5. La Jolla Cove, San Diego, CA
La Jolla is an affluent neighborhood in San Diego, California. It is a hilly seaside community, occupying 7 miles of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean within the northern city limits. Downtown La Jolla is noted for jewelry stores, boutiques, upmarket restaurants and hotels. During certain times of the day many seals occupy secluced sections of the beach. This draws many tourist just to see the seals. The water is calm and the cove is ecologically protected, making La Jolla one of the best beaches on the west coast.