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Beaches & Bays

70 miles of glorious coastline is San Diego's signature attraction

Find Your Perfect Beach

Discover the best beaches for families and off-leash dogs, beaches coveted by the world’s top surfers and the best beaches for bonfires, bike rides, tide pooling and more.  So grab your beach towels, slather on the sunscreen, and get out to explore some of the finest beaches and bays in the world.

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

Palm trees and the sun-soaked coastline make the Bayshore Bikeway an iconic ride, and a must if you’re looking for a memorable cycling outing during your stay in San Diego.

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

Dive into these 7 big, bright water-related San Diego adventures

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Where to Surf in San Diego

If you already know how to surf, you'll find a variety of different of waves and conditions along San Diego's 70 miles of open ocean coastline to suit your individual style.

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

Find dog-friendly beaches and off leash dog parks in San Diego that are great for your dog to perfect its doggy-paddle, play fetch, or have a snore-fest on the warm sand.

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2021 U.S. Open Championship

Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2021

The 2021 U.S. Open marks the third USGA championship for the South Course and the second time it will play host to the national championship.

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PRIVATE CUSTOMIZABLE ICONIC CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing

Journey with award winning tour guide Julie around San Diego’s cultural and historic sites—on a private tour of fun and informative must-see sightseeing hotspots.

OLD TOWN:   Take a trip into the past and learn about our rich Spanish and Mexican heritage and why we are the “Birthplace of California.” Experience our original city—colorful and festive now, but find out why it wasn’t always that way.

DOWNTOWN:  Explore these San Diego Downtown essentials: scenic San Diego Bay’s Embarcadero waterfront, the famous and vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, hip and historic Little Italy, and Petco Park.

BALBOA PARK:  The cultural heartbeat of our city; you will fall in love with the country’s largest urban cultural park and be dazzled discovering its origins as you take in its incredible vegetation, gorgeous flowers and ornate architecture.

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LEARN YOUR CAMERA - PRIVATE TRAINING SESSION

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing

Raise your photography to the next level with a private photography training session or a photography tour led by Julie Kremen, an award winning professional photographer and certified tour guide. Read the reviews and see why she is top-rated on TripAdvisor, and Yelp.

The instruction is completely customized to your abilities, interests, and goals; so you get the maximum amount of one-on-one instruction tailored to suit your needs. Personal instruction and the ability to shadow a skilled professional photographer allows you to receive immediate feedback as you shoot and get on-the-spot guidance as to how to improve.

Julie works closely with you before the session to nail down exactly what you want to concentrate on so you can get the most out of your experience. Contact us to book a private session and your boost your shooting skills!

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Springtime Tea at La Valencia Hotel

Apr 8 - May 7, 2021

Welcome spring with La Valencia's award-winning tea service! Join us for our first ever brunch tea beginning at 11:00am and enjoy a variety of DAMMANN Frères teas paired with scones, quiche, delectable tea sandwiches, assorted mini pastries, and a complimentary glass of bubbly to start for $69 per person.

Now accepting reservations through OpenTable. These award-winning teas sell out quickly. Be sure to reserve your table to join the Pink Lady for the perfect toast to spring.

Springtime Tea Dates:
- Thursday, April 8th
- Friday April 9th
- Thursday April 15th
- Friday April 16th
- Thursday April 22nd
- Friday April 23rd
- Thursday April 29th
- Friday April 30th
- Thursday May 6th
- Friday May 7th

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San Diego 24-mile Bike Route

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7 Ways to Make a Splash in San Diego

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Where to Surf in San Diego

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San Diego Dog Beaches and Off Leash Dog Parks

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What's On

2021 U.S. Open Championship

Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2021
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PRIVATE CUSTOMIZABLE ICONIC CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

Nov 4, 2020 - ongoing
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LEARN YOUR CAMERA - PRIVATE TRAINING SESSION

Jun 24, 2020 - ongoing
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Springtime Tea at La Valencia Hotel

Apr 8 - May 7, 2021
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Accommodation

Second Chance at Adventure Package

The Dana on Mission Bay
Valid: Apr 8 - May 27, 2021

Travel came to a screeching halt last year and chances are you had a vacation planned that may have gotten derailed. Now's your chance to book that vacation of your dreams at The Dana on Mission Bay!...

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Stay Longer, Journey Deeper at 30% Off

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Valid: Jan 11 - ongoing

Your rate includes: 15% off a 2-night stay, 20% off a 3-night stay, 25% off a 4-night stay, or 30% off a 5-night stay or longer. 

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Book Now and Parking is Included

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
Valid: Apr 5 - May 31, 2021

Book Now and receive self-parking for one car per night while staying in the heart of UTC-La Jolla. Simply enter your dates of stay and select the 'Parking Package' at check out.

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