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What's the best beach in San Diego?

Looking to go to a beautiful beach to take great pictures and relax. Lesser known beach and less touristy. 

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  • Michael Shames

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    The two most scenic beaches in San Diego are Coronado Beach (not too touristy in the off-season) and Black's Beach up near UCSD. The latter is not too accessible -- need to walk down a path to get to it. Torrey Pines State Park is also quite beautiful, but takes some walking.

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      I agree with Michael's beach choices. Great answer. Michael, since I'm a moderator, I went ahead and added the @symbol to plot these plot these places on the map. Looks better huh? · (0 likelikes)

    • Clancy C.

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      I also agree on all three counts. Torrey Pines is my favorite. Also, if you looking for a sunset/evening beach, try Moonlight Beach (Encinitas). It's packed in the daytime, but lovely at night. · (2 likelikes)

    • Michele B.

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      Those are great suggestions. Thanks! · (1 likelikes)

    • Samuel I.

      Samuel I.

      Little heads up, Blacks is a considered a Nudist beach... has been my whole life. your probably fine after 4-5 when people aren't tanning any more. Just a little heads up incase you are planning a family outing. also the surfing at blacks is second to non it's a premier beach but you got a hike ahead of you :) · (1 likelikes)

    • Samuel I.

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      also if you're just in downtown and don't want to drive up north @Sunset Cliffs is named that for a reason its a little community with spectacular Cliffs and some of the most stunning Sunsets you can get! · (0 likelikes)

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  • Micah Wakefield

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    For a different look, not beach, but great for beautiful scenery, try Point Loma - taking the road branching off to the right (to far west side of peninsula across from Coronado) when you come to the national park entrance. It will wind down to a parking lot where you can then walk along the shore and enjoy little cave-like openings and tidal pools as well as paths along the shoreline.

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      The location is not showing properly on the map for some reason as Point Loma is located at the far south west point across the harbor from Coronado. · (1 likelikes)

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      Hey Micah. I fixed that weird mapping issue. It's in the right place now. Great tip btw! · (0 likelikes)

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    Hotel Del Coronado has historic significance, cool little island, nice views, less tourists. Dog Beach in Del Mar is easy to miss.

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