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Manhattan Beach

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Address: Along the Strand near Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone Number: 310 802 5000
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Sun, sand, fabulous surf. Great restaurants, a variety of walking and biking paths, and really nice people. Downtown Manhattan Beach still has a beach town vibe with unique... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Sun, sand, fabulous surf. Great restaurants, a variety of walking and biking paths, and really nice people. Downtown Manhattan Beach still has a beach town vibe with unique shops. The new library has a fantastic view from upstairs ("check it out"). The Shade Hotel is the new happening spot,

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a quick walk along this beach. A little steep to get down to but worth it in the end. A fabulous day and it wasn't crowded at all so worth the effort.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Clean, Quit and enough parking in public zone. WC not available. no near restaurants. not crowd in the mid of week.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Manhattan beach was the prettiest among all beaches in LA. It definately Wertheimer the visit during a LA trip with the Cosy seaside atmosphere, beautiful houses And nice restaurants

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Probably our favourite beach in LA, sometimes a little bit difficult to park but well worth a few minutes wait ... Lovely clean sand and if the sun is too hot you can sit in the shade of the pier!!!

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach. Difficult to find parking. Better to park at met lock shopping center lot and walk 2 blocks. Restaurants are not right on the beach . They are on Manhattan beach blvd and highland for the most part. A lot of upscale restaurants

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Lantana, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Manhattan Beach is one of my favorite places to visit. There is world-class dining as well as the laid-back beach vibe only minutes away from LAX. It definitely has the most energy out of the beaches just south of LA.

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We rented a home on Manhattan Beach (note: City Council recently passed a ban on vacation rentals, revoking the permit of everyone, including the family we rented from--but you can still rent in Hermosa Beach, also on The Strand). Manhattan Beach has a fantastic beachfront wide walkway and a separate bike path. Both run for miles along the Pacific. The... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

On our last day in LA and after visiting 5 other beaches we made our way to Manhattan Beach. This is what we were looking for when we departed from the Blue Ridge Mountains. Manhattan Beach is what every small town in America wishes that it was with great dining and attractive retail. It is much more a community, with... More 

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Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The beach here has lots of clean, powdery sand as far as you can see. It is thankfully the opposite of the Santa Monica pier - a classy, family place that has good restaurants and shops but has not marched down the path of tacky beach tourism. TIP: Check the schedule as their are often events. Next week is a... More 

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