may get stuck, as there is no hard surface. Larger vessels should be pulled with 4-wheel drive vehicles.
La Jolla Shores really isn’t a very good surf spot. Surfers are more likely to find good waves at Birdrock at the opposite side of La Jolla Village. The mild waves at The Shores, however, do make it a favorite destination for families with small children. The atmosphere is clean and inviting, with views of beautiful La Jolla homes and the breathtaking Pacific Ocean. Of course there is no alcohol permitted on the beach, or on any San Diego County Beaches. Its’ good clean fun!
Parking at The Shores can be difficult. There is a mid-sized parking lot just East of the beach, but be prepared to wait for a parking spot. Street parking is also allowed, but is definitely tight because it is shared by the area residents. Few of the restaurants and retail shops in the area have private parking lots.
Contact Geoff Schiering’s team at eXp Realty in Birdrock for additional information and property showings. Direct: 619-200-7612