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Manhattan Beach Pier

Address: The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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88%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining

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nanoose bay, bc
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90 reviews 90 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

End the day by walking the beach and going out onto the pier as the sun is setting. You will get an amazing view of the surfers at sunset from 1/2 way up the pier. Wonderful photo opps! Super scenic and beautiful houses on the stroll too!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My mother and I flew into LAX for an event the next day and were looking for something low-key to do on Friday afternoon. Being from the Atlantic Coast, we wanted to see the Pacific Ocean. Manhattan Beach was the most convenient to where we were staying. It was a little tricky navigating to it on the busy streets, but... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This beach/pier is just okay, nothing great. Disappointed, & I'm bummed that instead of sticking to Redondo Beach, I opted for this one thinking it would be better for my mom and daughter who hasn't been up this way! Grrrrr!!! PS---stores are insanely expensive!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Average. There is a good variety of places to eat nearby. Some other shops. Great beach and some surfers. Good area to go to if you just want to enjoy the beach and the water with places to eat nearby. Not much to the pier.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

type atmosphere. Lots of cafes and restaurants. Lovely beach and pier. Picturesque and peaceful, highly recommend if in transit and have some time to kill before connecting to later flight. Only 5km from LAX

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Mesa, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The water is crystal clear. The beach was very clean. The pier had a small aquarium at the end which both adults and kids enjoyed for a donation. The kids loved petting the starfish. It was such a pleasant surprise. The bathroom was very clean too.

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a few hours to kill before our flight home, and had been recommended Manhattan Beach & pier as a place to visit, as it wasn't far from our hotel. We had been to Santa Monica the previous day, so this made a relaxing change from the hustle and bustle that we saw there. It wasn't totally deserted, but... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I loved how far out the pier went, I've been to many piers and that one was extremely long, gave great photo ops, you could tell locals and tourists were both there, not crowded, great view of the ocean and my favorite part of the trip. I walked there each day even if no one would go with me. #stunning

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West Yorkshire
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166 reviews 166 reviews
93 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The aquarium was shut on the day I visited but there are plenty of places to sit and just relax and watch the activities. The little cafe is nice and handy, particularly enjoyed the icecream.

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Hollywood, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a very quiet, lovely pier. If you can find a bench, and watch the surfers , it's relaxing and entertaining

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