La Jolla California, is a seaside resort community of
around 25,000. Spanish for “the gem”, it’s frequently
times described as “gem by the sea”. La Jolla
borders the Pacific Ocean to the south and extends
north to Torrey Pines State Reserve and Del Mar,
Along the way, La Jolla includes neighborhoods
like Bird Rock, Windansea, La Jolla Shores, La Jolla
Farms, Torrey Pines, Mount Soledad, and even La Jolla
Citizens of La Jolla and company owner describe
the” village” or “town” of La Jolla. The authorities
postal address for the postal code 92037 is in fact La
Jolla, and not San Diego as it is for the majority of
communities within the City of San Diego. Often,
tourists get puzzled and think that La Jolla is
really a seperate city, which it isn’t.
La Jolla is a community of the City of San Diego.
La Jolla has several community groups that work to
unify the voice of the location, including a number of non
With it’s palm lined streets, large houses, and
tropical environment and environment, La Jolla resembles
a southern European town with it’s own touch of
Beverly Hills along the retail shops on Prospect
Street. A great deal of the natural beauty from La Jolla
comes from the presence of the ocean and Mount
Numerous narrow curvy roads follow the contours of
Soledad with hundreds of nice houses ignoring the
ocean, nestled gently on the slopes. There are
several sandy beaches here also, including the
Windansea Beach, La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Beach,
and La Jolla Shores.
La Jolla also has the Torrey Pines Golf Course,
which was made well-known by the PGA Tour Buick
Invitational held there each February. Down the
steep cliffs frm the golf course is the famous
The downtown area of La Jolla is popular for
it’s precious jewelry shops, upmarket restaurants, and
even hotels. Prospect Street and Girad Opportunity
likewise use several popular boutiques. Well known
for its architectural and historic existence is
the La Valencia Hotel, which used to invite motion picture
stars on retreat from Hollywood.
Just recently, harbor seals have actually taken over the Kid’s
Beach, which is a peaceful male made cove near the
downtown location. The seals are protected under
federal law, so removing them is nearly difficult.
Now, the beach is open, as the rope is down.
Swimming here is allowed, although it’s not
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