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Address: Star Route, Jalama Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 805-736-3504, 805-736-6316
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Nice beach

Well it's a beach, and being from Az any beach is nice. Nice place to take a stroll with a friend or your furkids

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Digger D
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well it's a beach, and being from Az any beach is nice. Nice place to take a stroll with a friend or your furkids

Thank Digger D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing much to do or see here. Same AS other beaches. There is no telephone service, at least My carrier. $10 fee

Thank J Y
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

You have to go. This beach is great with awesome waves for the surfers. The burgers are to die for...

Thank lindamT5133MU
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

When I pay to access a beach I do not expect to find trash on the beach and nasty bathrooms! What is this fee going toward if it is not for cleaning and maintenance?

Thank Rebecca P
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Famous for their burgers but everything else is good too! The beach is gorgeous, well worth the drive. They offer cabins and camp sites as well.

Thank FairfieldSkippy2
Toronto, Canada
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

It's a little hard to get too but if you'd like to experience a beach in California that is mostly local, this is worth it. Very low key but kind of nice. The complete opposite of LA beaches - best to pack a lunch.

Thank Colin F
Evanston, Illinois
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97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Wonderful beach, off the beaten path. It was super windy when I visited but the kite-surfers were loving it. They were fun to watch. Stop in the cafe for a Jalama burger.

Thank Maureen M
Fullerton, California
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576 reviews
232 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a unique beach as it is miles away from nowhere. The beach is nice however they do charge $10 for parking. If you're just visiting the Jalama Beach Grill parking is free for one hour. However the Rangers were actually quite rude on our recent visit. When we asked for the one hour free parking we were given... More 

Thank RockNCreekGirl
Oxnard, California
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Once off Hwy 1, it's 14 miles of narrow winding roads that are currently being repaved. Entry fee is $10, dogs $3, or you can get a 15 minute visitor's pass. If you buy food at the store (worth it!) you get an extra hour free. I had a burger that everyone was raving about. It was juicy with a... More 

Thank rachel_deCarlos
Mission Viejo, California, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Jalama Beach is the perfect vision of what a California beach should be - beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Just know - there is absolutely NO cell service at all - any where even near. Going up the very winding road, the service stops twelve miles before you come to the campground. The campground area is clean, but small and there is... More 

Thank Barbara C

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