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Windansea Beach

  • Neptune Pl. at Nautilus St. Map It
  • La Jolla
  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

With its rocky shoreline and strong shore break, Windansea stands out among San Diego beaches for its dramatic natural beauty. It's one of the best surf spots in San Diego County. Professional surfers love the unusal A-frame waves the reef break here creates. Although the large sandstone rocks that dot the beach might sound like a hinderance, they actually serve as protective barriers from the wind, making this one of the best beaches in San Diego for sunbathing. The beach's palm-covered surf shack is a protected historical landmark, and a seat here at sunset may just be one of the most romantic spots on the West Coast. The name Windansea comes from a hotel that burned down in the late 1940s. You can usually find nearby street parking. Amenities: seasonal lifeguards, toilet. Best for: sunset, surfing, solitude.

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Neptune Pl. at Nautilus St., La Jolla, California, 92037, United States

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Published 07/06/2016

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