La Jolla Neighborhoods

LA JOLLA HEIGHTS:

Sitting atop the hills and overlooking La Jolla Shores, this neighborhood consists of twin homes ranging from the mid-$600s to the multi-million dollar homes that directly overlook the Pacific Ocean and La Jolla Shores.

LA JOLLA NORTH VILLAGE:

This neighborhood is popular with UCSD students, many of whom rent the condos and townhomes in the area.  Includes the La Jolla Village Square shopping plazas with its many stores and 2 movie theaters (Landmark & AMC).

LA JOLLA FARMS:  

One of La Jolla's most beautiful neighborhoods with sprawling homes, many of which are built on the cliffs that overlook Black's Beach.  Borders UCSD, the Torrey Pines Gliderport, and the Salk Institute.

LA JOLLA SHORES:

Comprised of single family homes and some condos along and around the La Jolla Shores beach area and east up into the hillside.  Also includes the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and several blocks of businesses (mainly restaurants and 8 kayak rental stores) along Avenida de la Playa.

BIRD ROCK:

This neighborhood runs along the south side of La Jolla Boulevard until it connects with Pacific Beach and includes homes at the southern side of Mt. Soledad.  The business district has undergone considerable renovation in recent years and is a great place to shop or dine.  

HIDDEN VALLEY:

A neighborhood east of La Jolla Shores and on the lower portion of the north slopes of Mt. Soledad. Many of these homes offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

COUNTRY CLUB:

This neighborhood surrounds the La Jolla Country Club and is located on the lower northwest side of Mt. Soledad.

THE VILLAGE:

This is the downtown business district of La Jolla (and not to be confused with "La Jolla Village"). Most of La Jolla's shops, businesses, and restaurants are located here as well as hotels, condos, and some detached homes.  The La Jolla Cove is also located on the west side of this area.

BEACH-BARBER TRACT:

A mainly-residential neighborhood that connects Windansea Beach to the Village.  There are a few shops and restaurants along La Jolla Shores Boulevard.

LOWER HERMOSA:

A lovely neighborhood with some of La Jolla's most spectacular homes that stretches along the water from Beach-Barber Tract to Bird Rock; west of La Jolla Boulevard.

UPPER HERMOSA:

A residential enclave of homes east of La Jolla Boulevard and north of Bird Rock.

SOLEDAD SOUTH:

The homes in this neighborhood span from the southeastern slopes of Mt. Soledad all the way to its peak.

LA JOLLA MESA:

This neighborhood sits on the lower southern side of Mt. Soledad and borders Pacific Beach.

LA JOLLA ALTA:

This is a master-planned community that was built east of La Jolla Mesa.

MUIRLANDS: 

A residential neighborhood on the western slope of Mt. Soledad.

MUIRLANDS WEST:

Small neighborhood located between Muirlands and Country Club neighborhoods.