Shell Beach and Seal Rock

(619) 221-8899
Coast Blvd. & Ocean Lane
La Jolla, CA 92037

About Shell Beach and Seal Rock

Shell Beach is located between The Children’s Pool and Boomer Beach. This is the perfect beach for small children to collect shells and explore the tide pools at low tide. Snorkeling is perfect to explore the reefs below just off shore. This beach is less crowded than others in La Jolla which makes more room for adventure throughout the area. Seen from the beach is Seal Rock which is a large offshore rock where the California Sea Lions like to gather. Families can have fun while learning at Shell Beach while also getting to observe the cute, vocal sea lions.

Street Parking is available to visitors

There are restrooms and showers at the Children’s Pool next to Shell Beach

Lifeguards are on duty in this area during the day.

Restrictions: No surfing or body boarding & only strong swimmers should go out.

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