A man playing golf on the course, Inn by the Sea at La Jolla

Hit the Golf Parks and other Attractions at La Jolla

Whether you want to explore the Seven Caves of La Jolla, play a few holes of golf on one of the breathtaking courses near San Diego’s Pacific Beach, or get in the water for scuba diving or kayaking, La Jolla has outdoors activities for everyone. And La Jolla, Inn by the Sea places you close to all the outdoor action. 

A man playing golf on the course, Inn by the Sea at La Jolla


Resort Golf & Recreation

With more than 90 courses throughout the region—from seaside settings to the inland valleys—San Diego County is a paradise for golfers. There is a course for every golfer, and a range of greens fees to fit every budget. La Jolla, Inn by the Sea has made it possible for you to book your tee time in advance at several of the nearby golf courses. In fact, you can reserve online today! 

The prestigious 2008 U.S. Open Golf Championship was held at the internationally renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla. The redesigned South Course boasts dramatic views of the coastline atop majestic cliffs towering above the Pacific Ocean. This municipal golf course is only 6.2 miles from the hotel. 

La Jolla Kayak 

Discover adventure on the open sea for all ages. Explore the spectacular sea cliffs by paddle or snorkel and experience the Seven Caves and the Underwater Park renowned in the area. La Jolla Kayak offers single or double kayak rentals, as well as guided paddle and snorkel tours with specialized instructors. Take in natural beauty, an adventure of the Southern California coastline, and come away with a new appreciation for ocean kayaking, marine life, and the beauty of our underwater world. 

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Bike & Kayak Tours La Jolla 

To truly experience La Jolla, you need to walk, bike, or kayak to its most beautiful locales. We invite you to take advantage of biking, kayaking, and snorkeling tours, and rentals in La Jolla at Bike & Kayak Tours La Jolla. Kayakers will paddle to La Jolla's Seven Caves and see the Garibaldi and local marine life, including sea lions and leopard sharks. Ride the Pacific Beach Boardwalk, Mission Bay, and stop for sightseeing at the famous Windansea surf spot and La Jolla Cove. 

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HBK Sports 

For some of the most unique outdoor tours, choose HBK Sports. Kayak through the La Jolla Sea Caves and La Jolla Cover or get up close and personal with whales from December to March. Snorkel through the caves or swim among harmless leopard sharks in the late spring and fall. Bike along the La Jolla coast or through San Diego’s Gaslamp District. This company offers something for land and sea lovers alike. 

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OEX Mission Bay 

This haven for water lovers offers scuba diving tours, instruction, equipment rentals, sales, and boat charters, as well as kayak tours, rentals, and sales. Snorkeling tours of La Jolla's Underwater Park are available just steps from OEX Mission Bay, just over five miles from our hotel. 

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Surf Diva Surf School 

Located in La Jolla, this surf school is open year-round and offers surfing classes for all ages, perfect for corporate team building, bachelorette parties, and overnight camps for teens. Surf Diva owns La Jolla Surf Camp for Kids and the Australian Surf Academy for Teens. The Surf Diva Surf Boutique is in La Jolla and is the headquarters for the surf schools. 

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