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Manhattan Beach

Along the Strand near Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
310 802 5000
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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I never say, "must see" but I will now. Just a few miles from the concrete jungle and noise of LAX is wonderfully enticing and relaxing Manhattan Beach. A prefect and convenient respite from hectic travel, indoor air, and bustling people. A couple of hours spent here can totally restore a person's mind, spirit, soul, etc. Easy to get to... More

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Sonoma, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Visited there while in town for a conference. My group borrowed a vollyball from a group of locals, took off our shoes and played volleyball on this awesome beach. Lots of activity with surfers, bikers, walkers and people enjoying the beach. Thank you locals for being so nice and friendly, you are the tops!

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Hermosa Beach, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Manhattan Beach is a must see area if traveling to Los Angeles. The beaches are clean and the people are friendly. The shops, restaurants, and bars are all excellent. If you have the budget, stay at the Shade Hotel. You will not be disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I went surfing for my first time on the beach! It wasn't too busy because I was told that this is where a lot of the locals come to the beach. The only negative was that the water was freezing, but that's not the fault of the beach!!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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
21 helpful votes 21 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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81 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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