West of I-5
“Oceanside Living is Good for Health”
The age-old wisdom that being near the seaside is good for your health may be true, Livescience studies suggest. People often focus on the threats the ocean poses to human health, whether it’s storms and floods, harmful algal blooms or pollution. But research shows that spending time by the ocean has many positive effects on health and well-being, epidemiologist Lora Fleming.
If San Diego is known for one thing, it would be for our gorgeous beaches. With 70 miles of pristine coastline, year-around sunshine and mild temperatures, you can enjoy the surf and sand almost any day of the year. For visitors and locals alike, the beach is a veritable wonderland and the place to spend entire days with family and friends.
From expansive sandy beaches, rocky cliffs, reefs, tide pools and everything in between, the beaches in San Diego are as varied as the California beach towns that were built around them. Discover beaches perfect for families and dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers, or to enjoy a fire, play volleyball, spot sea creatures or simply relax and people watch. One thing’s for sure, on any given day at any beach in San Diego, you’ll find a front row seat to a magnificent display of the western sky as the sun descents into the Pacific.
So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches in the world.
From San Onofre to Imperial Beach, the shoreline along San Diego’s majestic, sparkling coast and bays can be enjoyed year-around. Take your pick from wide, sandy beaches packed with amenities to more secluded shores tucked below sea bluffs. This is a list of beaches in the city of San Diego, California, USA. The beaches are listed in alphabetical order.
Cardiff By The Sea Beach
Children’s Pool Beach
Del Mar Beach
La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Shores Beach
Marine Street Beach
Mission Bay Beaches
Point Loma Beach
San Onofre Beach
Torrey Pines State Beach
Tourmaline Surf Park