With a dramatic coastline offering spectacular view of the Pacific, La Jolla is one of the most popular and prestigious beach communities in California. La Jolla's quaint village lifestyle and coastal profile gives the area a Mediterranean feel making it popular for both locals and tourists. Offering a unique microclimate, combined with unmatched natural beauty, world-class restaurants one-of-a-kind boutiques and an upscale, yet casual vibe, La Jolla lives up to it's nickname as "the jewel" of the San Diego area.
Boasting some of San Diego's most premier real estate, La Jolla offers some of most spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Whether hiking down the cliffs of Torrey Pines or visiting the dozens of upscale boutiques in downtown La Jolla village, this beachfront community of less then 30,000 residents offers plenty of entertainment only steps from your front door. Swimmers, snorkelers, scuba divers and surfers enjoy all the local beaches have to offer at such amazing vantage points as the tide pools at La Jolla Shores and the world-famous La Jolla Cove.
Only 12 miles from downtown San Diego, La Jolla is home to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Scripps Research Institute and the beautiful seaside campus of the University of California, San Diego. Schools include La Jolla High School, The Bishop's School and La Jolla Country School.
La Jolla has long been known for it's contribution to the arts. From the Historical Society, the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, The Festival of the Arts, the La Jolla Playhouse, and the juried La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, one of the most prestigious on the West Coast.
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