The Weather is Warming Up – San Diego's Best Beaches
Welcome to the Beach!
The beach is more than a boundary dividing land from sea, more than a place to swim or sunbathe. In San Diego, the beach is a way of life, a source of pride and joy, a defining influence in people’s lives. For some, the mere memory of a mid-summer sunset melting into the Pacific is reward enough. Others have a more intimate relationship with the sea: surfing and sailing, biking and running, swimming and diving along San Diego’s many coastal beaches and bays. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or life-long resident, The San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau encourages you to enjoy the beach and hopes our information makes your upcoming beach visit a memorable and carefree time.
If you want to enjoy a cool alcoholic beverage during your beach vacation, be sure to step off the sand and into one of the many restaurants and bars that line the shoreline. As of January 2008, alcohol is no longer allowed on San Diego beaches. Click here to browse the restaurants near your favorite stretch of sand.
You will also discover why the Travel Channel and locals in-the-know call Coronado Beach one of America’s best.
For in-depth information about San Diego County Beaches including hours and directions click here.
San Diego Beach Guide – San Diego’s Best Beaches
- San Onofre State Beach
- Oceanside City Beach and Environs
- Carlsbad State Beach
- Solana Beach
- Cardiff Beaches
- Del Mar Beaches
- Torrey Pines State Beach and Park
- La Jolla Beaches
- La Jolla Reefs
- Pacific Beach
- Mission Bay
- Mission Beach
- Ocean Beach
- Point Loma Beaches
- Coronado Municipal Beach
- Silver Strand State Beach
- Imperial Beach