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Reviewed yesterday

This beach is large in width so plenty of room to spread out. Public parking was easy to find & only $5 an hr. The sand is soft & the water is warm! They have a long walking pier as well as a boardwalk with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank islandloverBostonMa
Reviewed 4 days ago

I like to walk all the way from the north side, actually in La Jolla, down to the jetty, and back...........- one way with my feet in the ocean, the other on the boardwalk......... - The best 2+ hrs I can think of spending with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked down the ocean walk. It covers a large area and is beautiful the entire way. There are lots of little shops and a couple of restaurants on the direct path and a few just steps away from the path.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CINTH18
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are a number of eating places with water views. There is a nice boardwalk as well as a pier. The ocean views are stunning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice area to walk along the board walk. Crystal Pier are very nice cottages along the board walk with the ocean crashing below the cottages. Very peaceful sleep with the sound of the ocean

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Howard N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the best sunsets and chilled out coast vibe go to pacific beach. The only criticism is I got ripped off by the bird scooter company . Dont hire scooters also because they are in a go slow mode along the promenade.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ian E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this area for about a week and thought it was a beautiful beach. The pier is a great spot to visit and the little shops have many treasures. The culture here is unique and all ages were seen surfing on big waves....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mwaves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the beach and when I found out I was going to California, I was determined to get to the beach. We spent just a couple of days there in San Diego and I ventured over to Pacific Beach. The weather was gorgeous (this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank FrozenChosen1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every minute we spent here we stayed in tower23. The whole area is just so full of life. Everything we thought it would be. People using the out doors for a good time. The beach is massive clean and the sea is just so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 823JamesA
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Loved this spot. Very eclectic in the evenings. We enjoyed walking along the beach and pier. The farmer’s market was also a fun time on a Wednesday evening.

Date of experience: September 2019
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24 August 2019|
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Response from goldmann | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of hotels everywhere. Just pick one. If you are lucky and there are rooms take the Pier.
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1 August 2019|
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Response from jeffcY4385OR | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking on local streets within 2 blocks of beach. Great way to explore neighborhoods. Fairly safe wherever you park.
31 March 2019|
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Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
Ocean Park Inn on Grand is my favorite go to spot