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Address: Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone Number: 310 832 1179
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RAT Beach

Beautiful beach with views of PV to Malibu. Parking lot available. Wide clean beach. Lots of activity, ie-bike riding, skateboarding, running, walking along beach path. Food stand... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Westminster, Maryland, USA
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Westminster, Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach with views of PV to Malibu. Parking lot available. Wide clean beach. Lots of activity, ie-bike riding, skateboarding, running, walking along beach path. Food stand on beach for drinks and snacks.

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Tolland, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've gone running down this way many times on trips. There are loads of places to eat and chill out. You should take advantage of this location!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We arrived about 730 pm. I cruised around for about twenty minutes looking for a parking spot on the beach. No luck. We ended up parking on over drive. With a five minute walk to beach. We stayed up on the road in between the dolphin park and redondo beach pier. From here we got to see both fireworks. It... More 

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a short little beach in between Redondo Beach pier area and Palos Verdes. Basically it is the end of the coastal bike and walking path, and has a small seasonal food stand below. The views from up by the park at the bluff of the ocean and Palos Verdes are quite nice. Especially when the sunset is happening,... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This clean white-sand beach starts at the Palos Verdes Peninsula and continues until it joins Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, etc. Excellent beach swimming, wake boarding and specifically designated surfing. Bike path begins here and continues to Venice Beach or the LA River. Closer to Malaga Cove at the Southwest end of the beach is an excellent snorkel or... More 

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Every beach in the South Bay is really great but this one (we affectionately call RAT Beach because it is where Redondo And Torrance meet), is truly special because of: 1) You see dolphins jumping around every early morning around 6:30/7 2) Unlike the other South Bay beaches, you are virtually guaranteed a parking spot on any day, any time.... More 

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COLORADO SPRINGS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is one of my favorite beaches, even tho there is oil if you dig your toes into the sand (has been forever, not just recent spill). I love the quietness of this beach, how the houses are across the street rather than right AT the beach, the paved walk is great, plenty of bathrooms along the way, a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Clean beach. Local surfers spot. Bring food restaurants are a ways away. Plenty of parking. Its a little hike down to the beach and then back up to parking. Usually not crowded. Decent surf most of the time

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Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a busy beach even in the winter. It has a snack bar which nice and plenty of parking. The sand is kept clean. The drawback would be the metered parking is expensive.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Only now in my middle age have I realized that this beach and this California South Bay are absolutely stunningly beautiful. Having traveled a great deal now, I can affirm that this Torrance Beach, its lovely wide white smooth sand, and its spectacular curving view of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and the bay, are actually more beautiful than the setting... More 

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Address: Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone Number: 310 832 1179
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach

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