Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of La Jolla is ready to explore

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in La Jolla. This city's surfing, university setting and aquarium draw many visitors. La Jolla Cove and SeaWorld are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around La Jolla

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like surfing and bird watching. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that La Jolla has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SeaWorld (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Legoland California (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • Birch Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Torrey Pines Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Mission Beach Boardwalk (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in La Jolla

Travelers enjoy La Jolla for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in La Jolla

Travelers love La Jolla for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in La Jolla. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Jolla Cove (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Balboa Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Mission Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Coronado Beach (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around La Jolla

Fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is 9.5 mi (15.2 km) away.

Where to stay around La Jolla?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 785 holiday lettings near La Jolla. From 432 Houses to 216 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near La Jolla is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Jolla?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in La Jolla:

  • La Jolla Shores: 568 holiday homes
  • Country Club: 412 holiday homes
  • Village of La Jolla: 364 holiday homes
  • Beach Barber Tract: 231 holiday homes
  • Soledad South: 58 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to La Jolla?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in La Jolla. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bird Rock: 1,136 holiday lettings
  • Birch Aquarium: 5,835 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: 5,708 holiday lettings
  • Scripps Pier: 5,814 holiday lettings
  • Cuvier Park: 5,707 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around La Jolla listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Jolla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 432 Houses in La Jolla. Our other popular types of La Jolla holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 216 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 48 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Jolla?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 214 holiday homes with pool available in La Jolla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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