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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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nice beach and pier

We went for a quick visit as it was close to the hotel and LAX airport. there's a long pier with a tiny aquarium and lots of parking i think it was $2 per hr. It was petty quiet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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oxfordshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We went for a quick visit as it was close to the hotel and LAX airport. there's a long pier with a tiny aquarium and lots of parking i think it was $2 per hr. It was petty quiet but i think thats because it was low season. Lots of people surfing ! Enough space on the sand to sit... More 

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Newcastle, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Manhattan Beach is a lovely little place to visit. The beach is garbage free, although my friend ended up with a clod of oil on her foot which was very difficult to remove but she managed using sand to scrub it off and some of my anti-bacterial wipes. That kind of shattered the illusion of an idyllic seaside stroll! That... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We found this beach on our last day filling time on the way back to LAX airport which is just 15 minutes away. It's small and stylish and wasn't crowded. There were lifeguards on duty. The only warning is that one person in the family found black oil on their foot which was hard to shift, this wasn't obvious on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Sunset is a beautiful time to go! Bring a sweatshirt - it gets breezy! The surfers are magnificent to watch any time of day!

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Seattle, Washington
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This is the best beach in California! From watching the surfers, seeing the sea lions barking/playing with the surfers, to the boardwalk for bikers, runners, and walkers. This is my happy place. When we come to California for my yearly fix, we always make our way to this beach. The restaurants nearby are also a favorite.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is amazing. Great food, friendly people and very photogenic. We could easily get used to the Manhattan Beach lifestyle

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great place to shop, eat, drink and enjoy a beautiful sunset! Looking forward to going back and seeing more.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Not as busy as it's famous cousins as Huntington, Santa Monica, Venice, etc. This beach serve the purpose well for playing with sun and sand. Some cute stores and restaurants. Perfect for quick gateway for family with young children or even for a couple,

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Manhattan Beach's Strand is one of the best walks in Southern California -- perfectly paved and broad enough for walkers, joggers, etc. with beautiful views, particularly at sunset.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We visited manhatten beach two days ago, it was very pretty and you can walk along the beach front and see houses owned by rich and famous. There is a nice pier and a shopping centre near by. We caught bus there from LA airport LAX area. Good way to fill in a couple of hours.

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