Huge beach! Great views and a fabulous boardwalk along the waterfront if the sand between your toes isn't your thing. Definitely worth some photos and a swim when in Santa Monica!
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We drove our rented car there at around 4pm and took a stroll on the beach first before parking up nearer to the pier with a parking fee of $7 dollars. At 5pm, We decided to get dinner at the first original Bubba Gump restaurant...More
One of those must do's in LA- the end of the Route 66 highway. We stayed in Santa Monica so the beach was a 5 min walk away, its pretty lively during the day at the pier with tourist and locals enjoying the beach. Personally...More
I was there the weekend before Thanksgiving, so the beach was empty, quiet and very relaxing. Spent hours laying in the sun, just me and the seagulls. I tried to be reasonably close to the other 4-5 people on the beach; from time to time...More
There were no crowded areas here,plenty of space for ball games,great place to swim,traditional pier,even fishing if you wanted,bikes to hire,resteraunts.
This a 3-1/2-mile long beach, with white, fairly clean sand. It can get a bit crowded in summer, but it's not too bad most of the year. There are also places to buy food and drinks right on the beach.
Nice Beach, great boardwalk, lots of things to see. Like everywhere that caters to the homeless, you have bums there, and that is a turn off for me. But its still very nice
Ever played GTA V? I have and I really loved the place, its so much fun in game and it was more fun visiting it in person. Ample parking space, clean beach and so many food options and souvenirs to choose from. Simply mesmerizing.
Great beach and view but had to deal with a lot of homeless folks and people hawking food, umbrellas, toys, and whatever else... hard to relax on the beach. Also, my wife has a pretty awesome bikini body, and has shown it off at beaches...More