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How to Have a Luxury Weekend Getaway in La Jolla

If you have visited La Jolla before, you are probably aware that it is one of the best locations on the West Coast where you can enjoy a luxury getaway. We offer an exclusive selection of vacation rentals with incredible amenities that are second to none. You can also find plenty of enjoyable luxury activities right here in the area. Take a look at how you can enjoy your luxury weekend getaway in La Jolla:

Luxury Vacation Rentals

To start your luxury weekend getaway, you need one of our luxury vacation rentals in La Jolla. Our finest luxury rentals can include a variety of exclusive features such as fine wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, beautiful décor, gourmet kitchens, and much more. You can also find beautiful coastal views, if you so desire, or reserve a luxury condo that overlooks the city skyline for a romantic setting. Either way, you can expect some of the finest rentals right here in La Jolla.

Fine Dining Restaurants

Your luxury getaway extends even further when you place a reservation at one of the high-end restaurants right here in town. La Jolla features several different restaurants to choose from including Eddie V’s Prime Seafood. This fine dining restaurant offers some of the freshest and finest seafood and steak. Each entrée is cooked to order just the way you want it. Pair your meal with a glass of some of the finest spirits or wine. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 858-459-5500. Prepare for a culinary delight that knows no equal!

The Spa Experience

La Jolla offers plenty of local spas that offer comprehensive packages, allowing you to feel completely refreshed again. Enjoy La Jolla Spa that offers all of the services you could want including facials, massages, and skin treatments. You could easily lose track of your day and spend hours rejuvenating yourself.

Upscale Shopping

Complete your luxury stay in La Jolla by visiting Westfield UTC here in La Jolla. You will find a variety of upscale shopping boutiques where you can find the perfect gift. Many of these shops offer curbside pickup along with in-store shopping so you can shop even when you have little time.

Plan Your Luxurious Stay in La Jolla

As you can see, a luxury weekend getaway is waiting for you right here in La Jolla. Book today before our highly sought-after luxury rentals are all snapped up!

Family Friendly Features of Our Rentals in La Jolla

No one wants to experience the beauty of La Jolla inside a hotel room. Instead, browse our selection of vacation rentals available right here in the city and on the coast. Our vacation homes come with a variety of family-friendly features that ensures your family can remain comfortable and have plenty of space. Take a look at our family-friendly features in La Jolla:

Various Settings

When you stay in La Jolla, you can find rentals that offer incredible city life or beautiful coastal views of the ocean. Pick the setting your family will appreciate more. Each vacation rental is completely different than the last and can be the right fit for you. Expect spacious homes that offer open floor plans. Condo and apartment rentals are perfect for smaller families who want to save on the budget. Our larger homes can sleep even more under a single roof. No more booking multiple hotel rooms and let your family all stay together!

Expected Amenities in Your Rental

As mentioned, each vacation home we offer is completely different from one another. That means the amenity offerings will also vary letting you find the rental that meets every expectation you have. Typical amenities found in our homes that most families will enjoy includes complimentary Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, backyards and patios, BBQ grills, and gourmet kitchens. Linens and toiletries are supplied for the bedrooms and bathrooms letting your family pack light. Larger vacation homes can also feature even more amenities such as game rooms, pools, hot tubs, and private beach access. Now that is how you want to experience La Jolla!

Access to La Jolla and the Surrounding Communities

Make sure your family is close to all of the exciting attractions found around La Jolla. Our vacation rentals can be found right here in La Jolla along with nearby neighborhoods such as Del Mar, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, and even San Diego. You will be just a short drive away from La Jolla Cove where you can see the majestic seals in person. Make a stop by Balboa Park where you can find the world-famous San Diego Zoo; Sea World also isn’t too far away. There is plenty to see as a family here around La Jolla!

Plan Your Stay Today

There is no better time to start preparing for your adventure to La Jolla than today. Now that you know what kind of family-friendly features in La Jolla to expect you can pick out the perfect rental for you.

La Jolla Restaurants to Get a Hot Winter Meal At

The winter season is the perfect time to avoid the larger crowds of summer while still having beautiful weather to enjoy here in La Jolla. The city also features some wonderful restaurants with all kinds of cuisine to choose from. Take a look at some incredible La Jolla restaurants where you can find a hot winter meal:

Cody’s La Jolla

For incredible ocean views and delicious comfort food with a twist make sure you visit Cody’s La Jolla. This local brunch and lunch restaurant offers all kinds of tasty treats. Grab a starter plate of delicious food such as grilled crab cakes, pan roasted mussels, or calamari fries. The rest of the menu features tasty sandwiches, healthy salads, fish tacos, and seafood bouillabaisse. Make sure to grab a spot on the patio as you can watch the boats drive by in the water. Cody’s La Jolla can be found at 1025 Prospect St #210. The restaurant is open daily from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM for breakfast, brunch, and lunch and from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM for dinner.

