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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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This is a fantastic beach, it's clean & there's lots of sand but takes a while to reach the water's edge. There's a really nice board walk for bikes, roller blades & walkers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic beach, it's clean & there's lots of sand but takes a while to reach the water's edge. There's a really nice board walk for bikes, roller blades & walkers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Nice clean beach with sidewalks that are on the beach....just really nice place to relax, soak up some sun and listen to water.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A broad sandy beach facing west (duh!) so best enjoyed when the sun sets. Nice walking and biking paths, some exercise equipment, great views of the pier and the coastline towards Malibu (if it isn't foggy).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The beach looks great, but even in June it's not so comfy here... maybe it was just a cold day. Anyway, it's the really great place to have fun.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It is 3 miles long, covering 245 acres of sand along Santa Monica Bay. Residents and visitors enjoy broad stretches of sandy beach, rolling waves, meandering bike and walking paths, and inspiring views of the Santa Monica Mountains year-round Great For That Chill Out

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Obviously there is the fun fare, the promenade and muscle beech. But we also enjoyed just sun bathing.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This beach is very nice, it has white sand, it is long, so you can take a long walk, enjoy it with friends or family, you can swim, sunbathe. If you are lucky you can see dolphins really close to the shore.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The beach is a world class ultra deep white sandy expanses below the cliffs of Santa Monica. Lots of parking on beach level, or park above & walk the pier or stairs for access. Pier has food. Bathroom buildings on beach. It's Cali-chic...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

So much sand before you get to the water. So much activity, beach volleyball, jogging, cycling, skating, exercising outdoors and just strolling along. It's just like you would envisage a Californian beach to be like, loved it so much walked the path all the way to Venice Beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The beach at Santa Monica is very wide and very popular. Definitely worth a stroll and a swim (the water is freezing) if you are in the area. Plenty of parking and you can also check out the honky tonk Santa Monica Pier.

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Address: Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-394-3264
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica

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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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