Boasting one of the most pleasant climates in the world (averaging in the low 70s) and some of the most famous beaches, La Jolla has become Southern California’s riviera. Carved out of La Jolla’s sandstone cliffs by centuries of wave impact and designated and underwater nature preserve, La Jolla Cove offers excellent swimming, beachcombing, and scuba diving. Windansea Beach is one of the top surfing breaks in California and was made popular by Tom Wolfe in his book The Pump House Gang. If you prefer to exercise on land, the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, La Jolla Country Club and renowned Torrey Pines Golf Club make La Jolla a sports heaven for any golfer or tennis player too.La Jolla, with a population of about 29,000, is a small beachfront community within San Diego county that has become one of California’s most popular resort town.s With its 13.46 miles of rugged coastline, sandy beaches, hideaway caves, surrounding mountains and world class shopping and restaurants, La Jolla is a fabulous place to live! La Jolla is believed by its residents to have been named after “la joya”, the Spanish word for jewel. Although this is thought to be only a legend, to the locals, La Jolla is just that: rare and precious.
La Jolla is also home to some of the finest cultural centers in the United States, including the Museum of Contemporary Art and the La Jolla Playhouse, established by native Gregory Peck. The playhouse is located on the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), which is ranked second in the nation in biomedical and biomedical engineering programs making La Jolla a leading center for biomedical research. Just 7 miles to San Diego’s Downtown Gas Lamp District and its International Airport, La Jolla is definitely a good place to own a home in such a prime real esate location that is a treasure.