Manhattan of La Jolla

You can grab an incredible and elegant meal with a visit to Manhattan of La Jolla. This fine dining establishment features a decadent Italian menu full of traditional dishes along with some unique offerings. Live jazz music is available each week for an elegant ambience like no other. Entrees on the menu include various cuts of steak and handmade pasta. Choose from a bottle of vintage wine to add to your meal. Manhattan of La Jolla can be found at 7766 Fay Ave and is open daily from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM for dinner.

The Cottage La Jolla

Enjoy some California cuisine that La Jolla is known for when you stop in The Cottage La Jolla. This daytime restaurant is located inside of a vintage home complete with a white picket fence. Enjoy incredible breakfast entrees such as salmon hash and eggs benedict. The views can simply not be beat. The Cottage La Jolla can be found at 7702 Fay Ave and is open daily from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Beautiful La Jolla this Winter

Come see our beautiful winter season here in La Jolla. All of these incredible La Jolla restaurants and more can be yours. La Jolla is the premier winter destination this season.

Most Romantic Activities for a Valentine’s Getaway in La Jolla

Romance has never been more alive than when you visit La Jolla, our luxurious neighborhood located on the outskirts of San Diego. La Jolla continues to be one of the most popular areas to visit right here off the coast. It features some romantic activities that will make your Valentine’s Day in La Jolla one to remember. Take a look at some of our favorites:

Stop by La Jolla Cove

Perhaps the most frequently visited area of La Jolla also happens to be one of the most romantic spots. La Jolla Cove is a beautiful beach that offers a relaxing atmosphere and incredible views. The sunsets found at La Jolla Cove are second to none. The infamous sea lions of La Jolla also happen to frequently relax on the beach here at the Cove. There are plenty of fun activities around the Cove, including restaurants. However, we recommend a romantic picnic right here on the beach!

Relax at the Spa

There is no better way to relax than a couple’s massage at a local spa. La Jolla features plenty of spots that offer romantic massages and other services. La Jolla Spa and La Vie Massage Spa will have you feeling great in no time. A day at the spa is just what your loved one will ask for!

Make a Romantic Dinner Reservation

Valentine’s Day always needs a romantic dinner to end your activities for the day. Luckily, La Jolla has plenty of incredible restaurants that can easily host your romantic evening. The Marine Room offers a fine dining experience like no other. Expect fresh seafood including lobster and French cuisine inside of an elegant interior. The restaurant is located just off the coast where you can see waves come right up to the windows when there is a high tide. Pair a classic vintage of your favorite wine to make it the perfect meal. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 858-459-7222. The Marine Room is located at 2000 Spindrift Dr.

More Romance in La Jolla

As you can see, there are plenty of romantic activities in La Jolla awaiting you and your loved one. Our vacation rentals are the perfect lodging where you can have access to various amenities and enjoy privacy not found at local hotels. Book your rental today and see how La Jolla is the perfect Valentine’s Day setting.

Top La Jolla Activities During Winter

Finding the perfect winter paradise is as easy as looking towards La Jolla. Seriously, our San Diego community is the best place for you to escape the cold temperatures found back home and see the coast. The winter season is also a great time to avoid the summer crowds typically found during the summer. Take a look at the top La Jolla activities you can enjoy:

Go Whale Watching

One of the most incredible experiences you can have in La Jolla is seeing one of the majestic whales breach the water. The winter season is when whales migrate to the warmer waters surrounding La Jolla. You can join a guided whale watching tour with local companies such as Xplore Offshore and San Diego Whale Watch. Your captains will take you to waters that are known for plentiful whale activity so you can see them in person!

Visit the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution

You can get up close and personal some with some incredible sea creatures when you visit the Birch Aquarium located at Scripps. This local attraction features over 3,000 different animals in hands on exhibits and incredible live shows. The aquarium is located on a hilltop site overlooking the rest of La Jolla for some truly incredible views. The Birch Aquarium continues to remain open and follows all state mandates related to COVID-19. The Birch Aquarium is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

If you are looking for some incredible local and world-renowned artwork look, check out the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. This local museum has two locations with one being right here in La Jolla. Exhibits feature art work that spans from 1950 and onwards. Expect to see art in all forms of media on display showcasing the exquisite detail only these professional artists can provide. Stop in the Edwards Garden Exhibit for magical views of the La Jolla coastline. Grab a bite to eat in the Museum Café where the patio provides even more views. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is open Thursday through Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Winter Fun Here in La Jolla

There are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy here in La Jolla. Make the most of your winter adventure by reserving one of our vacation rentals exclusive to La Jolla.

