Outdoor Recreation

L'Auberge Del Mar's exceptional Southern California beach location near San Diego makes it easy for you to take in the coast's pristine beauty. Walk or jog along the beach and enjoy breathtaking coastal views. Check off your bucket-list with a sunset hot-air balloon ride over Del Mar, or set sail on an excursion into the Pacific Ocean. You won't want to miss these signature Southern California getaway experiences during your stay at our luxury resort near San Diego:

Hike Torrey Pines State Reserve

Down the road from our luxury resort, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve remains one of the wildest stretches of land on our Southern California coast! Here you'll find the rare and elegant Torrey pine tree, miles of unspoiled beaches, and a lagoon that is vital to migrating seabirds. One can imagine what Southern California must have looked like to the early settlers, or Spanish explorers. Enjoy 8 miles of trails, a visitor center, and guided nature walks on weekends and holidays.
View a map of our Del Mar Trails

Get Wet in the Surf

Grab a surf board and live like a local; come surf Del Mar Beach! You'll be hanging ten in no time with surfboarding lessons from local surf school Fulcrum Surf. Single or group lessons can be added to your room or stay package through a reservation agent or our concierge staff. Book online or over the phone (800) 245-9757.

*We will need to note your height, weight, age, gender, the time & date requested, as well as the name(s) of the surfer(s).

Cycle the Coast

Take a ride down San Diego's coastline on the historic Pacific Coast Highway or journey east into the affluent communities of Rancho Sante Fe and Fairbanks Ranch. If your preference is dirt, San Diego's Coast to Crest trail begins just a half mile from L'Auberge Del Mar. See the Valet Team to rent one of our Electra Beach Cruisers.

Paddle the Cove

Join a guided kayak tour of La Jolla's marine ecological reserve containing five distinct marine environments in less than 2 square miles making it one of the most unique stretches of coastline in California! Sandy beach, rocky shallows, steep cliffs, kelp forests, and deep water canyons all host their own flora and fauna and all meet right here!

Live like a Local

Other adventure opportunities await you, including sunset hot air balloon rides, sailing in San Diego Bay, whale watching during migration season, and even tandem para-gliding over Torrey Pines! See our Concierge Team for details.

Stay Fit

In addition to our 24-hour fitness room, you can swim laps in our lap pool, run on the beach or through the affluent neighborhood of Del Mar, enjoy sun-rise yoga on the sand, or participate in fitness classes at one of our affiliate athletic clubs.

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