On the hilly peninsula bordered by the San Diego Bay on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the south and west, Point Loma is a gorgeous coastal destination in San Diego, California. Loma is the Spanish word for hill, and the name is quite fitting considering the topography. On the east of the community the land gradually slopes toward the Bay, and on that slope, you’ll find numerous homes and developments, all the way up the water’s edge. On the west side of the peninsula, Sunset Cliffs overlook the Pacific Ocean and afford captivating views of the crashing waves below. To the north of Point Loma there are also cliffs and hills; however, they slowly flatten out into what is known as the Midway area and Ocean Beach. Beyond Sunset Cliffs, in the hills of Point Loma, you can enjoy some of the area’s most breathtaking views of the islands off the coast, Downtown San Diego and the rest of San Diego County. This remarkable community is one of the best places in San Diego to explore tide pools even though Point Loma has no real beaches. The rocky reefs here are full of marine life, and it is also a great place for scuba diving and whale watching. Points of interest here include the Cabrillo National Monument and the Point Loma Lighthouse, both located at the furthest tip of Point Loma. You’ll also find a fully operational marina that affords opportunities for daily sport fishing. Fishing opportunities also await at Osprey Point, as does a textured retaining wall that is perfect for rock climbers in training. Popular surf breaks in Point Loma include Ralph’s summer break, Dolphin Tanks winter break, both only accessible by boat, along with the more popular AB’s, Garbage Reef, Luscombe's and New Break. Point Loma is comprised of residential neighborhoods primarily filled with single-family homes. Some of the most luxurious and expensive homes in San Diego can be found in Point Loma, particularly in the community of La Playa. La Playa has beautiful properties and includes bayfront homes with private piers. Luxury homebuyers with children will be delighted to know the schools in Point Loma are highly ranked and rated. Among them are Loma Point Elementary, Silver Gate Elementary, Cabrillo Elementary, Sunset View Elementary, Ocean Beach Elementary, Dana Middle, Correia Middle and Point Loma High School. Situated in the 92106 zip code, Point Loma is also home to a new commercial and retail area at Liberty Station. Liberty Station encompasses a shopping center, restaurants, parks, schools and residential homes. In addition to all of the remarkable features and amenities at Liberty Station, Point Loma also has excellent shopping and dining opportunities elsewhere. At the Harbor, off Emerson Street, you will find Point Loma Seafood where you can enjoy mouth-watering fresh fish and gorgeous views. On Shelter Island Drive you’ll find Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn and Restaurant. Other local eateries include Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza and the Corvette Diner. Loma Square and West Point Loma Shopping Center are great places to shop, and those interested in arts and culture should not miss the Vision Arts Museum here. Additional points of interest in Point Loma include Kona Kai Resort & Spa and Four Points by Sheraton San Diego - SeaWorld. On top of all of this, the Point Loma community of San Diego also has absolutely fabulous luxury real estate opportunities. From spacious two-story homes to posh condominiums to large and lavish estates, Point Loma is a great place to buy a luxury home. Point Loma luxury homes typically boast an extensive list of impressive amenities and special features that can include gourmet kitchens, open floor plans, en-suite bathrooms, swimming pools, gated drives, above average lots and extra privacy. If you would like to learn more about the alluring upscale real estate in Point Loma of San Diego, California, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.