Enjoy a 2021 New Years in La Jolla

After that terrible year 2020 provided everyone, you deserve a vacation getaway to help bring in the new year. La Jolla is your premier destination for exciting events and enjoyable activities throughout your stay. Take a look at how you can bring in New Years in La Jolla:

New Year’s in La Jolla Events

While most large events have been cancelled for the remainder of the year, you can still catch some New Year’s events when you visit La Jolla. One of the best ways to have a party while avoiding giant crowds is by reserving a New Year’s Eve charter out onto the water. Spirit of San Diego Yacht and California Spirit Yacht are both hosting a moonlight New Year’s Eve cruise. You will have access to a variety of foods, drinks, live music, a dance floor, and so much more. Tickets start at $109 a person and lets you join the party at 9:00 PM. Don’t miss out on these yacht parties exclusive to the area!

Walk the Shoreline

The temperature in La Jolla during the winter is quite comfortable, especially for those traveling from the Northwest or Midwest. Expect temperatures to be in the 60s, allowing you to enjoy a walk along the beach—properly dressed, of course! The beaches in La Jolla are more secluded than the rest of San Diego and less busy, so you can find plenty of space. We recommend checking out La Jolla Cove where you are surrounded by beautiful cliffs and may even catch a glimpse of the local seals!

Head Over to Balboa Park

While most New Year’s Eve events are cancelled for the year, you can still find plenty of activities to enjoy when you take a short drive to Balboa Park. This is where you can find the world-famous San Diego Zoo with their exotic animals and interactive exhibits. The rest of Balboa Park features huge museums, restaurants, and plenty of areas to enjoy the cool temperatures outside. Definitely don’t pass up on a trip to Balboa Park; your kids will love you for it!

La Jolla Is Calling

As you can see, La Jolla has plenty to offer you for the upcoming New Year’s Eve holiday. You deserve to end 2020 with a bang so get to planning. Reserve one of our exclusive rental properties today to have luxury amenities and be within steps of the beautiful La Jolla shoreline.

Spend Christmas in La Jolla in 2020

Sure, you can spend the holidays this winter back home covered in snow and freezing in the cold. Or you can plan for a tropical getaway to the beautiful shores of La Jolla. Our Southern California home is the perfect place to spend your Christmas at with several holiday activities and plenty of waterside fun. Take a look at what Christmas in La Jolla can look like:

See the Lights and Christmas Tree in Little Italy

Nothing announces the arrival of the holidays more than beautiful decorations and Christmas lights. All of La Jolla will be decked out with incredible holiday lights. Little Italy is one neighborhood that goes all out with gigantic displays of festivity and Christmas lights. The La Jolla Christmas Tree can also be found here. This year the Christmas Tree in Little Italy will be lit up on December 1st. Stop by the tree lighting ceremony for festive décor, live music, and of course Santa Claus. The Christmas Tree and holiday light displays will be up for the entire holiday season, so stop by and see them in person!

Coronado Holiday Parade

Another way to enjoy holiday displays while maintaining social distancing is by checking out the Coronado Holiday Parade. This parade is unique as it is a boat parade that takes place on the water! See boats put on their best show of holiday lights and décor as they parade on by. Carolers will be on hand along with other exciting activities. This year’s Coronado Holiday Parade is scheduled to take place on December 7th.

Enjoy Your Vacation Rental During Christmas in La Jolla

One of the best parts of celebrating the holidays is enjoying the quieter moments with loved ones. Our holiday vacation rentals will be your home away from home. Luxury amenities on hand rival the top resorts in the area while allowing you to enjoy some peace and privacy. Kick back in the spacious living areas with a cup of hot chocolate. Prepare a holiday feast in the furnished kitchens. The flat-screen TVs can play your favorite holiday shows and movies too. Now that sounds like a peaceful Christmas away from home!

More to Enjoy in La Jolla

These are just a few of the many ways to enjoy the holidays here in La Jolla. Book your vacation rental today so you can have access to fine amenities and be within a short distance of what makes the area so special during Christmas in La Jolla.

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving in La Jolla in 2020

If you are looking for the perfect location for your next Thanksgiving getaway, look no further than La Jolla. Maybe you have seen our beautiful home during a trip to San Diego or maybe you are a frequent visitor of ours. Either way, you can reserve one of our incredible vacation properties to settle in for Thanksgiving in La Jolla. The holidays will be here before you know it so now is the time to start planning for Thanksgiving 2020.

Home Away from Home

When someone celebrates Thanksgiving they often want to feel right at home and be relaxed. You can still do this when you choose our vacation rentals for your stay. Expect to find luxury amenities that rival all of the local resorts and hotels. Instead of being around crowds, which is not a great thing to do in a health crisis, you can enjoy privacy in the comfort of private home. Some rentals even feature ocean side views where you can possibly see our famous La Jolla cove seals! Either way, treat yourself with this magnificent view only found in La Jolla.

