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Main Beach

Laguna Beach, CA
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Ranked #8 of 24 attractions in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Beaches
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cincy, ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Spent a few days in the Newport area & wanted to spend a day at a nice beach. We wanted to have everything right there, & we wanted to be able to get in the water to cool off. We asked around & read reviews -- decided on Laguna Beach. Cons-- 1) Surf is very, very rough -- everyone was... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Fun to stroll up and down the beach, grab a coffee at starbucks and sit and watch the world go by..a stroll south and you can see the beach front homes and imagine what life in So Ca is all about..

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Edmonds, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great place to observe young and old having fun, but mostly the young. Very crowded but right in town and accessible to all of the restaurants and shops. The day we were there it was covered with seaweed. It often gets washed out during storms so they gave up and just built a boardwalk that is fit for that type... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It was the 3rd beach I sauntered at in SoCal. The only negative was you have to park about 10-15 min from the Main Beach (I believe it was Laguna Canyon Road.) I loved the serenity of the beach, the waves, the cliffs. Jogging on this beach was awesome! Swimming on this beach was HALCYON! The shops on Ocean Avenue... More

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Arcadia, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Took my son & my nephew to laguna beach but when we got there it smelled like sewage we finally got a spot to sit but it there was way to much seaweed and then came the flies....very disappointed and will not go back....

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Love Main Beach. It's close to everything and always crowded. Great place to swim and very family friendly. It's also a great place to people watch.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I love this beach. It is located near some really good restaurants in Laguna Beach. There is also a Starbucks right across the road. There is a playground for kids and at least three manned lifeguard stands. There are also basketball courts. There is a washroom near the playground but it was quite dirty when I visited it. There is... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This beach is definitely where all of the tourists congregate; however, the beach itself is located near some prime shopping and dining areas.

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Bethel, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a popular beach and is a little more crowded than the other OC beaches. The beach area itself is okay....has a little too much seagrass/seaweed for me. There are tide pools on one side, too. The best part is the surrounding beach town where you can take a break from the sun to eat, shop, browse at art,... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Spent tye day at the beach. This can never really go wrong. Had a blast out in the waves, there was some big ones which made for a really fun time

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