La Jolla means "The Jewel" in Spanish, and this community sparkles like no other. One of the most affluent and beautiful towns in the nation, La Jolla is filled with sidewalk cafes, fine restaurants and art galleries that provide residents and visitors alike the sense of being on a perennial vacation. Add to this the world renowned educational facilities of UCSD, the Scripps Research Institute, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the Stephen Birch Aquarium and Museum, outstanding public and private schools along with the La Jolla Playhouse and Museum of Contemporary Art and you can see why the Robb Report designates La Jolla as simply the best place in America to live.
If you are a sports enthusiast, enjoy golf at Torrey Pines Golf Course, surfing off the beautiful sandy beaches or hiking the many trails overlooking the beach. It is also the site for numerous biotech research centers such as Mesa, TSRI, XXXX Neurosciences, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and many, many more. La Jolla real estate ranges from cottages to mansions and is much in demand.