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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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Hidden paradise!

Stunning views - cliffs and houses, a cave, tide pools and the best part - uncrowded! We enjoyed watching the waves crash on and around the rocks and on the beach. Narrow steps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stunning views - cliffs and houses, a cave, tide pools and the best part - uncrowded! We enjoyed watching the waves crash on and around the rocks and on the beach. Narrow steps lead you down to this beautiful spot (only 100 or so steps). I think there were more people on the steps rather than the beach, mostly people... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

there isn't much space, the only upside is the beach in which the stairs lead up too, its a great workout nonetheless just not worth the drive if you aren't local.

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San Juan Capistrano, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

It's only about 200 steps. It's steep, but definitely doable. The beach is uncrowded, the sunset was beautiful and there is a cave. Enjoy!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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68 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Good place to get a morning workout in on the steps up and down to the beach. Parking on the street is sparse. The steps are located near the hospital for point of reference. There are not anywhere near 1000 steps down to the beach, more like 350 or so, but they are steep. So take your time coming up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a place I could never ever get tired of. So many HS bonfires, Hikes and date nights. In fact, My husband proposed to me here. This area is so well known, yet once you get down to the ocean, there are times where I have seen a single soul. I love to read there too. Just feels like... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I almost don't want to review this, because i worry that the more people know about it the more crowded it will get. But I cannot say enough about this beach. Crystal clear blue waters, tide pools, and caves to explore. Beautiful cliff side houses in the background. Much less crowded and touristy than other Laguna beach spots. It's really... More 

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texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My husband and I visited recently, the last week of February and we pretty much were the only people on the beach. We drove to the area to capture the sunset on the water. There were probably only about 20 people on the entire beach so it was like having it to yourself. The serene beauty make this one place... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

So I was a little hesitant about going to shoot here just because of the walk up and down but being the photographer that I am, I went for it. Now the walk down wasn't too bad, but I did feel like I needed to hold on to the rail. Once I got off the stairs I was in intrigued... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Must do !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! bring water and wear sandals . Great right before sunset, NO DOGS allowed. Is what the sign said but I saw a few dogs down there. Bathroom at the bottom before entering the beach, stays busy but you will love the view and the FREE exercise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Such a gorgeous beach! The bathroom was shut down for renovations which sucked but the beach itself was breathtaking, someone was swept away a few days prior to my visit so I'd advise not to swim.

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