Point Loma, CA
Point Loma: "Where California Began"
Point Loma, California
Point Loma, CA is a hilly, upscale seaside neighborhood in San Diego County. True to its name, Loma means hill.
The city of Point Loma (including Ocean Beach) has a population of about 47,98 and is approximately 10 miles from downtown San Diego.
Point Loma is referred to as “where California began” and is separated from the Pacific Ocean by the San Diego Bay. Point Loma has commercial and residential areas plus a university, two large military bases and a national monument.
Attractions in Point Loma, CA
Point Loma is rich in culture and history and is said to be one of San Diego’s most-visited neighborhoods.
The Cabrillo National Monument is one of Point Loma’s top attractions. Visit Cabrillo for unparalleled views of San Diego and the ocean. You can also hike, explore two lighthouses and take a dip in some of San Diego’s top tide pools, which are best experienced in the winter at low tide.
Point Loma is a peninsula, which makes it a fantastic place to go boating, fishing or paddle boarding (but beware the sea lions!). Point Loma is also home to numerous seaside restaurants, with incredibly fresh seafood.