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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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my favorite beach

If you're near LA, this beach is essential to visit. It's much cleaner and quieter than the party beaches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wouldn't live anywhere else! Great beach, schools, wonderful restaurants, great place to raise kids! If you are visiting, there are lovely hotels within walking distance and/or short car ride to the beach. All sorts of food and nightlife as well. Near the wonderful beaches in Hermosa and Redondo

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're near LA, this beach is essential to visit. It's much cleaner and quieter than the party beaches.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of a couple & two of my grand sons age 5 & 3 spent the day there pre cruise. the beach is well kept & lots of rules, great place for biking. A nice eating place at the end of the pier, also a little marine museum., nice for little people to see marine life up close. The... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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585 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Swimming, surfing, volleyball and more. There are also great walking/biking paths so there is something for everyone. The amazing houses proliferate the paths and everyone can find something to do.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful location. I was staying one night at lax before travelling to NYC. Most of the airport hotels have a stop outside for a bus for $5 that takes you to three locations. The first stop is Manhattan beach. Traveling on the bus you soon start to see amazing beach side properties. The bus stops in the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined the throng of people out for their morning exercise, dog walkers, serious joggers etc. The walkway is wide enough for all, slightly uphill from the beach and well away from the cycle track below. Lovely sunny morning -- in January! The houses (not apartments) overlooking the beach are just wonderful & must cost a fortune!

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Beach is kept lovely and clean. Just a shame that none of the cafes are on the beachfront but instead are up the hill in the town. It is patrolled with lifeguards and seems popular with surfers

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my view one of the nicest beaches along this stretch of the Southern California coastline. Even on a weekday in January lots of people enjoying the sand - a number of volleyball nets - and the sea. Seems to be a moderately good spot for surfing. Quaint old pier and miles of promenade to enjoy. Slightly on the downside,... More 

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Eugene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great unencumbered beach space. Good prominade, wide beach, excellent houses and great landscaping. Good eats close by. Less touristy than Santa Monica which I consider a plus.

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arlington heights, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went one morning before our afternoon flight. Lovely beach and pier. Too bad the aquarium is inly open ine the afternoon

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