Guide to the 5 Best California Beaches

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California beach is the best destination for families who want to get away for a week long vacation. Many of the beaches are kid friendly and offer a variety of activities for families to have fun. The following are 5 beach destinations.

1. South Carlsbad State Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach is a 3 miles long beach in San Diego. From the road, there is a stairway that reaches down to the beach. On top of the cliff, there is a camp site where you can set up camp. All kinds of amenities are available including fire pit, rest room, cycling trail, electricity, WI-Fi, convenience store, bathrooms. It is suitable for performing water sports activities such as swimming, surfing, and scuba diving. If you take a boat out into the sea, you can easily spot whales breaching.

2. La Jolla Beach

La Jolla is a 1 mile long sandy beach in La Jolla, San Diego. Most of the times, the waves are gentle so people like to come here to swim. There are shops that rent water sports equipment like scuba diving and kayak. While at La Jolla, you can visit the La Jolla Cove where you can explore fishes like Gribaldi fishes through snorkeling. The cove is accessible by a stairway. The Hospitals is a wonderful dive site for exploring fishes among the reefs. On the south end, you can sit down under a gazebo and enjoy the beach scenery.

3. Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a long stretch of undeveloped beach in South California. The place is always quiet making it the perfect spot for people who want to get away from life stress. Sea birds like pelicans and osprey frequently gather on the beach. There are a few beach houses where touring groups can rent to spend the vacation at the park. You can rent mountain bikes and cycle along the trail. The beach is never too crowded because the car park is paid.

4. Doheny State Park

Doheny State Park is a popular family friendly beach that get millions of visitors every year in Dana Point, California. Surfers can go to the northern end to perform surfing activity. There is a 5 acre field where you can have picnic with your friends and families. On the southern end, there are campgrounds for people who arrive on RV and caravans. There are a number of large aquariums where parents can bring their kids to watch sea creatures. Doheny State Park is perfect for couples to sit on beach and enjoy the sunset. Various types of activities are carried out including volleyball, surfing, paddle boarding, swimming, picnic, and strolling.

5. Crescent Beach

Crescent Beach is a crescent shape beach with small commercial development on the Florida coastline. The hard sand makes it the perfect spot for carrying out beach activities such as volleyball, frisbee, and cycling. The sand is very soft and feels like flour when walking barefeet. The water is always clear and the waves is not too strong. On this beach, you can easily spot dolphins on your binoculars. There are lots of sea shells to collect. Nearby, you will find a cafe and public toilet. In off peak season, there are ample space for you to stroll around. During peak season, it can be crowded with students.

 

Susan M. Davis

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