Experience San Diego Arts & Culture

La Jolla is a bustling area of San Diego arts and culture. Whether you're looking for a place to see a play or a boutique to buy local art, our hotel near Downtown La Jolla is close to several options.


La Jolla Playhouse - 1 Mile

This world-class Tony Award-winning regional theater is located on the UC San Diego campus and is within walking distance of Estancia La Jolla. The Playhouse is dedicated to the development of new work and new theatrical forms and has launched 24 productions that transferred to Broadway, including Jersey Boys, The Who’s Tommy, Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, Memphis and the Pulitzer Prize-winning I Am My Own Wife. Close walking distance from Estancia La Jolla, The Playhouse is well-known for hosting innovative ideas, in which many plays move onto Broadway.

Don't forget: Reserve tickets through our Concierge ahead of time and check out the in-house restaurant before the show.


Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - 4 Miles

With several unique exhibits, including a glass window wall and sculpture garden, the Museum of Contemporary Art certainly lives up to its contemporary title. Of museums in San Diego, this is a favorite among locals who are consistently impressed with the visiting artists and interesting exhibits. The museum also serves a great spot to eat a delicious lunch while overlooking the ocean.

Don't forget: Check out the popular gift shop and get unique souvenirs for your friends and family!


Old Globe Playhouse - 15 Miles

Located in the heart of Balboa Park, the Old Globe Playhouse is one of the nation's top regional theaters. This noteworthy venue has hosted over seventeen Broadway plays and is a travel destination for many theater lovers nationwide. Every seat provides an up close view for an authentic show.

Don't forget: Allow time for an evening walk around the beautiful park before the show.