Marriott’s Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla provides a convenience shop stocked with sundries for sale, and neighboring restaurants happily deliver meals when you do not feel like cooking or want to sample the local fare. Because of its great location, the hotel makes it easy to visit many of the area’s favorite attractions.
Savor the Beaches
—La Jolla, referred to as San Diego’s “jewel”, is home to beautiful sandy stretches of coast where the land meets the ocean. La Jolla Shores, in addition to surfing and swimming, is also excellent for kayaking and scuba diving. Numerous other beaches also adorn this part of California’s coast, including the beautiful but isolated Black’s Beach, a nudist-friendly beach where adults come to relax.
Hit the Trail
—The dramatic and stunning Torrey Pines State Beach offers uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. Cliffs plummeting 300 feet into the waters below add to the natural spectacle.
Enjoy the Shops
—If shopping is your thing, you cannot do better than the UTC Mall. This open-air shopping center is near the campus of UC San Diego and boasts shops dedicated to many interests, including fashion, beauty, and lifestyles. You can also buy food here to refresh yourself after a fierce round of shopping.
Take a Swing
—Speaking of rounds, the Torrey Pines Golf Course has two 18-hole championship greens and is home to the Buick Invitational, part of the PGA Tour. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, it is a lovely place to unwind outdoors in dazzling surroundings.
Dine and Drink
—Refresh yourself in nearby restaurants offering fare ranging from tasty and casual meals at brew pubs to fresh Vietnamese dishes to eateries serving up seasonally delicious local fare. You can also purchase ingredients and pre-made meals at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market.
See the Sights
—This area has something for all ages. Torrey Pines Gliderport lets you sail high over San Diego with tandem hang gliding and paragliding. LEGOLAND makes for a great family outing.This Lego-themed fun park features roller coasters, interactive exhibits, a water park, and the exciting Dino Land. Other popular places include a well-known zoo and two aquariums.