San Diego is full of surfing beaches. Coastal areas like Terramar Beach have great waves for beginners, while Tamarack Surf Beach has more challenging waves. The La Jolla beaches are an especially popular way to experience surfing in San Diego. Save on surfboard rentals with the discounted Go San Diego pass!
San Diego is the perfect family-friendly vacation destination. Head to Mission Point Park for some picnicking or enjoy calm, temperate waters at Pacific Beach. Stay at great San Diego family-friendly hotels like the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, and round out your vacation with a trip to SeaWorld San Diego or the San Diego Zoo.
San Diego is home to plenty of wide beaches with soft sand perfect for sunbathing. There are dozens along the coastline, but especially on Coronado Island. Spend the day tanning and stay the night at a beachside hotel like the iconic Hotel del Coronado, which is a great family option.
San Diego beaches with warm waters and minimal tidal action are ideal for swimming. Some of the best spots to swim are Del Mar City Beach and La Jolla Cove, both of which have lifeguards and other convenient amenities. Stay nearby at a luxury San Diego hotel such as the L'Auberge Del Mar Resort and Spa.
Bay beaches are ideal for scuba diving, kayaking, paddle boarding, and sailing. Don’t forget to rent some gear! With the Go San Diego pass, you can enjoy discounts on stand up paddle board and kayak rentals, as well as admission to the San Diego Zoo or the Air and Space Museum.