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1,000 Steps Beach

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Address: Ninth Ave and Pacific Coast Hwy, South Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949 661 7013
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So I took uber from the Ritz to the 1000 steps. I was bundled up in a scarf and lightweight jacket. When I arrived I didn't really know what to expect but I went for it. People... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Stephanie C
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Las Vegas, Nevada

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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163 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So I took uber from the Ritz to the 1000 steps. I was bundled up in a scarf and lightweight jacket. When I arrived I didn't really know what to expect but I went for it. People of all types were walking up and down the stairs. I even had people kinda laugh at me and say I won't be... More 

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Thank Stephanie C
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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583 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going down is a breeze and the semi secluded beach is spectacular. I wish I owned one of the couple of houses literally on the beach, especially since they had trams to take them from the main house down to the beach house. The waves looked great and I even got to see porpoises. It's not an easy climb and... More 

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1 Thank EDELAN
Westside
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quiet beach, much less busy than others nearby. Be prepared for a workout with those stairs!

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Thank val_rocks
Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not a thousand steps to the beach though it sounds good to go to the Thousand Steps Beach. It is a quiet and intimate beach with interesting caves and good surf, worth the steps! Great place to catch the sunset but not a good walking beach as it is not very big.

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Thank Helen C
Huntington Beach, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There really isn't 1000 steps (you may think so on the way up). This is a beautiful beach most of the year. It's protected by the cove from the wind so it's nice most of the year. You'll want to bring snorkel gear and lunch to stay the whole day, maybe even stay and catch the sunset.

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Thank Lynn R
Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We sped down the stairs ( not really 1000) then walked along the beach and went into this arch along the cliff. Very beautiful! The walk up was not quite as easy as down but it wasn't as bad as others have mentioned!

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1 Thank JillsoSweet
Milford, Connecticut
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I wanted to come here, so we drove here. It is a place that you can easily miss. We did and had to drive back. We parked on the street near a hospital and then crossed the street to the 1,000 Steps beach. I looked down and immediately was like sure I can do this, totally forgetting the climb back... More 

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Thank Catherine D
Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous day. Great sights to see. If your not in shape don't even try it. Beach was just gorgeous. Don't miss it. Free

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Thank Nancy K
Southlake, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Nice beach to relax on. The views are incredible and the beach is very clean with bathroom facilities that are very clean. You can go up and down the steps a few times for a great workout.

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Gingoog City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Take your time and enjoy yourself knowing that the water is fine. This part of the coastline is cliffs but the water is warmer. And you can relax at the bottom just remember you will need to go back up at the end of your adventure. And as you do remember to stop and enjoy that which is around you.

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