Beaches in San Diego CA Mobile App

Public beaches in San Diego, CA, with maps, local info and more.

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Looking for things to do in Southern California?

San Diego has many of the best beaches in California, including:
Beautiful beaches overlooked by sandstone cliffs
Exciting beaches with strong waves for swimming and surfing
Family-friendly beaches with calm waves
Popular beaches with plenty of free parking, restaurants and shops
• More than 45 hotels and resorts on the beach, including 3 Marriotts and 3 Hiltons
RV resorts and tent camping on the Pacific Ocean, Mission Bay and San Diego Harbor
• Two world-class golf courses that overlook scenic beaches
• And even several dog-friendly beaches!

The Beaches in San Diego CA app provides a list and in-app maps of more than 60 beaches. Some of the most popular include Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores.

Beach and hotel information

List of beaches with street addresses, distance to your location and descriptions (including nearby hotels, campgrounds and golf courses)
Sort by beach name
Sort by distance to your location - find "public beaches near me" and the "closest beach to me"
Favorite beaches - Mark and save your favorites
Filter the list by your favorites
Go to the web site of any beach, hotel, park, campground and golf course
Get driving directions to any beach
Speak out loud - The app speaks the beach name and location
• View online weather, surf and tide reports
Share the beach name and address in an instant message or email
Search for beaches, hotels, parks, campgrounds and golf courses by name, type and location
• Enter search words by speech recognition or by typing in the keyboard

Interactive map

Find any beach on the in-app map
Find your location in relation to the beach
Change map type - Use map settings to show geometric (normal) view, satellite image view (useful for finding parking lots and walking paths) and terrain view
Show marker types - Use map settings to select which markers to display (just the beach selected from the list, all beaches, favorites or search results)
Show marker groups - Use map settings to show hotels, campgrounds and golf courses near the beach

Search examples

• To find hotels on the beach, use the speech recognizer or keyboard to submit the word "hotel" or "resort"
• To find RV and tent campgrounds, search for "campground"
• To find dog-friendly beaches, search for "dog"
• To find beaches with calm waves, search for "mission bay"
• To find beaches with great tide pools, search for "tide pool"
• To find California marine mammals lounging on the sand and rocks, search for "seal"

The mobile app works on both smartphones and tablets, and contains banner ads. Privacy Policy

Screenshots on Smartphone and Tablet

Download the app on Google Play: Beaches in San Diego CA

v2.17.0 / v2.18.0
– Updated website link for Chula Vista Bayside Park
– Added text-to-speech and distance-units settings
– Added "last updated" line to About App screen
– Internal code improvements and bug fixes
– Added speak-out-loud beach names and locations
– Updated website links and description of one RV resort
– Changed search-by-voice icon to microphone icon
– Improved location retrieval and map handling
– "Sort by Distance" button can request access to user location
– Internal code improvements and bug fixes
– Open web sites in external browser only
– Updated website links of beaches, hotels, parks and more
– Share beach names and addresses from the detail lists
– Improved internal error handling
– Added search-by-voice with speech recognition
– Added Close button to the map settings dialog
– Updated Android support libraries for performance and security
– Added internal code improvements
– Added South Mission Beach
– Enabled setting favorites from detail list
– Improved how marker layers are toggled by map settings
– Improved search results display in the search status bar
– Added error handling for invalid location coordinates
– Added marker layers for hotels, camping and golf courses
– Open web sites inside in-app browser
– Fixed a bug showing map/list/website screens on tablet
– Internal code changes for generating screenshots
– Click map marker info windows to show web sites
– Improved readability of hotel and golf course names
– Improved search interface and results
– Fixed a bug when showing distance info on the master list
– Show map markers for hotels from detail list
– Improved search algorithm and results display
– Improved advertisement display
– Internal code improvements
– Added 4 beaches, 2 golf courses and 46 hotels
– Internal code improvements
– Mark, unmark, and filter the list by favorite beaches
– Show map markers by type: selected beach, all beaches, favorites or search results
– Internal code improvements
– Renamed the app (word "Beaches" is first)
– Added MapSettings dialog to change the map type
– Moved the weather info from an external link to a wrapped web page
– Referenced beach clean-up organizations on About App Screen
– Added RV resorts and tent campgrounds
– Removed redundant teardrop icon at "my location"
– Acknowledged the source of the app icons on the About App screen
– Replaced map footer button text with icons
– Moved "get directions" button from map footer to detail list item
– Start the master list and search results sorted by place name
– Internal code improvements
– Initial published version

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