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Enjoy a Beach Day with the Kids: Best Family Beaches in San Diego

With its variety of attractions, San Diego has become a top family vacation destination. This Southern California city’s most popular attractions are its family friendly beaches. For visitors looking for a safe, relaxing, fun beach to take their families to, here is a list of the top family beaches in San Diego.

La Jolla Shores is a San Diego family friendly beach located in the upscale community of La Jolla. La Jolla Shores has a flat beach and small waves. The beach is also known to have a slightly warmer water temperature which makes it more appealing to novice ocean swimmers. Families with small children can also enjoy the play equipment in the small park across the walkway from the beach. The park at La Jolla Shores attracts families who use the available picnic tables, grills and space for large family gatherings.

Other Great Beaches for Kids, Teens & Adults

Another San Diego family beach is Pacific Beach. This centrally located beach draws a lot of college students who enjoy the areas large number of bars and restaurants. On the north end of Pacific Beach, visitors can find the local surfing hotspot, Tourmaline Surf Park. If surfing isn’t your thing, your family can take a stroll along the boardwalk or visit one of the many family-friendly restaurants nearby.

Mission Beach is a popular family beach in San Diego. As one of the larger beaches in the city, Mission Beach offers a variety of activities for families from beach volleyball to riding bikes along the boardwalk. Across the boardwalk from the beach is Belmont Park, a fair-themed park which features a wooden rollercoaster, arcade, carousel, bumper cars, food court, and indoor pool and souvenir shops.

The Pacific Inn San Diego allows families to quickly get started on their day at the beach. We are a preferred family friendly hotel offering cheap beach accommodations in San Diego, as well as affordable rates, complimentary amenities, and all the space their families need to feel at home.

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14 Days - 12% Off

7 Days - 10% Off

3 Days - 8% Off

Zoo & Seaworld Discount

15% OFF

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10% OFF

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10% OFF

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Pacific Inn San Diego is a Pet Friendly Hotel Pacific Inn San Diego Hotel Accepts AAA Members

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