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Salt Creek Beach

Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Dana Point
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Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great sand, manageable numbers of people. We highly recommend this beach. Bring your own food and snacks!

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verde valley
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143 reviews 143 reviews
25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

this is what a California beach is supposed to be! nice sand, nice surf, low-key atmosphere. be sure to walk the bluff-trail nearby to get some exercise and enjoy a beautiful scenic view.

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Las Vegas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great beach is a must visit!! Clean, beautiful, clear water! So glad a Laguna local told me to go, I would have never known about it otherwise. Breathtaking views and beautiful park land. My kids loved it! The parking is cheap $1 per hour. The only slight inconvenience is the steep hill to get to the beach, but well worth... More

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La Habra, California, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

This is an awesome beach. The surf/boogie boarding is awesome! There are bathrooms, showers, and a snack shack. The sand is nice and soft(not coarse). There is a fair amount of sea weed in the water, so if you get brushed in the water, that's probably what it is. The water is super clear too! I was in shoulder deep... More

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San Clemente, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great beach with easy parking. Lots of space and great waves. Right off PCH, so it's easy to get in/out.

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Highland Park, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wonderful time watching surfers tackling the impressive waves. Loved the soft sand (and I'm Florida Seaside picky!). Clean, good crowd, great views.

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San Marcos, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Nice waves, hard to go swimming with kids. A lot of surfers but this is a very nice beach. Clean and with facilities. Good for parties, family gathering.

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Mission Viejo, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The beach was very clean and there were beautiful views of houses and the Ritz Carlton on the cliff edges. The beach is wider than some in Orange County and the surfers seem to enjoy the waves. There is a gently sloping grassy lawn area above the beach which is a nice place for picnics and getting the seaside experience... More

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Orange County, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went to this beach today. It's a beautiful beach with a nice grassy area near by. There's a place to eat down by the beach as well as restrooms both in the parking lot as well as down by the beach. The surf was huge today so I'm not sure if that's the norm. Lots of teenagers which my... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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262 reviews 262 reviews
16 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

lots of sand, sun, and surf. not too crowded - lots of room to spread out. this is a great place to enjoy the ocean. swim, surf, walk, read, sleep, whatever . . .

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