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Santa Monica Bay

322 Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Central L.A)
213-576-6615
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Ranked #30 of 397 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Beaches, Bodies of Water
Owner description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year... more » Owner description: Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round. « less
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great beach good swimming. Perfect for relaxing or being energetic, plenty of shops and restaurants. The pier is great with some very good buskers playing great music.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Just like a scene from Baywatch. Worth a visit just for the views. Beautiful place for the beautiful people!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Loved Santa Monica. Beautiful beach perfect for relaxing. Loved the idea of being able to do outdoors activities like cycling, running, volleyball, even saw people doing yoga on the beach at sunset. Didn't spend much time on the pier sadly and as we were driving out noticed lots of shops and restaurants so would like to go back to explore... More

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We took a cab ride to Venice beach and took the walk to Santa Monica, A great tourist spot with plenty of food outlets and gift shops.Great day out.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

So beautiful loved it very relaxing place to get away from all the stress of city life really recommend you go there!

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Was not expecting this kind of beauty in LA just imagined a big city. Glad we made it down here its absolutely stunning views. The beach and walk are huge though so didnt make it the whole way to venice. Great to just chill with a drink or ice cream and people watch.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We must have been lucky when we chose to visit here as it was a beautiful day but hardly any people. It was lovely to walk along the beach and just enjoy the scenery and the views on such a clear and sunny day. Would highly recommend going on a weekday and earlier in the day to have a quieter... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Loved it. The views from this beach are incredible, I went a few times and we often saw dolphins jumping in and out of the sea earlier in the mornings. We were able to get free wifi whilst on the beach which really came in handy. Its very relaxing and theres lots to do including renting a bike, beach games,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Loved the views!!! its definitely a must see, make sure your ready to walk in sand to get to beach area though! !

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

You know that moment when it's right bright and sunny and you are wearing sunglasses then for some reason you have to take them off? Its cause the view is amazing! !!

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