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Point-Loma is a spectacular four-mile peninsula that encompasses the entrance to San Diego Bay and is one of the oldest neighborhoods of San Diego. Bounded on the west by the magnificent Pacific Ocean and on the east by the sparkling Bay, Point Loma offers breathtaking views of both the ocean and city skyline. The neighborhoods of Point Loma include Fleetridge, Wooded Acres, LaPlaya, Roseville, Loma Portal, Ocean Beach, Sunset Cliffs, Midway District, College Area, Centraloma, Woods and Point Loma Heights. With a fascinating history, Point Loma was the site where Europeans arriving from Mexico in 1542 first set eyes on what was to become California. Situated near the heart of the city, Point Loma offers all of the amenities, conveniences and attractions of San Diego. The community has a population of around 18,000 and offers an array of water sports and leisure activities. The nearby San Diego Yacht Club was host to the America's cup, and whale watching, boating and fishing are also popular local pastimes. Explore tide pools, go swimming, hiking, biking, scuba diving and snorkeling, play golf, visit area theme parks, the famous San Diego Zoo, enjoy live entertainment, fine dining and shopping. Point Loma's famous landmark is the Cabrillo National Monument, named after explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. The Old Point Loma Lighthouse, which guided ships through San Diego Bay from 1855 to 1891, is part of the monument and is open for tours.

Surrounding areas: Coronado, California (4.2 mi), Ocean Beach, California (4.3 mi), Mission Bay, California (6.6 mi), Mission Beach, California (6.8 mi), Bay Park, California (7.1 mi), Pacific Beach, California (7.9 mi), San Diego, California (8.7 mi)

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