Amenities for a Feast

There is nothing more important than family and a delicious feast when you celebrate Thanksgiving. You can still cook up your traditional meal from our vacation rentals. Each property comes with standard kitchen amenities such as cutlery, dishware, full size appliances, and a spacious room to prepare everything in. Find all of the ingredients at one of our local farmers markets that are happening on a regular basis. Once everything is ready, you can dine with the comfort of your family by your side.

Restaurants and Thanksgiving in La  Jolla

Not everyone wants to spend their holiday time in the kitchen and that is perfectly fine. For those who wish to see a taste of Thanksgiving from local restaurants you can order many meals with curbside service. You can pick up curbside meals from fine dining establishments such as Eddie V’s Prime Seafood and Urban Plates. These restaurants are local favorite and will satisfy any craving you have.

Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season

You can escape the cold back home and take your much-needed vacation this Thanksgiving season. Pick one of our amazing vacation rentals in the area and relax with your family during Thanksgiving in La Jolla. Say goodbye to 2020 and instead celebrate the holidays the right way in La Jolla.

La Jolla Attractions for a Historical Journey

For those who enjoy discovering the history behind their destination, La Jolla is filled with connections to the past. Visitors can enjoy their own historical journey by exploring the several different La Jolla attractions found in the area.

La Jolla Historical Society

There is perhaps nowhere better to go to for a history lesson in La Jolla than the La Jolla Historical Society. This local organization works to preserve the past and understand the concerns of our future. The area of La Jolla was first incorporated into San Diego in 1850 and was eventually founded as its own city in 1887. La Jolla became known for its Marine Biological Association, which eventually was renamed to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Since then, La Jolla has become a paradise for locals and visitors alike. You can see some of this history in person at the La Jolla Historical Society Wisteria Cottage Gallery, an art gallery that features rotating exhibits focused on the history of La Jolla. The Venturi Pergola and Garden is also on site and was designed by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – La Jolla Branch

La Jolla may be a small neighborhood, but it makes up for its size in elegant attractions such as the La Jolla branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. This local museum and art gallery has been open since 1950 and focuses on local artwork. The museum rotates its exhibits to ensure the galleries remain fresh for its visitors. The artwork is not just pictures and paintings either as the Edwards Sculpture Garden is sight to behold in person. Many locals find themselves inspired by the local art and end up bringing their own sketchpad with them.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

The greater San Diego area and much of Southern California was founded by the Spaniards early in the 1700s. Their influence remains on display at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. The building has a Spanish Renaissance style and is a beautiful addition to the community. As with most libraries, the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library offers free entry and is a great way to beat the summer heat. Take a look at the collection of historic books and artwork that will remind you of the area’s rich history.

More to See in La Jolla

Now that you have an idea of where to explore La Jolla’s rich history, you can reserve your vacation rental in the area. Each property features unique amenities and is in close proximity to these historical attractions.

An Educational Journey to La Jolla

If you are like most, you are probably ready to finally leave your house and enjoy a vacation getaway! La Jolla can do just that for you and so much more. While distance learning might be a pain, it allows you and your children to enjoy a vacation while still having access to their classes. Your children can attend school from the comfort of one of our vacation rentals, and then head out for an educational and fun day of vacation activities! Take a look at how you can enjoy an educational journey to La Jolla:

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Older children will love a trip over to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This local nonprofit institute has been a mainstay in the community since 1960; it conducts ongoing research. Its founder, Jonas Salk, was the researcher who developed a vaccine for polio. This scientific facility is open for scheduled tours during your stay in the city. All prospective visitors will need to schedule a tour in advance by calling 858-453-4100. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies can be found at 10010 N Torrey Pines Rd.

Stuart Collection – University of California San Diego

Not all educational experiences can be had in the classroom. The University of California San Diego has a location here in La Jolla where you can find the Stuart Collection, a vast collection of public art obtained by the university. The majority of the artwork on display is unique sculptures found nowhere else. The next Van Gogh in your family may even find inspiration for their upcoming art project! Don’t pass up a chance to walk around this unique setting. The Stuart Collection can be seen at 9500 Gilman Dr.

Birch Aquarium

Another fascinating educational center located at the University of California San Diego is the Birch Aquarium. This local aquarium has been around for over a century, providing research for the bay. Some of the exhibits on display include the Hall of Fishes with over 60 tanks of unique Pacific fish. Young children will enjoy visiting the outdoor playground that uses renewable energy and natural forces to help power the exhibits. You can visit the Birch Aquarium found at 2300 Expedition Way at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

More Fun When You Journey to La Jolla

As you can see, La Jolla offers an abundance of fun even while you are experiencing education activities. Reserve one of our rentals today to be close to these educational attractions while still having Wi-Fi access for your children’s distance learning.