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Goleta County Beach

Address: 5986 Sandspit Road, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: 805-967-1300
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Ranked #2 of 12 Activities in Goleta
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A long sandy beach near Goleta Point.
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Activities: Hiking
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A long sandy beach near Goleta Point.

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Westlake Village, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The beach was a bit rocky and crowded (at least when we were there during Thanksgiving). The beach is basically a camp ground so you have deal with a large number of campers on holidays

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Pune, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One the best beach in Goleta, Santa Barbara. It has arrangement for sitting having food and shower. The water of the sea is also good. If you are from India the water might be cold for you.

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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What an amazing beach with miles of sand - must be careful for tides, as low tide is when you can walk for miles. Otherwise high tides make you scamper on the rocks!

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los angeles
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Everyone has ressponsible pet practices. The locals and visitors share the joy of dog ownership on the beaches.

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Goleta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Perfect for locals, easy access, no parking fees. Good for swimming, sun-bathing, fishing off the pier.

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California
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540 helpful votes 540 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a great all-around beach, that has just about everything going for it except water warm enough for me. Great pier, beautiful beach, good food and close to UCSB.

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Santa Barbara, Cal., USA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have been going there for 50 years. Nice place with gret pier. (Not many fish when fishing) Great place to fly kites at south end. Great place to bar-b-que with family and friends

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Pasadena
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Hard to beat the combo of good stuff available here. You are steps away from the UCSB campus, always worth a visit. Stunning beach cliffs and wave action. A great restaurant (Beachside Cafe). Free parking. Dogs are welcome (on leash) in both park and sand. Goleta is still a secret jewel of this region as locals know.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

take a sunset walk on Goleta Pier and Beach.great bird watching; easy parking; probably not ideal for swimming as there is a lot of seaweed and ocean plants that wash up here.

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Quiet and secluded and wonderful sunsets as well as dog friendly. Will go back every time we are in this area.

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