Point Loma encompasses at least five distinct districts. Up on The Point are beautiful, multi-million dollar mansions. Down by The Midway you'll find seedy strip shows and Kobey's Swap Meet, the city's largest weekend swap meet. On the Ocean Beach side, surf pounds the rugged coastline, while The Harbor side is a safe haven for yachts. Point Loma's fifth district is Liberty Station, the waterfront urban village in the redeveloped Naval Training Center that includes hotels, restaurants, shops, a waterfront park, the historic Sail Ho Golf Course and the NTC Promenade, home to over 48 museums, galleries, artist and design studios, dance companies and other organizations that showcase San Diego's creative community.
Point Loma is known locally as an excellent spot for tide pooling, where low tide brings a magnificent reveal of the underwater reef, exposing flowery anemones, crabs and a myriad of other sea creatures to the delight of visitors and locals who frequent these pools. And don't miss a trip to the Cabrillo National Monument home of the Point Loma Lighthouse for a look back at San Diego's nautical history and stunning views of the bay and downtown skyline. If you're looking for great surf, locals frequent a number of quality surf breaks along the western edge of Point Loma.