Actually, it's over the ocean. With a great breeze, and a great view back to shore and Pier Plaza, it is a great place to spend some time on a warm day.
A stroll or jog on the Strand starting at the Hermosa Beach provides fabulous ocean breezes and view soon one side and a look at beautiful unique homes on the other. Volleyball games, skaters, dog walkers, and a variety of locals and tourists make it fun to just look around. Walk out on the pier for a closer look at... More
We had just arrived at LAX, got our rental car and headed towards a beach on an early Monday am. Most of the shops were closed, but we saw a little coffee shop (which was really great) on the pier. We parked on the street and saw a parking meter, that we didn't fully understand the directions (our fault), but... More
A beautiful area to spend a day walking around. Lots of restaurants to choose from in the main downtown area by the Strand. A great place to go and people watch and admire the gorgeous homes. There was one right on the beach for sale. Out of curiosity, we searched online for the listing price: $8.5 million - ouch!!! A... More
Stopped here for a leg stretch as driving through the area and walked out on the pier. This pier has to be the cleanest pier I have ever seen anywhere! Do they power-hose it down daily? No (very little) bird poop from the gulls or fish guts (from fisherman) anywhere. Most piers are covered in the white stuff and fishing... More
Very nice place to stay and walk or bike ride along the strand. There are several restaurants along the strand and on Pier road.
I love the SoCal beaches. I definitely enjoy being able to walk or bike the Strand. I also enjoy the fact that there are so many options of shops and restaurants in the area. It seems that each time I visit, something new appears!
The strand opens up to all things relaxation and entertainment. You never get tired of the ocean and the active locals. The paved path can get slick with sand so running traction is tricky.
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