Marine Street Beach
Marine Street Beach, near La Jolla, is a small cluster of high-end
retailers, hotels, shops, and galleries. Legendary to surfers and
body boarders because of its thunderous waves; the waves
crash at shoreline. This beach may not be ideal for families, as
there are no public restrooms or picnic areas and the rough
surf might not be suited to children.
However, Marine Street Beach offers privacy and beautiful white sand
that can make for a fun, casual day of gathering with friends.
A word to the wise; The waves at this beach have been known
to cause serious injury to swimmers and body boarders.
Inexperienced ocean-goers should swim with caution.
Lifeguards are stationed, at the beach, in the summer and during
peak weekends in the spring and fall. Parking is available
on the street at Marine Street Beach, there are no public parking lots.
Best bet is to get there early to find a parking space,
especially in the summer and weekends.
DirectionsGoing South, take I-5. Exit Genessee Avenue, go west, then make a
left on Torrey Pines Road. Go down the hill
into downtown La Jolla, turn left on Girard Avenue, then
right on Pearl Street. Turn Left at La Jolla Boulevard and then right
on Marine Street. Going North, take I-5 to Torrey Pines Road.
Once you have made it to downtown La Jolla, follow the
directions listed above.