Walter Mencken 11 a.m., Aug. 29
- Community Blog
LA JOLLA'S ALLURING APPEAL
It’s 7am in the scenic jewel, as it’s affectionately known to La Jolla’s, aficionados. As morning runners pass me by, so do the local seagulls, ducks and seals that inhabit this bit of paradise. I so thrive on the fresh crisp, clean air as it enters my lungs and passes through my skin one of the many perks of living on La Jolla coast.
La Jolla’s world renowned for it’s finesse, refinement and boutique style shopping. What most people do not know is that the Jewel is home to throngs of luxury motorcars. Many La Jollan’s, have quite an appetite for fine motorcars. High-end automobiles are our passion, ranging from the classic Mercedes Benz to the exotic and exhilarating Ferrari, to the more majestic Rolls Royce- Phantom. These beauties are highly visible on any day you visit the village’s famous main street, Prospect St.
Warm welcoming essence, Beyond, our very close to perfect coastal climate, endless majestic ocean views and gorgeous estates nestled in its unrivaled setting along the pacific, high upon the nearby hillside slopes. Come and be mesmerized by the sights and sounds of the white water waves as they crash against the coves boulders.
La Jolla embodies glamour and flare you’ve come to expect of the jewel. We receive visitors from all over the globe year round, truly an entertainers delight from premium boutique shopping to local gourmet eateries, stunning sunsets to magnificent strolls down the heart of the village.
Art lovers look no further indulge in our flourishing art community, become inspired by the creations found on canvas, here in the local galleries. For the most notable classic and contemporary art La Jolla houses some of the finest Art collections of the times. Most galleries offer a monthly meet and greet mixer, open to the public come and be exposed to the dynamic sculptures, artists of our generation.
The lure of fine dinning served alongside a stunning ocean view. Signature restaurants such as Eddie V’s, Georges, Nine-ten have a passion for freshness as well as an innovative coastal cuisine approach. Taste and artistry in each dish is artfully presented. Enjoy a glass of vino atop Vigiluccis, Eddie V’s with sweeping and unparalleled ocean views. Live entertainment and exquisite cuisine. Commemorate life’s most important milestones.
The woman of La Jolla dressed to the nine’s in their stylish hats inspired by the season adorned by a fabulous display of jewels reminiscent of another era, as they shop their preferred boutiques. La Jolla’s fashion is a fusion of casual elegance and timelessness. Luxuries abound from its natural beauty to its unique landscape render an unforgettable picturesque experience.
Complimentary events in the park, featuring renowned musicals sublime symphonies by today’s most notable musicians. Enjoy an exhilarating walk down deep down into the historic cave, for a once in a lifetime experience for a minimal fee.
For the more adventurous La Jolla boosts quite a few aquatic sports from kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving. How about a morning swim accompanied by the rest of the local avid swimmers who meet daily.
On Sundays, the open-air market is such a treat it has become a family tradition for breakfast morning coffee with an actual Swiss omelet prepared by a native of Switzerland. Hand picked exotic flowers to adorn our home as well as some fresh pesto sauce and hummus to take home. You will surely find one of a kind treasures ranging from exotic imports to world winning cuisine from around the world. Indian delights, Egyptian Arabic, to exotic freshly cut fruit plates.
Mt. Soledad perched high above the La Jolla foothills for majestic ocean views as well as superbly nightly gazing of he stars, premium view of the Jewel.