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:

Explore by foot

Our coastal village is known for its breathtaking views and there's no way to see them all unless you get outside. Start by foot on the Historic Walking Tour filled with rich history and nods to Old Hollywood. Visit www.visitdelmarvillage.com for all of the current events and ideas of where to go in the Village.  Just down the road from our luxury resort is Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. It remains one of the wildest stretches of land on our Southern California coast where you'll find the rare and elegant Torrey pine tree, miles of unspoiled beaches, and a lagoon that is vital to migrating seabirds. Enjoy 8 miles of trails, a visitor center, and guided nature walks on weekends and holidays. End your day with a beautiful sunset at the Del Mar Sunset Seat.
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 front desk. 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 horse 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 ride 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!

Glide the Cliffs

Get your adrenaline pumping and take in the beautiful Pacific views like no other. The San Diego GliderPort offers tandem gliding and hang gliding straight off the cliffs over the beautiful San Diego coast. 

Live like a Local

See our Front Desk to set up a beach picnic, rent a kite for the day. or grab a ball from the lifeguard towers to play a game of beach volleyball. If you're more on the adventurous side, other exciting 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 Front Desk for details.

Stay Fit

In addition to our 24-hour fitness room, grab a map from at the resorts entrance and go for a run on the beach or through the historic neighborhood of Del Mar, enjoy sun-rise yoga on the sand, or participate in fitness classes at one of our affiliate athletic clubs.


Enjoy tennis on two-lighted courts for individual or mini tournament play. At L'Auberge tennis instruction comes with an ocean view and is available daily for resort guests by appointment. Our certified pro teaches group, private and semi-private tennis lessons. Call the Front Desk for details and to set up your lesson. 858-793-6455.


With a climate that seasonally ranges in temperature from 60 to 85 degrees, Southern California is the perfect year-round golf destination. Enjoy lush, emerald fairways on some of San Diego's most elite private golf courses and receive exclusive access as a guest of L'Auberge.

Call the Front Desk for rates and to set up your tee time.( 858)793-6455.

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