Not far from downtown La Jolla, there is a bay called La Jolla Cove. The beach corner sheltered by beautiful cliffs and an attractive place for recreation. An attraction that includes in the San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve is a pleasant swimming and diving. Clear water, small waves, and sea breezes gentle make the place ideal for relaxing. Visitors can relax on the sand while reading a book or sunbathing. Clear water also allows for scuba diving activities.
La Jolla Cove is also renowned as the best snorkeling spot in San Diego. The water was calm, making it suitable for children and beginners. With visibility around 30 feet, participants are free to see a view of the amazing underwater life. When not bring snorkeling equipment, visitors can rent on Coast Boulevard or Prospect Street, which is located not far from the bay.
Just above the La Jolla Cove are Scripps Park. Place on top of these cliffs is perfect for a picnic or just enjoy the view of the Pacific Ocean. The park also offers a view of the sea at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Precisely at the Birch Aquarium, visitors can observe sea creatures such as stingrays, seahorses, sharks to lobster.
La Jolla Cove is an Underwater Park area to protect marine ecosystems. So the surfing activity should not be done in this place. Visitors are prohibited from bringing supplies such as boogie boards and air mattresses. The coast guard will also give a strong warning if there are visitors who are fishing or picking up shell beach. All about marine life on the beach under the protection of conservation agencies. In Ecological Reserve, you can observe marine animals and plants protected include orange Garibaldi fish that usually appears at bay.
To arrive at the shore of the bay, visitors can access the bus San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) from Balboa Park, downtown San Diego and get off at the stop La Jolla Village Square. From there, visitors walk for 2 minutes to La Jolla Cove.
Once satisfied with the activities of swimming or snorkeling in La Jolla Cove, visitors can invite their children to spend time at the La Jolla Children’s Pool. Another tourist destination is Balboa Park to witness the historical heritage and various performances. Travelers also get to know the flora and fauna of the world at the San Diego Zoo.
The closest hotel to rest after tired of playing on the beach is La Jolla Marriott Hotel or the Hyatt Regency La Jolla Hotel. Visitors can also stay at the Economy Inn San Ysidro.