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Santa Monica Beach

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-394-3264
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Activities: People-watching
Description: This popular beach is a favorite among television and movie producers.
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I was here on holiday, and visited Santa Monica Beach. I had fun, seemed pretty clean, it was just one of many nice beaches in California.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The beach itself was fairly clean of litter, though there was some for sure. There are garbage cans all over to prevent it and the don't stink - so that's good. There were people selling body boards and fruit on the beach, which was nice too because my son and I had flown into California so we didn't have any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I was here on holiday, and visited Santa Monica Beach. I had fun, seemed pretty clean, it was just one of many nice beaches in California.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Cool, wide strip of beach appropriate for catching a few quick rays. There are nicer beaches, but this one is fine if you are in the area. Check out a little of the muscle beach activity if you get bored.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I loved everything about Santa Monica beach. The pier was awesome, people everywhere having a good time. The pier burger place has awesome cheeseburgers. Beach was very clean and a great place for pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My second visit to Santa Monica and I saw it through different eyes having a small child with me this time. A brilliant place to spend the day and enjoy the view while building sandcastle a and splashing in the water. Always clean and tidy and lovely lifeguards! 😉 would recommend! We came down every single day, more often more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Stunning Beach, so white and clean. We stayed overnight at the shoreview hotel and upgraded to a sea view balcony room. What a view, we could see the ferris wheel on the pier and the sea. We took a trip on the pier and played on the amusements. Ate hotdog on a stick (has to be tried just to say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

What can we say? There is only one Santa Monica Beach which is impressive even to those like us who are used to other spectacular beaches (Siesta Key, FL, Grace Bay, TCI, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman). The walking/biking paths were appreciated to enjoy the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My all times favorite beach that is santa Monica Beach. too many times i have visited this place and always so happy. I can't forgot those memories. In childhood with friends and some time with my father i have visited here. Must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We parked in a lot by the bathroom facility and the walk was sooo long to the water. Thats after you had to make your way through yelling homeless people telling you the world was ending. The beach was beautiful, clean and breezy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

You can hire a bike and cycle along the bicycle routes to Venice Beach or just relax lying onto the beach.Wonderful walkways and places to chill out for to watch and to be watch. The sea and sand is pristine clear and the Pier is great fun with its attractions and great views of surrounding Santa Monica. Santa Monica is... More 

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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