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Manhattan Beach

Along the Strand near Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310 802 5000
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Great beach!! Extremely clean and due to city ordinances, no dogs allowed. Watch out for sharks! But keep a keen eye out for dolphins. Great place for families to hangout

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Caledonia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

If you find yourself in California you have to go to manhattan Beach! you get an amazing view from the pier! There is some good shopping stores on the strip there as well but be warned there are some that are quite expensive. the only downfall to the pier is that on some days when you look out you see... More

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El Cajon, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I liked visiting Manhattan Beach so much I decided to move there! Great people. Fabulous wide beach and terrific boardwalk. Best coastal town to walk in So Cal!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

what an awesome beach this is. there is a rocky barrier right off the beach, but once you cross that there are large swathes of continuously shifting sand banks that you can stand on to jump over or duck under gigantic waves that come crashing ever couple of seconds. dont expect to be standing in one place all the time,... More

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Gloucester
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36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great surf and plenty of space to spread out. Would liked to have seen some vendors on the beach for ice cream and drinks. Felt assured with the surf as plenty of life guards.

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went to California last month and we just loved this beach. It was slightly crowded, but not too bad. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I can't wait to go back. It was very clean, we got lucky with meter parking within a minute walk to the sand. Get there early or you will not find a parking spot for a long... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is paradise! The town is lovely, the beaches perfect, bicycling is great. Please visit you will have the time of your life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Manhattan Beach is close to all that LA offer and only 10 minutes south of LAX, but a world away. The downtown offers a variety of casual to sophisticated dining options. The beach is spectacular with surfing, swimming and of course beach volleyball. The paved strand provides a great option for biking or walking along the scenic beach. This is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sun, warm waters, miles of sandy beaches, nets up for Beach Volleyball, surfers, biking trails along the Strand, Cali girls in bikinis and good eats along the Piers. Just like in the movies and TV shows (could also recognize some of houses from TV/movies) - what more can one ask for?

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Wichita
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went to Manhattan beach during the day and at night. People were friendly and there were lots of restaurants, bars, shopping etc. I always found parking easily and the water was pretty clean. Enjoyed swimming and laying on the beach. Not too crowded (compared to other beaches in LA).

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