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More Things To Do in La Jolla

Our staff knows just where to go! Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel La Jolla helps you make the most of your La Jolla stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.

We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in La Jolla, what would you do? With ideas ranging from the best La Jolla restaurants to boutique shopping to one of a kind activities you won't find anywhere else. Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.

Eat
Chef Donald Lockhart

Chef Donald Lockhart

Executive Chef

  • Underbelly is a great noodle restaurant in little Italy in downtown by the water

  • The Spot…. A great watering hole were the locals go. Go and ask for A.K. (tell him Hotel La Jolla sent you).

Drink
Nate Howell

Nate Howell

Mixologist

  • Going to Coronado Brewery is one of my favorite things to do.  This city has so many well-known brew houses, but Coronado just opened another new, huge location. 

  • For a good cocktail, I would recommend Craft and Commerce. Really unique layout and in a fun area in Little Italy.

Retail therapy
Roxanne Sweeney

Roxanne Sweeney

Front Desk Lead

  • Sigi's Boutique for great all around designer fashion and accessories. They have savvy clothing that every lady loves to have in their closet.

  • Fleur De Lis, a small boutique shop with fresh and chic women's fashion. They have the perfect collection of coastal apparel.

Play
Kelly Zavala

Kelly Zavala

Catering & Events Manager

  • Make sure you get your kayaking in from the Shores but also enter the “Cave Store” and take a walk down under the cliffs to the caves that lead to the La Jolla Cove Marine Preserve.

  • Head to Torrey Pines for beautiful scenery and a great hike… nature and wellness, what beats that!?!

Wellness
Hiwot Mengesha

Hiwot Mengesha

Guest Service Agent

  • San Diego looks even better when you are floating in hot air balloons. You will appreciate the beauty of the city from a different perspective.

  • Torrey Pines Gliderport is the place to visit. It is a world-class aviation facility designed to support all kinds of free flight.

One of a kind
Juan Cruz

Juan Cruz

Chief Engineer

  • Belmont  Park’s roller coaster is world famous. But if you’re not into thrills, you can enjoy the new wave-generation pool

  • Balboa Park a great place to visit!! This wonderful park contains variety of cultural attractions including  restaurants, museums and gardens.

For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel La Jolla's Guest Service team at (858) 459-0261

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