Best Beaches in San Diego

Tourmaline Beach - Pacific Beach

Tourmaline Beach sits on the boarder between Pacific Beach and La Jolla. It is best for surfing, kiteboarding and windsurfing. However, it is also a great spot to sunbath and watch the surfers go by. The waves do tend to be larger in this area, so always be careful when entering the surf. 

 

Windansea Beach - La Jolla 

One of the most iconic beaches in San Diego, Windansea is a picture perfect spot for sunsets and sunbathing. The coastline at this beach is made up of rocks and cliffs, but has several areas you are able to lay out. 

 

15th Street - Del Mar 

15th Street Beach in Del Mar is the best spot for families or larger groups. Located below a grassy park, this spot has all the amenities perfect for a long beach day including showers, playground, bathrooms and restaurants right on the beach. 

 

Moonlight Beach - Encinitas 

Moonlight Beach is also a great beach for families, as it has a lifeguard station, showers, snack shack, playground and fire pits. You can watch volleyball players daily playing beach games. This location is the perfect spot to stay at from day to night, ending with a bon fire and s'mores.