Lo Jolla is a seaside resort community in Southern California offering an endless list of entertainment and activities for visitors. From beautiful beaches to all inclusive resorts and spas, La Jolla is an ideal destination that offers a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of downtown living. For visitors staying at the Pacific Inn in Downtown San Diego, a trip to La Jolla offers a refreshing and relaxing escape from the eccentric district, and is located only fifteen minutes away.
La Jolla is home to more than ten beaches that offer the perfect spot for swimmers, snorkelers and sunbathers. Some of the most popular beach destinations include La Jolla Cove, Black’s Beach and Windansea Beach. The calm waters of La Jolla Cove are great for visitors who want to experience the water as locals with surfing lessons, while Black’s Beach offers rocky tide pools to explore. For a more romantic beach spot, Windansea is known for its great view and breathtaking scenery.
Visitors in search of an educational experience and are interested in the marine life of the area can visit the Birch Aquarium. Guests are invited to interact with hands-on exhibits that showcase the aquariums cutting edge research discoveries. Children and adults alike can view stunning varieties of colorful, Pacific marine life featured in more than 60 habitats.
La Jolla is also home to the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, a state park along the coast that gives visitors the chance to observe a myriad of seabirds and wildlife. Visitors can walk its miles of trails or experience guided nature walks. The park also boasts a small museum and along the southern edge, sits two 18-hole golf courses. Perched high above the Pacific Ocean, visiting golfers are in for a beautiful and unique game of golf.
Last, but not least is the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. Located in the heart of La Jolla, the museum is a rare cultural institution that offers a depth and accessibility of resources found nowhere else in San Diego. For guests staying at one of the hotels in downtown San Diego because of its close proximity to renowned museums, a trip to the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library is definitely recommended. From live music performances including jazz bands and violinists to live readings from popular and well known authors, the music and arts library offers guests an unparalleled cultural experience.
The downtown area of La Jolla is also a great place to spend the day, where visitors can enjoy the beautiful views of the water and shores. There are many restaurants highlighting cuisines from around the world as well as a unique shopping district that features thrift stores, consignment stores and antique shops.
At the Marina Inn, guests are staying at one of the premier hotels near San Diego beaches. Our hotel is located within fifteen minutes of the La Jolla beach community and offers spacious rooms and unbeatable rates for a downtown San Diego hotel. Call us at 1-800-571-2933 and speak with a Reservation Manager or use or convenient online reservation tool and reserve a room at the Marina Inn today.